recreation & fun

Lynchburg is a place where families flourish when it comes to recreation. From our expansive offerings outdoors to our innovative spots around the City, you will never have a dull day in the Hill City. Take your children downtown and visit Amazement Square or partake in Lynchburg’s community and visit the Lynchburg Community Market. Runners, bikers and swimmers alike are never at a loss for paths and waterways in which to hone their skills, while parents can find a park or playground at nearly every turn.

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5th Street Art House

A Cooperative Art Gallery featuring handmade works by local artists and craftspeople. Call to experience a hand-blown glass demonstration.

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Art on Depo

Thirty-five minutes east of Lynchburg, visit the renovated "Electric Company" circa 1880, that has been converted to a large gallery featuring local art and crafts. Also see working artists create in the "Artspace", visit the pet boutique "Pawcasso" and have lunch with an artistic flair at the "Artisan Cafe".

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Daura Gallery Museum

The art gallery was established in 1974 and dedicated in 1990 as the Daura Gallery in memory of Pierre and Louise Blair Daura. Since then, the Gallery has expanded its facilities and collection through the generosity of their daughter, Martha Randolph Daura. The collection of works by the Catalan-American artist ...

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Liberty University Art Gallery

The Liberty University Art Gallery, now in its new location on the fourth floor of DeMoss Hall (DH 4069), features 13-foot ceilings, track lighting and a professional hanging system. Todd Smith, Department of Studio Arts and Design (SADA) chairman, said the department’s goal is to serve as “one of the cultural ...

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Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College houses an outstanding collection of American art, chiefly paintings, works on paper and photographs dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. The Maier is virtually unique among colleges and universities for its continual building of a collection focused on American art. The Museum's ...

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Riverviews Artspace

On the revitalized Lynchburg riverfront, Riverviews Artspace is a mixed-use space in a renovated warehouse with artist studios, galleries, art-related shops, and residences.The Craddock-Terry Gallery (W-Su:noon-5)has exhibitions of regionally, nationally and internationally recognized contemporary artists. Film screening, poetry readings, and open houses take place as well. The creative community at Riverviews ...

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The Art Box

One of America's greatest little art supply shops. Specializing in rare mediums and brands: encaustic, gouache, airbrush, egg tempera, calligraphy; Gamblin, Old Holland, Schmincke, Holbein, Sennelier, and Unison.

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