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Peninsula Fine Arts Center

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101 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606-3758
+1 757-596-8175
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Finally got to visit

Visited by myself after a final visit to CNU. I was able to use my aaa for a small discount. Saw a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan M
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Woodbridge, Virginia
Excellent exhibit of Rembrandt's Etchings

This special find in on display until mid-June. Make some time to go see this exhibit. It is... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
LMK101
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Explore the visual arts at Pfac with an ever-changing array of exhibitions, programs, and events for kids and adults. Our Hands On For Kids gallery has self-guided activities year-round and Paint Days on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The first weekend of the month is free, with volunteer-led family activities on Saturday. Join us on the third Thursday of the month for Art After 5, Pfac’s free live music, poetry and art happening. Show us your creative side; there is something for everybody. Art is what you make it!
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101 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606-3758
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited by myself after a final visit to CNU. I was able to use my aaa for a small discount. Saw a small Rembrant exhibit and artwork from local highschools. Very impressed with the students artwork. Visited the courtyard that had a nice fountain and...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This special find in on display until mid-June. Make some time to go see this exhibit. It is absolutely amazing. The extremely fine detail in developing expression and scenery is so vivid in each etching. His technique was marveled by others. You will receive a...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is in walking distance of the Mariner’s museum and park. There is a tiny gift shop and free parking. Friendly staff too!

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

The building is not enormous like many museums, so taking children there is not overwhelming. It is just the right size to come and see fantastic works of art and it is easy to get to. There is a room for children's activities and you...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

This is a small nice museum that is not over whelming. It has changing exhibits that are very interesting and different. They offer children's classes and events as well as classes for adults. It is worth a visit.

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Reviewed April 28, 2017

This is NOT you big city art museum, still a nice place to stop in. There is a nice children's activity room. For those living nearby, this is a great place with a wonderful staff for art introduction classes. I live nearby and usually visit...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

We visited the Peninsula Fine Arts Center using our Newport News City Ambassador Pass (free museum admission in January 2017). The art on display this visit featured Chicano artwork. The pieces ranged from paintings to photography to weavings. They were very unique and we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a beautiful venue for art exhibitions. Check to see what exhibit is on offer before you go. There was a sports in art exhibition while we were there that was not of interest to some of our party. Thank goodness the gift shop...More

1  Thank Terry S
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Reviewed May 12, 2016

The exhibits are constantly changing so there is always something new to see. Nice layout and very informative - knowledgeable staff. The gift shop is also very nice with items from local artists for sale. I believe the center also runs art classes. The Mariner's...More

1  Thank USBtraveler
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Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Interesting exhibits...The place is smaller than expected though. 3 small gallery rooms. There was one with a photography exhibit including a movie... But nothing was playing... And didn't know if I had to turn it on or not. Was a little bummed. They have a...More

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