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Peninsula Fine Arts Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One of a handful of accredited art centers

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac) is one of a handful of accredited art centers in the country... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Carlton H
Newport News, Virginia
Small but peacefull and quality surprising....

Located next to the Mariners Museum and a real find. Generally 3 different exhibitions that change... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Newport News, 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...more
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101 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606-3758
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

If you are into modern art you may like this museum. There is seldom any big time artist represented when I have visited.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Pfac) is one of a handful of accredited art centers in the country. The current exhibit on clothing art is dazzling - from the handpainted wedding dress to the bejeweled evening bags. The staff is great - especially Joan D....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carlton H
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Located next to the Mariners Museum and a real find. Generally 3 different exhibitions that change at separate times. I have seen some very interesting subjects here both painting, etchings, and photography. Often one of the gallery's relates to tidewater. Doesn't take more then and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M C
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

If you have children, plan on visiting this museum for about 2 hours or more bc there is a playground in the area outside, a large green field and this location makes for a great day trip;museum, picnic, activity outside play and extensive Hands-On exploring/...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D L
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This is a small but very interesting art museum. The exhibits were well displayed and highlighted throughout the building. Staff very friendly and willing to answer questions.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Theresa M
Reviewed May 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susan M
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LMK101
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!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Devon B
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.

Date of experience: January 2018
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