Arts and Entertainment:
From self-paced tours to performing arts and museums
Halifax County Barn Quilts Trail, throughout Halifax County, VA - Travel the scenic roads throughout beautiful Halifax County to find more than 40 bright and colorful quilt blocks mounted on barns and buildings. Download the map and brochure here.
Cage Sculpture Farm, South Boston, VA - The Bob Cage Sculpture Farm is an open field sculpture display. Bob Cage was a prolific local artist and retired tobacco auctioneer who delighted in bringing creative arts to the public, and his outdoor modern sculptures form a museum of their own. With more than 50 sculptures on display, you will also find a llama, burros, and goats grazing in the field.
Fire Hydrant Tour, South Boston, VA - 1.63-mile walking tour features whimsical public art that tells the story of some of South Boston’s historical and notable figures.
The Prizery, Cultural and Performing Arts Center, South Boston, VA - Home of the professional Summer Theatre, the Prizery plays host to performers from throughout the world in the 250-seat Chastain Theatre, exhibits art in the Robert F. Cage Art Gallery, provides venues for events and rentals, houses the Crossing of the Dan Revolutionary War exhibit, and offers a wide range of classes - from music to art. It's located in a building that's listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the South Boston Historic Tobacco Warehouse District, and is considered to be the most architecturally prominent and interesting of the 15 buildings in the 20 acre district.
Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, Danville, VA - Located in the historic home of Major William T. Sutherlin on Millionaires Row, the museum has rotating gallery exhibitions, a Civil War exhibit, local history, an auditorium, and a children’s “See & Do” room. Programs include an annual storytelling festival, concerts, guided tours, Historical Halloween cemetery tour, and other educational and cultural events.
North Carolina Central University Art Museum, Durham, NC - The NCCU Art Museum houses one of North Carolina’s leading collections of works by African-American artists and by others dealing with the black experience.
Milton Studio Art Gallery, Milton, NC - A locally owned and operated art gallery featuring the works of Shirley Cadmus, Mimi Games, Chrystal Hardt and other local and regional artists. Unique collectable paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. Poetry Readings every 3rd Sunday from 3-5 pm.
Eno Gallery, Hillsborough, NC - A contemporary fine art gallery in the Triangle, located in the heart of the Hillsborough, NC historic district, offering work from artists of exceptional quality and dedication.
Hillsborough Gallery of Arts, Hillsborough, NC – Owned and operated by local artists, the gallery represents established artists exhibiting modern and contemporary fine art and fine craft. Artworks include paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, fiber art, jewelry, glass, metal, mosaics, encaustics, enamels, watercolors and wood.
Caswell County Civic Center, Yanceyville, NC - From Broadway to Ballet and Bluegrass to Pops, the Civic Center’s year-round calendar of attractions, performances, art exhibitions and children’s programs attract audiences from across North Carolina.
Kirby Art Gallery, Roxboro, NC - Located in Historic Uptown Roxboro, NC. Each month a new exhibit of local and/or regional artists of all disciplines is featured.
Conservators Center, Burlington, NC - Visit over 20 species of animals wildly up close. On a tour of our zoological park, you’ll walk the three-quarter-mile path with a highly-trained guide and gain an understanding of each species’ ecological importance. You’ll also get to know each animal’s individual personality and story.
Alamance Arts, Graham, NC - Located in the Captain White House, an 1871 Queen Anne-style home, Alamance Arts houses Picasso’s gift shop, selling handmade gifts and crafts by NC artisans and beyond. The galleries of Alamance Arts feature changing exhibits of local, regional, and national artists.
Children's Museum of Alamance County, Graham, NC – The museum is the place where children and adults learn about themselves, each other and their world through exploration, interaction and direct experience.