Since 2009, the Arts Council has presented over 65 month-long exhibitions in our Darrin-McHone Gallery space. Our exhibition openings take place on the first Friday of the month in conjunction with downtown Harrisonburg’s First Fridays program.
Our exhibitions feature work by leading artists from the Valley or group shows created by faculty and/or students from local universities, colleges, and public schools. For a list of First Friday dates and participating venues, visit our First Fridays Downtown page.
April 5 – April 26, 2013
Elliott Downs – Paintings and Mixed Media
May 3 – May 31, 2013
Residence & Refuge, Sarah Murphy, Karen Baxter, and Mercy House
December 7, 2012 – January 25, 2013, The Hunger Project presented by students from James Madison University’s Photo as Document class.
November 2, 2012, Dietrich Maune, Paintings.
October 5, 2012, Betty Calabria, Paintings.
September 7, 2012, Corinne Diop, Mixed Media.
August 3, 2012, John Bell, Paintings.
July 6, 2012, Nicole Martorana, Photography.
June 1, 2012, Nan Covert, Paintings.
May 4, 2012, Carrie Spencer, Mixed Media.
April 6, 2012, JMU Group Ceramics Exhibition.
March 16, 2012, JMU Fiber Arts, Far Along Part 1.
February 3, 2012, JMU Fiber Arts, Gather: A Textile Event.
December 2011 – January 2012, JMU Advance Photography, Trichromatic Illusions.
November 2011, Colleen Pendry, unabandoned, Mixed Media and Photography.
October 2011, Ken Szmagaj Paintings: A Retrospective.
September 2011, Veiled: Recent Work by Lisa Tubach.
August 2011, Steven Johnson, The Dynamics of Water, Photography.
July 2011 About Face: Portraits by Denise Kanter Allen, Paintings.
June 2011, Lyndi Angermeier, The Land In-Between.
May 2011, Erin Donnelly, Casting the Lake.
April 2011, Aaron McIntosh, Patterns.
February – March 2011, Cheyenne Crawford.
January 2011, JMU Advanced Photography, The Chromo Zone: Photo-Genetic Art.
To submit a proposal to show in our Darrin McHone gallery please get submission forms here:
Gallery Location & Times
The Darrin-McHone Gallery is located in the Arts Council’s historic Smith House at 311 South Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801. The Gallery is open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Works by professional artists are typically for sale unless otherwise noted.