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darrin-mchone art gallery

Arts Council of the Valley’s visual art shows feature work by leading professional artists from the Shenandoah Valley or group shows created by faculty and students from local universities, colleges, and public schools. 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 Harrisonburg’s First Fridays Downtown.

Current Exhibition
July 4-25 Michael Papit– Brownsburg Skylinehaircut darrin mchone art gallery

Upcoming Exhibitions
August 1-29 Angela Carter and Dave Buracker– Refraction of Wounds

Past Exhibitions

  • April 2014, Rebecca Silberman- 12×12
  • March 2014, Lalla Essaydi- Contemporary Photography and Visions of Arab Identity
  • February 2014, Jeffrey Guinn- Ebenezer
  • December 2013-January 2014, artVISION- Grades K-12
  • November 2013, Elwood S Madison III, It’s The Way I See It
  • October 2013, Garden Variety – Juried Show
  • September 2013, Student Show, Best of JMU Undergrads
  • August 2013, Wes Way, Mythunderstandings
  • July 2013, Ann Harrison, Collage
  • June 2013, Lynda Bostrom, Lynn Lough, Morgan Fink, Denise Kanter Allen, Brandy Somers, and Ragan McManus, Women’s Work
  • May 2013, Work by children from Mercy House, Residence & Refuge
  • April 2013, Elliot Downs, New Works
  • March 2013, Jade Webber, Bear House
  • December 2012-January 2013, The Hunger Project, JMU’s Photo as Document class

Exhibition Proposals
To submit a proposal to exhibit in our Darrin McHone Gallery please view the guidelines and application form for submission details. Please familiarize yourself with our Darrin-McHone Gallery space prior to submitting. Proposals may be submitted via mail or email to:

Arts Council of the Valley
ATTN: Lindsay Denny
311 S. Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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.