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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.

Arts Council 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. For a list of First Friday dates and participating venues, visit our First Fridays Downtown page.

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Current Exhibition

April  4 – 26, 2014 – Rebecca Silberman: 12 x 12


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Upcoming Exhibitions

May 2014 – Eastern Mennonite University show

Past Exhibitions

  • 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
  • November 2012, Dietrich Maune, Paintings
  • October 2012, Betty Calabria, Paintings
  • September 2012, Corinne Diop, Mixed Media
  • August 2012, John Bell, Paintings
  • July 2012, Nicole Martorana, Photography
  • June 2012, Nan Covert, Paintings
  • May 2012, Carrie Spencer, Sculpture & Mixed Media
  • April 2012, JMU Group Ceramics Exhibition
  • March 2012, JMU Fiber Arts, Far Along Part 1
  • February 2012, JMU Fiber Arts, Gather: A Textile Event
  • December 2011-January 2012, JMU Advanced Photography, Trichromatic Illusions
  • November 2011, Colleen Pendry, unabandoned, Mixed Media & Photography
  • October 2011, Ken Szmagaj, Paintings: A Retrospective
  • September 2011, Lisa Tubach, Veiled: Recent Work
  • August 2011, Steven Johnson, The Dynamics of Water
  • July 2011, Denise Kanter Allen, About Face: Portraits
  • 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, Chromo Zone: Photo-Genetic Art

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: Laura Purvis, Development Manager
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.