Arts Council of the Valley’s Smith House Galleries features artwork by leading professional artists from the Shenandoah Valley and 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 Smith House Gallery space. Our exhibition openings take place on the first Friday of the month in conjunction with Harrisonburg’s First Fridays Downtown.

Exhibition Proposals
We are currently accepting exhibition proposals for 2019. To submit a proposal to exhibit in the Smith House Galleries, please view the guidelines and application form for submission details. Please familiarize yourself with our gallery floor plan prior to submitting. Proposals may be submitted via mail or email to:


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