The ACC is quickly becoming the focal point for arts in Virginia’s Piedmont. View Gallery Guidelines and Information.
November 8-December 9
Back by popular demand: The third-annual Best of the Piedmont, November 8-December 9. This is open to artists working in all media.
Important: All art must be original, created within the last five years, and be for sale. For ACC Applications and Gallery Guidelines, email email@example.com.
Here are glimpses of past exhibits:
Summer Art Market
Take a break from the hot and humid days of summer with some really cool art in Culpeper. This exhibit showcased the very best of regional art in all media.
“New Beginnings” showcased the talents of our local artists.
Best of the Piedmont
"2nd Annual “Best in Piedmont.”Regional artists working in any media were invited to participate in this late fall exhibition.
All God's Creatures
Culpeper was home to “All’s God’s Creatures” until Labor Day.
The ACC was delighted to present a midsummer art exhibition that spotlighted the furry and the feathered, the two-legged and the four-, the barkers and the chirpers and those who make little sound.
Red, White and Blue
The ACC kicked off its Summer 2017 season with a celebration of all things Red, White and Blue. From paintings to fabric, Piedmont artists amazed viewers with their interpretations of the colors.
Souvenirs of the Grand Tour
Souvenirs of the Grand Tour spotlights travel adventures. It is open to all art forms: hand-crafted journals and other paper arts; sculptures; jewelry; mixed-media collages; photography; works on canvas; watercolors; pottery; metal work; glass; wood work and furniture; textiles; and costume.
Nation’s Natural Heritage
For 100 years Americans have cherished our national parks. As part of the National Park Service’s centennial, the Arts & Culture Center focused on the art that celebrates our national landscapes.
The Nation’s Natural Heritage exhibit brought to Culpeper exquisite works of art that honor the natural treasures of our country, the birth of the Park Service, and the beauty of our own scenic Virginia.
Harmon Slave Quarters
The Eyes of History
Co-sponsored by the Arts & Culture Center in Culpeper and Germanna Presents! Lyceum, “The Eyes of History” showcased award-winning Washington-based photojournalism. The exhibit was at Germanna Community College’s Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper.
The exhibit highlighted the winners of 2016’s contests in categories such as Presidential, Insiders Washington, Politics, On Capitol Hill, Sports Action, Sports Feature, Domestic News, International News and more.
Once Upon a Time
“Once Upon a Time” was devoted to art inspired by or created to illustrate stories for children — folk stories, folk heroes, legends, fairy tales, tall tales, myths and fantasy.
Artists working all media brought to viewers the magical world of children’s literature — the classics or the artists’ own original stories of heroes or “happily ever after.”
The ACC celebrated the joys of spring — the season of renewal, revival and rejuvenation — with art by more than 20 Piedmont artists inspired by Mother Nature.
“Cabin Fever,” a photography-only art exhibit, spotlighted 30 breathtaking photographs by 11 area photo-artists … a sure cure for winter blues.
A Winter’s Tale
Warm-and-fuzzy scenes of snow and ice and barren trees are just the thing to kick off the holiday season. The ACC was delighted to host “A Winter’s Tale” art exhibition, an opportunity for Piedmont artists to interpret the winter theme as they wish.