Peninsula Fine Arts Center

101 Museum Drive
757-596-8175

The Center is located at 101 Museum Drive in Newport News, Virginia, directly across from The Mariners' Museum within Mariners' Museum Park.

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center is located within a 550-acre park shared by The Mariners' Museum. When you visit you can enjoy the picnic areas, rental boats and canoes, and the Noland Trail, a five-mile walking trail surrounding picturesque Lake Maury.



Reviews

Donna Khan

Rating:
Saturday, July 21, 2018
They had a Chagall exhibit that was awesome especially for children it was active where they play and listen. They had a photo exhibit of the bridges in Paris I believe it was from 1967. It was absolutely beautiful they were all black and white and the statues in the lighting it was just great. And it was a dollar to get in up until Labor Day I believe.

Kathryn Culver

Rating:
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
$1 dollar admission through the summer!! What’s not to love? But in all seriousness, they had a beautiful walk around with paths, lush greenery, bird watching programs. On the inside, local young aspiring artists work in different medias. Rembrandt’s etchings we’re detailed and the museum provided magnifying glasses which I had no idea I even needed, but it proved useful the entire time!!

Eleonora Palazzolo

Rating:
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Nice place for exhibitions. Clean. The shop is cozy and they sell interesting and original stuff. I didn't like much the light though. It was dark in the exhibition room and couldn't appreciate the art work holding on the walls.

Berzelius Paragot

Rating:
Saturday, March 3, 2018
It has a nice set of galleries, but it is pretty small. You can walk through the entire place in about 8 minutes if you only glance at the art. The displays are well done, and there is a variety of art to see, including textiles, photography, and sculpture. The real stand out feature is the interactive kids art area, with a lot of neat resources for kids to play and make some at of their own.

Johnny Kovacs

Rating:
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018
Staff was excellent and quality of art was fantastic, just not a lot to look at as it's a small Museum

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