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R.R. Smith Center for History & Art

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Sweet little place and very nice spaces

Been there many times over the years for exhibits, meetings, presentations, displays, Wonderful... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
If you are in town, nice place to see.

Stopped in to see what they had and they also had a nice World War 1 exhibit. Also had information... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Donald I
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
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20-22 New Street, Staunton, VA 24401
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Been there many times over the years for exhibits, meetings, presentations, displays, Wonderful little place. Very nicely restored. Very clean. Very nice, clean restrooms. Changing exhibits about every 3 months. I do return as often as I can.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Stopped in to see what they had and they also had a nice World War 1 exhibit. Also had information about the area and a research library on the third floor that I was able to use. Call before you go as they have strange...More

Thank Donald I
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I've seen some wonderful art exhibits but even more interesting to me have been the historical ones. I saw a life-time collection of quilts made by a single family-- that was a couple of years ago. This time I saw a display of WWI artifacts...More

Thank Mari B
Reviewed November 6, 2017

R.R. Smith Center for History & Art is located in the heart of historic downtown Staunton and is run by non-profit groups to promote arts and history of the county and the city of Staunton. It is located in an old historic downtown hotel and...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Definitely worth a visit. Art and history exhibits are free and well done. Art for Gifts is a great place to shop!

Thank dfb260
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This place has the most interesting exhibits, both historical and artistic, and is always worth a visit.

Thank quiettraveller41
Reviewed August 26, 2016

There was a botanical exhibit, with old pages of plants details from shortly after the printing press was invented, forward. It followed the major botanical artists and their work and contributions and was beautiful. Juxtaposition to this was Kaye Sweeney Lipscomb's work inspired by her...More

Thank Lori Z
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Interesting variety of art, including a great Botanical exhibit when I visited. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank murraymonsters
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Have been to a number of gallery "openings" (even bought a painting), as well as attending a drawing class upstairs. Although on-street parking can be tight, there is a garage across the street. The staff are helpful and instructors, curators, and the public friendly and...More

Thank Bin_travelin_1
Reviewed May 20, 2016

We took a quick walk through the first floor of this facility. The second floor was not accessible due to a conference. There was a nice display of photographs by a local photographer and some nice wooden pieces of art on display.

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