Regional Art Shows


New Waves

This annual juried exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) features artists from across Virginia. Each year this exciting exhibition demonstrates the diversity of materials and approaches that are used in contemporary art today.


East Beach Art Show

Annual art show held in Norfolk's East Beach neighborhood, featuring local artists and live entertainment.​​


Stockley Gardens Art Festival​

The Stockley Gardens Art Festival is held twice a year in Norfolk’s historic Ghent neighborhood. The festival features over 130 artists displaying jewelry, pottery, paintings, sculptures, and other works of art, live entertainment, and an artist’s reception.​


The Boardwalk Art Show

The Boardwalk Art Show is one of the oldest and best outdoor fine art shows on the East Coast, and this year will mark the 60th Anniversary. The show is consistently ranked in Sunshine Artist Magazine's Top 40 fine art shows. With an average attendance each year of more than 200,0000, this four-day festival attracts collectors and artists from across the nation.



With more than 30 years of experience showcasing juried fine arts and fine crafts on the Portsmouth waterfront, the Seawall Art Show draws large crowds of art buyers to this prestigious event. With assistance from the Portsmouth Museum and Fine Arts Commission, this show is run by volunteers and all proceeds support the arts in Portsmouth.​


​​​Neptune Festival Art an​d Craft Show​

Enjoy arts and crafts under the sun with an unbeatable backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. The Neptune Festival Arts and Craft Show features over 270 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glasswork. ​

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