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R.R. Smith Center for History & Art

20-22 New Street, Staunton, VA 24401
+1 540-885-2028
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Nice Gallery and history of the City

R.R. Smith Center for History & Art is located in the heart of historic downtown Staunton and is... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Prawet J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Art & history exhibits are well done and free!

Definitely worth a visit. Art and history exhibits are free and well done. Art for Gifts is a great... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Staunton, Virginia
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20-22 New Street, Staunton, VA 24401
+1 540-885-2028
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Reviewed 7 November 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 17 November 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 2 November 2016

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

Thank quiettraveller41
Reviewed 27 August 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 8 August 2016

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

Thank murraymonsters
Reviewed 12 July 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 21 May 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.

1  Thank rmorin49
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The center always has wonderful items for sale. However, what I enjoy are the display they put on. Currently their is a display of 17th and 18th century maps with descriptions that is worth while for anyone who likes history or antiques.

1  Thank Putbrese
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Small, but interesting gallery. Housed in a beautiful old hotel. Free admission. Gift shop was closed when we toured.

1  Thank Annette F
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A real jewel of a resource right in the heart of Staunton's historic downtown. If you love art and/or history, there is always something awaiting you at the Smith Center. Parking just feet away.

Thank ttysinger
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