Are you looking for the center of creativity in Central Virginia – a place that sparks your imagination, where all ages can go to be entertained and educated in theatre, dance, music and the visual arts? Then come to the Academy of Fine Arts!

The Academy is an Experience.

Our goal is to make the Academy Experience the top of everybody’s list – the first name that comes to mind, for galleries that are exotic and intriguing; for classes that are stimulating and enlightening; for theatrical events that are entertaining, surprising, captivating; for social events that are fun, clever, inviting.

The Academy Experience is always changing, always exciting. Everyone who encounters the Academy Experience leaves enriched.

And by the way, the Academy Experience knows no boundaries. It is for everybody – singles, parents, children, grandparents, novices, professionals, the curious and the informed – of all ages.

Our Partners in the Arts

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Mission Statement: The Academy of Fine Arts, anchored by the historic Academy of Music Theatre, inspires, engages and educates the diverse population of Central Virginia in the performing and visual arts.

Vision Statement: We are a leading arts and entertainment destination offering experiences that delight the senses, stimulate the imagination, and engage people of all ages and backgrounds.

We are a significant contributor to the vitality, quality of life, and economic health of our region.

We support the following organizations:

Sherman Indian Museum – online furniture museum