newscall for artists announced for smith house galleries in harrisonburg

Call for artists announced for Smith House Galleries in Harrisonburg

Crystal Graham

arts council of the valleyArts Council of the Valley is looking for artists to exhibit during 2024 at Smith House Galleries in Harrisonburg.

ACV accepts exhibition proposals in a variety of media for individual, group and collaborative shows reflecting the diversity of artists and the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County community.

Black, indigenous and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.

Preference is given to new works, and to artists who will not have exhibited within a 30-mile radius of Harrisonburg during the six months prior to their exhibition.

Deadline for submission is 11:59 pm on May 15.

Proposal guidelines and application form are available online at

Arts Council of the Valley and Smith House Galleries are located at 311 South Main St. in Downtown Harrisonburg.

ACV is supported in part by the City of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.