Coming May 9, 2015: "Art in the Garden," a premiere juried fine art event, will take place Saturday, May 9 from 10am-5pm (rain or shine) in the Hahn Horticulture Garden located on the Virginia Tech Campus in Blacksburg, VA.

Artists working in two or three dimensional mediums are eligible to apply. ALL art must be original and executed by the applicant. Only artists accepted through the jury process will be allowed to show their art. Applications are due February 10 (postmark date). Each artist may submit one application which must be postmarked by Feb 10, 2015. The application must include a $15 entry fee, a CD with 3 images of work and one image of booth display. CD images are to be in jpeg format with a 300dpi resolution.

To download a prospectus go to: Art in the Garden Event Prospectus - 2015. All applications will be reviewed by a jury committee. Notifications of acceptance will be e-mailed by March 15. Questions may be addressed via e-mail to or


The artwork of approved BRAA exhibiting members can always be found in Blacksburg. Various businesses in the area support us through an agreement which welcomes 2D and/or 3D artworks to be exhibited in their establishments on a quarterly or longer schedule.

Those community galleries are:
Community Arts Information Office
Brown Insurance
Mill Mountain Coffee and Tea
Real Life Dental Care
See Mark Optical
VTLS, Inc.
Zeppoli's Restaurant
VT Women's Center
Pointe West Management
Blue Ridge Cancer Care



Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. presents a First Friday Art Walk
Friday February 6, 5-7pm
Please join us for an evening of art in downtown Blacksburg. Gallery spaces will participate in the Art Walk which is FREE and open to all! Rain or shine the place to be for an evening of arts and culture is Downtown Blacksburg! Hope to see you there.

Participating Galleries

Art Pannonia
114 Main St.
Phone: 552 - 0336
Gallery of Original Paintings and Sculptures.
Playful animals, unusual landscapes, fairytale creatures, humorous hidden messages. Sally Mook’s fantastical art has no boundaries. Her vibrant paintings and the poetry contained within draws the viewer's eyes. Sally's art awakens the child within us all. It is experiential. It is playful. It is evocative. It is Sally Mook. Meet the artist reception 5-7pm

Community Arts Information Office
149 College Avenue
Phone: 951-1772
Displaying art by local artist and Blacksburg Regional Arts Association member, Robi Sallee

Eucalyptus Massage Studio
201 S. Main St.
Phone: 540-552- CALM
February 6th – 4-8pm. Meet Christopher Bircher – Papercut Artist ~ Using scissors, blade and ripping paper into 'theme' paper cuts or 'theme flakes' ~ An intricate and rare art that Christopher will be demonstrating during the show ~ Don't miss out!

Perspective Gallery
290 College Avenue Suite 225
Phone: 231-4053Paper Quilt Exhibit-How I've made My Community a Better Place to Be- 8 paper quilts created by area teens and children inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's community spirit. Open until 9 p.m. and will have free tea available.

The Gallery at Mish Mish
125 North Main Street
Phone: 552-1020
Featuring work by Dane Webster (School of Visual Arts professor at Tech)


Take a self-guided Tour of all of the Gallery Spaces in Blacksburg anytime you like but on the following First Fridays participating Galleries will remain open until 7pm.

Friday April 3
Friday June 5
Friday October 2
Friday December 4


Art Pannonia
114 Main St.
Phone: 552 - 0336

Aureus Jewelry
119 N Main St, Suite 101
Phone: 552-3300

Blacksburg Museum & Cultural Foundation
Alexander Black House
204 Draper Rd
Phone: 558-0746

Blacksburg Public Library
200 Miller Street
Phone: 552-8246

Bollo’s Gallery
206 Draper Rd.
Phone: 953-1669

Capone’s Fine Jewelry
101 N. Main St
Phone: 953-1000

Center for the Arts at VT
Moss Arts Center, 190 Alumni Mall
Phone: 540-231-5300

Community Arts Information Office
149 College Avenue
Phone: 951-1772

Eucalyptus Massage Studio
201 S. Main St.
Phone: 540-552- CALM

Gillie’s Gallery
153 College Avenue
Phone: 961-2703

Hahn Horticulture Garden Gallery
200 Garden Lane

Holtzman Alumni Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Phone: 231-6285

John's Camera Corner & Gentry Studio
213 Draper Rd
Phone: 552-2319

Kent Jewelers
210 South Main St.
Phone: 552-3241

Matrix Gallery
115 North Main Street
Phone: 951-3566

Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea
700 N. Main St.
Phone: 552-7442

Nest Realty
400 N. Main St.
Phone: 800-325-6378

P. Buckley Moss Gallery
223 Gilbert St
Phone: 552-6446

Perspective Gallery
290 College Avenue Suite 225
Phone: 231-4053

Pita Vera
235 N. Main St
Phone: 552-9222

Pointe West Management
401 South Main St. Suite #102
Phone: 953-1341

The Artful Lawyer A Fine Gallery Inc.
The Creekmore Law Firm 318 N. Main St.
Phone: 443-9350

The Artful Place, A Fine Studio (A project of the Artful Lawyer)
106 Faculty Street
Phone: 443-9350

The Gallery at Mish Mish
125 North Main Street
Phone: 552-1020

The Social House
103 South Main Street
Phone: 961-0407

Warm Hearth Village
2387 Warm Hearth Drive
Phone: 443-3810

XYZ Gallery
223 N. Main St (upstairs)
Hours of Operation: Vary with show

For specific information on Downtown Blacksburg Events please contact:

Laureen Blakemore, Director
Tel: 540-951-0454 Email:

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