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First Fridays

Time: August 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Ann White Academy Gallery
Cost: Free

The Academy Center of the Arts is proud to present a new gallery exhibition each month featured in our Academy Galleries.

To see the current exhibits, please visit

Join the Academy every First Friday of the month from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, as we unveil our latest art exhibits, featuring an array of local, regional and national artists presenting their works in various mediums.

The Ann White Academy and Up Front Galleries are both located on the first floor of the Patricia Harrington Gallery Building located at 600 Main Street.


National Juried Photography Exhibition
Featuring 34 Artists from 10 states
Juried by Alex Grabiec, from Longwood University
Cash Awards Sponsored by Select Bank

Join us for the gallery opening and juror selection announcement during First Friday. The event will feature music from local musician Hunter Overstreet.

Hunter Overstreet is a solo acoustic musician in Lynchburg, VA playing covers of the songs he heard on the radio and watched on MTV growing up in the 80’s and 90’s. Hunter has played in several local cover bands such as Hazel, L&H Acoustic, and The Lynchburg Music Collective, as well as local original band Cherrytop.

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