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Lecture Series

WCAC cooperates with the Williamsburg Regional Library and the Richmond-based Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, to host a series of art lectures in the fall and winter of each year. These lectures are free open to the public. They are held on selected Monday evenings between 7:30 and 8:30 in the Library’s auditorium, 515 Scotland Street in Williamsburg. 

To confirm times or for other similar questions, call the library: (757)-259-4070. See the schedule of lectures

Kids Art Day

Kids Art Day is an annual event open to all area youth, from pre-school through 3rd grade. This fun-filled day of hands-on, creative art activities for children and their families is held each Spring. Details will be available in March.

College Art Scholarships

Each spring, WCAC awards college art scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Williamsburg, James City County and Bruton District of York County School Districts.

The scholarships are awarded to the seniors who best demonstrate an ability in art and who plan to continue their education at the college level with art as a major interest.

2017 Scholarship Applications are available now and must be submitted to the gallery by Saturday, April 22nd. Portfolios should include 8-15 digital images of original artwork representing the student’s areas of concentration (e.g., painting, drawing, pottery…). Details are included on the application form.  Applications are also available as 2017ScholarshipApplication.docx or 2017ScholarshipApplication.pdf files 

Buddy Art

Buddy Art is a program of art classes for children with disabilities offered in cooperation with the student volunteers from the College of William & Mary and the James City County Department of Parks & Recreation. Read more about Buddy Art or view the Buddy Art Photo Albums.

Fall 2017 class dates for the Buddy Art program will be posted in June 2017. You can also register for Buddy Art.