Artisan Centers

At the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley lies the City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. This area truly represents a crossroads with its diversity of people, languages. religions, and skills which are evident throughout the Valley. Discover handcrafted hidden gems that valley residents have enjoyed for centuries by visiting the artisans in our area.

Creative Etchings
30 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-564-1671
Harrisonburg’s James August Warsing Jr. has been a diversified artist for over 34 years. James produces three-dimensional sculpting in rock glass by sandblasting or by using a 400,000 rpm hydro turbo diamond carver. Visit the Gallery Mon-Sat (10-7); Sunday (2-6) in downtown Harrisonburg.

Elk Run Mining Co.
49 W. Water St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-421-7663
Elk Run Mining Company crafts some of the most beautiful gemstone based jewelry in the country from entirely locally sourced Virginia stones.

Franklin Street Gallery
150 Franklin St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-435-2791
The 150 Franklin Street Gallery is the first multicultural fine arts gallery in Harrisonburg. It features original works by outstanding local and national artists, working in a variety of mediums: oils; acrylics; handmade paper; bronze; wood; ceramic sculpture; watercolors; fiber and fabric creations; monoprints. Gallery Hours: Wednesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Thursday 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm; Friday 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm;Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The gallery is available additional hours by appointment.

Hartzler Library Gallery
1200 Park Rd. Eastern Mennonite University | 540-432-4175
Open Daily

Larkin Arts
61 Court Square Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-236-4223
Larkin Arts is the only fine art supply store from Winchester to Staunton, providing fine arts supplies to Harrisonburg and the surrounding Shenandoah Valley. The art center also features an art education program. Larkin Arts has a dedicated Fine Arts Gallery, as well as four studios available for rent, where artists can have a dedicated space for art making.

OASIS Fine Art and Craft
103 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-442-8188
The district’s only cooperatively-owned arts gallery that has served the community seven days a week for more than a decade. OASIS features original works from about 45 artists using all different types of media. A must see! Open Sun – Thurs. 11-6; Friday 10-8; Saturday 10-6.

Smith House Galleries
311 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-801-8779
Located in the fourth-oldest house in Harrisonburg, The Smith House. Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Wilson Downtown Gallery
83 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-3535
The Wilson Downtown Gallery is located inside the Kline May Realty office. The gallery features rotating exhibits of artwork from local artists.

You Made It Pottery
1019 Port Republic Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-434-4500
Design your own pottery and fused glass studio in Harrisonburg.

James Madison University Art Galleries & Exhibits
These galleries and exhibits are located on the James Madison University campus in Harrisonburg, VA. JMU has a rich tradition of arts education.

artWorks Gallery
131 Grace St. Harrisonburg, VA 22807 | 540-568-7175
artWorks is James Madison University’s student-run gallery, exhibiting work by undergraduate and graduate students.The gallery features moveable walls, hardwood floors, large windows, and a high, open ceiling with exhibits changing every three weeks.

New Image Gallery
131 W. Grace St., 2nd Floor Harrisonburg, VA 22807 | 540.568.6485
New Image Gallery features contemporary photography and new media by regional, national, and international artists. The exhibitions in New Image Gallery change at least twice per semester and are sponsored by the School of Art, Design and Art History and other partners. For information on exhibitions and related programming, please contact Corinne Diop:

Duke Hall Gallery of Fine Art
820 S. Main St., Duke Hall #1022 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 | 540-568-6918
Duke Gallery of Fine Art is a professional gallery featuring changing exhibitions of international, national and regional significance. In addition to showing contemporary art, a hallmark of the gallery’s mission is to demonstrate art’s multicultural and interdisciplinary dynamic. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday / 11am-5pm; Select First Fridays / open until 8pm (academic year only)