The Staunton Augusta Art Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to providing diverse experiences in the creation and appreciation of the visual arts to children, adults, and visitors to our area. The Art Center also supports artists by offering artists and artisans a venue to teach as well as to exhibit and sell their work. 

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The management of the Staunton Augusta Center is vested in a volunteer Board of Trustees consisting of a minimum of ten members serving three-year terms. The Board is nominated and elected by the existing Board. The Board meets monthly.

2021 Board of Trustees

Amanda Avery
David Bottenfield
Angus Carter
Brigitte Cowan
Hunter Hanger
Sage Hastert
Deona Houff

Karen Hudson
Greg Jones, Ph.D.
Peggy Moye
Barb Shue

Anthea Smith
Chris Smith

Staff

Carolyn Maloney, Executive Director

director@saartcenter.org | 540-885-2028
 

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R.R.SMITH CENTER FOR

HISTORY & ART

The R.R. Smith Center for History & Art is home to the Staunton Augusta Art Center and includes galleries, classrooms, archives, conference space, a garden, and offices for non-profit cultural organizations. Located in Staunton’s Beverley Historic District, the building is an 1894 hotel designed in the French Second Empire style by Staunton architect, T.J. Collins.

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours: 

TUE-THURS 10 am-4 pm

Other days available by appointment only

Gallery Hours: 

WED-FRI,  1-4pm 

SAT, 10am-4pm

SUN, 10am-2pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday

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DIRECTIONS

FROM I-64 WEST

 

Take exit 87 onto I-81 North, then immediately take exit 222 to US-250 West.


FROM I-81 NORTH OR SOUTH

 

Take exit 222 to US-250 West. Once on US-250 West, proceed approximately 2.3 toward downtown Staunton.  Take a slight right onto Coalter St. / US-11 N/ US-250 W.

 

Immediately move to the far left lane turning lane. Take a left at the traffic light onto Greenville Avenue. / US-250 W / VA-254 . At the next light, take a right onto South New Street.

There is limited on-street parking as well as a parking garage on the right. The R.R. Smith Center for History and Art is on the left across the street from the Staunton Visitors Center.