Only a short drive by car, Virginia Beach is the perfect spot to get away from it all and feed your soul. The beach is beautiful, even off season. Just a few blocks from the sand, you'll find the ViBe Creative District. This walkable area is rich with murals, fine art, craft food & beverages, and plenty of locals. You'll have an authentic experience and a refreshing getaway that restores your soul. Start planning your trip now!
Your ARTS & PROVISIONS Getaway Starts Right Here...
...at the Virginia Beach Art Center, home of The Artists Gallery, the only artists' cooperative in Virginia Beach!
Come visit us and get an up close, personal experience with the art of Virginia Beach! Here you will find:
Art classes, sometimes one-off sessions, that you can book your trip around
Art in all types of media and for every taste and wallet so you can bring a memory home with you
Spend time with us, getting an insider's look at the local art scene. You'll find an array of artwork and will meet and speak with local artists about their process and inspiration. You're right here on our website, take a look at all we have to offer!
While you're here, register to win a free hotel stay at the Schooner Inn for your return trip to Virginia Beach. The Art Center is partnering with the Schooner Inn to give away 3 weekend visits. The drawings will be held the last day of March, April and May.
Next, meander through the ViBe Creative District
You won't need a car to visit these artsy locations in the ViBe Creative District. With the Virginia Beach Art Center at one corner of the District, and the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art at the other, you'll hit plenty of interesting spots between the two. Be sure to participate in the ViBe Mural Scavenger Hunt and post your pictures to Instagram. Hover over each photo for some information or click to go to their website.
Hungry for Provisions?
Get your nourishment at one of these fun ViBe food establishments. All are locally owned and operated. Hang with the locals and have an authentic experience while enjoying great food and drink. Hover over each photo for some information or click to go to their website.
Ready to venture further?
Explore more of the Arts in Virginia Beach. You'll need a car, but it will be worth it! Have some fun creating your own mermaid or dolphin at the Mermaid Factory, download a map of public art in the city and visit various galleries around town. Hover over each photo for some information or click to go to their website.
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