• Diana Cooper: "HighWire," 2016

        date=On view through spring 2018`desc=Art, technology, and creativity coalesce in this expansive and inventive visual representation of complex systems, infrastructure, networks, and abstract data.

      • Pia Fries

        date=Thursday, September 14-Saturday, December 9, 2017`desc=Characterized by audacious color and thick, pulsating pigment applied with brushes, spatulas, and palette knives, Pia Fries’ paintings represent a hybrid fusion of painting and printmaking, figuration and abstraction, and tradition with innovation.

      • Radcliffe Bailey

        date=Thursday, September 14-Saturday, December 9, 2017`desc=Painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist Radcliffe Bailey layers found objects, materials, and potent imagery to explore connections between past and resent, personal experience and collective memory.

      • Blacksburg High School: "Year of the Artist"

        date=Wednesday, December 13-Wednesday, December 20, 2017`desc=The 2017-2018 school year is the fifth anniversary of the new Blacksburg High School building, and to honor this occasion, Blacksburg High School has designated it as the “Year of the Artist.”

      • Ray Kass

        date=Thursday, January 18-Saturday, March 31, 2018`desc=A prominent Virginia artist with a long record of national and international exhibitions, Ray Kass is well known not only for the quality and breadth of his art, but as a pivotal, even catalytic figure who over the years brought luminaries of the art world to our region and influenced generations of artists.

      • Laurie Anderson: "Invented Instruments"

        date=Thursday, May 3-Saturday, June 9, 2018`desc=Laurie Anderson's Invented Instruments features a selection of the artist’s invented musical instruments and unusual musical scores developed over a quarter century as key creative tools in the artist’s much-heralded career as a performance artist and musician.

Gallery hours

Monday-Friday: 10 AM-5:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM-4 PM

On Sunday performance nights, the galleries will open an hour and half before Moss Arts Center and School of Performing Arts performances and close at curtain time. The galleries are closed for some holidays. Please check the calendar.


If you are intersted in coming to an exhibition and would like a tour, please contact Meggin Hicklin, exhibitions program manager, at 540-231-0840.


Engage with the artists

Everyone experiences art differently. What a better way to expand your mind, heart, and spirit than by hearing others' responses to the center's visual art offerings? Join the conversation exploring the diverse experiences and timeless value of art in our community.

Past exhibitions

Are you interested to see what exhibitions have been shown at the Moss Arts Center? Take a look at our past exhibition brochures.

Past Exhibitions