Last updated: 7/13/2011
Waynesboro, Virginia
Street Address
801 W. Broad ST
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 452
Waynesboro, VA 22980
phone: 540-946-3294
fax: 540-946-3296
Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Museum Type(s)
Mr. Michael Dowell, Executive Director
Liz Moss, Assistant Director
phone: 540-946-3294
Zet Cargile, Office Administrator
Sherri L. Smith, Director

ACV is the official state center for fine craft in Virginia. A young organization, the Center is currently exploring options for a permanent base in the Waynesboro, Virginia, area. Plus, the Center is working to open a branch location in Charlottesville, Virginia, which will serve as the model for additional branches in strategic locations across the state.


ACV's genesis goes back to the mid-1980s, with the formation of a group of artisans and craft advocates interested in coalesing the craft industry in Virginia. Always at the heart of planning was a physical presence for craft in the state. In 1997, the City of Waynesboro and a group of interested people formed a steering committee, worked hard, and opened the Gallery in June 2000. The Center continues to grow and has just crafted a new strategic plan for the future.

Educational Programs

On-site classes, outreach to area schools.


Private NonProfit


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