In addition to nationally recognized rotating exhibits, the LCVA holds an important and growing permanent collection. The LCVA is the only museum in the state with a primary focus on collecting Virginia artists. Furthermore, the art center holds the stunning Ziegler and Brumfield Collections of African Art; the Rowe Collection of Chinese Art; the Cole Collection of 19th-century Bohemian and European glass, English pottery, and Meissen porcelain; and vital American collections that include works by masters like Thomas Sully and James McNeil Whistler alongside prized folk artists such as Howard Finster.

One of the LCVA's foundational commitments is that this art should be enjoyed and appreciated by the faculty, staff, students, and visitors of Longwood University.

To learn more about the LCVA's holdings, please select one of the following:

the Waverly Manson Cole Collection of 19th-Century Decorative Arts
the Jack Blanton Collection of Art
the Oppenhimer Collection of Folk Art
the Rowe Collection of Chinese Art
the Ziegler and Brumfield Collections of African Art
the Virginia Artists Collection
the American Artists Collection

Art on Campus: A Longwood Legacy
Information about the LCVA's campus loan program




Longwood Center for the Visual Arts 129 North Main Street Farmville VA 23901 434 395 2206