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Bath County Art Show

July 15-23, 2023

Enjoy more than 600 works of art by local and regional artists.

Free and open to the public.

Show Hours: Saturday, July 15 – Saturday, July 22  —  1 – 5 pm
Sunday, July 23  —   10 am – 12 pm

Location: Bath County High School – 464 Charger Ln, Hot Springs, VA 24445

Stop by the Bath County Art Show, a beloved summer tradition here since 1965. Widely regarded as a must-see event among area residents and visitors alike.

What makes this art show so exceptional? Our display of hundreds of works of art transforms Bath County High School’s halls and classrooms into an unforgettable art experience. You’ll see oil paintings, acrylics, watercolors, photography, mixed media, sculpture, and more. All works are for sale.

All proceeds from the Art Show benefit the Bath County Arts Association, a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to support and expand access to the arts in Bath County. For more information visit

Bath County Plein Air Art Festival

September 25 – October 1, 2023

Stay with us for the Tenth Annual Bath County Plein Air Festival, celebrating the tradition of outdoor painting. For seven days visitors will have the opportunity to observe thirty nationally acclaimed artists as they paint the landscapes and culture of Bath County. There will be events and artist demonstrations throughout the week and the festival will culminate with a Gala Celebration where you can shop the art and cast your vote for the best painting. Explore one of the most beautiful small towns in Virginia while interacting with some of the nation’s top plein air painters.

Event details & ticket information can be found here. Tickets go on sale June 1.

Contact for event inquiries.

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