Past Events

Past Events

Robert MarshRobert Marsh Retrospective

Sunday, June 25, 2023

4:00-6:00 pm | 975 Main Street

Exhibit: June 25 - September 17, 2023

The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History invites you to the opening reception of the Robert Marsh Retrospective.
Comprised of over 50 etchings, paintings and artists proofs, we honor the memory of one of the nation’s finest artists and beloved professor at Averett University.  Reserve free admission tickets at

Thank you to our generous sponsors and donors: Lamar Barr, Gordon Bendall, Helen Cheyney, Rebecca Clark, Dave Corp & Ann Sylves, Davenport Oil, Jo Ann & Peter Howard, Danny Jones, Malcolm Mallery, Norman Martin, Rippe’s, Russell Scruggs, Supply Resources Inc., Wilkins & Co. Realtors

Tree Drawing

March 12, 2023   Opera on the James  |  3:00pm

An afternoon performance for children and families, this is a delightful adaptation of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, featuring familiar melodies by Offenbach, Rossini, Donizetti and Verdi. Kids free, Adults $5. Tickets must be purchased on Eventbrite and number of kids attending, 3:00 p.m. 

The evening performance | 6:00pm • From Paris to Rome to Broadway, will showcase up-and-coming young opera stars entertaining the audience with melodies from great world capitals. Adults $10. Tickets purchased on Eventbrite.

2022 President's Reception for Members

The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History will hold its annual President’s Reception for Members on Friday, December 16, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 

Come enjoy exceptional food, drink, music, and conversation. The RSVP cutoff date has expired!

The reception will feature two special opportunities for our museum members: A visit to the gift shop with newly stocked items for holiday giving and an auction of objets d’art on the Museum's website,, before the auction of those items during the reception.

These items will be available for bidding in the Silent Auction on December 16th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.