Music, Art & Cultural Events

Lime Kiln Theater offers an outdoor venue that attracts well known performers and enthusiastic crowds.

Local music,  art, and cultural events thrive in Lexington, the Rockbridge Area, and nearby. Artists, musicians and writers find inspiration in our serene landscape and rural heritage.  Colleges and universities located in the area also infuse our communities with vibrant cultural opportunities. Here are just a few of our favorite places for arts and music in the Lexington, VA area.

Lime Kiln Theater

A truly unique outdoor theater located in an a former lime quarry,  repurposed for plays, live music performances,  and community events. 607 Borden Road, Lexington, VA www.limekilntheater.org

Lenfest Center for Performing Arts

Located on the campus of Washington & Lee University, the Lenfest Center offers a wide array of performances including opera, ballet, chamber music, plays and musical theater. 100 Glasgow Street, Lexington, VA   www.wlu.edu/lenfest-center

Lexington VA art galleries

Art galleries like Artists in Cahoots offer opportunities to meet working artists. 

Downtown Lexington, VA Art Galleries

Stroll through the historic streets of Downtown Lexington and explore several fine art galleries including Artists in Cahoots, Nelson Gallery and Cabell Gallery. You’ll also find four galleries in one at WareHouse Gallery Art & Pottery a few streets away in Lexington’s industrial arts district.