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
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.