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C'ville Arts

118 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
+1 434-972-9500
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This is my favorite shop on the downtown mall. It is full of things made by local artists and is... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
norskies
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Charlottesville, Virginia
What the locals create!

Local flavor and local created, spread throughout central Virginia. A clean, well presented store... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Patricia B
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Yorktown, Virginia
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C'ville Arts offers a tremendous range of crafts and art, featuring handmade works by 50 to 60 contemporary Virginia artists year-round. Each month, we feature special exhibitions of new work by artist members. We host an opening night reception on the first Friday of the month, in conjunction with the First Fridays gallery openings throughout downtown Charlottesville. The Gallery is honored to be a part of the Virginia Artisans Trail Network, specifically the Monticello Artisans Trail.
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“jewelry” (6 reviews)
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118 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is my favorite shop on the downtown mall. It is full of things made by local artists and is staffed by rotating artists. They have everything from paintings to jewelry, clothing, you name it. I've purchased several gifts from here over the years. It's...More

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Raven L, Marketing Member at C'ville Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you! We're so happy you enjoyed our gallery. We love how many people visit us again and again. With over 60 local artists, we pride ourselves on having an eclectic mix - something for everyone. And everyone you meet in the shop is one...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Local flavor and local created, spread throughout central Virginia. A clean, well presented store filled with the works of local artisans. Rotated varied media paintings, clothing, jewelry, photography, sculpture, glass, ceramic, woodwork, etc. Usually an artist is in store on a daily basis.

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Raven L, Marketing Member at C'ville Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

We're happy you enjoyed our gallery. We have a featured artist every month, so the front of the store is always changing. Be sure to come by on First Fridays, when we have a reception for our featured artist!

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

If you're looking for works by local artists this is a good place to go. They have a wide range of handmade jewelry, pottery, glass works, paintings and more.

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Raven L, Marketing Member at C'ville Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you, Roma. We're very proud of our eclectic mix! With 50-60 local artists as members, you're sure to find many unique things.

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Gotta check this out especially on the First Friday's walk on the Downtown Mall. Selection varies monthly. Local artists.More

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Raven L, Marketing Member at C'ville Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

First Friday is definitely a special time to visit. Each month, we feature special exhibitions of new work by artist members. We host an opening night reception on the first Friday of the month, in conjunction with gallery openings throughout downtown Charlottesville. Hope to see...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

An excellent cooperative with jewelry and home decor made exclusively by local artists. A perfect place to find something to take home from your trip to Charlottesville or the surrounding region. Reasonable prices and friendly staff. Plan ahead, I think it closes at 6pm.More

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Raven L, Marketing Member at C'ville Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you! We have 50-60 local artists, working together to bring you a collection of the best Central Virginia has to offer. And everyone you ever meet in the store is one of the artists (or occasionally the artist's spouse). Our hours vary - we're...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

As you wander down the downtown mall be sure to take a few moments to browse through this coop gallery. Works by locals, both artists and crafts. Nice selection of turned bowels and boxes made from local woods. Great gifts for the folks back home...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

We enjoy visiting Bounce N Play on rainy days. It's a great place for the kids to release energy! Thu have several bounce houses in a large room, and also a toddler rooms for kids under 3.

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

A number of artisans in wood, pottery, painting and other mediums have displayed their work in this co-op style center. There are many wonderful crafts on display. It is located in the Pedestrian Mall.

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

I have seldom been as sorry to be "Only Window Shopping" in my life! The Interesting and varied items inside were fascinating. The store was simply darling to view. It had the most original bench I have ever seen outside, and asked for your "Selfies"...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Upon my friend's recommendation we went to spend some time at C'Ville Art on East Main Street. So many different shops with arts and crafts to choose from. It was raining a little but we still enjoyed the day and would highly recommend it to...More

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