Neil Britton Gallery


The 1,200 square-foot Neil Britton Gallery opened in 2009 and is committed to engaging both the Coastal Virginia and University communities in the visual arts. Changing exhibitions and programs include the work of both professional artists and students.

Phone: 757.455.3257
Admission: Free and open to the public
Operating hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00-5:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Curator of Art Exhibitions John Rudel at 757.455.3257.

"Big Old Work" John Rudel

August 1-October 1

Reception & Artist's Talk: TBA
An exhibition of large-scale paintings and mixed media works by John Rudel spanning nearly 20 years. Employing expressive color, recognizable imagery, and abstract elements, aggregations as a nexus point to ponder the role of history, psychology, science, politics, spirituality, aesthetics and humanity as an exploration of our perceptions of and place in the world.

Healing & Hope

November 21-December 13

Opening Awards Reception: Thursday, November 21, 6-8 p.m.
High school-aged artists respond to hatred, tragedy, and fear in "Healing & Hope," a juried exhibit that demonstrates the power of art to create an outlook of hopefulness. Featured high schools and organizations include Bayside High School, First Colonial High School, Granby High School, Great Bridge High School, Kellam High School, Indian River High School, Maury High School, Ocean Lakes High School, Princess Anne High School, Southampton High School, Teens with a Purpose, The Governor's School, and Tidewater Collegiate Academy.