The Newport News Community Gallery displays exhibits throughout the year featuring the works of local, national and international artists. This gallery also hosts multiple student exhibits. If you are interested in having your artwork displayed at downing-gross, fill out our artist display inquiry form. For more information about the gallery, please feel free to contact us. We also have a foyer Gallery for up and coming local artists.

M-F  10:00am - 8:00pm
Sa    10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Sunday

currently on display

Our Newport News Community Gallery is currently in transition. the next upcoming gallery is: A Space of our own.

2018-2019 exhibit schedule

September 2018

we are the music makers!

october 2018

“Beutiful” Irony

november 2018

we are the music makers!

december 2018

no exhibit

january 2019

limitless spectrum

february - march 2019

nnps student art exhibit

march - april 2019

a space of our own

april - may 2019

evolution of an initial impact

may 13 2019

the third congressional district high school art show

may - june 2019

hilton elementary art show

june 2019


july 2019


august 2019

out of the classroom: the color of beauty

interested in displaying your artwork?

If you are interested in having your art on display at downing-gross, please complete the artist inquiry form and send it to

Previous exhibits