Visual Arts

Our Mission

The Sara D. November Gallery at the Weinstein JCC is dedicated to enhancing the cultural landscape of Richmond by showcasing exceptional Jewish artists and Judaic artwork. We are passionate about fostering Jewish culture and heritage while also nurturing new creativity in the arts.

Explore the captivating world of visual arts with us! Discover our latest lineup of engaging programs that are sure to spark your creativity. To delve into the full spectrum of our Arts + Idea offerings, simply click here. Unleash your imagination and join us on a journey of artistic inspiration!Calling All Local Creatives: Join Our Community of Artists and Showcase Your Talents!Calling

All Local Creatives: Join Our Community of Artists and Showcase Your Talents!

If you are an artist seeking an opportunity to exhibit your work and share your unique vision, we invite you to submit your artwork for consideration in our upcoming art exhibit. We welcome a diverse range of artistic styles and mediums that explore Jewish themes, history, traditions, and contemporary Jewish experiences.

To be considered, please complete the Art Submission Request Form at the link below. The form will provide us with important details about your artwork, including your artistic background and a description of your submitted pieces. Additionally, please include high-quality images or a portfolio showcasing your work.

Our curatorial team will carefully review all submissions and select artists whose work aligns with our gallery’s vision and objectives.

We are excited to explore the artistic talent within our community and beyond, and we look forward to discovering new artwork that will captivate and engage our visitors. Together, let’s celebrate and honor the rich artistic heritage of the Jewish culture.

For any inquiries or further information, please contact Holly Markhoff at [email protected].

Thank you for your interest and for contributing to the vibrant cultural tapestry of our community.

Gallery Hours

Monday – Thursday 5:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday 5:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Upcoming Events

Sara D. November Gallery
Witness & Hope

September 19 - October 24

Artists' Talk & Reception: September 19 @ 7:00 PM

An emotional curated photographic exhibit by members of the Richmond Jewish community who traveled to Israel post-October 7, 2023. 


Sara D. November Gallery
Echos: From Sky to Earth
Alyse Radenovic

October 31 - January 3

Artists' Talk & Reception: October 31 @ 7:00 PM

A moving and colorfully cohesive curated selection of Radenovic’s distinctive paintings within the genres of abstraction, calligraphic text, and minimalist landscapes.


Sara D. November Gallery
Shared Perspectives: A New Community School Exhibit

January 9 - February 7

Opening Reception: January 9 @ 7:00 PM

A bold, expressive exhibit by the students from the New Community School, created under the guidance of art instructors, Liz Claud and Aaron Web

Sara D. November Gallery
Virginia With Love
Dave Decker, Kim Hall, & Mimi Murdock

February 13 - April 10

Artists' Talk and Reception: February 13 @ 7:00 PM

An invitational exhibit of Virginia-based artists who share their own unique views of the people and places of Virginia.

Sara D. November Gallery
Joyful Learning In Action:
Transforming Early Childhood Classrooms Into Vibrant Hubs of Creativity & Discovery!

April 17 - May 15

Reception: April 17 @ 5:30 PM

This dynamic exhibit showcases and honors the young children of the Weinstein JCC  Preschool as they investigate the many languages of learning. 

Sara D. November Gallery
The Best of Bon Air
The Bon Air Artists Association

May 22 - July 24

Artists' Talk and Reception: May 22 @ 7:00 PM

A selection of works in a variety of genres by the members of the Bon Air Artists Association.