The WMRA/WEMC Art Space is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Directions to the WMRA/WEMC Studios in Harrisonburg.

Visitors without JMU parking permits should use the marked visitor parking spaces (the long row of spaces close to the CVS store).  Information sheets about the exhibits are on the lamp table at the front door.

Photography other than by news media or by artist-authorized persons is not permitted.

The art tour area includes only the main hallways.  Please respect the privacy of staff offices and broadcast studios.

Art Exhibit
12:00 am
Fri January 1, 2016

Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace

Selected peeks at some of a year of WMRA art. (Detail views; actual art may be larger.)

From 2006-2014, WMRA hosted art exhibits at the Harrisonburg facility.  WMRA plans to continue boosting the regional creative community in other ways.  Artists are also mentioned on-air occasionally during our news/interview shows (like The Spark).  Map to the sitePast exhibits.

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Art Exhibit
7:38 pm
Sat March 15, 2014

Master and Apprentice (CLOSED)

Art Show. Pat Jarrett's "Master and Apprentice" series of poster-sized color photos of workplace-trainees and their mentors. Pictures include blacksmiths, cobblers, tribal dancers, singers, instrument-makers, printers, cheese-makers, and others.

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Art Exhibit
2:56 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Canyonland Surprises (Closed)

Greg Versen

Greg Versen (AKA "Professah Blues" on WMRA's Blues Valley) is also a longtime art photographer.  Art peekers welcome 9-to-5 weekdays. His scenes of Arizona and New Mexico have a few surprises. 

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Art Exhibit
10:14 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Phenomena (Closed)

Zurbrigg's image, Esther

Through Thr 31 Jan 2013, the art show at WMRA's Harrisonburg facility will include altered photos by  Corinne Diop and Susan Zurbrigg in an exhibit called Phenomena.  Art peekers welcome 9-5 weekdays. 

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Art Exhibit
2:33 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

DinoHenge Whacktasticness (Closed)

Mark Cline. Painted fiberglass theme park sculpture. Image: WMRA News TW.

DinoHenge Whacktasticness --closes  Thurs 1 Nov 2012. Oddest. Exhibit. Ever. (Wonderfully so!)  FoamHenge/DinosaurLand sculptor Mark Cline, DC pubs decorator Lee Wheeler, and zen-chainsaw sculptor Glenn Richardson amuse the weirder parts of your mind.  Art peekers welcome 9-5 weekdays. 

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Art Exhibit
11:33 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Allen Ginsberg in Private: Historic Photos by Gordon Ball (Closed)

Our most recent art exhibit featured private images of epic Beat writer Allen Ginsberg and friends as photographed by Ginsberg-insider Gordon Ball (now of Lexington, Va).

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Art Exhibit
12:57 am
Sat March 24, 2012

Families in Translation: Art by Fevrier & Ranzini (Closed)

Image by artist Fevrier.

Figurative abstract mixed-media paintings of Joan Ranzini and black-and-white portrait photos by past The Spark guest Fran Fevrier, paired at the request of the artists.

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Art Exhibit
3:53 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Todd Kenton Yoder "Muses Musicians Mountains" (Closed)

The exhibit titled "Muses Musicians Mountains" was up until Mar 22, 2012.

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