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Arts & Culture in the City of Roanoke

Experience the arts & culture of the City of Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge by taking part in a number of fun activities, such as visiting a museum, attending a concert or theatrical performance, browsing through an art gallery, or joining the fun of a cultural festival and celebration.

Local organizations like Mill Mountain Theatre, Opera Roanoke, and the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra present first-class performing arts productions.

You can also enjoy special events and concerts at live music venues such as the Jefferson Center, Berglund Center, Dr Pepper Park at The Bridges, 5 Points Music Sanctuary, and The Spot on Kirk.

The entire family will love a visit to some of our local museums, including the Taubman Museum of Art, O. Winston Link Museum, Harrison Museum of African American Culture, and Virginia Museum of Transportation - all of which are located in Downtown Roanoke.

And don’t miss some of the incredible public art that’s on display in the City of Roanoke in places like Elmwood Park and along the network of Roanoke Valley Greenways.

The following is a list of arts & culture businesses and organizations in the City of Roanoke.

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