Christmas 2020


For the art lover in your life, the gift options are endless in Virginia Beach. From art museum gift shops to galleries with paintings, sculptures and more, featuring the talents of local artists, here are some of our favorite places to shop this holiday season.


21st Street Art Gallery


21st Street Art Gallery

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Visit 21st Street Art Gallery this holiday season for all of your art and framing needs. They have a huge selection of posters, prints, original paintings, photography and jewelry for your gift giving!  they will be taking custom frame orders right up to December 23rd. With a great variety of materials in stock and on-premises framing they can accommodate just about any request.  

And, as a special bonus, mention this blog for 20% OFF any purchase at 21st Street Art Gallery!




Read Books @ MOCA

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The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art has always featured an unbeatable gift shop filled with perfect finds for any art lover in your life. This holiday season, ALL items in the gift shop are discounted, some as much as 50% off! IOf that isn’t enough to pay them a visit, Read Books VB has relocated from their Airstream in the ViBe District to MoCA’s gift shop, making this a hidden gem to add to your holiday shopping list.


Jones Art Gallery


Jones Art Gallery

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Jones Art Gallery, in Virginia Beach’s Town Center District, is open by appointment only. Call them at  757-557-6868 to make an appointment, where you can view the art in comfort and safety and even meet the artists. You can also view their work online at or on their Facebook Page at This new relaxed atmosphere is a perfect way to switch up your shopping this year.


Virginia Beach Arts Center


Virginia Beach Art Center

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The Artists Gallery at the Virginia Beach Art Center is delighted to bring you the 2020 Holiday Boutique.  Visitors can stop by and peruse unique locally made art, in various mediums.  You won't want to miss this opportunity to give the gift of art!


Stravitz Sculpture & Fine Art Gallery


Richard Stravitz

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Stravitz Sculpture & Fine Art Gallery has listed its entire collection of contemporary art, including paintings, sculpture, glass and jewelry online at Additionally, their Instagram and Facebook accounts (@richardstravitz) offer daily sales information and feature gallery favorites. 

They also offer a free digital design service. Potential clients send pictures of their wall or space with at least one measurement for scale along with style and budget preferences, and they select pieces from their inventory and return them for review. 

For those who prefer in-person shopping, they are also offering enhanced cleaning practices, and social distancing is easy in their 7500 square foot building.