R.R. Smith Center for History and Art

R.R. Smith Center for History and Art
R.R. Smith Center for History and Art
20-22 S. New Street
Staunton, VA 24401
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Staunton City
(9:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Phone: (540) 886-8755
Fax: (540) 886-8753
Email info@rrsmithcenter.org
Website www.rrsmithcenter.org

The R. R. Smith Center, named in honor of long-time state and community leader R. R. "Jake" Smith, is a collaboration of three leading educational organizations in the Staunton/Augusta County area of the Shenandoah Valley: Augusta County Historical Society, Historic Staunton Foundation, and the Staunton Augusta Art Center. The center is housed in what was the Eakleton Hotel, a 25,200 square foot building designed in 1893 by noted local architect T. J. Collins. It is located in Staunton's "Beverley Historic District", a National Register district. The Smith Center houses exhibit galleries, a lecture hall, studios, educational classrooms, archival storage, a library and reading room, board and committee meeting space, and offices for the three non profits. The center has created the regions only history and art center.

Last Updated: 3/24/2008 4:01 PM
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