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PENINSULA FINE ARTS CENTER                   757-596-8175     
Fax:  757-596-0807                          
101 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA  23601
Take I-64 to exit 258A.  Proceed 2.5 miles to the intersection of J. Clyde Morris and Warwick Blvds., and the museum and park entrance is straight ahead.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Peninsula Fine Arts Center, an affiliate of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting art appreciation and education via a diverse schedule of changing exhibitions, featuring contemporary art as well as more historically-based work.

"Hands On For Kids" gallery is a permanent installation space designed for children and families to interact in a fun, educational environment that encourages participation with art materials and concepts. "The Gallery Shop" features works by regional and national artists and craftsmen, as well as museum reproductions, jewelry, books and related gifts.

PARKING:  2 designated accessible parking spaces.  Directly in front of building.  Parking space 13 ft. wide.  Accessible aisle 13 ft. wide.  Nearby ramps well marked.  RV parking.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  Sidewalk, path outside in garden.  Gazebo with benches.  Paths  accessible to persons with mobility disabilities.  Length of paths 510 ft.

ENTRANCE:  Accessible to parking lot, with drive around drop off.  Push button automatic doors. 

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Turn right from entrance, 15 yds.   Doors 34 in. wide, open in.  Turns to enter.  Accessible stalls have 34 in. wide doors opening out, and handrails.  19 in. toilet seat height, 38 in. between commode and wall.  Sink height 33 in.  

GIFT SHOP:  Aisles 37 in. wide.  Counters 39 in. high.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Hours:  10-5 Mon-Sat, 1-5 Sun.  Admission free to most exhibitions.  Donations accepted.  Membership classes payable by credit cards.

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