Opportunity SWVA is pleased to announce Galax, Virginia as one of the communities for the next round of RALLY.  The first meeting will take place at the Chestnut Creek School of the Arts in Galax on Jul. 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm

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Woodworking Studio Mural Complete

Michael Cooper with Murals and More have completed the Woodworking Studio mural. Swing by 107 W Oldtown Street to see the Mural in person!

Wood Mural

Bass Fiddles

These life sized Bass fiddles were designed by artists to communicate the values of the city and are now on displayed at various locations throughout Galax.


Grayson Street Mosaic Mural

A community art effort to add the perfect artistic touch to the Grayson St. stage.

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Our Mission

Founded in 2013, The Public Art Committee of the City of Galax was formed

  • To celebrate our community’s heritage, ethnicity, commonality and civic pride by stimulating collaboration and understanding between artists and the City’s diverse community;
  • To enhance the City’s image locally, regionally and nationally by ensuring the creation of the highest quality public art;
  • To foster the public’s understanding and enjoyment of public art;
  • To promote artists to live and to work in the City and to participates in public presentations of their art in the City; and
  • To encourage federal, state and private support for the City’s public art program.