Smith Mountain Arts Council Affiliates are independent organizations that share the mission of supporting the arts. SMAC and its Affiliates seek opportunities to engage in mutually beneficial activities which further each organization’s mission and vision. These activities may include publicizing and encouraging support for each other’s events and reciprocal Website links.

Annual Affiliate memberships run from October 1-September 30.

Become a SMAC Affiliate

If you would like your organization to be a SMAC Affiliate, click here.

Renew your Affiliate membership

To renew your organization’s Affiliate status, payment instructions are here.

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Current SMAC Affiliates

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Alexander/Heath Contemporary, located in downtown Roanoke since 2015, provides local, regional, and national artists for month long exhibitions with a wide variety of work and styles.

Art On 1st is a gallery that features the paintings of Annie Schultz and the photography of Rick Sheridan. In addition, we feature art in a variety of media from other artists and photographers.

We strive to support established, emerging and aspiring artists through exhibitions and classes. The gallery space can also be rented for photo shoots, critiques, art lectures, and other related activities.

Art Visions Gallery and Studio was formed by a group of 10 artists to share artistic ideas and visions and to be active participants in the local art community. The Gallery provides a unique venue for these artists to show and sell their work, as well as provide a place for the artists to paint and to conduct classes. We are looking forward to our eleventh year. If you are in the area stop in to browse, watch the artists at work or just chat. We are the only gallery at Smith Mountain Lake, VA

An art collective from Rocky Mount, Virginia. Blue Ridge Mountain artists in every medium!

The Harmeneers’ Mission is to sing four-part Barbershop harmony of a caliber that gives enjoyment to our members and audiences while promoting a true spirit of fellowship within our Chapter. 

At the Bower Center for the Arts our mission is to make visual and performing arts available to all residents in our region. We foster creative expression and encourage our community to gather, connect, learn new skills and gain confidence through the process of making and enjoying art.

Carla Fosbre’s passion is to preserve the tradition of mountain music through performing and teaching folk music on the mountain dulcimer. She is available for intimate gatherings and lectures. She also teaches lessons in piano and the dulcimer. You can locate her on Facebook at THE PIANO STUDIO AT SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE. her email is

We are a small group of volunteers looking for more community members to join us in fulfilling our purpose to support the library financially with programs, books and supplies.

Goose Creek Studio offers quality custom framing and hospitable exhibition space featuring regional artists and artists working at the intersection of faith and creative expression.  Our gallery features a wide variety of art and crafts from over 30 local and regional artists.  We also have an art lover’s vintage shop on the second floor.

The Harvester Performance Center is an indoor, mid-sized music venue serving Rocky Mount, VA, and surrounding areas with great live performances in all kinds of genres.

SHOP AT THE NINES features a variety of unique artisan crafts from local artists, Fair Trade items, vintage, and much more. If you like original art work, you will find it at 9999 Brook’s Mill Road, Wirtz, VA.

Hawaii Fluid Art is an interactive art, studio and retail space dedicated to providing artists of levels the opportunity to leam and experience new art techniques in a semi private, safe, professional setting through our varied classes, curated events and creative experiences.

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing good fellowship and the interchange of ideas to those interested in the art and craft of quilting.

Lakeside Strummers

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The Lakeside Strummers is a group of ukulele players who enjoy playing and teaching others. All levels of experience, beginner to advanced, are invited to learn more. “We enjoy fun people and fun music!”

Contact Director Dennis Benhoff for additional information at

Left of Center Art Space has six working studio spaces, a gallery and class space. The artists who make up the center in painting, weaving, and pottery include Meridith Entingh, Miki Overcast-Kallan, Patti Kapral, Kelly Smith-Price, Susanne Sellars, and Susan Egbert.

Captivating Big Band Sounds – Crossing the Generations with Music

The Let’s Dance Band is comprised of professional musicians ages 17 – 93. The group’s repertoire consists of popular music from the 1930s to now including Big Band Swing, Jazz, Latin, Funk, and Rock.

LinDor Arts is a fine arts gallery, bringing you the latest works by our better regional artists.

LinDor Arts is involved in our community and participates in or with Roanoke City, Taubman Museum, WBRA TV, Roanoke Sidewalk Art Show, The O. Winston Link & History Museum, Art by Night, Downtown Roanoke Arts Collective and the Eleanor D Wilson Museum at Hollins University.

“Our Mission is to provide live theatrical productions for the education and enrichment of the community”

The Market Gallery is located on Roanoke’s historic downtown market and has exhibited fine art directly from regional artists since 2003.  Our mission is to provide an aesthetic environment for member artists to display their original artwork and to enrich the cultural environment of Southwest Virginia.

The Smith Mountain Lake Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization working to develop a centrally located, multi-use facility and gathering place for education, entertainment, and community and tourism events.

The Smith Mountain Lake Woodturners is a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW). We are a group of wood turners that have joined together to share ideas and techniques and to use our knowledge to educate others in the art of the lathe and woodturning. Through our meetings and events, we promote, demonstrate and teach woodturning skills at all levels.

SML Steel Drum Band

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Steel Drums took root at SML over 10 years ago after a Roanoke-based steel drum band performed a SMAC-sponsored concert here. Fascinated audience members jumped at the chance to practice and perform at SML. Since then a “beginner” band has formed, and ukulele and marimba ensembles. Performances benefit local charities – over $100,000 has been donated. Contact Jerry at 540-420-0900 for more info. 

We are an association of approximately 50 members from varying musical backgrounds who like each others’ company enough to meet once a month to socialize, talk about songwriting, and critique each others’ songs, all in the interest of becoming better songwriters.

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