Qualifying for Access

To take advantage of the open studio access program, you must be a VisArts member and be certified to work in one of our studios.  

Certification is granted when you: 

  1. Take a qualifying VisArts class OR 
  2. Apply for a waiver and pass an accompanying skills test

Once you’ve satisfied one or both of these requirements, you’ll receive a studio access card and your studio-specific certification will be noted in your account. You are only allowed to work in studios for which you have earned a certification. 

To initiate this process, please call (804) 353-0094 or stop by our 1812 W. Main Street location and speak to a front desk associate.