Events & Exhibitions

We are constantly booking new events at our facility so check back soon!  Please note that wedding dates are not publicly listed, if you have an inquiry please contact For questions regarding the rental of any of the facilities please contact our Office at (434) 372-0502 or send us an email at

Deadline August 19, 2021

About the Art Show

MacCallum More Museum and Gardens (MMMG) is sponsoring a Juried Art Show with $1,200 in total prize money. The show will be held at the historic MacCallum More Museum and Gardens, 603 Hudgins Street, Chase City, Virginia from September 19 to October 29,  2021, and will offer a $500 first prize, $300 second prize, $150 third prize, and a $250 Garden Award for the best depiction of the MacCallum More Gardens.

How to submit:  MacCallum All artwork submitted by email or CD must be emailed or More Museum & Gardens postmarked by Thursday, August 19, 2021. 


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We are both pleased and honored to welcome Mr. Jeffrey Allison as this year's juror.  Jeffrey W. Allison is the Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Director, Statewide Programs and exhibitions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) and a professional photographer.    Jeffrey is a sought after lecturer on the arts and was consultant on the Discovery Channel series Ancient Origins of Native Americans.

Historic Garden Week

April 17 - April 24, 2021

April 17 - April 24, 2021

Tickets are now available for Historic Garden Week. For one week this April, visitors will tour inspired private landscapes, public gardens and historic sites across Virginia, enjoying our beautiful state at the peak of spring. In addition, over 1,000 world-class floral arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members will enhance tour properties. This beloved statewide event will include 30 unique tours organized and hosted by 48 member clubs located from the foothills of the Shenandoah Valley all the way to the beaches of Tidewater.


Deadline April 15, 2021

It’s spring!   It’s time to break out that sidewalk chalk, crayons, paint.  Do you or your child like to draw, sketch or sculpt? Children of all ages are invited to submit a photo for a chance to be featured in our Arbor Day Art Show.   MacCallum More Museum and Gardens is conducting an All Media Art Show for all ages with prizes and a chance to be featured in our museum exhibit.  The topic of the artwork is of course anything to do with trees and can be any media including photography.  Visit the link to enter now, and don’t forget to share your entry.  Best of luck and we hope to see you in the gardens for spring. 



All Month in April 2021

Stop by our gift shop and browse artwork from local artists.  We're currently featuring the work of Lake Country Artists Guild.  Our Gift shop is open 10am - 5pm Monday through Friday.  We're still on modified times due to COVID and so we are open only by appointment on weekends.    

See you soon!


April 30, 2021

Join us on Friday April 30, 2021 in the gardens as we launch "Chase City Green" and celebrate Arbor Day. This event will be live-streamed. We have a bunch of events happening in the gardens for this, so mark the date and stay tuned. This event is hosted by Microsoft with the support of our local businesses including.
Chase City Chamber of Commerce Mecklenburg County Tourism
Scott's Company
Virginia Tech Urban Forestry
Virginia Tech Cooperative Extension, Wootton Brother's Greenhouse
Virginia Department of Health 

More details will be available soon