About the Bay School

The Bay School Community Arts Center is a non-profit art gallery in Mathews, Virginia, on the Chesapeake Bay. 

The Bay School annually offers more than 100 art classes in a wide range of media, conducts arts outreach programming with many community partners, hosts the Clay by the Bay Ceramics Guild, and showcases the best of local, regional, and Virginia fine art and craft in the Art Speaks Gallery.

The Bay School is a member of the Made in Mathews Open Studio Tour, the River to Bay Artisan Trail, the Mathews County Coalition 4 Kids, the Mathews Main Street Committee, and the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce.

View and Shop the Art Speaks Gallery and register for classes online.