Access Arts Charlottesville / Albemarle

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle promotes and develops opportunities for art and creative expression for people of all ages and abilities, with a focus on serving individuals with disabilities.  


  • Annual Art Exhibits
  • Music Recital
  • Poetry Book
  • Arts Based Outreach Activities to Schools, Assisted Living Facilities and day support programs.
  • Festival of the Book Performances and Presentations


AACA sponsors art workshops at schools, recreation centers and day programs led by artists with and without disabilities. In 2019, over 7,000 participants were involved in these workshops.

Visual Art Displays

Throughout the year

Albemarle County Office Building
401 McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902

2020 Online Literary Publications

  1. Written Works
  2. Joshua Rocker
  3. MaryAnna Dunn
  4. Kimberly Walker
  5. Parkside High C/O MA Dunn
  6. Tammy (Autumn) Foy
  7. Isabel (Izzy) Holmes
  8. Jessie Friel
  9. Kathy Owen
  10. Anonymous
  11. Rosemary Balister
  12. Shennel Cowherd
  13. Tabarek Hayyawi
  14. Mariam Romero
  15. Zaira
  16. Megan McGrath
  17. David Smethurst

Access Arts Charlottesville/Albemarle (AACA) is pleased to present original, previously unpublished poetry and short prose/short story submissions.