Anyone who attends First Friday on the regular knows to stop by the Academy Center of the Arts (600 Main St.) Up Front and Ann White galleries (They’re the galleries facing Main Street). But tonight, the Academy kicks off a special exhibit in the Arts & Education Lobby located right next to Warehouse Theatre around back. The portrait exhibit by Heritage High School art students called “ Let Your Trumpets Blow, Let Your Mighty Voice Be Heard ,” will be on display there through the end of June. The collection features portraits of leading African American citizens of Lynchburg. For more info on Academy exhibits, click  here . On the First Friday of every month, downtown art galleries and other establishments open their doors to special exhibits and live performances from about 5-8 p.m. For a more events, check out the First Friday  page .

Anyone who attends First Friday on the regular knows to stop by the Academy Center of the Arts (600 Main St.) Up Front and Ann White galleries (They’re the galleries facing Main Street). But tonight, the Academy kicks off a special exhibit in the Arts & Education Lobby located right next to Warehouse Theatre around back. The portrait exhibit by Heritage High School art students called “Let Your Trumpets Blow, Let Your Mighty Voice Be Heard,” will be on display there through the end of June. The collection features portraits of leading African American citizens of Lynchburg. For more info on Academy exhibits, click here. On the First Friday of every month, downtown art galleries and other establishments open their doors to special exhibits and live performances from about 5-8 p.m. For a more events, check out the First Friday page.