Arts Cultural Partnerships

The Taubman Museum of Art is a collaborative partner with over 75 arts and cultural and social service organizations in the area. Please click on the following links to learn more about our partners.


Canstruction- Canstruction® is a unique charity which hosts competitions, exhibitions and events showcasing colossal structures made out of full cans of food. After the structures are built, the cansculptures® go on display to the public as a giant art exhibition. At the end of the event, all food is donated to local hunger relief organizations.

Clean Valley Council- Clean Valley Council provides educational programming and citizen participation events to spread the word about litter prevention, recycling, conservation and protecting our natural resources.

Feeding America SWVA- Feeding America Southwest Virginia has served the 26 counties and associated municipalities that make up Southwest Virginia for over three decades. As the leader in hunger relief in this region, FASWVA distributes more than 20 million pounds of food annually to nearly 400 partner agency soup kitchens, rescue missions, and food pantries.

Mill Mountain Theater- As a professional, year-round, regional theater with roots in its community and excellence as its primary objective, MMT has proudly served the region and the industry for 50 years. 

Opera Roanoke

Roanoke Children's Theater- RCT’s mission is to provide high quality theatre education and entertainment for kids, their schools and their families with year-round productions and programming.

Roanoke Valley Community Choir- The Roanoke Valley Choral Society aims to present a variety of choral music performed at the highest possible standards, thus enriching the life of the greater Roanoke Valley community while providing local singers with an artistic, educational and musical experience.

Roanoke Youth Symphony Orchestra- The RYSO is comprised of 65 student musicians, ages 12-18, who rehearse weekly and perform symphonic repertoire in public concerts throughout the school year.

Science Festival- The Virginia Science Festival features a month-long big festival where the guest-of-honor is Science!

Southwest Virginia Ballet- Southwest Virginia Ballet strives to bring quality pre-professional dance through artistic, instructional, and performance excellence providing opportunities to the community.