Discover, Create, Participate!
Hours of operation:
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Sunday and Monday
Holiday hours of operation:
Thanksgiving Day: Closed
Christmas Eve: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Years Day: Closed
Art Venture is an innovative exploratory gallery for youth and families. Visitors to Art Venture can paint, explore printmaking, draw, build, connect music with art, investigate 3D printing, create sculptures, display artwork, and much more. This interactive hands-on learning environment includes continuously changing programming that engages ages 2 to 13 year olds as well as older students and connects to our exhibitions and permanent collections.
Art Venture Group Time
Groups of 10 or more wishing to spend time in Art Venture as part of a daycare field trip, community summer camps, birthday party groups, and spring or winter break programs will need to call ahead to reserve time in Art Venture. Additional staff and art supplies will be provided to guide your group through the variety of activities available.
Please note that groups who do not call ahead to reserve Art Venture Group Time may still be asked to pay per child to use the facilities. Staff members will do their best to accommodate you at the time of your visit.
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: $5 per Child, Chaperones are free (one per 5 children is required)
Gift Certificate: Purchase Art Venture Group Time as a gift for friends, family, and children's organizations by calling Hillary Hardison, School and Outreach Manager.
Reservations should be made at least 3 weeks ahead of desired reservation date. To arrange, please contact Hillary Hardison, School and Outreach Manager, at 540.204.4110 or hhardison[at]taubmanmuseum[dot]org.
Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Sculpture, Music and Visual Art, Architecture, Theatre, Sensory Wall, Giant Dry Erase Board, Color Wheel, 3D Printing, Older Student Stations, and Community Display Area. Stations have self-directed activities with curriculum connections and guiding questions to stimulate learning.
Check out this panoramic view of the space: http://www.roanoke.com/wb/xp-306836
Winter Break in Art Venture
Thanks to all that attended our Winter Break 2013 activities! Please check back for a new list of activities closer to the season for Winter Break 2014.
Spring Break in Art Venture
Will you be around town during your Spring Break? Have family coming to visit? Join us in Art Venture during the week of Spring Break for themed activity days. Performances and art demonstrations occur throughout the week to inspire the act of art making in all of our visitors.
Thanks to all that attended our Spring Break 2014 activites! Please check back for a new list of activities closer to the season for Spring Break 2015.