Join us and make every Saturday spectacular!
Discover, create, and participate in Art Venture with art-making activities and community educational programming. From 10:00am - 5:00pm, visit our current exhibitions, try a gallery scavenger hunt with your family and friends to win a prize, and enjoy community collaborations, guest performances, and so much more!
Each Saturday we introduce a brand new selection of craft activities relating to one of the museum's current exhibitions or a special community event! These projects will be available throughout the week inside of Art Venture, open from 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday through Saturday, and 12:00pm - 5:00pm on Sunday, located on the first floor of the museum.
NEW! Every 1st Saturday of the month : Family Tour of the galleries!
11:00am | free to members, $5 non-members, included in Art Venture activity fee
ART VENTURE ACTIVITY FEE
$5 per child (age 12 months to 17 years)
adults and chaperones free
Art Venture is always free to children covered by a family membership.
Join us for COMMUNITY ART VENTURE DAYS:
Special Saturdays where Art Venture is FREE and open to the public.
Next FREE Community Day: September 26, 2015
Family Tour Available | 11:00am | free to members, $5 non-members, included in Art Venture activity fee
Saturday, August 15 | Explore New Materials inspired by the art of Vik Muniz
Collaborative Collage | 11am-2pm | Participate in the creation of an upcycled collage of Russian Pop Art Box Handbag by Judith Leiber in the atrium!
Saturday, August 22 | Art That Sparkles inspired by the art of Vik Muniz and Judith Leiber
Saturday, September 5 | Celebrate Cultural Influences inspired by the art of Jiha Moon
Family Tour Available | 11:00 am | free to members, $5 non-members, included in Art Venture activity fee
Einstein's Monkey | 1-3 pm | Musical performance for kids of all ages in Atrium
Saturday, September 12 | Grandparents Day | Make special memories by making art together! Create tissue paper flowers and vases, decorate picture frames, draw, paint and sculpt.
Exposure Roanoke will be in Art Venture taking photos from 11 - 3
Saturday, September 19 | Explore Sculpture and Pottery
Blue Ridge Potter's Guild in Art Venture | 11-3 pm | Try wheel throwing and hand building
Saturday, September 26 | Roanoke Science Festival and Museum Day Live
Free Community Art Venture Day!
Southwest Virginia Ballet Performance | 2 pm | in the Auditorium
Participate in an exciting array of activities that combine science and art, experience 8 interactive stations by VT/Carilion
Learning & Programs
- Thursday Nights
- First Fridays: Art By Night
- Adult Classes
- Group Tours
- Scheduled Programs
- Yoga at the Taubman
- Art Venture
- Birthday Parties
- Children's Classes
- School Partnerships
- Spectacular Saturdays
- Summer Camps
- Teen Workshops
- Tours & Reservations