Spectacular Saturdays

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

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 every Tuesday - Saturday, 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 our Museum members
(children are covered under a family membership
held by parents or grandparents)
as well as all guardians and chaperones.

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 Community Days: September 26, 2015

July

Saturday, July 4 | Symbols in Art inspired by artist Audrey Flack and Jiha Moon

Family Tour Available  |  11:00am  |  free to members, $5 non-members, included in Art Venture activity fee

Saturday, July 11 | Free Community Art Venture Day!

Rhythm & Art Paint and draw to music, construct your own drums and maracas. Learn how to draw a self-portrait! 

Drumming through Cultures and Time  | 11-12pm | With Tom Teasley, Worlds Percussionist, the audience will travel the Silk Road and Sugar Trade Route.This performance is partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.

Exposure Roanoke | 11-3pm | will be taking photos on the auditorium stage

 

Saturday, July 18 | Upcycled Art inspired by the art of Vik Muniz 

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Saturday, July 25 | Community Collage inspired by the art of Vik Muniz

Participate in the creation of a large collaborative collage in the atrium created with recylced materials!

Sponsored by:

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August

Saturday, August 1 | Asian Art Exploration 

Family Tour Available  |  11:00am  |  free to members, $5 non-members, included in Art Venture activity fee

Saturday, August 8 | A Day at the Beach

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Saturday, August 15 | Explore New Materials

Saturday, August 22 | Art That Sparkles inspired by artists Vik Muniz and Judith Leiber

Saturday, August 29 | Back to School

September

Saturday, September 5 | Celebrate Cultural Influences inspired by the art of Jiha Moon

Family Tour Available  |  11:00am  |  free to members, $5 non-members, included in Art Venture activity fee

Saturday, September 12 | Grandparents Day

Exposure Roanoke will be in Art Venture

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Saturday, September 19 | Explore Sculpture and Pottery

Blue Ridge Potter's Guild in Art Venture | 11-3pm | Try wheel throwing and hand building

Saturday, September 26 | Roanoke Science Fesival and Musum Day Live

Free Community Art Venture Day!

Southwest Virginia Ballet Performance | 2 pm | in the Auditorium