Spectacular Saturdays

Saturday, January 31, 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.

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.

 

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Bring to Life a Still Life - Gerry Bannan: Vanitas

Choose from Four Different Still-Life Arrangements and Create Your Own Still-Life Drawing! Learn about Gerry Bannan's Vanitas.

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

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Real to Surreal - Paul and John Paul Caponigro: Generations

Create surreal landscape collage, Galaxy Apple-inspired Wax Resist Painting, Learn to Draw Surreal Figures, and Sculpt a Melting Object!

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

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Hands-On-Art

Use Your Hands: Create Finger Puppets, Fingerprint Art, Finger Painting, Finger Knitting, Finger Weaving, and Sculpture!

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

Saturday, February 14, 2015

For the Love of Art

Create Cards, Bookmarks, and More for Your Special Someone! Create a Letterpress Valentine Design with John Reburn of Appalachia Press.

Mill Mountain Theatre Conservatory Performance  |  11:00am

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Chinese New Year with Local Colors  |  12:00 - 3:00pm

FREE Community Art Venture Day with music, martial arts, dancing, and more!

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Poetry and Art: War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Renewal

"Listening to Paintings" with Scott Williamson of Opera Roanoke  |  2:00pm