Spectacular Saturdays

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join us for our Spectacular Saturdays!
Discover, Create, and Participate in Art Venture art-making and special activities. Visit our current exhibitions, try the gallery scavenger hunts with your family and friends to win a prize, and be on the look out for special guest collaborations, performances, and so much more!
Children can create unique crafts to take home!

Each Saturday introduces a brand new selection of art-making activities centered on one of the current museum exhibitions! These projects will be available throughout the week inside our Art Venture space,
open from 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Saturday on the first floor of the museum.


Saturday, October 18th:

Roanoke Valley Reads: Exploring Japanese Culture
Special Programming: Readings from The Bracelet (upper elementary youth book) in the Cox Communications Theatre in Art Venture  |  11:00am and 1:00pm
Readings from Weedflower ( middle school youth book) in the Cox Communications Theatre in Art Venture  |  12:00pm and 2:00pm
Art Venture Activities: Origami, Japanese brush painting, and macrame friendship bracelets!
>>Download Flyer Here>>

Saturday, October 25th:

Art Beyond Sight
Special Programming: Performance by the Southwest Virginia Ballet  |  2:00pm
Art Venture Activities: Sculpt while blindfolded, make tactile picture frames, create texture rubbings, and try your hand at blind countour drawing!
>>Download Flyer Here>>

Saturday, November 1st:

Roanoker 40 Year Celebration

Saturday, November 8th:


Saturday, November 15th:


Saturday, November 22nd:


Saturday, November 29th:

Fuzzy Kudzu


Saturday, December 6th:


Beg, Borrow, and Steal


Saturday, December 13th:


Explore Photography


Saturday, December 20th:


Drawing Expedition


Saturday, December 27th: