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Douglas Wilson, Automata IX, and Automata III, Photo by Jeff Hofmann, Collection of Jane Gershon WeitzmanROANOKE, Va. (Oct. 25, 2016) — The Taubman Museum of Art was honored to bring together more than 400 of Southwest Virginia’s top female professionals and philanthropists for the annual Women’s Luncheon Monday, October 24, to celebrate women, art and education in the region. Kroger sponsored the event.

Tinks at the TaubmanROANOKE, Va. (Sept. 20, 2016) – Have you noticed a little pixie dust floating along the breeze on Salem Avenue? It’s likely due to the increased comings-and-goings between the Taubman Museum of Art and TINK’S PLACE, neighbors on one of downtown Roanoke’s prettiest and most bustling thoroughfares.

And the reason behind the comings-and-goings? The Taubman Museum of Art and Ninette White, the creator and proprietor of the eclectic home décor and gift boutique TINK’S PLACE, are pleased to officially announce a new retail venture sure to please art lovers and pixies alike: TINK’S AT THE TAUBMAN.

LegaciesROANOKE, Va. (Aug. 24, 2016) – The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present the major posthumous exhibition, Legacies: Honoring Artistic Luminaries from Southwestern Virginia, celebrating artists in Southwestern Virginia who shaped the region’s artistic landscape today. The exhibition is on view Aug. 27, 2016-Jan. 28, 2017, in the Museum’s new Special Exhibition Gallery.

The featured artists represent the very best artistic efforts of the region from the 1800s to the very recent past. Working in a variety of media from paintings to sculpture and from glass to jewelry, the artists’ works highlight the rich and fertile artistic ground that is the Roanoke Valley.

Sharon Von Senden, Jewels at Work, Photo by Lucas Zarebinski, Collection of Jane Gershon WeitzmanROANOKE, Va. (Aug. 10, 2016) — The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present Art & Sole: Fantasy Shoes from the Jane Gershon Weitzman Collection, Sept. 3-Dec. 31, 2016.

The exhibition features more than 70 inventive examples of fantasy art shoes chosen from the Jane Gershon Weitzman collection, remarkable for their imaginative construction and elaborate adornment.

Sonya Clark (American, born 1967), The Hair Craft Project: Hairstylists with Sonya Exhibition highlights the artistry of African American hair craft; Live performance “Translations” to feature stylist reinterpreting historic African hairstyle on Clark’s head

ROANOKE, Va. (Aug. 15, 2016) – The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present Follicular: The Hair Stories of Sonya Clark, a major mid-career exhibition featuring the work of African-American multimedia artist Sonya Clark, Oct. 1, 2016-May 14, 2017. The exhibition offers visitors the opportunity to see the intricate history of African American hair presented through objects and performances.

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