Children & Family, Adults, Teens, Drive

POP Power Public Opening Day & FREE Art Venture

Saturday, September 28, 2019

10:00am - 5:00pm

Purchase Tickets

Be among the first to experience works by legendary Pop and Neo-Pop artists such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jeff Koons and more in this major site-specific exhibition!

Click here for tickets, or purchase yours on Opening Day at the Visitor Services Desk.

Once you've enjoyed the galleries, stick around for the immersive, hands-on activities that offer something for everyone in the family on this special day!

All of the below are free and run from 10am-5pm:

  • Screen Printing
    Learn how to screen print using original, handmade POP Power designs and leave with your own POP Power merch!
  • DIY Jeff Koons-Inspired Balloon Dogs
    Get a quick tutorial, then make your own to take home to remember the show!
  • Interactive Photo-Ops 
    Strike a pose in front of our atrium photo backdrop!
    Get an Instax photo for $1 or snap a pic on your phone for free. 

    You can make your own Pop-inspired GIF that you can share on social media, too! (Exhibition ticket purchase required for GIF making.)
  • FREE Art Venture
    Enjoy 14 hands-on art-making stations in our children's creativity center!

From 10am-2pm you can get your face painted by artist, Christina Davis. 

Roanoke College theater students will be on-site throughout the day showcasing their makeup design skills! They have been paired with a work of art in POP Power, and will interpret that work on their faces with makeup as their art medium! 

Join us at 11am for a special Pop music performance by Sarah Wade from The Jefferson Center's Music Lab! Free and open to the public. 

At 2pm, enjoy a special Pop art-themed performance by the Southwest Virginia Ballet! Free and open to the public. Click here for details.

Want even more POP fun? Sign up for a Tie-Dye T-shirt Workshop! Click here for times and details.