Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Before Your Visit

What are the Museum's hours?
Where can I eat?

Education and Programming

Where can I purchase a ticket for an event or program?

You can purchase tickets online by visiting each event’s web page. You can also visit the Museum’s Visitor Services Desk at 110 Salem Avenue in downtown Roanoke or call 540.342.5760. And unless otherwise noted, tickets for events and programs can be purchased at the door.

How do I register for an individual class or a summer camp at the Museum?
How do I register for a group tour?
What is the application process for the college internship program?
How to become a Museum class instructor?


What is currently on display?
Click here to view what's on display today.
Where is the rest of the permanent collection?
Is photography permitted in the Museum?

Support, Donate, Memberhsip

How may I donate art to the Museum?

Click here to learn how to donate art to the museum.

How can I become a member?
How do I apply to become a volunteer?

Appraisal, Gifts, and Loans

Can my artwork be displayed in the Museum?

The Museum is dedicated to supporting and promoting the work of living artists. If you would like the curatorial staff to learn more about your art, please provide the following:

  • Artist statement
  • Live link to website (preferred)
  • Resume or CV
  • High-quality images of your work
  • One-page exhibition proposal

Materials should be submitted via email to Chief Curator and Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Community Engagement Dr. Karl Willers at or mailed to the Curatorial Department's attention at 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011.

Please provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you would like the materials returned. The staff will strive to reply to all submissions within 90 business days. No phone calls, please. 

Can the Museum appraise my painting or object?
Will the Museum purchase one of my works?
Can the Museum help me preserve artwork?