FREE! Learning Families – Portraits

Learning Families - Portraits Date and Time: Saturday, 5/8 from 10am - 12pm Cost: FREE Location: William King Museum of Art, Castle Room (student/basement level) Supplies: included May's Learning Families free activity is inspired by the portrait exhibition, A Painting Tradition, on display through Sept. 19. Visit the gallery to learn about portraiture throughout history, […]

Little Pumpkin Paint-Off

Little Pumpkin Paint-Off Friday, October 1, 2021, 6PM - 8PM  FREE Appropriate for all ages Supplies and locally-grown pumpkins provided  Try to win a fun title, including “Most Creative Pumpkin” and “Scariest Pumpkin”  Outdoors next to the Art Lab at William King Museum of Art Tired of scraping out gourd guts every fall? Create a […]

WKMA’s Free Outdoor Halloween Movie Night!

IN CASE OF RAIN Check our Facebook, Instagram, and This Page for updates on WKMA Movie Night.      Outdoor Halloween Movie Night: The Haunted Mansion with Eddie Murphy Cost: Free When: Saturday, 10/16 starting at 8:00PM Where: Latture Field, Abingdon, VA CLICK HERE to view the trailer.    Bring your blankets, chairs, and snacks […]

Family Night: Halloween Takeover

Family Night: Halloween Takeover Thursday, October 21st 2021, 5 to 8 PM FREE! Appropriate for all ages  Enjoy free fun for all ages during WKMA Family Night! Halloween has taken over the art museum! Decorate trick or treating bags on Level One, take a spooky ghost tour through the museum, and bring back your trick […]

Haunted Hill – Drive Thru Trick or Treat

Haunted Hill - Drive Thru Trick or Treat Saturday, October 23, 2021 FREE! 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Bring Your Family to William King Museum of Art and Drive the Loop for Socially Distant Trick or Treating! Candy Stations will be set up around Academy Drive. Are you a business or organization interested in setting up a Candy […]

November 2021 Family Day: Bernini and Family Coats of Arms

November 2021 Family Day: Bernini and Family Coats of Arms Saturday, November 13th, 1-4 PM  FREE Located at William King Museum of Art on First Floor, Youth Education    Create your own family coat of arms and participate in an activity-based gallery tour of Bernini and the Roman Baroque   Family day is a monthly event […]

GRAND OPENING! Learning Families Imagination Studio: Inside the Circle

Learning Families Imagination Studio: Inside the Circle  Grand Opening Postponed: The studio will open after Thanksgiving, 2021  Open during normal museum hours (Mon - Wed, Fri & Sat 10am - 5pm, Thurs 10am - 8pm, Sun 1pm - 5pm) Always FREE! The Learning Families Imagination Studio is a new space opening in the WKMA dedicated […]

Deck the Halls!

Deck the Halls  Thursday December 2nd 2021 5-7 PM  FREE  Located first floor Youth Education at WKMA Craft simplified recreations of traditional Southern Appalachian Christmas decor to get your home ready for the winter holiday season. Learn about local cultural history through artistic crafting that connects us to our past.  Open to children, adults, and […]

December 2021 Family Day: Seasonal Traditions

December Family Day: Seasonal Traditions Saturday, Dec 11, 2021, 1-4 PM  FREE Family day is a monthly event that connects the local community to the museum. Family Day is a part of the Learning Families initiative at the WKMA, a set of programs designed for parents and children to enjoy together. Family day includes an […]

Elves Workshop

Elves Workshop December 18 2021, 11 AM-4 PM  Non-Members: $5/child  Members: FREE!  It’s hard to get the perfect gift for everyone on your list... especially if you’re a kid! At the WKMA’s Elves Workshop, kids can craft artistic presents for friends and family while parents relax. Kids (elves): craft holiday gifts and cards at three […]