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February 2020

LEARNING FAMILIES: FROM THESE HILLS

February 21 @ 12:00 am
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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$5.00
Learning Families: From These Hills

Expressing pride in your region and cultural heritage can sometimes be difficult to put into words. After an in-depth gallery tour of our From these Hills exhibit, families will join us in the classroom to learn how to express their love for our Appalachian region through collage, drawing, and writing.

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SNOWDAYS are PLAYDAYS!

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - April 16 @ 4:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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$5.00
snow day art class

Need something to do when the kids are out of school for snow? Drop by WKMA any time from noon-4 p.m.for self-directed, creative activities! 

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March 2020

LEARNING FAMILIES: BUDDING ARTISTS

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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$5.00
family learning art March

In preparation for the coming season and WKMA’s Art in Bloom festivities, families will join local artists and florists to learn how to incorporate flowers into their lives and works of art.

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April 2020

Lunch & Learn: Hand Building using Clay with Cecelia Pippin

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Cecelia Pippin is an artist-educator and resident maker at the Museum. Learn about multiple ways to work with clay and return to work inspired.   *Depending on the current COVID-19 crisis this may be a Facebook live demonstration. Call 276.628.5005 ext. 109 for details.   

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May 2020

Virtual Lunch & Learn

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Art Materials, Books, and Other Resources for Beginners Visit our Facebook page for a live video at noon May 13. Click here.  Want to get creative but aren’t sure where to start? Are you a perfectionist and want a guide to help you "jump in"? Feeling rusty and looking for inspiration? This is the L&L for you!  

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June 2020

Lunch & Learn

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Lunch & Learn: Figurative Sculpture with Lynn Price  Join Lynn Price to learn about his journey into art and his creative studio practice as a resident artist in the Museum. Watch him bring realism to clay while he shares tips and tricks he has learned as a self-taught artist.  

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July 2020

Lunch & Learn

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Lunch & Learn: Mixed Media Art  Learn about the mixed media art and process of Margaret Gregg, one of our mixed media resident artists. You’ll also be provided information on a variety of mixed media materials and techniques to try at home.   

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August 2020

Lunch & Learn: Art Meets Science 

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Who says art and science are so different? “To develop a complete mind: Study the science of art; Study the art of science. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” -Leonardo da Vinci  

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September 2020

Lunch & Learn: Language in Contemporary Art 

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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William King Museum of Art Lunch and Learn Abingdon Virginia

Grab your favorite lunch and join us for Lunch & Learn: Language in Contemporary Art.  

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Invisible Labor, Essential Work

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
William King Art Museum, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Free
Invisible Labor Art Lab at William King Museum of Art

In this Zoom lecture, Dir. of Higher Education, Laken Bridges, will discuss her own work in visual arts. Bridges’ studio practice includes drawing, printmaking, and installation, with works ranging from 12 inches to 12 feet. Her research examines labor and social class with an emphasis on domestic and manual work. Guests are encouraged to join Bridges in considering who and what society values, and how art can start difficult conversations. Invisible Labor, Essential Work with Laken Bridges Sunday, September 20…

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