Sotheby’s: Important Jewels

Sotheby's: Important Jewels March 9, 2022 • 10:00 AM EST Attend in person in New York or Live Online at Sothebys.com  Sincere thanks to Henry Keuling-Stout for his generosity in donating the jewelry of his beloved late wife, Fran, to benefit the museum, and to Sotheby's for their expert care throughout this sale.   Support […]

Gnome a Home

Gnome A Home March 14 – April 30, 2022 Send a smile to a friend with a yard full of gnomes and support William King Museum of Art!  Surprise and delight your friends and family while also supporting William King Museum of Art with Gnome a Home. Our staff will secretly fill your person/business of […]

Long Rifle Documentation Day

Long Rifle Documentation Day A related program to the exhibition "The Long Rifle in Virginia." April 2, 2022   1:00PM - 4:00PM William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, VA   William King Museum of Art will document 18th or 19th century original muzzleloader long rifles. Register below, there are no appointment times, come as you […]

Dining Fit For A King

Dining Fit For a King is a fundraiser with proceeds supporting curatorial and educational programming at William King Museum of Art.  This series of dining events offers unique culinary experiences ranging from Italian in the Mountains to a Seven-Course German Dinner.  See Dining Events listed below or click on the link to download the PDF. Dining […]

Lip Sync Battle

Lip Sync Battle Friday, April 8, 2022 Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center   • General Admission: $5 (arrive at 7:00PM)   • VIP Admission: $40 (limited to 50 individuals, arrive at 6:00PM) Includes 2 Drink Tickets VIP Reserved Seating Texas Road House Meal: 3 Bone of Ribs with choice of 3oz Sirloin or 4oz Grilled […]

Easter Egg Hunt

WKMA Easter Egg Hunt Monday, April 11 at 12:00PM - Saturday, April 16 at 4:00PM FREE! William King Museum of Art’s Campus Search All Week!   Eggs will be hidden on the campus of William King Museum of Art. The eggs will be filled with prizes for kids and adults. Limit of 2 Eggs Per […]

The Open Road BikeFest

The Open Road BikeFest A Week-Long Event Staring June 22, 2022   Celebrate the opening of "The Open Road, The Art of the Motorcycle," on display at William King Museum of Art starting 6/16, with the Open Road BikeFest! Join businesses in Abingdon, VA and the surrounding areas for a full week of Bike Nights, […]

Artist Talk: Eric Standley

WKMA welcomes its next regional artist, Eric Standley, into the Panoramic Gallery! May 19 - July 10th Eric Standley is an internationally recognized artist known for his highly detailed cut-paper artwork. He cuts paper using lasers to create unworldly compositions that are often hundreds of layers deep. His work has been exhibited in over 120 […]

“Pie Safes: Appalachia’s Contribution to American Furniture”: A Lecture by Betsy K. White

Tuesday, July 26, 2pm, Executive Auditorium of the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, Abingdon Pie safes were common throughout America in the 19th century but reached their greatest popularity in the central Appalachian region. The pie safe can be traced back to German immigrants in Pennsylvania, who needed pieces of furniture to keep foodstuffs away […]