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November 2020

Lunch & Learn: Women in Art 

November 11, 2020 @ 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

The canon of Western Art History remains male dominated. Even today, artists who are female face challenges of respect and representation. Learn about female artists who are pushing boundaries.  

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Easy Embroidery with Lauren Houser

November 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Easy Embroidery with Lauren Houser November 14, 2020 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm This Learning Families dives into our exhibit Superabundance: The Legacy of Laura Lu Copenhaver and the impact her business, Rosemont Industries, had on the popularity of hand-made Appalachian textiles. Families will enjoy a guided tour of the gallery, learning all about Laura, Rosemont, and how she helped make Appalachian goods available worldwide. Then, join instructor Lauren Houser for a lesson on embroidery and work to create…

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Designer Purse Virtual Raffle

November 19, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$100.00

Designer Purse & More - Virtual Raffle Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. To celebrate the opening of the exhibition Head Over Heels, we are hosting a Designer Purse Raffle with the live giveaway streaming on Facebook. This socially distant fundraiser will raise much-needed funding for the museum. Due to COVID-19, WKMA made the decision to cancel all in-person fundraising events for the entire year. The museum depends on these events for outreach, exhibitions, and operations. Please consider purchasing…

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December 2020

Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity is what brings people of all races, faiths, and political views together across the globe. Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in others' lives and is a fundamental value anyone can act on. William King Museum of Art is working to find its way during…

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Holiday Cards

December 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Holiday Cards  Tuesday 12/1, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Pay-what-you-can   Drop in to make decorative paste paper, cut a stamp, or use simple folding techniques to create unique holiday cards for Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, Kwanzaa, or even Festivus!  

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Gallery Games

December 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Thursday 12/3 from 6-6:45 pm Thursday 12/3 from 7-7:45 pm (Limited space for both sessions; please reserve your space in a one-time slot)   Guests will join museum staff in the gallery for a brief tour. Then, participants will explore art through a series of interactive and collaborative gallery games to understand the art at another level.     

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Shoe Design Workshop

December 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Shoe Design Workshop   December 5, 2020 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm For this special Learning Families event, WKMA  invites families to join us for a scavenger hunt through our Head Over Heels exhibit. Find as many styles of shoe you can before heading to the workshop to design shoes of your very own. Using a variety of supplies provided by WKMA, (pencils, rulers, crayons, scissors, oil pastels, glitter, glue, paint, fabric, scrap paper, magazines for collage, rhinestones, etc.)…

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Tours at Two with Mary Jane Miller

December 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Mary Jane Miller on December 6th at 2 p.m for a free tour of Head Over Heels: Shoes, Bags, and Accessories, during our Tours at Two program.  FREE for all to enjoy. Take a global tour as Miller reveals the stories behind some of her shoes and accessories with anecdotes from her world travels. She will discuss owning her own business and the moment she knew she was a collector! If you have any questions, call (276) 628-5005 ext. 106.

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Lunch & Learn: Art of Ice and Snow

December 9, 2020 @ 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

Join for the Art of Ice and Snow during December's Lunch & Learn.

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Elves Workshop

December 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free – $5.00

Elves Workshop December 12, 2020 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Calling all elves! Get creative this holiday season with Elves Workshop! Families work with WKMA staff to create unique holiday gifts and decorations just in time for gift-giving. This day of holiday family fun and creativity comes complete with light refreshments. Advanced Registration is required.  Due to Covid-19 guidelines, numbers are limited. $5/PARTICIPANT, FREE FOR MEMBERS

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