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December 2020

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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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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February 2021

Tours at Two for Head Over Heels with Mary Jane Miller

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Free

Join Mary Jane Miller as she gives a guided tour of her current exhibition, Head Over Heels. Gain insight into her expansive collection by talking about designers, iconic pieces, and how she became a collector. As a world traveller, she shares anecdotes from her trips and the remarkable stories behind the pieces in the exhibition. Reserve your spot for a tour with the collector today!   Tours at Two for Head Over Heels with collector Mary Jane Miller This event…

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March 2021

Gnome A Home

March 1 - March 27
$10 – $50

Gnome a Home  March 1 - 27, 2021 SEND A SOCIALLY DISTANCE SMILE TO A FRIEND WITH A YARD FULL OF GNOMES  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 choice's yard with gnomes. Each Gnoming will be accompanied by a yard sign that says, “This Home Has Been Gnomed, Benefitting WKMA” and a certificate explaining the Gnomes arrival. The Gnomes…

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Tours at Two: Head Over Heels with Mary Jane Miller

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Free 8 tickets left

Join Mary Jane Miller on March 7 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! 3/7/21 @ 2:00pm Please register prior to event. Limited to…

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WKMA Easter Egg Hunt

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - April 3 @ 4:00 pm
Easter Egg Hunt William King Museum of Art Abingdon

William King Museum of Art's Easter Egg Hunt Monday, March 29 at 12:00 p.m. -  Saturday, April 3 at 4:00 p.m. Children and adults alike are encouraged to join us Monday, March 29  -  Saturday, April 3  for the William King Museum of Art's Campus Easter Egg Hunt! Eggs will be hidden on the campus of William King Museum of Art and will contain a number that matches a prize for kids or adults   Prizes include • Museum Membership…

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April 2021

Cosplay Quest through Abingdon, VA

April 10
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Free

Cosplay Quest Location: William King Museum of Art and surrounding businesses in Abingdon, VA Saturday, April 10, 2021 @ 10 AM  – 5 PM  Price: Free and Open to the Public RSVP requested: To RSVP, add free item to cart, Call Nikki Hicks at (276) 628 5005 x113 or email nhicks@wkmuseum.org    On display through May 9, 2021 comes the work of Jordan Fowler - Tangible: Where Art and Technology Converge. “Artifacts of a different time” is one of the…

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Learning Families FREE Activity: Climbing Robots

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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  https://youtu.be/O-UqLMTcWxg Learning Families: Climbing Robots In honor of Jordan Fowler's exhibit Tangible: Where Art and Technology Converge, this month's Learning Families will have Youth Education showing you how to make Climbing Robots! Drop in on Saturday, April 10th from 10-12 to make your own! Date and Time: 4/10 Saturday 10am-12pm Cost: FREE no registration required Location: Castle Room (student/basement level) Supplies: included   COVID-19 guidelines in place for safety. Masks and 6 feet social distancing required in all museum…

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