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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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Selfie Room!

April 21 - July 31
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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SELFIE ROOM NOW OPEN! Free and open to the public. Opening: April 22, 2021 Join us April 22, 2021 for the opening of A Painting Tradition; a detailed look at the people behind the portrait. Afterward, bring your friends and create some portraits of your own in our FREE selfie room! Share your photos with us by tagging them #SelfieWKMA  

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May 2021

FREE! Learning Families – Portraits

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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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, then learn how to make fun and unique portraits of yourself or your family! Come by Saturday, May 8th from 10-12 to make and take home…

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June 2021

Portraits Alive!

June 30 - September 19
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Portraits Alive! WKMA intern, McKenzie Dykstra, brings the portraits in “A Painting Tradition” to life with modern technology! Using QR codes, McKenzie blends animation with historical fine art. Download the EyeJack app, scan the code, and watch as the sights and sounds of the portrait emerge. Experience Portraits Alive! Starting June 30 - September 19, 2021.

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August 2021

Music & Makers Craft Festival

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Music & Makers  When: August 7, 2021 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm Where: William King Museum of Art Cost: Admission to the event and concert are free. Beer and food must be purchased separately. Celebrate regional craft with WKMA’s “Music & Makers” festival! Join us at William King Museum of Art for a full day of fun. This family friendly event will feature music, beer, food, demos, vendors and more. Admission to the event and concert are free. Beer and food…

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October 2021

Little Pumpkin Paint-Off

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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Free

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 cost and hassle-free jack-o-lantern this year by painting a pumpkin at the WKMA!  First Fridays at the WKMA provide free art activities that make it…

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WKMA’s Free Outdoor Halloween Movie Night!

October 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Latture Field, Latture Field Dr.
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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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 to enjoy a family friendly Halloween movie! Feel free to dress up. For more information on the movie, call (276) 628-5005 x114   Sponsored by…

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Family Night: Halloween Takeover

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

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 or treating bag on Saturday the 23rd between 5 and 7 PM and go trick or treating at the drive-through Haunted Hill!  Family night connects…

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Haunted Hill – Drive Thru Trick or Treat

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
William King Museum of Art, 415 Academy Dr NW
Abingdon, VA 24210 United States
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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 Station at Haunted Hill? Please contact Nikki Hicks at (276) 628-5005 x113 or email nhicks@wkmuseum.org for more information. Businesses Participating in Haunted Hill Food City…

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