Current Exhibits

Ungrounded: The Paper Art of Eric Standley

Paper artist Eric Standley is a Professor of Studio Art at Virginia Tech. He received his B.F.A. from the Massachusetts College of Art, and his M.F.A from Savannah College of Art and Design. Eric is represented by Dinner Gallery of New York City, the Marta Hewett Gallery of Cincinnati, Ohio and Media ...

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Empty Air: The Art of Maggie Connolly

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The Art of Advertisement: Art Nouveau Posters of the Late 19th Century

This selection from the VMFA’s collection of Art Nouveau posters highlights the late 19th-century design style, which emphasized beauty in natural forms and movement and was often expressed through flowing, stylized lines and flourishing patterns. The French, Belgian, Viennese, Italian, and American posters on view include works designed by Jules Chéret, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen, Manual Orazi, Josef ...

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Benjamin Wigfall & Printmaking in Virginia

Explore the life and legacy of Virginia native Benjamin Wigfall (1930–2017), an artist, professor, and community organizer who pushed the boundaries of traditional printmaking techniques. Learn about his early years in Richmond, where he grew up, before he attended Hampton Institute (now University) where he returned to teach until the early 1960s. Through nearly twenty prints by Wigfall and related ...

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Upcoming Exhibits

WKMA continually brings new and exciting exhibits and artists to the museum experience. Explore what's next for us.

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Permanent Collection

View works from our Permanent Collection of art, part of the WKMA experience year round, featuring our most enduring pieces.

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Sculpture Garden

The Sculpture Garden is a beautiful part of our museum grounds experience, and part of our permanent collection of art.

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Past Exhibits

View previously exhibited work at the William King Museum of Art, a retrospective of past shows and galleries.

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