The Best of Barter
The Best of Barter May 18, 2023 – September 17, 2023 Organized by William King Museum of Art in Collaboration with Barter Theatre Presented in the United Company Contemporary Regional GalleryLearn More >
April 27, 2023 – July 30, 2023 Contemplating Character, organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions in association with Denenberg Fine Arts, explores the evolution of portraiture from the end of the 18th century until the present. In contrast to portraits near the end of the eighteenth century that were tired flattery of the rich and ...Learn More >
Big, Ugly, Hullabaloo: The Work of Eric Drummond Smith
Big Ugly Hullabaloo: The Work of Eric Drummond Smith December 29, 2022 – April 30, 2023 The United Company Contemporary Regional Gallery Colorful creatures, surreal stories, and embellished expressions are all phrases that describe Abingdon artist Eric Drummond Smith’s upcoming exhibition Big Ugly Hullabaloo.Learn More >
Black History in Appalachia and Beyond
Black History in Appalachia and Beyond February 23, 2023 – April 2, 2023 World Fine Art Gallery By the mid 19th century, the visual culture in America was riddled with white supremacy and racial caricatures degrading African Americans. Though they had little means of reaching widespread ...Learn More >
Toyland: Artifacts of Youth
Toyland: Artifacts of Youth November 17, 2022 – March 5, 2023 Organized by William King Museum of Art & Presented in The Glenn C. Price & The Strongwell Galleries This holiday season, explore the wonders of youth through children’s playthings from the past two ...Learn More >
Washington: The Myths and the Man
Washington: The Myths and the Man October 6 – January 29, 2022 Washington: The Myths and the Man is organized by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture & Presented in The United Company/LeGard Gallery at William King Museum of Art As commander-in-chief, George Washington led the ...Learn More >
God Willing, We’ll See Each Other Again: The Life and Work of William Fields
God Willing, We’ll See Each Other Again: The Life and Work of William Fields July 28, 2022 – December 4, 2022 “One day at a time.” This was the advice that William Fields gave to so many. The phrase implies living in the moment and focusing on the time that we have today. Indeed William Fields lived ...Learn More >
The Long Rifle in Virginia
The Long Rifle in Virginia April 1, 2022 – October 31, 2022 United Company – Legard Galleries, Cultural Heritage Gallery The long rifle was a surprise factor in winning American independence. A distinctive product of the ...Learn More >
The Open Road: The Art of the Motorcycle
The Open Road: The Art of the Motorcycle June 16, 2022 – September 18, 2022 United Company – Legard Galleries, World Fine Art Gallery “The Open Road: The Art of the Motorcycle” is a retrospective of the art, design, and history of the motorcycle. A ...Learn More >
Humor Me: The Art of Laughter
Humor Me: The Art of Laughter February 24 – July 3, 2022 In the age of Covid, it seems that the world around us has become dull and gray. This exhibition aims to provide the audience with a bit of laughter. The McGlothlin Exhibition ...Learn More >
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