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A Little About The Museum

William King Museum of Art is an ever-changing gallery and gathering space in the vibrant arts and cultural community of Abingdon, VA. Our exhibitions range from contemporary art made right here in our Appalachian region to fine art from all around the world.

WKMA is also home to the Betsy K. White Cultural Heritage Research Archive, one of the most thorough documentations of the rich decorative arts legacy of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee in existence. This research is reflected in our two cultural heritage galleries, which celebrate that legacy.

Museum Hours

Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 -5 p.m.

Open until 8 p.m. the first Thursday of each month
Closed on some holidays

Museum Address

Physical Address:
415 Academy Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2256
Abingdon, VA 24212

Museum Map, Parking, Accessibility

Explore the museum map to learn more about the museum experience, see parking and accessibility information for your visit.

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Discover tour options for your visit to William King Museum of Art, including guided, student, and group tours.

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Visit Abingdon

Let’s just sum it all up by saying that Abingdon is a fun place to visit. The mountains that surround the town beckon visitors to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and spectacular scenery.

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Host An Event at WKMA

With its stunning views of the mountains, beautiful galleries, and expansive outdoor sculpture garden, the historic William King Museum of Art is a perfect location.

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Resident Artist

Meet our resident artists! The Museum’s studio artist program is open to visual artists working in all media.

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Art Lab Classes

WKMA’s Art Lab is a hub for learning where students, makers, educators, and the public can connect, exchange knowledge and ideas, and hone their skills.

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Upcoming Events

Haunted Hill – Trick or Treat

Oct 24

5:00 pm

Join WKMA and Blue Mountain Therapy for Haunted ...

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Photos with Santa

Nov 07

12:00 pm

Visit William King Museum of Art for socially distant photos with Santa on Saturday, November 7, 2020, 12:00 p.m. ...

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Lunch & Learn: Women in Art 

Nov 11

12:00 pm

The canon of Western Art History remains male dominated. Even today, artists who are female face challenges ...

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Designer Purse Virtual Raffle

Nov 19

6:30 pm

Designer Purse & More - Virtual Raffle Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. To celebrate the opening for the ...

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