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William King Museum of Art, Abingdon

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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3.8/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
The William King Museum of Art is a non-profit regional art museum and arts education center housed in a historic 1913 former school. It is the only facility of its kind and Virginia’s only nationally accredited museum west of Roanoke. An average of nine exhibitions are mounted each year, showcasing art of the region and of the world. Programming includes artist talks, lectures, workshops, and other special events. Two additional galleries include the Student Gallery, which displays works from area schools and colleges, and the Panoramic Gallery that features self-curated shows by local artists. These two galleries offer up to 24 additional exhibits a year. An extensive arts education program serves school and public audiences both within and outside of the facility. The Museum also features artist studios, reference library, research archives, and an outdoor sculpture garden.
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  • Great art work. I would recommend checking it out . Great and easy location. Only donations for admittance. 
  • We did see two artists working intently, which was quite interesting, but the exhibits were a bit strange and did not have a very cohesive feel to them. It is as if there is no board of directors to s...  read more »
  • If you are looking for a fun and different museum to visit the William King Museum of Art is a good choice. The recent exhibits include Viva Applacia - very interesting and diverse. Artist "Professor ...  read more »
  • William King Museum of Art , is a great educational experience, and is a wonderful place to volunteer with a great staff and volunteers to welcome you !!
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