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Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke

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The Taubman Museum of Art (TMA) is part of the lively metro mountain mix of arts, culture, and outdoor fun. Located in the heart of dynamic downtown Roanoke the TMA is near the Farmer’s Market, active trains, historic Hotel Roanoke, shopping, restaurants, art galleries, theater, science, train, and many cultural attractions. The museum features it permanent collection of American, Southeast American, Judith Leiber, Regional, Visionary, and Folk Art with notable touring exhibitions from collections around the globe. Its unique contemporary building includes a three-story Atrium, balcony overlook to the Roanoke Star, ten beautiful art filled galleries, and Art Venture, an interactive space for youth and families. Art Venture offers daily fun hands-on art making stations in painting, drawing, theater play, building, and printing (children $5, adults free).
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  • August 13, 2017
    The museum itself, is a gorgeous modern building, and I would recommend visiting just to see the large glass windows/walls and glass staircase. The staff was very friendly and informative. There weren...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    My mother and I truly enjoyed ourselves. We headed downtown, to check out the farmer's market, and found there was a festival going on so we decided to go to the museum. Some of the fiber art wasn't m...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Maybe half of this museum was art. The other half was poor drawings and items thrown together to be called "art". Not sure how a piece of fuzzy materiel that I could have cut off of a stuffed animal i...  more »
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  • June 22, 2017
    Great opportunity to see some really great art in perfect surroundings. Lots for everyone and every age to enjoy.
  • June 15, 2017
    Three particularly insightful pieces today. That's a good day. Architecture itself is worth the adventure. Very gracious staff.
  • April 26, 2017
    Unique architecture. Museum has limited pieces on display at this time but has had some interesting shows in the past. Worth visiting if nothing else on your schedule.
  • June 29, 2017
    What a wonderful, hidden place in Roanoke. It is beautifully maintained. Entertaining, fun and free!
  • June 23, 2017
    An active and creative art museum. Roanoke is fortunate to have a museum of this quality in the community.

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