The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum | Hollins University

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum


Upcoming Programs

All events are free and open to the public, but some may require reservations. Please contact Laura Jane Ramsburg at 540-362-6081 or



kids make art


Saturday, April 1, May 6, 1-3 pm
Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum & Studio Classroom 307

KIDS MAKE ART is a once per month first Saturday program offering opportunities for the whole family to connect with an art museum and respond creatively! By turning a viewing experience into a time for hands-on participation, children of all ages can enhance their observation skills and use their total brain, all while having fun working on a project with their parents, guardians, and peers! Local artist and educator Polly Branch designs and leads educational activities to bring you and your family together. Each fun afternoon of activities begins at 1:00pm. KIDS MAKE ART is free and for the whole family. Registration not required. Children require parent/guardian supervision at all times, and we encourage everyone to take part in the activities – adults and children alike!



opening reception

SCREEN SWAP - Grandin Theatre Public Screening

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 8 pm
Grandin Main Theatre

In partnership with Roanoke College’s Olin Hall Galleries, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum will present an exhibition of “film shorts” created by students of Hollins University along with selected works from Roanoke College’s “Basically Tarantino” film contest. This exhibit will premier at Roanoke College, followed by a public screening at the Grandin Theater on March 30, 2017. The show will then travel to the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University, April 1 – April 16, 2017.




Opening Reception: 2017 Senior Majors Exhibition

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 6-8 pm
Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
First Floor Lobby

This exhibition features the work of members of the Hollins University class of 2017 majoring in studio art: Natalie Marie Badawy, Suprima Bhele, Laura Carden, Samantha Dozal, Madi Hurley, Maggie Perrin-Key, and Erin M. Leslie. The exhibition is the final requirement for art students earning their Bachelor of Arts at Hollins, and is the capstone experience of their yearlong senior project.






Hollins University
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University
Box 9679 : 8009 Fishburn Drive : Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6532 •
Tues-Sun: 12-5 pm
Thurs: 12-8 pm
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