The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum | Hollins University


Upcoming Exhibitions

A Gift of the Heart: Original Children's Book Illustrations from the Collection of Nancy Ruth Patterson
June 22 - September 12, 2015

Local educator and beloved children’s book author Nancy Ruth Patterson has bequeathed the collection of original illustrations from her books to the Eleanor D.
Wilson Museum. The museum will exhibit the illustrations this summer in conjunction with the Hollins MFA and MA programs in Children’s Literature and Children’s Book Writing and Illustration.

nancy ruth patterson

Leslie Bowman, Megan, Nannie, and Boo on Steps from The Christmas Cup. Courtesy of Nancy Ruth Patterson.



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