William King Museum of Art

The William King Museum of Art leads the region as the premier visual arts facility, offering outstanding fine world art, contemporary regional art and cultural heritage exhibits that change frequently, giving visitors a new experience each time they walk through thedoors.

Founded in 1989 and housed in a historic 1913 former school, the William King Museum of Art has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of Southwest Virginia and beyond for over 20 years as well as a cherished destination for residents and visitors. WKMA is a non-profit art museum and Virginia’s only nationally accredited museum west of Roanoke.

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In addition to three primary galleries, 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 exhibits a year in addition to the 9 main exhibits.  The Museum also features artist studios, reference library, research archives, and an outdoor sculpture garden.

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William King Museum of Art gallery interior
William King Museum of Art Cultural Heritage Gallery
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