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The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum | Hollins University

Eleanor D. Wilson Museum

Dear guests, patrons, and friends
of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum,

Late spring and early summer featured back-to-back student-oriented exhibits: Senior Art Majors, Behind-the-Scenes student-curated exhibit, and two M.F.A. Dance thesis installations/performances; as well as two Reunion-themed exhibits and the Women Working with Clay Symposium exhibition.

With the flurry of these exciting shows behind us, the EDWM staff presents three new exhibits for the remainder of the summer. Currently on view, we have a group show titled Creating Space: Seven Contemporary Women Artists (through September 18), presenting lush, colorful paintings and collage works by artists working in the region; International Mezzotint Society Exchange Exhibition from the collection of Nancy Dahlstrom, featuring intricately detailed mezzotints by artists from across the globe, accompanied by a display of the mezzotint process (through September 25); and a selection of original moon-themed gouache paintings and ink drawings all from works by the writer/illustrator Grace Lin (through September 18).

Visit the Hollins campus and take a walk around the 2-mile loop road, enjoy the sculpture by the pond titled Basics #50 by Matthias Neumann (pictured above), then stop in the museum and engage with our exhibits. We have a reading area within the gallery, so bring the kids, relax, and enjoy some original art!.

We are open for our regular hours: Tuesday - Sunday 12-5 pm, with extended hours Thursday evenings until 8 pm. We ask that visitors offer proof of vaccination and wear a mask while visiting the Museum. Situated on the campus of Hollins University, located on the edge of Roanoke and Botetourt counties, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum is the perfect place for a respite from the heat. Please come and see what we have to offer – and we’re always FREE!


The Staff of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum
Jenine Culligan, Director
Janet Carty, Preparator
Kyra Schmidt, Visitor Services and Program Manager
Laura Jane Ramsburg, Assistant Director

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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