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The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University

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Address: 8009 Fishburn Drive, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA 24019-1679
Phone Number: 540-362-6532
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Description: The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University is a premiere arts...
The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University is a premiere arts destination in the Roanoke Valley and presents exhibitions and related programming that explore currents in contemporary art. Providing a forum for the creative process, the museum enhances the life of both the university and the community beyond. Free and open to the public.
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Lovely addition to the campus!

We visited the museum first for a special textile exhibit. As an alumna of the university, I was pleasantly surprised by the change made to the campus by the Visual Arts Center... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Stafford, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

As university museums go- very nice. The facility is well maintained; the lighting on the works displayed is done correctly.

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Stafford, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We visited the museum first for a special textile exhibit. As an alumna of the university, I was pleasantly surprised by the change made to the campus by the Visual Arts Center and Museum. The building is attractive, light, and airy -- just exactly what one wants for creating or viewing art. There are two exhibit galleries large enough to... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stopped by after visiting the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke earlier in the day. The current exhibit "Echo Sounding" showing works by three artists ( Liz Miller, Younseal Eum, and Hugette Despault May) is outstanding! We found the work of all three artists thoroughly engrossing. We will definitely visit this museum on our next visit to Roanoke.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Andy Warhall exhibit was good. Also the Good Night Moon exhibit was good too. Glad to see some of the way Good Night Moon was intertwined with Run A Way Bunny.

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Salem, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Nice small musum located on campus of Hollins University. Art is its focus and it always has very high quality exhibits of national and regionally known artists. If you go take tie to stroll the school's grounds as there are surprise sculptures scattered about.

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