Celebrating Creators and Creation
Today, I immersed myself in the art world — the world of creators and creations. At the Taubman Museum in Roanoke (an amazing city of art, music, culture, and diversity), I, for a moment, stepped into another world. I saw work from the artists that painted the portraits of President and Mrs. Obama. I saw artists, painters, photographers, fashion designers
I disappeared into another world. I think that is what art is supposed to do, what museums do. They transport us out of the normal, every day grind and into the sublime. The move us to reflection, review, and reconsideration. Looking at art in a museum is a quiet, contemplative practice, walking slowly, gently in the world, silently looking, seeking understanding of a person, a scene, a picture, a situation, a thought expressed…
Sidewalk Art Show
Visit Virginia's Taubman Museum of Art and witness the internationally renowned architecture and exhibits. Fun for the whole family!
Modern Calligraphy Series
If you are interested in handlettering or calligraphy, but not so much into traditional scripts, this class is for you!Focusing on brush lettering, bounce lettering, and other modern scripts, we will
An Art Lover's Guide to Virginia's Blue Ridge
An art lover's guide with information about museums, studios, galleries, and events in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Obama portrait artists part of new Taubman exhibition
Los Angeles native Kehinde Wiley was an internationally acclaimed artist long before his portrait of President Barack Obama, unveiled Feb. 12 at the National Portrait Gallery, made waves and headlines.
Yoga at the Taubman
Relax, recharge and find your moment of zen with local artist, instructor and all around guru Bonny Branch! Yoga is offered in the Museum's atrium every Monday from 12:30 to1:30 pm (with the