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The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University

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Address: 8009 Fishburn Drive, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA 24020
Phone Number: +1 540-362-6532
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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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I was in Roanoke on business when I had a break between conferences. I saw an advertisement for the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum. I love visiting museums and I was unfamiliar with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 May 2016
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I was in Roanoke on business when I had a break between conferences. I saw an advertisement for the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum. I love visiting museums and I was unfamiliar with this one. It was only a short drive from the hotel so I decided to visit. The museum is on the campus of Hollins College on the first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 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 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 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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