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Volume 24, Number 10 — October 2017

Arts Calendar

William King Museum of Art offers local artists a venue in major exhibition
From These Hills celebrates a free public reception on First Thursday, Oct. 5.
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William King Museum of Art offers local artists a venue in major exhibition

Date(s):  October 01, 2017 - February 11, 2018
Venue: William King Museum of Art
203 Academy Drive NW
Abingdon, VA 24212
276.628.5005
www.williamkingmuseum.org

ABINGDON, Va. William King Museum of Art is dedicated to showcasing exceptional contemporary artwork made in the region, and continues to further that mission with its biennial exhibition From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands. Join the museum and this year's selected artists Oct. 5 from 6 — 8 p.m. for the opening reception of From These Hills.

The exhibit is one of William King Museum of Art's longest standing traditions. First held in 1993, this biennial is unique in its geographical scope and the number of important artists it has exhibited who live and work in Southern Appalachia. This year marks William King Museum of

Art's 13th biennial with 23 artists from around the region chosen by guest curator Courtney A. McNeil, the chief curator of collections and exhibitions for Telfair Museums in Savannah, Georgia.

This year's From These Hills celebrates a free public reception on First Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m. Many of the selected artists as well as the guest curator will be in attendance. The exhibit will be on display from Oct. 5 through Feb. 11. The William King Museum of Art is free and open to the public.

For more information on From These Hills: Contemporary Art in the Southern Appalachian Highlands, visit www.williamkingmuseum.org or call 276-628-5005.





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