Final steel beam put in place at art museum

A few hundred people watched from Market Street in downtown Roanoke as the last steel I-beam was bolted into place at the new Art Museum of Western Virginia.

Couple give $15 million to art museum

Former Advance Auto Chairman Nicholas Taubman and his wife, Jenny, have pledged $15 million to the new Art Museum of Western Virginia, museum officials confirmed Monday, making them the largest single

Peggy's gift

Peggy Macdowell Thomas, who died in November at the age of 89, was an only child who never had children. But she lived in the bosom of her family.

Contractors submit bids for art museum

Thursday was the deadline to submit bids to build the new Art Museum of Western Virginia, but museum officials said no final decision on a contractor has been made.

Art museum to change contractors for new building

The Art Museum of Western Virginia has decided not to use its pre-construction phase contractor, Hunt Construction Group, for the construction phase of its new museum project, museum executive directo

Art museum plan faces new test

A plan to preserve the brick facade of a century-old building located in the footprint of the proposed $46 million art museum will go before the city's Architectural Review Board on Thursday.

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