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Museum faces first hurdle

It's been called everything from the Bilbao of the Blue Ridge to the Wreck of the Flying Nun, and on Thursday Roanoke's new art museum project will face its first official public test.

Museum forecasts economic impact

With the addition of the new Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke will bring in millions of dollars annually, said members of the museum's board in a presentation to local business and community le

Museum critic has his 'history' wrong

I want to make a short response to Professor Dennis Kilper's critique of Randall Stout's new museum design for the Roanoke Valley ("A museum of expensive mimicry," March 27 Commentary page).

Art museum's design, place will work well

Many of the comments about the proposed new Art Museum of Western Virginia say that it should look more like the buildings already there, and/or be built somewhere other than downtown.

Fancy floor stayed in art museum's plans

A few years ago, there was talk of replacing the expensive travertine marble flooring designated for the atrium of the Taubman Museum of Art with sealed concrete.

Price of art museum is $46 million

The new Art Museum of Western Virginia will cost $46 million, two thirds of which already has been raised, museum officials revealed Monday.

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