3-D printers have quickly found a home on many college campuses and businesses in just the past few years. One such printer in Western Virginia is geared toward educating the public on what the future holds. Star Trek fans are familiar with “replicators”. You just tell the machine what you want and it immediately appears. Science might not be that advanced yet but it’s well on its way.
At first glance, the MakerBot Replicator 2, located at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, looks like an ordinary inkjet printer, but. . .
Skeeter’s World Famous Hot Dogs have been a Wytheville staple for nearly ninety years. But Skeeter Dogs aren’t all that make the brick building on Wytheville’s East Main Street a historic landmark. It’s also home to the Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace and Museum.
The Virginia Association of Museums is out with its top 10 list of Endangered Artifacts in the state. The list is intended to raise awareness about for care for the objects that tell Virginia’s stories.
The annual list serves as a companion of sorts, to the one put each year by Preservation Virginia, highlighting endangered places….the Virginia Association of Museum list though focuses on the items that live inside museums, galleries and libraries.
Many people remember Yoko Ono for her connection to the Beatles. But a Virginia Tech Professor says she’s always been a major contemporary artist in her own right, whose groundbreaking work is still relevant today.
Two Exhibitions on Ono’s long career open next week at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke and the Armory Gallery at Virginia Tech.