Taubman Museum of ArtRoanoke, Virginia

  • Located in downtown Roanoke, houses the museum’s permanent collection of 19th and early 20th century American paintings, African art, Southern decorative arts, and Contemporary art
  • The exterior design of the building draws from the surrounding landscape with an undulating roofline of stainless steel and glass combined with angular exterior stone walls
  • The 85,000 sf facility houses considerably larger exhibition and education spaces than the original adjoining museum
  • Includes an expanded Art Venture, a children’s interactive gallery and art center, a flexible programming/theater space, an IMAX theater
  • Also includes a multi-purpose auditorium, a research library, a book and gift shop, a studio classroom, works on paper study room, and a café with indoor and outdoor seating
  • A spacious atrium provides a meeting place for the community, as well as a premier venue for special events
  • Awards:
    The Chicago Athenaeum – International Architecture Award 2009