The Museum is temporarily closed for renovation.


The Muscarelle is currently closed as we begin our renovation and expansion — a project that will triple the size of the Museum and transform it into a state-of-the-art regional venue for art exploration.

While our building is closed, we continue to host exhibitions, workshops, events and more. Subscribe to our mailing list to stay up-to-date.

Upcoming Events

Progress Report: The New Home of the Muscarelle Museum of Art

Jun 29, 2023 06:00:00 pm
After many years of planning, ground was broken in March 2023 for the Martha Wren Briggs Center for the Visual Arts. Designed by Bill Butler of the world-renowned firm Pelli Clarke and Partners, the Center will be the new home of the Muscarelle Museum of Art when it opens in fall 2024. The design features a grand entry atrium, new education spaces, a tripling of gallery space, and many other important features. Join us for this program hosted by David Brashear, Director of the Muscarelle, that will include an update and progress report on the construction underway. This talk will […]

Muscarelle Summer Kids Art Camp

Jul 17, 2023 09:00:00 am
Join the Muscarelle for a week of art exploration this summer! Designed for rising second-grade through rising eighth-grade students, this week-long camp will explore a variety of media, techniques and styles, with a special focus on the intersection of art, science and nature. Each day will feature a visit by a community-based guest artist, whose work and stories will inspire the day’s art activities, and each day campers will take home their own unique art piece. Led by Steve Prince, Director of Engagement at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, and staffed by professional artist/instructors and W&M student interns, this camp […]

Explore Virtual Muscarelle

Interact with previous exhibitions, watch virtual workshops, and discover other digital initiatives from the Museum.

About the Muscarelle

The Muscarelle Museum of Art is a culturally-rich art institution serving as a dynamic resource for our community, a working laboratory for William & Mary, and a platform for visiting exhibitions and the Museum’s own collection.

Through staff commitment, faculty expertise, student service, and community collaboration, the Museum is proud to bring to life many opportunities and experiences.


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