Colossal Sculptures! A Cornucopia of Cans! ALL cans go to Feeding America!

This fall, the Taubman Museum of Art will host Canstruction, an event that pits nine teams against one another as they construct large one-of-a-kind sculptures using nothing but thousands of full cans of food. Upon completion, a winner is selected and all cans are donated to Feeding America Southwest Virginia. Don't miss this innovative and unique event!

Timeline of Events:

Thursday, October 3: Teams build sculptures  |  12:00pm - 12:00am

Friday, October 4:  Opening Reception and Awards Night  |  5:30pm
Bring in cans to donate, in exchange you will receive tickets to vote for your favorite sculpture!

Friday, October 4 - Saturday, October 12:  Sculptures on display throughout the first floor of the museum


Dan Casey, Roanoke Times Metro Columnist
Jack Davis, Dean of the Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies
Nancy Gray, President of Hollins University
Onzlee Ware, 11th District Virginia House of Delegates
James Zeisler, Virginia Western Community College Culinary Arts School

Competing Teams:

Balzer and Associates
Clark Nexsen
Hill Studio
Hollins University
Member One Credit Union
Roanoke County Schools/Burton Center for Arts & Technology
Spectrum Design

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To view images of the completed sculptures, visit the Taubman Museum Facebook page.