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A Big Bob Ross Exhibit Will Open in September in Virginia

From Washingtonian

Last Friday, the internet collectively rejoiced at the news that the Smithsonian Museum of American History acquired four Bob Ross paintings and a selection of his personal items back in March. The excitement was brief, at least for people who were hoping to see the kitschy TV painter’s work in person: The museum reported that it has no current plans to exhibit the memorabilia. 

But Ross fans, don’t despair yet—the largest collection of Ross’ paintings to ever be displayed at one time will be shown in the Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia, from Sept. 10 to Oct. 15. Just an hour outside of DC, the Loudoun County public arts center will present 24 original Ross works created during his time on “The Joy of Painting.”

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