Local educator and beloved children’s book author Nancy Ruth Patterson has bequeathed the collection of original illustrations from her books to the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum. The museum will exhibit the illustrations this summer in conjunction with the Hollins M.F.A. and M.A. programs in Children’s Literature and Children’s Book Writing and Illustration. Exhibit through September 12. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday from Noon-5 pm, with extended evening hours on Thursday until 8 pm.