Opening Week Events

Tuesday, August 25, 1:00 PM
Dedication of the Art Museum and Reception

With President E. Gordon Gee, Provost Joyce McConnell, and Dean of the College of Creative Arts Paul K. Kreider

Art Museum and Museum Education Center
Open to the Public

Parking will be available in Lot 70 located behind the CAC, Lot 45, Lot 51 across from the MEC, and Lot 55 which is a short-term pay lot.

Tuesday, August 25, 6:00-8:00 PM
WVU Student Evening at the Art Museum

Art Museum and Museum Education Center
Open to WVU Students

Wednesday, August 26, 5:00 PM
Brown Lecture: Dr Sean O’Harrow

What Does An Art Museum Have To Do With University Education?
Director of the University of Iowa Museum of Art
Bloch Hall, WVU Creative Arts Center
Open to the Public

Thursday, August 27, 5:00 PM
Schultz Lecture: Dr. Roger J. Crum

Renaissance Florence as Prequel to the Art Museum of West Virginia University
Professor of Art History, University of Dayton
Bloch Hall, WVU Creative Arts Center
Open to the Public

Friday, August 28, 7:00-9:00 PM
Opening Party

Museum Education Center and Art Museum



Saturday, August 29, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Family & Community Day

Museum Education Center and Art Museum
Open to the Public

Hotel Accommodations

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels.
Please book your reservation by August 10th to receive the discounted rates.

Hotel Morgan – 304-292-8200 – $109
Group Code: Art Museum of WVU

Euro Suites – 304-598-1000 – $97
8 rooms reserved
Group Code: AMWVU

Hilton Garden Inn – 304-225-9500 – $110
10 rooms reserved
Group Code: CCA Art Museum

Waterfront Hotel – 304-296-1700 – $119
10 rooms reserved
Group Code: 288647