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The Art Museum of WVU makes education, opportunity, engagement, culture and creativity possible.

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The Art Museum of WVU is free and open to the public during regular hours. 

Art Museum Regular Hours

Wednesday: 3:30 – 7:30 p.m. 
Thursday: 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. 
Saturday: 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. 

Hours subject to change for holidays and University breaks. Galleries are subject to closure.
The Museum Education Center staff offices operate on a different schedule: M-F, 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. 


Visitors to the Museum may park in one of the two nearby paid parking lots, Short Term Lot 1 or Short Term Lot 9. Proceed on foot along the museum driveway or through the Nath Sculpture Garden to the museum’s entrance, which faces Patteson Drive.

There are  ADA accessible parking spots in the driveway directly in front of the museum’s entrance. 


Celebrate West Virginia

Thursday, June 21 - Sunday, June 24
Multiple Locations

“Celebrate West Virginia” is a weekend-long celebration of West Virginia Day! A kickoff celebration, held Thursday June 21 from 4-7 PM at Spark! Imagination and Science Center, will feature live music. Representatives from museums and historic sites in the community will present family-friendly activities and information about their organization. 

Throughout the weekend, area museums and historic sites will have special, family-friendly events (all of which will be free). Participating organizations are Spark! Imagination and Science Center, Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum, Art Museum of WVU, West Virginia Botanic Garden, Monongalia Historical Society, West Virginia & Regional History Center, and Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. 

Pick up a Bingo card at the kickoff event (or at any participating location) and get it stamped when you participate in a “Celebrate West Virginia” event. 

"Celebrate West Virginia" is organized by Mountaineer Country Museums.