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01-26-2022
Weekly Schedule
Day of the Week Open Time Close Time
Sunday 12:30 6:00 p.m.
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday 12:30 6:00 p.m.
Friday 12:30 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:30 6:00 p.m.
Special/Holiday/Closure Dates
Date (MM-DD-YYYY) Open Time Close Time Special Message
11-27-2020 Closed Closed for University Holiday
11-28-2020 Closed Closed for University Holiday
11-29-2020 Closed Closed for University Holiday
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Spring Exhibitions

Open January 22—May 15, 2022

View current exhibitions

Stories to tell

The Art Museum has more than 4,000 paintings, prints, works on paper, sculpture, and ceramics with messages for you from across the globe and over the centuries.

Take a look at our collection

Current Exhibitions

IMAGE: Blanche Lazzell (1878–1956)  Painting X, 1927  Oil on canvas, 50 X 36 inches  Gift of James Reed, Art Museum of WVU

McGee Gallery

Ongoing

Exhibitions in the McGee Gallery bring ideas and objects together in new ways, highlighting the breadth and depth of the Art Museum’s permanent collection:

Image by Paul Strand of black and white archway

Water Between Us: Art and the Campus Read

Ongoing

Location: Stewart Hall, Second Floor

This off-site exhibition explores themes related to the 2021-22 Campus Read common reading experience, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú. It features several photographs of Mexico and its people from the 1930s by American photographer Paul Strand alongside a series of lithographs that look at borders, boundaries, and the social and political implications of mapping and identity co-created by visual artist Enrique Chagoya and poet Alberto Rios—all from the collection of the Art Museum of WVU.

Black and white photograph of woman

True Colors: Picturing Identity

January 22—May 15, 2022

True Colors: Picturing Identity features selections from the New York collection of James Cottrell and Joseph Lovett exhibited for the very first time in West Virginia—including major works by Keith Haring, Deborah Kass, Robert Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol, among others. Together with objects from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition considers how contemporary artists use the human figure in painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, and photography to explore and express diverse aspects of both personal and collective identities.  

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Events

  • Blank etching on white paper

    Lunchtime Looks: Megan Leight

      12 p.m.

    Join Megan Leight, Teaching Assistant Professor of Art History, for a discussion of, "Louise Nevelson: Early Prints" on view in the McGee Gallery. Her presentation will investigate how Nevelson’s visits to Mexico and Guatemala in the 1950s influenced the artworks featured in the exhibition. 
  • Colorful oil on canvas painting by Blanche Lazell

    Lunchtime Looks: Janet Snyder

      12 p.m.

    Join Janet Snyder, Professor Emerita of Art History, who will share insights about Blanche Lazzell’s artistic process and how it manifests itself in "Blanche Lazzell: A New Way of Thinking", currently on view in the McGee Gallery. 

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