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01-24-2020
Weekly Schedule
Day of the Week Open Time Close Time
Sunday 12:30 PM 4:30 PM
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday 3:30 PM 7:30 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM 7:30 PM
Friday 12:30 PM 4:30 PM
Saturday 12:30 PM 4:30 PM
Special/Holiday/Closure Dates
Date (MM-DD-YYYY) Open Time Close Time Special Message
07-04-2019 Closed Closed
07-05-2019 Closed Closed
07-13-2019 1:00 PM 4:30 PM
12-25-2019 Closed Closed for Christmas day
12-26-2019 Closed Closed for winter break
12-27-2019 Closed Closed for winter break
12-28-2019 Closed Closed for winter break
12-29-2019 Closed Closed for winter break
12-30-2019 Closed Closed for winter break
12-31-2019 Closed Closed for winter break
01-01-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-02-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-03-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-04-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-05-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-06-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-07-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-08-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-09-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-10-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-11-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
01-12-2020 Closed Closed for winter break
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ART
FOR ALL

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

Plan Your Visit

The Art Museum’s collection numbers nearly 5,000 objects and is international in scope, including paintings, prints, works on paper, sculpture, and ceramics.

CURRENT Exhibitions

modern movement

Modern Movement: Figurative Works by Arthur Bowen Davies

January 17 - June 30, 2020

On loan from the Maier Museum of Art, this exhibition features rarely exhibited works on paper and oil paintings, including Arthur B. Davies Figurative Works on Paper from the Randolph College and Mac Cosgrove-Davies Collections and Arthur B. Davies Paintings from the Randolph College Collection.

Brilliant

Brilliant: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection

Upcoming February 7 - July 26, 2020

“Brilliant” celebrates acquisitions made by the Art Museum of WVU over the past several years and includes a number of rarely seen treasures from its permanent collection—­­many exhibited for the first time. Together, the works in this exhibition exemplify art of the present and recent past, as expressed by artists that seek intelligence and intensity in the objects they create.

Sponsored by the Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • crowded gallery during exhibition opening

    Opening Reception for Modern Movement & Brilliant

      February 8, 2020
      4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    The Art Museum of WVU will hold a public reception for the opening of its exhibition "Modern Movement: Figurative Works by Arthur Bowen Davies" and "Brilliant: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection."

    See full event
  • sketch of a woman drawing

    Lunchtime Looks: Amy Alvarez

      February 7, 2020 
      12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

    Amy Alvarez is a Teaching Assistant Professor in WVU’s English department, where she teaches undergraduate writing courses. Her research interests include: Affrilachian Poetics, Hip Hop and Gender, and Contemporary Black and Latinx Poetry in North America and the Caribbean. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Sugar House ReviewRattleBlack Renaissance NoireThe Wide ShoreThe New Guard Review, and elsewhere. 

    Her talk will focus on the Museum’s newest exhibition, Brilliant, as an inspiration for ekphrastic writing.  Ekphrasis is a vivid, often poetic, description of a work of art, and has a long literary tradition. Alvarez will discuss how she has used the Museum in her teaching as well as how visual art has influenced her own writing. 

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