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Weekly Schedule
Day of the Week Open Time Close Time
Sunday 12:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Monday Closed Closed
Tuesday Closed Closed
Wednesday Closed Closed
Thursday Closed Closed
Friday 12:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Special/Holiday/Closure Dates
Date (MM-DD-YYYY) Open Time Close Time Special Message
03-18-2020 Closed Closed for spring break
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We're open with new hours, a new exhibition, and new guidelines to keep visitors safe. Admission is still free, but advance tickets are required for all visitors. 

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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.

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Current Exhibitions


Brilliant: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection

February 7 - December 6, 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.

Detail of collage by Bailey

Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press

August 29 - December 13, 2020

There is no singular way to look at the complexities of race and representation in contemporary art. Drawing on the diverse practices of several African American artists from across the US, this exhibition features more than 50 prints, paintings, quilts, and sculptural objects. 

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  • Nath Sculpture Garden

    Pop-Up Book Trail with the Morgantown Public Library

      12:30 - 6 p.m.

    This special one-day pop-up book trail is hosted by the Morgantown Public Library and the Art Museum of WVU. Bring the whole family to the outdoor Nath Sculpture Garden at the Art Museum of WVU anytime between 12:30 and 6:00 p.m. on October 25 and read through a story as you take in the art and outdoors. This month's book is "The Word Collector" by Peter H. Reynolds. There will be giveaways for kids that book their free tickets to see our exhibitions before or after their book trail visit. Thank you to Direct Results - Morgantown for supporting this project.

  • Dual image of Radcliffe Bailey

    Lunchtime Looks: Radcliffe Bailey

      12 p.m. EST

    Radcliffe was born in Bridgetown, NJ but grew up in the South and now lives and works in Atlanta, Ga. He holds a Bachelor's in Fine Art from Atlanta College of Art and is a painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist who uses personal mementos in his work which explores themes of race, migration, and collective memory. Bailey’s art has been featured in exhibitions in a multitude of museums; from the High Museum in Atlanta to the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, NC, to the Jack Shainman Gallery in  New York City. His work speaks to the past, present, and future, while simultaneously focusing on the element of healing

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