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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
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.
ADA accessible parking spots in the driveway directly in front
of the museum’s entrance.
My Hero! Contemporary Art & Superhero Action
November 1 - December 31, 2018
A traveling exhibit featuring the sprawling collection of 50-75 international artworks that explore iconic superhero imagery, along with reimagined interpretations of our classic heroes.
Impulse: A Trip Inside
Featuring works from the WVU Collection
Hot Chocolate and Heroes
Saturday, December 1
Art Museum and Education Center
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Come warm up with a cup of hot chocolate and art on Saturday, December 1 from 2:30-4:30. The Art Museum of WVU invites families to “Hot Chocolate and Heroes.” The event is inspired by the Museum’s newest exhibition, “My Hero! Contemporary Art and Superhero Action.” Visitors can immerse themselves in works of art featuring a wide variety of heroes and then make a superhero mask over a cup of hot chocolate in the Museum Education Center.
This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, December 7
Museum Education Center, Galleries
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
This month’s presentation will take a behind the
scenes look at Collections Management and the presenter will be Karen Louvar. Karen
is currently serving as Registrar at the Art Museum of WVU. She hopes to
explain the importance of provenance and problem solving typical collection
Karen will give a short PowerPoint, beginning
at 12:20 in the Grand Hall. Afterwards, audience members will
have a chance to ask questions, and the Museum galleries will be open for
Prior to the talk, all
are invited to bring a brown-bag lunch to the Museum Education Center Grand
Hall at 12:00 PM to converse with Museum staff and fellow museum-goers as they
enjoy their midday meal. The session will end by 1:00 p.m., for those who need
to get back to their offices.
Free and open to the public.