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Art Museum of WVU

The Art Museum of West Virginia University is located near the Creative Arts Center on Patteson Drive, making the University's vast art collection more accessible to the campus and public alike. The facility has two art galleries that present touring exhibitions as well as exhibitions drawn from the University's collection.

Funding for the Art Museum comes from the University as well as private donors through the West Virginia University Foundation.

Our Mission

The Art Museum of West Virginia University provides a welcoming and stimulating educational and research environment for diverse audiences to experience the transforming power of art. Exploring contemporary artistic innovation as well as artistic traditions of different cultures helps us to understand ourselves, our communities and our world.