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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
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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The museum hosts programs with visiting lecturers and local experts that bring art to life—and life to art.  

View past events on our YouTube Playlist

Jared Thorne Headshot

Lunchtime Looks: Jared Thorne

Friday, April 9 at 12 p.m. EST

Pre-registration is required.

Register for Jared Thorne's Lunchtime Looks

Thorne’s work centers on issues of race, social class, and gender. He engages questions of authenticity, representation, and history, challenging the viewer to redefine his or her relationship to modernity. Thorne holds a BA in English Literature from Dartmouth College, and, following studies at the San Francisco Art Institute, received his MFA from Columbia University. Thorne is an Assistant Professor in the Art Department at The Ohio State University.

Ana Alba in her studio

Lunchtime Looks: Ana Alba

Friday, May 7 at 12 p.m. EST

Pre-registration is required.

Register for Ana Alba's Lunchtime Looks

In 2020, Ana Alba, owner of Alba Art Conservation, conserved the painting, Bluefield, View From My Room by Joseph Dodd for the Art Museum of West Virginia University. The painting will be on display in the Museum’s McGee Gallery throughout the spring of 2021. Join her live from her conservation studio for an inside look at the process of art conservation.

Alba Art Conservation specializes in the conservation and analysis of modern and contemporary art, painted surfaces, and traditional paintings.  Ana is a 2009 graduate from the Art Conservation Department at Buffalo State College. Following her graduation, she was awarded the  William R. Leisher Fellowship in the conservation of modern and contemporary paintings at the National Gallery of Art. She is also a Professional Associate of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Ana has held recent contracts at the National Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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