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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 p.m. 


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.

There are ADA accessible parking spots in the driveway directly in front of the museum’s entrance. Parking here is free.

Parking is free on the weekends. During the week, visitors may park without penalty in Area 51 after 4:30 p.m.

An Evening with Michael Lee

Wednesday, September 4
Museum Education Center, Grand Hall
5:30 p.m.

Join us for a special evening reception and conversation about collecting photography.

Michael Lee, owner and director of Lee Gallery in Winchester, MA, will join Todd J. Tubutis, director of the Art Museum of WVU, in a discussion about different kinds of photographic processes, what makes them important to curators and collectors alike, and how photography can serve the mission of an academic art museum. Lee is the president-elect of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) and will have a selection of vintage photographs from his gallery on view for the event.
5:30 PM reception
6:00 PM conversation
$20 per person
$10 for members of the Friends of the Art Museum of WVU

Sale ends August 30.