The Art Museum is open with new hours and new guidelines to keep visitors safe. Admission is still free, but advance tickets are required for all visitors.
The Art Museum is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m. Admission is free but advanced tickets are required.
The Art Museum of WVU is located at 20 Fine Arts Drive on the Evansdale campus in Morgantown, West Virginia, next to the Loulie, Valerie and William Canady Creative Arts Center. Take Patteson Drive (705) to Morrill Way to find parking and the museum entrance.
Visitors to the museum may park in Short Term Lot 1 (ST-1) or Short Term Lot 9 (ST-9). Between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., the fee for Lot 1 is $.50/hr and Lot 9 is $1.25/hr. Both lots are free after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends, unless there is a special event such as a home football game.
Visitors may also park for free anywhere in Area 51 on weekends and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays, and in the designated spots marked “RESERVED” for the Art Museum before 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
We want to help you make the most out of your visit to the Art Museum of WVU.
Help care for our community and collection by following these health and safety precautions when visiting the Art Museum:
- Stay home if you feel ill or are running a fever
- Self-quarantine if you have been exposed to a COVID-19 positive case
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water (for 20 seconds)
- Always wear a face covering in public
- Maintain 6 feet of physical distance between yourself and others
Cloth or disposable face coverings are required to be worn by visitors and museum staff until further notice.
Keep the Art and Each Other Safe
Please stand at a safe distance from paintings and pedestals and do not touch any artwork or cases. This helps preserve the art for everyone to enjoy.
Please maintain a 6-foot distance between you, museum staff, and any visitors not in your group. Arrows on the floor indicate one-way traffic patterns throughout the museum to help facilitate safe physical distancing.
Food & Drink
Food and drink are not permitted anywhere in the Art Museum, including Classroom G7.
Backpacks, large bags, and umbrellas must be checked at the Front Desk.
Sketching & Writing
We encourage visitors to sketch and write in the galleries using pencil. Pens, markers, paints, and other media are prohibited.
We welcome non-flash photography for personal use and with the expectation that images will be used in a way that is consistent with the rights of the artists. Selfie sticks are not allowed. Tripods and other professional equipment are prohibited without advance permission.
We encourage you to tag your photos @ArtMuseumofWVU on Instagram and Facebook.
Wheelchairs & Strollers
Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome in the Art Museum.
Lost & Found
To inquire about a lost item or to turn in a found item, please visit the Front Desk or call 304-283-2141 ext. 2.
Tobacco Free WVU
West Virginia University campuses are 100% tobacco- and smoke-free. For more information read the full WVU policy.