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 First Thursday Concert/ Jam

Highway 74

December 3, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Free, H. F. Robinson Bldg


MHC gallery at HL161

WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center: Collecting for the Community

Hunter Library gallery

M – F, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, until 7:00 pm TH

The Photography of Lewis Hine

Hunter Library Second Floor Lobby

 M – F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, through Dec 11, 2015

Traveling Exhibits

"Horace Kephart in the Great Smoky Mountains"
Western Office of Archives and History, Oteen, NC

Mountain Heritage Center

WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center has moved across campus! The Center’s exhibit galleries in the HFR Building closed on April 13, 2015. The MHC has now moved its offices and exhibits to Hunter Library, where we are continuing to serve WCU and the community.

Our offices, located on the 2nd floor of Hunter Library, are open M-F, 8 am – 5 pm. We are currently hosting a traveling exhibit from the North Carolina Museum of History, “The Photography of Lewis Hine: Exposing Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908-1918” in the lobby adjacent to our offices.  Our new 1,500 sq. ft. exhibit gallery on the ground floor of Hunter Library is open 10 am - 4 pm. 

Our collections will remain in the HFR Building, where our artifact preservation and research work will continue. Ultimately, the MHC will be the centerpiece of a new WCU Visitors Center.  Our main phone number is still the same (828-227-7129) and you can find the latest information about upcoming programs and exhibits, as well as complete contact information here and on Facebook

Hours of Operation

Galleries: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Thursdays until 7:00 pm

Offices: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To confirm hours or to arrange a special tour, please contact us at (828) 227-7129, by email, or visit our Facebook page.

The Mountain Heritage Center follows the university holiday calendar.


MHC @ Hunter Library location


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