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Denise Drury, Interim Director, 828/227-3591, ddrury@wcu.edu
199 Centennial Drive | Cullowhee, NC 28723

NEW Museum Hours

Monday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed weekends and university holidays.  
*Also open one hour before each Galaxy of Stars performance, selected Saturday "Family Art Days" and for other special events.

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Group discussing the exhibit "INSPIRED DESIGN: Jacquard & Entrepreneurial Textiles" on display January 22- March 8, 2009

Group discussing the exhibit "INSPIRED DESIGN: Jacquard & Entrepreneurial Textiles" on display January 22- March 8, 2009

Fine Art Museum Releases

WCU Fine Art Museum hosts Maya textile exhibit, reception
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University will host a reception for its exhibit “The Language of Weaving: Contemporary Maya Textiles” on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. at WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

WCU’s Fine Art Museum to present exhibit of works by iconic artist, alumnus
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University is presenting an exhibition of paintings, miscellaneous art and memorabilia by the late Joel Morris, a WCU alumnus and an iconic character who was fond of Cullowhee. The “Artist and Friend” exhibit will be on display beginning Thursday, Sept. 8, with an opening reception scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. The showing ends Friday, Sept. 16.

WCU Fine Art Museum hosts Great Smoky Mountains photo, art exhibit
The Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University is presenting an exhibition of images of the Great Smoky Mountains that in turn helped inspire the creation of the nation’s most visited national park.

WCU Fine Art Museum project bridges art, sustainability on campus
A nature-based sculpture project launched by Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum will feature outdoors art while promoting discussion of sustainability and aesthetics on campus.

Jackson County Youth Art Month winners announced at WCU reception
Western Carolina University is celebrating the artwork of local students with the 2016 Jackson County Youth Art Month exhibit that runs through Thursday, March 31, in WCU’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.