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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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Fine & Performing Arts Center

Daytime image of the Fine & Performing Arts Center

Fine and Performing Arts Center

Evening image of the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center

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

Drury named executive director of campus art museum
Denise Drury, an arts administrator who came to WCU as curatorial specialist for the Fine Art Museum in 2010, has now been appointed the facility’s executive director.

Bora exhibition closing at WCU museum
A gallery talk focusing on the work of the late Russian-born international artist Vadim Bora and reception is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fine Art Museum.

‘Tracking Time’ on display at Fine Art Museum
A panel discussion and reception will be held as WCU’s Fine Art Museum unveils an exhibition of paintings by Anna Jensen of Asheville and Karen Ann Myers of Charleston, S.C.

Handmade Holiday Sale scheduled for Nov. 20
The annual Handmade Holiday Sale will be held in the Star Atrium adjacent to the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University on Thursday, Nov. 20, from noon to 7 p.m.

FAM mural exhibit opens with artist reception Sept. 4
The exhibition of works by artists Gus Cutty, Hannah Dansie, Alli Good and Ian Wilkinson opens with a reception honoring them at the FAM on Thursday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.