Open year-round, the WCU Fine Art Museum at Bardo Arts Center features four galleries, a growing permanent collection, and exhibitions highlighting regional, national, and international artists. The museum facilitates scholarly research and provides life-long learning opportunities for individuals of all ages by collecting, interpreting, and showcasing cross-cultural innovation in contemporary art.
August 21 - December 8
The exhibition features more than thirty contemporary Southeastern Native American artists working in a variety of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, basketry, sculpture, and pottery.
On November 10, this exhibition features a one day Contemporary Native American Art Symposium, reception, and keynote performance from A Tribe Called Red.
November 21 - December 8
This exhibition features the work of the BFA Portfolio students from the WCU School of Art and Design.
Artist presentations in BAC Room 130 will be from 3:45-4:45pm on Thursday December 7, with a reception following from 5-7pm in the BAC Star Atrium.
With nearly 10,000 feet of gallery space, the WCU Fine Art Museum features a growing permanent collection and an exciting exhibition schedule of contemporary art. Explore on your own or join a docent-led tour for an interactive art adventure.
The WCU Fine Art Museum serves as a learning laboratory, stressing exploration while challenging contemporary artists to create new art forms, utilizing both conventional tools and processes as well as new modes of expression and state-of-the-art technology.
We facilitate scholarly research, interactive art education, academic curriculum support, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary collaboration, and life-long learning opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds.
The WCU Fine Art Museum provides visitors with opportunities to join the ongoing dialogue about contemporary art and its diverse forms and processes. Exhibitions act as a vehicle for communication and serves as a bridge between contemporary artwork.