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The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University engages visitors from the university, community, nation and beyond in creating unique experiences through dynamic and accessible exhibition, education, outreach and collection programs. These programs inspire and support a lifelong engagement with the visual arts and create opportunities for participants to learn more about themselves and the world around them.

Video

Lowell Hayes, artist
As Appalachian State University's Turchin Center for the Visual Arts celebrates its 10th anniversary, we also celebrate the value art adds to our lives. This video is one of a three-part series of conversations with contemporary artists produced in 2013. Here, artist Lowell Hayes talks about his art, his creative process and what inspires him to make art.
Turchin 10 year anniversary
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the opening of Appalachian State University's Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, this video was created in may 2013 to commemorate Bob and Lillian Turchin, who helped the university realize the dream of sharing an active and engaging visual arts center with our students, faculty, staff and community.

News

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 9:12am

    Appalachian State University presents a lecture titled “Reshaping Public Space” by artist Janet Echelman.

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 9:22am

    Appalachian State University's student newspaper, The Appalachian, interviewed the Turchin Center's visiting artist, Gordon Froud, during his visit in September 2014. 

  • Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 9:31am
  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 9:48am

    The bridge that connects the Turchin Center’s two wings is undergoing a renovation project that has a projected end date of September 2014.

    During this time, visitors may still use the main entrance for the galleries on the West Wing and a temporary entrance for the East Wing off of King Street. Thank you for your patience during this time and we are excited to unveil the completed project in September!

  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 3:27pm

    North Carolina’s Our State magazine will celebrate their April issue of the magazine at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts on Friday, March 28 from 3-6 p.m. in the galleries. 

Upcoming events

Workshops

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Current exhibitions

10th Anniversary Limited Edition Print by Tim Turner

10th Anniversary Limited Edition Lithograph by Tim Turner

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Turchin Center for Visual Arts, Tim Turner has created a limited edition archival pigment print of his original work, Lemon Grass. Only 50 prints of this incredible work will be available for purchase. Proceeds will go directly to the Turchin Center to continue presenting exceptional art exhibitions and education programs for the community.

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Become a Volunteer

You can now join a dedicated group of community members who take great pride in helping the TCVA fulfill its mission. Learn more

Become a Donor

Being a donor of the Turchin Center says a lot. It says that the arts are important to you. It says that you understand that the arts are an integral part of a vital and vibrant community. It also says that you recognize that we need your financial support to make it happen. We thank you for your support and we offer special benefits to donors in recognition of our appreciation. Learn more

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The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts invites you to join their mailing list to receive up-to-date information on the current and upcoming events and exhibitions. Receive direct mail from the Turchin Center for a sneak peek at the exhibitions for the coming year as well as more information on workshops, lectures and receptions. You will also receive reminders in the mail of upcoming exhibition celebrations. Learn more

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