Ruminations: Cheryl Prisco
Ruminations: Cheryl Prisco
Mar 5, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021
Community Gallery
Rowhouse Workshop: Brian Phillips / ISA
Rowhouse Workshop: Brian Phillips / ISA
Mar 5, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021
Mayer Gallery
35th Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
35th Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
May 15, 2021 - Apr 16, 2022
Outdoor campus
Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick
Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick
Jun 4, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021
Gallery B
Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane: Wendy Babcox
Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane: Wendy Babcox
Jun 4, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021
Gallery A
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Ruminations: Cheryl Prisco
Ruminations: Cheryl Prisco
Mar 5, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021
Rowhouse Workshop: Brian Phillips / ISA
Rowhouse Workshop: Brian Phillips / ISA
Mar 5, 2021 - Aug 7, 2021
35th Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
35th Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
May 15, 2021 - Apr 16, 2022
Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick
Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick
Jun 4, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021
Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane: Wendy Babcox
Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane: Wendy Babcox
Jun 4, 2021 - Nov 6, 2021
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TCVA HAS REOPENED!

We are pleased to announce that the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is implementing a gradual public reopening of our galleries.

The Turchin Center galleries are open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12 – 4 pm using a timed appointment/ticketing entry system.

Registration is requested and reservations can be made using this visitor registration form.

Walk-in visitors are welcome and will be accommodated as capacity allows.

Admission is free.

In order to ensure the health and safety of museum visitors and staff, capacity will be limited.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is following the recommended guidelines of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and Appalachian State University.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, North Carolina welcomes visitors to experience the arts through quiet contemplation, engaging discussion, dynamic tours, festive exhibition celebrations, enlightening art talks, or creative art workshops. Admission is always FREE.
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VISIT

While the Turchin Center is implementing its gradual reopening to the public, we are continuing to provide access to our galleries and programs through our website, walk-through videos, ARTtalks, learning guides, and virtual workshops. For additional information please contact us at 828-262-3017, or reach out to our staff via email, and let us know how we can assist you.

ART

The Turchin Center features two wings and six dynamic galleries with changing exhibitions of contemporary art works by national and international artists, as well as the finest local artists of our region. Outdoor sculptures are located across the Appalachian State University campus.

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EVENTS

Art workshops, ARTtalks and Lunch & Learn programs supplement and enrich the exhibitions in the galleries and are currently being offered in digital format. Exhibition Celebrations, First Friday events and in-person ARTtalks are currently on hold due to COVID-19 and will resume when it is safe to do so.

LEARN

A variety of exhibitions and programs provide opportunities for visitors to learn about the arts and the world around them. While the Turchin Center is implementing its gradual reopening to the public, walk-through videos, ARTtalks and learning guides are available on-line. Educators are invited to use the Turchin Center as a resource in their classrooms.

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TCVA MISSION

The Turchin Center engages visitors from the university, community, nation and beyond in unique and meaningful experiences with the visual arts, by offering a wide array of dynamic and accessible exhibition, education, outreach and collection programs. These programs support the university’s teaching mission, inspire lifelong engagement with the visual arts, and create opportunities for participants to learn more about themselves and the world around them. The center is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of arts supporters, while presenting exhibition and education programming that fosters dialogue about important issues facing today’s world, including social, racial and economic justice.

TURCHIN CENTER NEWS

Rosen Sculpture Competition Now on View

Rosen Sculpture Competition Now on View

Boone, North Carolina – For the last 34 years, the annual Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition has showcased contemporary American sculpture in outdoor settings across the campus of Appalachian State University. The sculptures in this year’s...

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In the Studio with Joshua White

In the Studio with Joshua White

Joshua White, Associate Professor of Studio Art, Photography at Appalachian State University, and Turchin Center board member takes us on a fascinating demonstration of the wet plate collodion process (Tintype). He also shares the philosophy of his practice and...

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