The New West, An Old Story: Photographs by Joan Myers and Steve Fitch
The New West, An Old Story: Photographs by Joan Myers and Steve Fitch
Jan 21, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
Hodges Gallery
To Be & Become: Corn Wagon Thunder
To Be & Become: Corn Wagon Thunder
Jan 21, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
Community Gallery
19th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
19th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
Mar 4, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
Mezzanine Gallery
Celestial: Dare Coulter
Celestial: Dare Coulter
Mar 4, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022
Mayer Gallery
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The New West, An Old Story: Photographs by Joan Myers and Steve Fitch
The New West, An Old Story: Photographs by Joan Myers and Steve Fitch
Jan 21, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
To Be & Become: Corn Wagon Thunder
To Be & Become: Corn Wagon Thunder
Jan 21, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
19th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
19th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
Mar 4, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022
Celestial: Dare Coulter
Celestial: Dare Coulter
Mar 4, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022
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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

The Turchin Center galleries are open to the public Tuesday – Thursday and Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm and Fridays from Noon – 8 pm. Closed Sunday and Monday. Admission is free.

 

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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Turchin Center Events

EVENTS

ARTtalks, art workshops and lunch & learn programs supplement and enrich the exhibitions in the galleries. Exhibition Celebrations and First Friday Art Crawls are an opportunity for art lovers to meet the artists, enjoy a cocktail, hear live music and explore one of the most exciting venues in town. The Rosen Sculpture Walk with the Juror, held each summer during An Appalachian Summer Festival, is a chance to experience the winning sculptures of the annual Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition.

LEARN

A variety of exhibitions and programs provide opportunities for visitors to learn about the arts and the world around them. The Turchin Center has reopened to the public, however, those not ready to visit can explore the walk-through videos, ARTtalks and learning guides available on-line. Educators are invited to use the Turchin Center as a resource in their classrooms. For more information about guided tour opportunities, visit the Learn page.

Learn

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

In the Studio with Jeana Eve Klein

In the Studio with Jeana Eve Klein

Jeana Eve Klein has been teaching at Appalachian State University for just over 16 years. She is a professor of fibers and assistant chair for curriculum in the art department and recently she was asked to join the Turchin Center advisory board. She sees her role as a...

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35th Rosen Sculpture Winners Announced

35th Rosen Sculpture Winners Announced

Boone, North Carolina –​ About the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, named for university benefactors Robert and Lillian Turchin, fulfills Appalachian State University's long-held mission of providing a home for world-class...

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