HOURS & DIRECTIONS
Admission & Hours
Admission to the center is always free.
Donations are graciously accepted.
We are pleased to announce that the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is implementing a gradual public reopening of our galleries. Beginning on May 13, 2021, the Turchin Center galleries will be open to the public using a timed appointment/ticketing entry system.
Thursday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Friday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Registration is required and reservations can be made using this visitor registration form.
In order to ensure the health and safety of museum visitors and staff, capacity will be limited.
As the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts implements a gradual public re-opening of our galleries, protocols and procedures will follow the recommended guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and Appalachian State University.
Please refer to the TCVA coronavirus page for additional visiting and digital resources information.
During normal conditions, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is open Tuesday through Saturday and is closed on Sundays and Mondays. Opening hours will be expanded as it is deemed safe to do so. See current hours above.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location & Directions
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is located at 423 West King Street, Boone, NC 28608. The main entrance is located in the plaza on King Street. It can also be accessed from campus and the back parking lot via the grand staircase.
Parking & Drop-off
Two-hour metered parking is available along King Street and in downtown Boone public spaces on Depot and Queen Streets. Parking for longer visits is available one block west of the center at 567 West King Street, next to Town Hall or in the N. Depot Street lot just north of King Street. Parking is also available at the Appalachian State University, Rivers Street Parking Deck at 461 Rivers Street which is .6 miles/12 minute walk from the Turchin Center. Visitor parking passes may be purchased for other locations from the Parking and Traffic Office located in Suite A of the Rivers Street
Parking in all university surface lots is free after 5 pm Monday through Friday and on weekends unless otherwise posted.
Oversized Vehicle Parking
For larger vehicles (school and tour buses) please contact Visitor Services at email@example.com or (828) 262-3017 to locate the most appropriate parking available.
The AppalCART bus stop at ASU College St. Station is a three-minute walk away. The Express, Gold, Green (East and West), Orange and Red routes stop here. Visit www.appalcart.com for more information. (need to verify this info because they are changing the routes)
Bicycle parking is available outside the lower level lecture hall entrance.
Patrons are always welcome to drop-off and pick-up guests from the parking lot directly behind the Turchin Center. The building can be entered through the ground level lecture hall entrance with access to the elevator to go up to the main lobby. The main entrance can also be accessed via the grand staircase to the main entrance plaza.