The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts sits on Appalachian State University’s campus and holds a mission of providing a home for world-class visual arts programming. At the Turchin Center you will find incredible exhibits and classes to help explore your artistic side. The center is the largest facility of its kind in western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia, and is named for university benefactors Robert and Lillian Turchin. The Turchin center features two wings of exhibition and support space which focus on a blend of new and historically important artwork and feature works of nationally and internationally renowned artists, as well as many of the finest artists of the region.
Mission Statement: 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.
Sunday – Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 10am-6pm