Dawn Behling

Director of Visitor Services

As Director of Visitor and Donor Services, Dawn Behling is passionate about enhancing the experience of visitors from the moment they enter the front door of the Turchin Center. Dawn hires, trains and oversees the student gallery ambassadors and utilizes her talents in the planning of exhibition openings, receptions and special events. She also works with a variety of campus and community groups with an interest in utilizing the center’s resources and facilities, and is continuously seeking improvements and enhancements to the visitor experience at the Turchin Center. Dawn earned her BFA in textile design from East Carolina University and her MFA in studio art from Western Carolina. Dawn is a mixed media artist and has been working in the museum field for 12 years.

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Telephone: 828-262-7795

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Coronavirus information

Based on guidelines announced by Appalachian State University, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts has revised its schedule. Schedules and guidelines are subject to further change in the coming days and weeks. All schedule changes specific to public events at the Turchin Center will be posted on the Turchin Center’s website and on Facebook.

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Based on guidelines announced by Appalachian State University, the Turchin Center is closed due to COVID-19.

During times of inclement weather, the Turchin Center follows the closing schedule of Appalachian State University.

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