Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

View exhibition page 30th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

For three decades, this national, juried competition, made possible by the generous support of Martin and Doris Rosen and their family, has brought a remarkable array of contemporary American sculpture to the Appalachian State University campus.

Exhibition ends: Friday, April 21, 2017
View exhibition page Call for Submissions: Award Winning Collegiate Literary Arts Journals

In conjunction with The Peel and some of its alumni, the Turchin Center is creating a participatory exhibition that allows the viewer to read their way through the evolution of The Peel and discover student expression in the nation’s preeminent literary arts magazines that have also won these awards.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 4, 2017
View exhibition page Books! Books! Books! Appalachian Book Arts

As part of the on-going celebration of the book arts at the Turchin Center, Looking Glass and Smith galleries, Books! Books! Books! Appalachian Book Arts celebrates the beautiful handwork of Appalachian State faculty and friends.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 4, 2017
View exhibition page Studio Practices: Penland 9

So often the hardworking artists who coordinate studio practices at any institution are, truly, “behind the scenes.” Studio Practices: Penland 9 brings the nine talented Penland Studio Coordinators out of the studio shadows and into the bright lights of the Turchin Center’s Main Gallery.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Artist opportunities

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) offers multiple exhibition and programming opportunities for established and emerging artists. The Turchin Center focuses on a variety of techniques in two and three-dimensional media. Artist proposals will be accepted at any time and are reviewed by a curatorial committee on a rotating basis. Learn more

The Permanent Collection

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts' Permanent Collection supports teh mission of the Center and the University by acquiring, documenting, preserving, and exhbiting artworks of aesthetic, cultural, and historic significance. Learn more

View additional artwork in the Rotunda Gallery ion the 4th floor of Belk Library.

Past exhibitions

Information about past Turchin Center exhibitions is archived here.

Upcoming exhibitions

View exhibition page Collective Vigilance: Speaking for the New River
Exhibition begins: Friday, February 3, 2017
View exhibition page A Thousand Steps, A Thousand Stitches: Figurative Quilts by Susan Sharpe
Exhibition begins: Friday, February 3, 2017
View exhibition page Useful Work: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm by Ken Abbott
Exhibition begins: Friday, February 3, 2017
View exhibition page 14th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 3, 2017
View exhibition page Pieces of the Puzzle: Turchin Center Outreach Program
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 3, 2017

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The Turchin Center will be closed...

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  • Dec. 24 - Jan. 9

...for the winter 2016-17 holiday season.

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