The Radford University Art Museum system currently utilizes two main gallery spaces: The Art Museum at the Covington Center and the Art Museum on Tyler. While construction for the new Artis Center for Adaptive Innovation and Creativity is underway, the Department of Design makes use of our two satellite galleries located in Muse Hall and Tyler Hall. Admission is free.

Summer 2023

Selu Scenery Plein Air Workshops

Radford University Art Museum is pleased to introduce the Selu Scenery: Plein Air Workshop Series. Enjoy monthly artist sessions, outdoors at Radford University's Selu Conservancy, an impressive retreat that offers 380 acres of natural beauty and charm.

Chris Selu Scenery Workshop May 21-600-72

Our Next Workshop:

Sunday May 21,  12 noon to 4:00 pm

Instructor: Chris Bradbury

Workshops are free. Students and the public are welcome! Learn more here.

Registration is required, as space is limited.
Register here: https://form.jotform.com/230944063474053

Artwork created at this workshop may be eligible for display at the RU President’s 2023 “Friends of Selu Day” and the 2025 Selu Scenery Exhibition at Radford University Art Museum.

Mark your calendar for more upcoming Selu Scenery: Plein Air 2023 workshops!

April 29 Saturday -  instructor Theresa Rykaczewski
May 21 Sunday – instructor Chris Bradbury
June 17 Saturday – instructor Leslie Smith
September 23 Saturday – instructor Brent Webb
October 21 Saturday – instructor TBA

Contact Radford University Art Museum for further information: RUartmuseum@radford.edu






Radford Art Show

Radford University Art Museum on Tyler Avenue
Reception: Friday June 9, 2023 from 5:00 through 7:00 pm
Monday, June 5 2023 through Saturday, August 5 2023


Selections from the Permanent Collection

The Art Museum at the Covington Center
May 22 through August 25, 2023
By appointment only May – August
(Call 540.831.5921 or email sarbury@radford.edu) 




News & Events

  1. Young Painters Study an Old Master »


    Students in Alexandra Leonetti's Special Topics course on Caravaggio learn how old techniques of light and shadow have a place in their own work.

  2. Q&A with 3D Artist Will Sawyer »


    Will Sawyer's hands-on, personal approach makes him popular with students of all levels.

  3. Outdoor Painting Workshops Offered at Selu this Year »


    On April 22, the Radford University Art Museum will offer the first of multiple outdoor workshops open to all painters of all skill levels free of charge.

  4. Regional Arts Show at Radford University  »


    This summer, Radford University Art Museum will host the Radford Fine Arts Show, a juried exhibition of artwork from around Southwest Virginia. 

  5. Exploring the Dark Side of the Moon »


    The College of Visual and Performing Arts celebrates the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s landmark concept album, Dark Side of the Moon, with a free live performance.

  6. Radford Students Shine at Addys »


    Radford Students Shine at Addy Awards

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