Art Museum at the Covington Center


The Art Museum at the Covington Center displays art throughout the academic year. Each year a major exhibition features works by national or international artists.

The gallery is also the venue for the BFA and MFA exhibitions each semester, art faculty shows, and the senior show for the department of interior design and fashion. Selections from the permanent collection are often displayed during summer terms (mid-May through July).

Fall and spring semester hours: Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: noon to 4 p.m.

Summer hours: The RU Art Museum at the Covington Center does not have regular visiting hours during the summer; however it is open by appointment on most weekdays in June and July. Please call 540-831-5754 or email to schedule a visit.

The RU Art Museum galleries in the Covington Center, in Porterfield Hall, and downtown at the Bondurant Center are closed whenever the university is closed. These galleries are also closed during fall break, winter break, and spring break, and on regular holidays such as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Easter, Memorial Day, and July 4th. During the summer after graduation, the gallery in Covington is open by appointment only. The summer hours of the downtown gallery depend upon student staff availability. Please call 540-831-5754 to confirm opening hours before you visit.