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Turchin Center for the Visual Arts


EntertainmentArt, Culture, Theater and The Forum

About Us

The Turchin Center engages visitors from the university, community, nation and beyond in unique and meaningful experiences with the visual arts, by offering a wide array of dynamic and accessible exhibition, education, outreach and collection programs. These programs support the university’s teaching mission, inspire lifelong engagement with the visual arts, and create opportunities for participants to learn more about themselves and the world around them. The center is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of arts supporters, while presenting exhibition and education programming that fosters dialog about important issues facing today’s world, including social, racial and economic justice.

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts will continue to be an engaging and accessible resource responding to diverse educational, social and cultural needs of individuals and communities, and by providing them with opportunities to access the power of the arts to help learn, grow, flourish, and be inspired.


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