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Calendar of Events 

First Thursday Concert & Open Jam
Feb. 2
7:00 - 8:00 pm Concert
8:00 - 9:00 pm Open Jam
Free, MHC Auditorium in HFR Bldg
Jack Tales 
Oral History, spoken word, & storytelling
Feb. 16
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Free, MHC at Hunter Library
Cobweb Broom making Demonstration
Mickey Sizemore
Feb. 23
2:00 - 4:00 pm
FreeMHC at Hunter Library
First Thursday Concert & Open Jam
March 2
7:00 - 8:00 pm Concert
8:00 - 9:00 pm Open Jam
Free, MHC Auditorium in HFR Bldg


MHC at Hunter Library

Horace Kephart: Revealing an Enigma

M – F, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Th 'till 7:00 PM, through May 12, 2017
Kephart at the fireplace 

 Hunter Library Second Floor Lobby

Walton war lead image

The Walton War: An Almost Forgotten History

M – F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Dec. 5 - Jan. 31, 2017

Mountain Heritage Center

WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center has moved across campus! The Center’s exhibit galleries in the HFR Building closed on April 13, 2015. The MHC has now moved its offices and exhibits to Hunter Library, where we are continuing to serve WCU and the community.

Our offices, located on the 2nd floor of Hunter Library, are open M-F, 8 am – 5 pm. We are currently hosting a student-created exhibit, "The Walton War: An Almost Forgotten History" in the lobby adjacent to our office. Our 1,500 sq. ft. exhibit gallery on the ground floor of Hunter Library is open and hosting "Horace Kephart: Revealing an Enigma." 

Our collections remain in the HFR Building, where our artifact preservation and research work continues. Ultimately, the MHC will be the centerpiece of a new WCU Visitors Center.  Our main phone number is still the same (828-227-7129) and you can find the latest information about upcoming programs and exhibits, as well as complete contact information here and on Facebook

Hours of Operation

Galleries: 10:00 - 4:00 pm, Thursday evenings starting in Feb 2017 'til 7:00 pm

Offices: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To confirm hours or to arrange a special tour, please contact us at (828) 227-7129, by email, or visit our Facebook page.

The Mountain Heritage Center follows the university holiday schedule.


MHC Gallery at HL 161    MHC HL 161 sign


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