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General Information

The Kennedy Museum of Art is located in historic Lin Hall at The Ridges on the Ohio University campus. Named in honor of Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy, the Museum features significant collections including important southwest Native American textiles and jewelry, and a renowned contemporary print collection. This world-class institution brings to the University and the region a wide range of permanent collection and traveling exhibitions, educational programming, and special tours. The Kennedy Museum is an integral part of the educational, research, and public service missions of Ohio University.

Location & Directions

Kennedy Museum of Art is located in Athens, Ohio, 75 miles southeast of Columbus at the junction of US Rtes. 33 and 50. Follow the highway to exit 17 (Rte. 682). Enter the rotary. Drive halfway around, exiting at the second exit to continue on Rte. 682. Turn left onto North Ridge Drive. Turn left onto East Circle Drive. Kennedy Museum of Art is on the right. For GPS directions enter "Kennedy Museum of Art"
The Kennedy Museum is located in historic Lin Hall at The Ridges on the Ohio University campus.
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Admission & Gallery Hours

Admission is free
Mon. Tue. . . . . . . . . 10am - 5pm
Wed. Fri. . . . . . . . . . 10am - 5pm
Thurs. . . . . . . . . . . . 10am - 8pm
Sat. Sun . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 - 5pm
University Holidays . . . . . closed

 

Parking & Tours

Please use Visitor Parking spaces on weekdays before 3 p.m. (located directly across from the Museum entrance). After 3 p.m. and on weekends, please park in the “Purple” upper or lower lots located directly across from the Museum entrance. Metered parking is also available throughout The Ridges at all times.
Guided tours are available to community and school groups with advance notice. For more information call 740.593.0953