Museum Hours of Operation

Spend your holidays here at Auburn’s art museum with our special holiday hours. Galleries and the Museum Shop will be open for you and your family to enjoy. The Lethander Art Path and Museum Grounds also offer nearly 20 pieces of sculpture to walk and explore.

The museum will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on
Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 22-23

We will reopen on Friday, Nov 24 and Saturday, Nov 25 from 10-4:30 pm Sunday, Nov 26 from 1-4:00 pm.

The Museum Cafe will be closed Monday, Nov 20- 26 and will not reopen until Tuesday, November 27.

The museum will be closed for the Christmas holiday from Sunday, Dec. 24- Tuesday, Dec 26.

We will reopen on Wednesday, Dec 27 from 10-4:30 pm.

We will also be closed for New Years from Sunday, Dec 31 – Tuesday, Jan 2
We will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 3 from 10-4:30 pm.

Museum Shop Events

“Eat, Drink & Buy Art” on Sat., Dec. 2 for 12  to 6 p.m.

RSVP for Dec. 2 Art Sale

JCSM invites nationally acclaimed quilter, Cathy Fusselll, with Stephanie Edstrom, Gene Houston, Deborah Strawn and more! Enjoy cocktails, festive mocktails and small bites while you browse 12 hand-selected artists. Martha’s Trouble will perform from Noon to 3 p.m.

Museum Shop Sale on Thurs. Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Members receive 20% off items in the Museum Shop, and the general public receives 20% off. Stop by during our regular hours of operation, and find something unique.

Family and Community Programming

Community Night: A Celebration of Diversity, on Thurs., Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.

RSVP for Community Night

Join us for our first biannual Community Day. Our theme is celebrating diversity in the Auburn community. It will be a wonderful day to appreciate being together before winter break–with hot chocolate, cider and cookies (while supplies last).

  • Take a focused look at a single piece of artwork during “A Little Art Talk” at 5 pm.
  • Create vellum paper lanterns about your community with LocAL Market artists during our drop-in studio from 5 to 8 pm
  • Enjoy music and other performances by local musicians and artists
  • View artwork from JCSM Outreach Program Participants
  • Have conversations with diverse groups over cookies, hot chocolate and cider

Our partners: Auburn Heritage Association, Auburn Pointe School of Dance, Boys and Girls Clubs, Congregation Beth Shalom, Auburn, COSAM Diversity Ambassadors from the College of Sciences and Mathematics, LocAL Market and Ursula’s Catering.

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Upcoming Events

Tue 21

Museum Cafe Closed

November 20 @ 11:00 am - November 24 @ 2:00 pm
Wed 22

Seasonal Hours: Museum Closed

November 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 23

Seasonal Hours: Museum Closed

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm