Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center - Visit

Open Tuesday - Sunday 

Hours of Operation

Gallery Hours

Day Hours
Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Torggler is closed to the public on Mondays and during campus holidays. Those who are enrolled in classes will be able to access the building during the evenings and on weekends when classes are in session.

Palette Cafe

Day Hours
Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Located in the Torggler rotunda, enjoy a coffee, brunch or tasty lunch while admiring the art installation Shylight.


All exhibitions at the Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center are free and open to the public.

Health & Safety

As a part of the Christopher Newport campus, we are adhering to the same regulations as the rest of the university. For more detailed information, please visit the CNU COVID page.

Group Tours

Schedule a tour to learn more about the Torggler’s exhibitions! We offer guided tours and special rates for groups of six or more. Please contact (757) 594-0800 for more information on group tour options.


Visitor parking is available next to the Torggler in Lot B. Please refer to the campus map below for guidance.

Campus Map
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Printable map CNU flat map PDF
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Accessible Map CNU accessible map


The Torggler is fully accessible on all levels for visitors with mobility challenges. For parents of young children, stroller parking is available on the first floor.

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