The Parkersburg Art Center has always been committed to the principles of equal access or Barrier-Free Art Zones. Please call to schedule your visit today! 304-485-3859.


Accessible parking is available for visitors with a valid special registration plate or removable windshield placard (also known as an accessible or handicap parking permit). This is located directly in front of our main entrance on Market Street. If you have a valid special registration plate or an accessible or handicap parking permit hang-tag or placard, there is one accessible parking place right by the Art Center’s front door. There are also two reserved and marked spaces across 8th street, to the right side of the Art Center’s Market Street facility.

Accessible Drinking Fountains
Street Level:  An accessible drinking fountain is located toward the right and rear of the main gallery, near the hallway to the elevator.
Classroom (Lower) Level: An accessible drinking fountain is located at the end of the classroom hallway near the elevator.


The Main entrance is on the ground floor directly on street level. The elevator is available for easy access to all floors of the galleries and classrooms.


An accessible family restroom is available in the Esbanshade Studio off of the Main Galleries.  Restrooms on the Lower Level, Main/First Floor, Mezzanine and Ballroom Floors are all handicap accessible.



Adult size is available. 

Available upon request: Large print Gallery Labels
Sign Language interpreted or audio described tours
To request one of these free services, please call PAC at (304) 485-3859 at least one week in advance of your visit.