West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture & History
It’s September and students are back in school! The sites of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History – The Culture Center in Charleston, Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville, and West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling – all offer free school tours all year round to public, private and homeschool students. Just call and schedule your tour today and find out what special activities we offer during your visit. Your students will learn all about the history of the Mountain State and have fun while they do. This month also kicks off the annual Governor’s Cup Marching Band Series beginning Sept. 9 at John Marshall High School, Sept. 16 at Cabell Midland High School, Sept. 23 at Hurricane High School (morning) and Poca High School (evening), and Sept. 30 at Parkersburg High School. High school bands from across the state will compete weekly in regional competitions leading up to the WV Marching Band Invitational Championship and Governor’s Cup Series Finals in October. The Culture Center’s Annual Quilt Exhibition is still on display until Sept. 20, so stop by and check out these amazing works by West Virginia quilters while you still have the chance. We look forward to your visit!Learn More
The West Virginia State Museums features locations at the Culture Center, Grave Creek Archaeological Complex, Camp Washington Carver, and Independence Hall.
RECORDS & DATABASES
Whether researching your family lineage or looking for information on the history of West Virginia, the Archives and History website is the premier on-line resource.
Every year the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History give out millions of dollars in grants. Check out grant opportunities in Arts, Historic Preservation, or Record Management.
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