West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture & History
Spring is almost here, and March is a great month to celebrate the arts across the Mountain State. This month you can visit us at the Culture Center in Charleston, Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville and West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling and enjoy some of the amazing artists that call West Virginia home. Independence Hall will host traditional Celtic and folk music performed by Gallowglass and Faire May on March 3. The State Arts Office and Culture Center will host the annual Arts in Our Communities Conference Feb. 28 – March 1 and Arts Day at the Legislature on March 2. See some amazing student artists in the Congressional Youth Art Competition exhibit on display at the Culture Center beginning March 3. The national recitation competition Poetry Out Loud State Finals are March 10 and 11. On March 16, visit the Culture Center for a free concert by pianist and Lewisburg native Barbara Nissman at 6pm. Grave Creek will host the 40th annual Marshall County Student Art Show, opening March 25. The exhibit will be on display until April 15. And finally, the Culture Center will host the 2nd Annual Academic Showdown finals on March 31. 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.
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2023 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program Announced
March 20, 2023 @ 4:19 am
CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) announces the proposed Annual Work Program for the 2022-2023 Historic Preservation Program is now available for review…
44 Students to Compete in West Virginia Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition, March 10-11
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex Announce March Programs
West Virginia Independence Hall to Present Free Celtic Concert, March 3
WV Independence Hall and the Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable to Host Presentation on General William B. Curtis
Three-part Concert Series Featuring Pianist Barbara Nissman at the Culture Center Beginning Feb. 9