Randall Reid-Smith

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!

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