Randall Reid-Smith
Curator

West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture & History

The mission of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History is to identify, preserve, protect, promote and present the ideas, arts and artifacts of West Virginia’s heritage, building pride in our past accomplishments and confidence in our future.

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MUSEUMS

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.

GRANTS

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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