Mother’s Day Tissue Flowers

May is also the month to celebrate and honor all mothers. Families are invited to stop in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, to make colorful tissue flowers just in time for Mother’s Day. Surprise mom with a special handmade gift.

Interpretive Garden planting

For the gardening season, visitors can help plant the museum’s Interpretive Garden on Saturday, May 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Garden Planting Day includes indoor activities in case of inclement weather. A second planting day is planned for the same time on Saturday, June 3. The garden will be planted using heirloom seeds, including Buffalo... View Article

Historic Preservation Month Lecture

The celebration of Historic Preservation Month will continue at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, Kelley Berliner, eastern regional director of The Archaeological Conservancy, will discuss “The Archaeological Conservancy's Preservation Efforts in the East: from the Paleoindian through 20th-Century Industrial Sites.” For the past 42 years, the Conservancy has been the only national nonprofit organization... View Article

Second Saturday film Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

“Lords of the Gourd”, will be shown at 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. It follows the trials and tribulations of several contestants in the annual giant pumpkin growing competition held in Cooperstown, N.Y. Moisture and nutrients must be provided, and the growers battle hungry rodents, insects and even human troublemakers. Will the... View Article

International Archaeology Day Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

International Archaeology Day will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 21, with the PBS film, “Secrets of the Dead: Vampire Legend.” This 60-minute documentary re-examines the vampire legend through clues found in medieval burials. Archaeologists, historians and forensic specialists work together to explain this traditional belief. The film will be shown at 1and 3 p.m. MORE... View Article

The annual Archaeology Month lecture Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

The annual Archaeology Month lecture will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, by Dr. James M. Adovasio, senior scientist at APTIM and director of archaeology at Senator John Heinz History Center.  The presentation is titled “Meadowcroft Rockshelter 2023: Fifty Years Later.” Excavations at the Southwestern Pennsylvania site began 50 years ago. Meadowcroft... View Article

West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History to Host Exhibition Opening and Awards Ceremony at Culture Center

 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The 23rd biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition will open at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston, along with an awards ceremony, on Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. Sixty-six West Virginia artists were selected for the exhibit, which will feature 89 pieces, including painting, drawing, mixed media, craft, photography, digital... View Article

Holiday greeting cards and ornament Workshop

Artist Cheryl Childers will lead a workshop making holiday greeting cards and ornaments from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16. Acrylic paints will be used to create a unique decoration or a greeting card. Budding artists of all ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Live History Show at West Virginia Independence Hall

WHEELING, W.Va. – Live History, a theatre company that specializes in bringing your local history to life, will feature two showings of “A Timeless Gathering” at West Virginia Independence Hall (WVIH) in Wheeling on Saturday, Feb. 3. Showtimes are 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the WVIH courtroom and will last one and a half... View Article

Second Saturday Program

Will be a film about the Underground Railroad in honor of the occasion. “Roots of Resistance: The Story of the Underground Railroad” will be screened at 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10. The film features the narratives of escaped slaves and their descendants who tell the story of the secret network of deeply... View Article

Green Your Winter Blues

An afternoon filled with displays and activities related to gardening. The program will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. Visitors can join Ohio County Master Gardeners, Ainsley Gray, agricultural program assistant at the Marshall County Cooperative Extension Office, and other museum volunteers in celebrating the approaching Spring season. Visitors can... View Article

Marshall County Schools Celebration of the Arts

The event is a celebration of music and visual arts and includes activities for the kids. Musical performances will be provided by Marshall County students and volunteers will staff family-friendly arts and crafts tables. The event also includes the opening reception and ribbon cutting from 2to 4 p.m. for the “Annual Marshall County Student Art... View Article

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