Call For Entries for the 2021 MAD High School Student Fine Art & Sculpture Contest
Enter to win! Open to all 2021 high school students in the Randolph, Tucker, Barbour, Upshur, Nicholas and Pocahontas counties. Download the 2021 High-School-Student-Fine-Art Participation Forms Submit your artwork online […]
The Arts Center Annual Gala Exhibition is On Display!
Mountain Arts District member, The Arts Center, is holding its Annual Gala Exhibition from August 2 to September 25, 2021. The Gala Exhibit is a fine arts benefit and exhibition […]
Pottery Studio Open House at The Arts Center
Saturday, July 24, 2021 10:00 AM 12:00 PM Mountain Arts District member, The Arts Center, is holding an Open House at its One Park Street Pottery Studio. The Open House […]
Augusta Block Party featuring The Hooten Hallers!
MADWV member Augusta Heritage Center is hosting an “Augusta Block Party” featuring The Hooten Hallers on July 23rd and 24th at the El Gran Sabor restaurant in downtown Elkins. The […]
The Augusta Festival scheduled for July 24th!
MADWV member Augusta Heritage Center is holding its annual “Augusta Festival” in Elkins City Park in Elkins, WV on July 24, 2021. Enjoy ongoing Appalachian craft demonstrations and join in […]
Visit Buxton & Landstreet Gallery & Studios in Thomas, WV!
MADWV member, Buxton & Landstreet Gallery & Studios, located Thomas, WV, has original artwork by regional and Appalachian artists…you are sure to find something unique while you drink in the […]
Arts Center Class! Very Basic Baskets!
Very Basic Baskets Saturday, June 26 and 27, 2021 9:00 AM 4:00 PM This will be a class to learn the basic techniques of the traditional Appalachian basket. We will […]
Seldom Scene Perform at the Elkins Railyard June 26th!
Bluegrass legends The Seldom Scene will perform Saturday, June 26th at the Elkins Railyard Ampitheatre. This event is sponsored by MAD Member Augusta Heritage Center. This is a non-ticketed, public […]
Chance McCoy & Justin Golden Perform at the Elkins Railyard June 24th
Chance McCoy (GRAMMY-winning multi-instrumentalist formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show) and Justin Golden (traditional blues from Richmond VA) will perform Thursday, June 24 (7 pm Eastern)* at the Elkins Railyard […]
Elkins Sewing Center’s Quilter of the Month Bonnie Allen
Mountain Arts District member, The Elkins Sewing Center, is highlighting Bonnie Allen as its Quilter of the Month for June. Bonnie started quilting about 35 years ago. Prior to that, […]
Arts Center Class! Upcycling Fun for Kids!
Just For Kids—Upcycling Fun Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM This class will allow kids, ages 8-11, to make their own creations with the process of “upcycling,” […]
Welcome to the West Virginia Highlands, where the creative life is a way of life.
Whether you’re planning a visit or you’ve lived here for generations, the Mountain Arts District is the place to discover the artists and artisans, writers, performers and venues that make the Mountain State a cultural treasure. From Appalachian heritage to the digital arts, from old-time music to gallery shows, search here to add artistry to your next shopping trip or weekend adventure.
If you’re looking for a unique keepsake or one-of-a kind gift, you’ll find handmade products in glass, pottery, woodworking, basketry, jewelry, photography, painting or drawing. Or if you’re seeking custom illustration or writing services for your next project, we’ve got you covered.
And when you’re looking for things to do in our area, make the Mountain Arts District your first stop to find upcoming music performances, plays, storytelling, clogging and other dancing, art installations, classes and workshops, and festivals.
Promoting and presenting the traditional music, dance, and folkways of the Allegheny Mountain region.
David “Woody” Harman is an Artist Blacksmith. His wife, Brenda, is the resident Broom Maker of hand-tied Appalachian brooms and brushes.
Certified Professional Photographer Master Photographer Photographic Craftsman Past President Professional Photographers of West Virginia
Michael and Carrie Kline weave West Virginia stories and folklore with spine tingling harmonies on voice and guitar.
The Arts Center hosts art exhibits, concerts and performances, art education and a variety of community activities and events.
The Old Brick Playhouse offers entertaining theatre and educational arts programs locally, throughout the mid-Atlantic, and overseas.
Each basket gives me the opportunity to do something totally different than the last project and the detail in each basket or tray brings me much joy.
Liz is a jeweler and a photographer in Pocahontas County. She also creates soaps, candles, and herbal creations.