Tim O’Brien will present tunes and stories that highlight the connections between Irish and Appalachian music and culture on February 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blues guitarist Joey Saye will present and play tunes from some of his blues mentors on February 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Maggie Brown has crafted a unique performance style designed to both educate and entertain on February 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Renowned performer, scholar, and tradition bearer John Roberts will present a discussion about sea shanties, their place in history and in current use on January 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
From the Augusta Heritage Center: As we look towards the future, we eagerly anticipate the day that we will learn knee-to-knee, hold hands, dance, and sing joyously together. Our top priority is to deliver a safe, vibrant Augusta summer that is a celebration of our most cherished traditions. Without being able to peer into the […]
Applications are now being accepted for the FY21 Rural Youth Engagement through Public Art Grant from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts (WVCA). Approximately $65,000 in grants will be awarded. Deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2021. Eligible projects will take […]
Each year the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History awards grants to a variety of artists and arts organizations for arts-based projects. Deadlines are Feb 1st and March 1st, 2021!
Happy Holidays! This Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 12 noon, The Arts Center will premier a virtual Brown Bag Concert here on its Facebook page for our community, featuring Deacon Raymond Godwin performing all of your favorite holiday music! This show will also begin airing on WETV Channel 3 next week! This very special show […]
Please consider giving works of art for Christmas. No matter the day, it’s important that you support your local artists, especially in this time of COVID. Visit the the following MAD members to support local businesses and local artisans: Elkins Artists at Work Delmonte Market Marlinton Pocahontas County Artisan Co-op Richwood Mill Whistle Arts Co-op […]
Win this beautiful Nevada Tribble original titled “Still and Grey.”
Principal Alyssa Tallman and Artsbank Instructor Kylie Proudfoot-Payne received reproductions of murals done by children K-6 grade at Coalton School during the past two years.
Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia Presented by Christopher Wilkinson Tuesday, October 20 @ 7 pm by The Augusta Heritage Center on Facebook Live, Zoom The coal fields of West Virginia would seem an unlikely market for big band jazz during the Great Depression. However, a prosperous African American audience of coal-industry workers created […]
Carve a pumpkin to enter into the Mountain Arts District Great “Community Pumpkin Patch Virtual Carving Contest”! Pumpkin enthusiasts! Submit your pumpkin carving masterpiece for prizes! Submission will be accepted from October 9th -25th. Prizes will be awarded at the end of October. Follow our Facebook page to view all of the pumpkin images and […]
Wet Plate Photography: History & Resurgence in the 21st Century Presented by Lisa Elmaleh Tuesday, October 6 @7pm Augusta Heritage Center on Facebook Live, Zoom This discussion focuses on the history of wet plate technique and its resurgence and place in modern photography. Explore this stunning photography style as Lisa presents projects that have taken […]
Marketing Rountable Featuring Christine Keller of CHRIZART September 29, 2020 7:30 to 8:30 pm Join us for this ZOOM EVENT Log In Information: 304-591-3345; PW: 3345 Join with Mountain Arts District, regional artists, and community organizers to network and collaborate on regional arts-related projects. Christine Keller will join this roundtable event on the topic of […]
The Fall Exhibit opens Wednesday, September 30th from 6 – 8 pm and runs thru November 13th, 2020 at The Arts Center.
This performance of Arts Across America: West Virginia Voices featues performances by Lady D, Bob Thompson, Ginny Hawker, and Emily Miller. It is a collaboration between The Augusta Heritage Center, The Kennedy Center, and Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia and will focus on the rich and diverse soundscapes found within the Mountain State. Tune […]
The The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking is holding monthly webinars on Creative Placemaking. Creative Placemaking is the next big idea in leading communities through healing and recovery. Get the foundation now to forge resilience. Creative placemaking is sustained collaboration among people of diverse professional and personal backgrounds who enhance the places they live, work, […]
All events are free and open to the public and will be streamed live on the Augusta Facebook page. Some sessions will also be accessible via Zoom to allow interaction between attendees and the presenter. Full Fall Schedule Tuesday, September 8 (7 pm)—Sloss Furnaces: Still Warming a Community presented by Jennifer Lackey (FB, Zoom). This discussion focuses […]
2nd Annual Droop Mountain Art & Craft Studios Tour featuring BrenWood Forge & Broom!