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!
Ben’s Old Loom Barn, located in Davis, WV, has rugs, placemats, runners, stoles, towels, baskets, afghans, and many other hand crafted items for both home and gifts . The shop features the work of 20 producers of fiber and related arts and takes orders for special items. Find out more.
Don Hall paints a variety of subjects, concentrating primarily on landscapes. He prefers to work en plein air, exclusively in oils on linen, canvas and artist board, capturing lovely mid-Atlantic, New England, and western landscapes in a style that reflects both realism and impressionism. Find out more about his work.
Robert Rose, a juried member of Tamarack, specializes in building dreadnought and parlor size guitars in the Martin style. His goal is to make an instrument that sounds as beautiful as it looks. His workshop is located in Randolph County. Find out more about his work.
The Pocahontas County Arts Council (PCAC) is a nonprofit that promotes local art. They are located at the Green Bank Art Center, Durbin Art Center and the PCAC’s Little Yellow House. PCAC also provides programs in schools and the community throughout Pocahontas County. Their purpose is to build an appreciation of the arts through education […]
Whistle Art Gallery is an artist’s co-op gallery in Richwood
On display from August 5 thru September 25, 2020 at The Arts Center.
Over the next few weeks, The State Arts Office at the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History will be facilitating a series of free-form and topic-focused discussions centered around the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on artists and arts organizations in West Virginia. Each session is free to join and will be 1 […]
Augusta 2020 Week 3 features Bluegrass and Old-Time music and art classes from Sunday July 19-Friday July 24th.
This week will feature the genres of Blues, Vocal, and American String Band
Kathy Mattea headlines online events on Augusta’s Cajun & Creole Week of July 5th-10th, 2020
Pete Houghton of Kelly Mountain Mystic is a sculptor and jeweler who works with material that has a story: natural materials, found objects and metals. Contact Kelly Mountain Mystic for unique pieces.