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.
Painter and Instructor from Elkins, WV
Virtual Networking Event for Artists | June 30, 2020
Jewelry maker from Buckhannon, WV
The High School Student Art Contest was a big success!
Voting for the Mountain Arts District’s 2020 High School Student Art Contest begins soon. Members of the public can vote for their favorite art entries on the Mountain Arts District Facebook page from June 12-16, 2020. View the submissions on our website, but please remember to vote on our Facebook page! Students from Randolph, Tucker, […]
Talbott Frameshop, located at 220 Third Street, Elkins, offers a wide variety of choices for framing art and other collectables and keepsakes. Pricing varies according to the size of the piece, the moulding chosen, and other specifications such as glass and mat boards. Read more.
Artists at Work showcases the work of more than 20 of the region’s premier makers of fine art and fine craft. Pottery, artisan jewelry, woodworking, fiber art, paintings, photography, and more – all hand-crafted by the artists who staff the cooperative gallery. Learn more.
“I was first introduced to felting in 1993 at an Augusta Heritage Center class with Beth Beede. It was love at first sight!”
(Updated 4/23/2020) Below, we are providing a list of funding and support opportunities for artists. If you come across additional opportunities, let us know so we can include it in our list for our fellow artists. Relief and Assistance from the U.S. Government Due to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, if […]
Learn quilt blocking at the Elkins Sewing Center on Tuesdays at 10 am. Stop in for one session or join us for a series of classes: March 10th: Log Cabin Quilt Blocks March 17th: Block-of-the-Month—Delectable Mountains March 31st: Dresden Plate Quilt Block Find out more about the Elkins Sewing Center.
Specializing in the restoration and sales of fine musical instruments.
Artistry On Main is an Artist’s Co-op in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
We sat down on Brenda and Woody Harman’s porch out in Pocahontas County to interview them about their creative partnership, BrenWood Forge & Broom. Brenda is a broom-maker and Woody is a blacksmith. Come back here Thursday at 6pm to see the video portion of the interview. Check out their open studio coming September 14th […]
Kathryn Gillispie is interviewed by our William Pounds. She works with the non-profit Art in Green Bank to teach art classes after having worked as an art teacher in West Virginia. She also is and has been a long standing artist in pottery, painting, and more. You can find her gallery just off of WV-28 […]
Our featured event for this month was the Augusta Heritage Festival in Elkins City Park!
Thank you to Dave Shombert, Bob Smakula, Sarah Fletcher, JoLynn Powers, Ron Hinkle, Kathryn Gillispie, and Brenda and Woody Harman for sitting down for interviews and photos! Dave Shombert and Sarah Fletchers’ interviews have already been released and you can find them here on our website or on our youtube page. All interviews will be […]