Augusta Folks Art for Kids “Exploring Art Through Times” will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 7-11 on the Davis & Elkins College campus. Instructed by artist Kylie Proudfoot-Payne children will explore visual art and heritage crafts through the creation of a variety of art projects. Students will paint, print, weave, bind, mold, sew, experiment, square dance and much more as they learn about how the heritage crafts are connected to the world today. They will have the opportunity to experience the wider Augusta program through coordination with other Augusta instructors. Registration is open at www.augustaheritagecenter.org. For additional information, call the Augusta Heritage Center at 304-637-1209.
Welcome to the 2017 Wheeling Arts & Culture Fest. The Arts Fest and the Upper Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival have combined efforts to bring comprehensive arts & culture programming to the festival! The festival will be on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. at Wheeling Heritage Port. The Ohio County Library will continue to host additional literary and historical programming for the festival. The festival will include all of the great events from both festivals so if you are looking for the Artist Market or the Around the World Carnival, you will find it all. The admission-free event is open to everyone in the community and offers a variety of arts and cultural programs, including live music, visual arts, theatre, dance, literature, culinary demonstrations, historical arts, and much more.