It’s no secret that West Virginia’s natural landscape is simply stunning, but once you get here, you’ll find that the arts and culture tucked among our mountains can rival any big-city scene. Spend a few days in the outdoors and around our tiny towns, and you’ll discover where many West Virginia artists find their inspiration. From local galleries to museums and performing arts theatres, the culture of West Virginia shines best when experienced through the art that’s made and celebrated here.

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10 West Virginia classes that will turn ANYONE into an artist

Set aside the stick figures and get hands-on with an art class in West Virginia. Whether you want to learn to make pottery, paint or craft j...

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Mountain murals: 5 stops for a DIY public art tour

The Mountain State is full of funky art galleries and sophisticated art museums. But during the warmer months, get your sunshine AND art fix...

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Amazingly offbeat WV art galleries

West Virginia is home to some of the most offbeat art galleries you’ll ever find. Whether your passion is clay and a kiln, handcrafted ...

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Cultural crawls of WV’s Certified Arts Towns

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