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Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park continues fall art workshops this Saturday


The Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park will continue its fall art workshop series for children and adults this Saturday. Classes for children will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and classes for adults will be held from 2 - 5 p.m. The workshops are free and open to the public.

Children of all ages are invited to attend a Fall Fun workshop where they will be using a variety of materials to create different objects of art relating to the autumn season. Because of the nature of the activity, children should wear their play clothes and bring a smock. Adults must accompany all children.

The adult workshop (ages 16 and over), will begin using a new medium for a series of workshops entitled “Introduction to Oils.” The adult workshops are limited to 15 participants, and are on a first-come, first-served basis. Those interested are encouraged to call and reserve a spot.

Classes will be taught by Adam Hodges, programming specialist for the Museum. Hodges has taught adult courses in art at Marshall University, Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Mich., and the Huntington Museum of Art, and served as an assistant for the Huntington Museum of Arts’s Art day Camp for Kids for three years.

For more information about the fall art workshop series, contact Hodges at (304) 792-7229 or by e-mail at

The Museum in the Park is a regional cultural center showcasing the best in West Virginia history and the arts. It features changing exhibits and displays of artwork and historical items from the collections of the West Virginia State Museum and State Archives. One area of the museum is dedicated to local and regional history. It is operated and maintained by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and is located four miles north of Logan on West Virginia Route 10 at Chief Logan State Park.

The Museum is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 5 - 9 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon - 5 p.m.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History, an agency of the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, brings together the state’s past, present and future through programs and services in the areas of archives and history, the arts, historic preservation and museums. The Cultural Center is West Virginia’s official showcase for the arts. Visit the Division’s website at for more information about programs of the Division. The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.