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News Releases from the Division of Culture and History

For more information contact Caryn Gresham at (304) 558-0220

10/24/2014 - Culture Center to Host Halloween Bash on Oct. 28

10/20/2014 - Three West Virginia Marching Band Directors to be Inducted into West Virginia Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame

10/15/2014 - High School Marching Bands Assemble for 3rd Annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational

10/2/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces October Events at the Culture Center and Grave Creek Mound

9/25/2014 - Grave Creek Mound to Celebrate Archaeology Month Oct. 4

8/26/2014 - Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grants Available

8/25/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces September Events at the Culture Center and Grave Creek Mound

8/15/2014 - Folk Legends Celebrate Old-time Music Traditions with Two Free Labor Day Weekend Concerts at Chief Logan State Park

8/7/2014 - Old-time Musicians, Flat-foot Dancers from Washington State to Florida and Abroad Take Home Prizes During 25th Appalachian String Band Music Festival

7/30/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Adds Second Funding Cycle for Grants for Artists, Nonprofits

7/30/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces August Events at the Culture Center, Grave Creek Mound and Museum in the Park

7/16/2014 - Public Comment Sought for Fiscal Year 2015 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program

7/16/2014 - West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office Announces Development Grant Recipients

7/15/2014 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts, Division of Culture and History Award $1.26 Million in Grants

7/14/2014 - Appalachian String Band Music Festival Turns 25! Festival to Feature Traditional and New Events

6/27/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces July Events at Camp Washington-Carver, the Culture Center and Grave Creek Mound

6/13/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host West Virginia Day Celebrations at Culture Center and Independence Hall on June 20

6/11/2014 - Annual Quilt and Wall Hanging Exhibition on Display at the Culture Center

6/6/2014 - Historic Preservation Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Grants Available

5/29/2014 - 2014 Vandalia Gathering Contest Winners Announced

5/29/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces June Events at the Culture Center, Grave Creek Mound and Independence Hall

5/28/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host Fine Arts and Historic Preservation Summer Camps

5/19/2014 - State’s Annual Vandalia Gathering to be Held May 23-25 in Charleston

5/19/2014 - West Virginia Dance Festival Students Receive Scholarships

5/2/2014 - Wheeling Park High School Student Places Among Top Poetry Out Loud Competitors

5/2/2014 - Moorefield Middle School in Hardy County Wins West Virginia State History Bowl

5/2/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces May Events at the Culture Center and Grave Creek Mound

4/23/2014 - Twenty-four Teams of West Virginia Eighth Graders to Compete in Fifth Annual History Bowl Final Competition at Culture Center on April 29

4/21/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Offer Quilt Workshop on May 9

4/10/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for Kids on April 19

4/8/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History To Open West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2013 Award Winners Exhibit

3/27/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces April Events at the Culture Center, Grave Creek Mound, Independence Hall and Museum in the Park

3/21/2014 - Governor’s Arts Awards for Legislative Leadership in the Arts Announced

3/21/2014 - Don Page and Cathey Crowell Sawyer Receive Governor’s Arts Awards for Lifetime Achievement 10 Artists and Organizations Receive Governor’s Arts Awards for 2014

3/21/2014 - Wheeling Park High School Student to Represent West Virginia at Poetry Out Loud Contest in Washington, D.C., on April 29-30

3/13/2014 - 2014 Congressional Youth Art Competition Winners Announced

3/11/2014 - Goldenseal Magazine Marks 40th Anniversary

3/11/2014 - Governor’s Arts Awards Gala Set for March 13, 2014, at Culture Center

3/7/2014 - 26 Students to Compete in West Virginia Poetry Out Loud Competition on March 14-15, 2014

3/3/2014 - 2014 Quilt and Wall Hanging Juried Exhibition Entries Deadline Set

2/27/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces March Events at the Culture Center and Grave Creek Mound

2/21/2014 - Culture Center to Display Photographs for Black History Month

1/31/2014 - Nominations Being Accepted for Governor’s Arts Awards

1/31/2014 - History Day to Take Place at the State Capitol and Culture Center on Thursday, Feb. 13

1/29/2014 - Arts Day at the Capitol Rescheduled for Feb. 7

1/28/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces February Highlights at the Culture Center, Grave Creek Mound and West Virginia Independence Hall

1/27/2014 - Schedule Set for Fifth Annual West Virginia History Bowl Competition

1/24/2014 - Cameo Glass Exhibit by Kelsey Murphy and Opening Reception at Culture Center Set for Jan. 27

1/16/2014 - Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to take place in Charleston on January 20

1/16/2014 - Historic Preservation Development Grants Available

1/13/2014 - Arts Day at the Capitol Cancelled

1/9/2014 - Arts Day at the Capitol to be held on Jan. 13, 2014

1/9/2014 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History and West Virginia Commission on the Arts to Present Grant Workshop on Jan. 15 in Huntington

1/2/2014 - Nominations Sought for Governor’s Arts Awards

12/24/2013 - A New Exhibit and Two Archives Lectures at the Culture Center, Kids’ Activities and Archaeology Lecture at Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville are Featured in January

12/12/2013 - Culture Center to Present Free Holiday Movies Dec. 26 - 28

12/9/2013 - State Historic Preservation Office Publishes 13-month Calendar

12/9/2013 - New Culture Center Exhibit Featuring 51 Railroad Photos by J.J. Young Jr. on Display Through January

12/2/2013 - Winners of the West Virginia Juried Exhibit Announced Show Features 53 Pieces of Art from 46 West Virginia Artists

11/14/2013 - Juried Exhibit Featuring 53 Pieces of Art from 46 West Virginia Artists Opens Nov. 24 in Martinsburg

11/12/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History and West Virginia Commission on the Arts Announce Annual Public Meeting, Grant Workshop and Special Art Walk in Eastern Panhandle on Nov. 22-23

11/7/2013 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts and Division of Culture and History to Present Grant Workshop on Nov. 15 in Lewisburg

11/7/2013 - West Virginia High Schools May Register for Poetry Out Loud Contests Through Dec. 2

11/6/2013 - The 2014 West Virginia State Dance Festival Sign-up Deadline Is Jan. 7, 2014

10/24/2013 - Juried Art Exhibition, Festival of Songs and Holiday Crafts for Children Highlight the West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s Free November Events

10/24/2013 - Marching Band Invitational Winners Announced

10/16/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host Halloween Bash on October 29

10/10/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Unveil Juried Art Exhibition in Martinsburg in November

10/10/2013 - High School Marching Bands Assemble For 2nd Annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational

10/10/2013 - Eight More West Virginia Schools Benefit From VH1 Save The Music Foundation Grants Presentations to Take Place Oct. 17-18

10/1/2013 - Marching Band Competition, Halloween Bash, 21st Annual Archaeology Day Highlight the West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s Free October Events

9/19/2013 - Art Exhibit Featuring West Virginia Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, Glass Artisans, Potters Opens Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Culture Center

9/18/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture & History’s Free September 2013 Events Include Railroads and the Civil War, Genealogy, Archaeological Findings Near Moundsville

9/3/2013 - Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grants Available

8/29/2013 - Bob Barnett to Discuss His Book ”Hillside Fields: A History of Sports in West Virginia” in the Archives and History Library on Sept. 10

8/26/2013 - Thunderstorm Forecast Prompts Two Free Labor Day Weekend Concerts at Chief Logan State Park to Move Indoors

8/22/2013 - September Workshop to Focus on Historic Preservation, Environmentally Friendly Designs

8/19/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Show Free Film, “Mysteries of the Ancient Architects,” on Aug. 29

8/14/2013 - Six West Virginia Glass Enthusiasts to Share Stories at Culture Center on Aug. 22

8/12/2013 - Old-time Musicians, Flat-foot Dancers from Washington to Florida and Abroad Take Home Prizes During 24th Appalachian String Band Music Festival

8/12/2013 - West Virginia’s Best Seamstresses to Teach Quilting, Embroidery Techniques on Aug. 17, 2013

8/2/2013 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to Present “Fossil ID Day” on Aug. 11

7/30/2013 - Folk Legends Celebrate Old-time Music Traditions with Two Free Labor Day Weekend Concerts at Chief Logan State Park

7/30/2013 - Archives Library to Host Presentation on Saloons, Liquor, and Gunplay in West Virginia’s Early Coal Camps on Aug. 8

7/26/2013 - West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office Announces Development Grant Recipients

7/25/2013 - 2005 Vandalia Award Winner to Teach Masters Class at Appalachian String Band Music Festival

7/23/2013 - Gerald W. Sutphin to Present “West Virginia Rivers, Steamboats and River Improvements” in the Archives and History Library on Aug. 6

7/17/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host Arts Sampler Workshop

7/17/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Show Free Film, “More Than Bows and Arrows,” A Celebration of Native American Achievements, on July 25

7/11/2013 - West Virginia State Museum to Host “Once Upon a Time at the Museum”

7/8/2013 - West Virginia State Museum Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Honored as a Top Performing Museum as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

7/8/2013 - Public Comment Sought for 2014 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program

7/3/2013 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival Comes to Fayette County July 31-Aug. 4, 2013

7/3/2013 - Archives Library to Present Talk “The Clendenin Family and the Clendenin Massacre” on July 11

6/26/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces Biggest Liars, Best Bakers for 2013

6/26/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces New Operating Hours for the Culture Center, Grave Creek Mound, Independence Hall, Museum in the Park and the State Museum

6/26/2013 - Archives Library to Present Talk on “Rock Springs Park,” the Hancock County Amusement Park of the Early 20th Century, on July 2

6/24/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Show Free Film, “Lincoln’s Secret Weapon,” on June 27

6/24/2013 - State Sesquicentennial Featured in Goldenseal Magazine

6/13/2013 - First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin to Unveil Sesquicentennial Quilt on Monday, June 17, 2013

6/10/2013 - Archives Library to Present Sesquicentennial Lecture “When Western Virginia Remained Loyal: West Virginia Statehood and the Union” on June 21

6/7/2013 - Archives and History Exhibit Highlights W.Va. Documents, Photographs, Maps from 1749-2013

6/7/2013 - Abraham Lincoln's Political Reasoning for Emancipation, West Virginia Statehood to be Discussed at West Virginia Independence Hall on June 13, 2013

6/7/2013 - Annual Quilt and Wall Hanging Exhibition on Display at the Culture Center

6/3/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Seeks Entries for the West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2013

5/30/2013 - Vandalia Gathering 2013 Contest Winners Announced

5/30/2013 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to Host Day-long Archaeology Symposium on June 8

5/30/2013 - West Virginia’s Historian Laureate to Discuss “The Revolution that Forged a State” at Independence Hall in Wheeling on June 6

5/30/2013 - Archives Library to Present “Dixie’s Daughters: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Preservation of Confederate Culture” on June 4

5/22/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Present Talk on “Early American Prehistory in the Middle Atlantic Area” on May 30

5/22/2013 - Gerald Milnes, Folklorist, Author, Filmmaker and Musician, to Receive 2013 Vandalia Award on May 24

5/20/2013 - Vandalia Gathering Celebrates Traditional Arts at Culture Center May 24-25 To Be Featured During the 150th Birthday Celebration

5/16/2013 - Nationally Recognized Civil War Author to Present Talk at West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling on May 23

5/14/2013 - Grave Creek Mound Invites Public to Help Sow Seeds in its Interpretive Garden

5/3/2013 - Shady Spring Middle School in Raleigh County Wins West Virginia State History Bowl

5/3/2013 - Morgantown Student Represented West Virginia in National Poetry Competition Activities in Clarksburg, Morgantown also will promote poetry in schools

5/1/2013 - West Virginia Dance Festival Draws Students from Across the State

5/1/2013 - Archives Library to present talk on the Haunted History of the West Virginia Penitentiary on May 9

5/1/2013 - Award-winning Television Producer Russ Barbour to Discuss his Film Reconstructing Bill: The Story of Governor William C. Marland in Archives Library on May 7

4/29/2013 - Twenty-four Teams of West Virginia Eighth Graders to Compete in Fourth Annual History Bowl Final Competition at Culture Center on April 30

4/26/2013 - State Historic Preservation Office to Host Real Estate Workshops in Wheeling, Martinsburg and Elkins to Guide Potential Buyers of Historic Properties

4/26/2013 - WV writers toolkit in Wheeling

4/25/2013 - Division of Culture and History’s 2013 Garden Festival to Feature Heirloom Flowers, Vegetables and Vendors on May 4

4/17/2013 - Archaeologists to Discuss Excavations at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park at Grave Creek Mound on April 25, 2013

4/9/2013 - Culinary Cultures Program Resumes at Culture Center

4/4/2013 - Division of Culture and History to Offer Cake Decorating Classes this Spring

4/3/2013 - Dance Company, Lincoln Impersonator to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Statehood Proclamation at West Virginia Independence Hall on April 20, 2013

4/3/2013 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to Present Spring Wildflower Hike on April 20

3/29/2013 - Governor Manchin Portrait Unveiling

3/28/2013 - Archives Library to Present “Slavery in Virginia: 1619-1860” April 11 at the Culture Center

3/25/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Introduces New State Museum App

3/25/2013 - Ten Years Later: Jessica Lynch Celebrates Freedom Wirt County Resident Recalls Her Rescue on April 1 Anniversary

3/22/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for Kids on April 6

3/21/2013 - West Virginia State College’s Aviation Program of 1938-42 to be Topic of Discussion in Archives Library on April 2

3/18/2013 - Vandalia Gathering Set for May 24 and 25 Vandalia Will also be Featured at State’s 150th Birthday Celebration

3/15/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Present “Paleoethnobotany: The Secret of Seeds” and Their Importance in Archaeology

3/15/2013 - Morgantown High School Student to Represent West Virginia at Poetry Out Loud Contest in Washington, D.C., on April 28-30

3/5/2013 - West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office to Solicit Ideas for Preservation Efforts Through 2019

3/4/2013 - Archives Library to present “The Roots of Un-civil War: The 250th Anniversary of Cornstalk’s Campaign” March 14 at the Culture Center

3/1/2013 - West Virginia State Semifinal and Final Rounds for “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest” to be held at Culture Center March 8-9

2/28/2013 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host 30th Annual Marshall County Student Art Show with reception on March 10

2/27/2013 - 2013 Congressional Youth Art Competition Winners Announced

2/27/2013 - Entries Solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2013 Juried Exhibition at the Culture Center

2/25/2013 - 2013 Congressional Youth Art Competition Winners to be Announced Tuesday

2/22/2013 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History and West Virginia Library Commission to Present Free Creative Writing Skills Workshop March 2

2/21/2013 - West Virginia Independence Hall to Present Free Celtic Music Concert March 1

2/21/2013 - Archives Library to Present “The History of Charleston” Talk March 5 at the Culture Center

2/19/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Present Talk on North America’s Little Ice Age on Feb. 28

2/15/2013 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to Present “Fossil ID Day” on Feb. 24

2/8/2013 - Archives Library to present “Native American Research in West Virginia” Feb. 21 at the Culture Center

2/6/2013 - Saturday Programming at the Culture Center to Focus on West Virginia Sesquicentennial Event

1/25/2013 - John Lilly to Discuss “West Virginia Country Music and Goldenseal Magazine” in Archives Library Feb. 5, 2013

1/25/2013 - West Virginia State Museum to Unveil Sesquicentennial Exhibit on Jan. 31, 2013

1/22/2013 - State Historic Preservation Office Publishes 13-month Calendar

1/22/2013 - Historic Preservation Development Grants Available

1/17/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Present Film on Prehistoric Native Americans of the Eastern United States on Jan. 31

1/3/2013 - “Death Records: The Final Act” to be Topic of Discussion for Archives and History Talk Jan. 10

1/3/2013 - The 2013 West Virginia State Dance Festival Sign-up Deadline Is Jan. 7, 2013

1/3/2013 - Fred Barkey to Present “The Socialist Party in West Virginia” Talk in Archives Library Jan. 8, 2013

1/3/2013 - Grave Creek Mound to Host Family Crafting Extravaganza on Jan. 6, 2013

12/18/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to Present Film on Prehistoric Earthworks on Dec. 27

12/12/2012 - Culture Center to present free holiday movies Dec. 26 - 28

12/12/2012 - West Virginia Independence Hall to celebrate holidays with family event Dec. 15, 2012

11/19/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month With Nov. 29 Talk “Native Wisdom: Lessons from the Elders and the Land”

11/14/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Announces Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest High School Students in West Virginia Invited to Compete in National Poetry Recitation Contest

11/14/2012 - Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” Nominations Open

11/1/2012 - ‘Scratch ‘em and Sue ‘em: Post Civil War Legal Issues’ to be Topic of Discussion at Archives and History Library on Nov. 13

10/31/2012 - State Historic Preservation Office Extends Grant Deadline

10/30/2012 - West Virginia Marching Band Invitational to take place in Glenville Nov. 3

10/30/2012 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to Hold Public Meeting Nov. 14 in Elkins

10/26/2012 - ‘The 1942 WVU NIT Championship Basketball Team’ Topic of Nov. 8 Lecture at Culture Center

10/24/2012 - Culture Center to host Halloween Bash Oct. 31

10/23/2012 - VH1 Save The Music Program Reaches Shepherdstown Shepherdstown Middle School receives band instruments through statewide project

10/19/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to Present Talk on the Flint Run Paleoindian Complex in the Shenandoah Valley on Oct. 25

10/17/2012 - First Lady Unveils 2012 Limited-Edition West Virginia Governor’s Mansion Holiday Ornament

10/15/2012 - ‘Scratch ‘em and Sue ‘em: Post Civil War Legal Issues’ to be Topic of Discussion at West Virginia Independence Hall on Oct. 27

10/15/2012 - Museum in the Park to Present Civil War School Programs Oct. 18-19 and Frontier Days Weekend Oct. 20-21

10/12/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to Celebrate 2nd Annual National Archaeology Day on Oct. 20

10/9/2012 - Archives and History Library to Celebrate Archaeology Month With Thornhill Estate Site Presentation Oct. 18

10/4/2012 - Spend Some Time with the Past Archaeology, Archives and Family History Star in October

9/28/2012 - “Applying for a West Virginia Civil War Medal” to be Topic of Discussion for Genealogy Lecture Oct. 11 at the Culture Center

9/28/2012 - History Alive! Character Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson to Visit West Virginia Independence Hall on Oct. 6

9/26/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to celebrate 20th Annual Archaeology Weekend Oct. 6-7

9/26/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Invites Quilters to Make Handmade Squares for a West Virginia Statehood Sesquicentennial Quilt

9/24/2012 - Oct. 2, 2012, ‘Postcards of Charleston’ Lecture To Chronicle Charleston’s Changing Skyline

9/20/2012 - Archaeologists Discuss Recent Marshall County Excavations September 27 at Grave Creek Mound

9/18/2012 - VH1 Save The Music Program Continues to Expand in West Virginia 16 More Middle Schools Receive Band Instruments Through Statewide Project

9/13/2012 - Historic Preservation Development Grants Still Available (deadline update)

9/13/2012 - W. Va. Museums Sponsor Free Events to Celebrate Smithsonian Museum Day

9/12/2012 - History Alive! Character David Hunter Strother to visit West Virginia Independence Hall on Sept. 22

9/11/2012 - Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to Present More Than $1 Million in Grants To 45 W.Va. Arts Organizations on Sept. 12, 2012

9/11/2012 - Paint Creek-Cabin Creek Strike of 1912-13 to be Discussion Forum Topic at Archives and History Library Sept. 22

9/10/2012 - Governor and First Lady Tomblin Invite West Virginia Artists to Create Special Hand-Crafted Ornaments for Governor’s Holiday Tree

9/6/2012 - Historic Preservation Development Grants Still Available

9/4/2012 - 2 West Virginia Division of Culture and History Contests Open To High School Writers, Photographers

9/4/2012 - New exhibit highlighting West Virginia poems, calligraphy to open Sept. 17, 2012, at the Culture Center at the Capitol Complex

8/31/2012 - “West Virginia Cookbooks” to be Topic of Discussion for Genealogy Lecture Sept. 13 at the Culture Center

8/31/2012 - State Historic Preservation Office and Charleston Historic Landmark Commission to Co-sponsor Free Training Workshop to Guide Preservation Efforts Across the State on Sept. 8

8/30/2012 - Museum in the Park’s “Aunt Jennie Music Festival” Sept. 1-2 Moving to Pickin’ in the Park Theater at Chief Logan State Park

8/27/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Presents ‘Inspired: A West Virginia Series of Juried Exhibitions’ on Sept. 10, 2012

8/23/2012 - Two Hundred Years of the Glass Industry in West Virginia to be Topic of Discussion for September Talk in the Archives and History Library

8/20/2012 - Folk Legends Celebrate Old-time Music Traditions with Two Free Labor Day Weekend Concerts at Chief Logan State Park

8/20/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to show PBS film “Secrets of the Dead: Blackbeard’s Lost Ship” on Aug. 30

8/16/2012 - Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grants Available

8/14/2012 - Old-time Musicians, Flatfoot Dancers from California to Rhode Island Take Home Prizes During 23rd Appalachian String Band Music Festival

8/13/2012 - West Virginia State Museum Invites Families to Play Jeopardy, Other Games on Aug. 18

8/6/2012 - West Virginia Independence Hall Hosts African American Contributions to Civil War on Aug. 11

8/6/2012 - Aug. 14 Lecture, Exhibit at West Virginia Independence Hall to Highlight Historical Significance of West Virginia Homes

8/2/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to Host “Fossil ID Day” on Aug. 12

7/27/2012 - State Historic Preservation Office Announces Development Grant Recipients

7/25/2012 - New exhibit highlighting West Virginia’s leading role in the country’s oil and gas industry to open July 27 at the Culture Center at the Capitol Complex

7/25/2012 - IMPORTANT NOTICE: Web site to experience intermittent downtime on several upcoming weekends

7/24/2012 - West Virginia Independence Hall to Present Medical Advances from the Civil War on July 28, 2012

7/24/2012 - West Virginia Independence Hall to Present Medical Advances from the Civil War on July 28, 2012

7/10/2012 - Division of Culture and History to Celebrate its 35th Anniversary With Free Family Activities July 14

7/3/2012 - Division of Culture and History Lecture to Focus on Searching the 1940 Census and FamilySearch.org Site

6/21/2012 - State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program for 2013 Announced and Public Comment Sought

6/14/2012 - Tomblin joins Division of Culture and History in Celebrating State’s 149th Birthday June 20, 2012

6/13/2012 - Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center

6/11/2012 - Division of Culture and History Lecture to Focus on the History of the Kanawha Valley and Fort Lee

5/31/2012 - The History of Malden to be Topic for the Archives and History Lecture June 5

5/31/2012 - Vandalia Gathering Contest Winners Announced

5/22/2012 - Grave Creek Mound Explores the Dark Zone with Lecture on Mammoth Cave

5/21/2012 - Bing Brothers Receive West Virginia’s Highest Folklife Honor

5/15/2012 - Vandalia Gathering Celebrates Traditional Arts, Music, Dance at Culture Center and State Capitol Grounds May 25-27

5/14/2012 - Musicians, Bakers, and Liars Invited to Compete During 2012 Vandalia Gathering Set for May 25-27 at the Culture Center and State Capitol Complex Grounds

5/9/2012 - Division of Culture and History Lecture to Focus on The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in Southern West Virginia

4/30/2012 - Division of Culture and History’s 2012 Garden Festival to Feature Edible Gardening, Pruning, Vendors on May 5

4/30/2012 - Suncrest Middle School wins 2012 West Virginia State History Bowl Tournament

4/19/2012 - The Building of the Norfolk and Western Railroad in West Virginia to be the Topic for May 1 Lecture in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center

4/17/2012 - 64 Eighth-Graders to Vie April 24 for Top Prize During 3rd Annual West Virginia State History Bowl Tournament

4/17/2012 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to present “Telling a Big Story: Preservation and Public Presentation of the Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village” on April 26

4/10/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to Host A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for Kids on April 21

4/10/2012 - Archaeological Discoveries Highlight April 14 Symposium at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville

4/10/2012 - West Virginia Independence Hall to Present “The 35th Star: West Virginia Statehood” talk April 14

4/5/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s State Historic Preservation Office Co-Sponsors CAMP Workshops in Elkins, Romney and Lewisburg to Guide Preservation Efforts Across the State

4/3/2012 - Division of Culture and History Lecture to Feature Lessons Learned about Genealogical and Historical Research

4/3/2012 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to Present Spring Wildflower Hike

3/30/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Presents Portraits of Historic West Virginia Figures Exhibition

3/27/2012 - Entries Solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2012 Juried Exhibition at the Culture Center

3/23/2012 - Newspaperman Bob Withers Presents “Presidential Whistle Stops in West Virginia” at the Culture Center April 3

3/22/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Honors Thirty-four West Virginians with History Hero Awards

3/20/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces Poetry Out Loud contest winners

3/19/2012 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to present “Late Archaic Shellfish Use at the East Steubenville Site” March 29

3/8/2012 - State legislative leadership award winners announced at Governor’s Arts Awards

3/8/2012 - History Alive! character Belle Boyd to visit West Virginia Independence Hall March 17

3/8/2012 - Vernon Howell of Barboursville to receive Governor’s Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement Eight artists and organizations to receive Governor’s Arts Awards for 2012

3/8/2012 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host Marshall County Student Art Show with reception and awards ceremony March 11

3/2/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History and West Virginia Library Commission to present free creative writing skills workshop

3/1/2012 - Governor’s Arts Awards gala set for March 8 at Culture Center

3/1/2012 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History lecture to feature online newspaper archive that makes research fun and easy for historians and genealogists

3/1/2012 - National Register and Architectural Survey historian to share fascinating stories about the Civil War in West Virginia on March 6 at the Culture Center

2/21/2012 - Archives and History Library to present lecture “Bobby Kennedy and West Virginia’s 1968 Presidential Primary” on Feb. 23

2/16/2012 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to present “Fossil ID Day” on Feb. 26

2/10/2012 - Grave Creek Mound to commemorate Black History Month on Feb. 23 with lecture “African-American Archaeology in West Virginia and the Ohio Valley”

2/9/2012 - Nominations being accepted for Governor’s Arts Awards

2/3/2012 - Culture Center to present lectures, films, television show and Web page with links to National Register nomination sites related to black history in February

1/31/2012 - Martin Luther King, Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission presented awards during annual celebration

1/27/2012 - Land surveyor, published author to offer tips on using maps, deeds, court records to trace family roots during Feb. 9 Archives and History lecture

1/24/2012 - J. R. Clifford’s landmark case, Williams v. Board of Education of Tucker County to be topic of Archives and History lecture Feb. 7

1/19/2012 - Nominations sought for 2012 Governor’s Arts Awards

1/19/2012 - Historic Preservation development grants available

1/18/2012 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host Jan. 29 reception to celebrate restoration of courtroom walls and ceiling to original 1859 condition

1/17/2012 - New exhibit highlighting the history of Kanawha Valley’s chemical industry to open Jan. 22 at the Culture Center at the Capitol Complex

1/17/2012 - Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration to be held Jan. 14-16

1/11/2012 - Archaeological consultant who documents skeletal evidence of human lives to kick off 2012 lecture & film series at Grave Creek Mound

1/9/2012 - Jan. 19 lecture, exhibit at the Culture Center to highlight historical significance of grand West Virginia homes

12/29/2011 - History of West Virginia glass takes center stage Jan. 12 at the Culture Center

12/29/2011 - Grave Creek Mound invites families to create noisemakers, other crafts from recycled goods during Jan. 8 event, “Out with the old, in with the new”

12/29/2011 - West Virginia author to discuss using memoirs for research, adding social context during Jan. 3 after-hours lecture at the Culture Center

12/12/2011 - Culture Center to present free holiday movies Dec. 27 - 29

12/8/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History extends deadline for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest

12/8/2011 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex’s holiday tree inspired by Native American produce Visitors to create seed ornaments to take home

12/7/2011 - State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar

12/7/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History seeking entries for juried “Portraits of Historic West Virginia Figures” exhibit

11/29/2011 - First Lady’s Festival of Songs to feature 17 high school choirs West Virginia Media will feature program on Christmas Day

11/28/2011 - New historic characters to guide visitors at West Virginia Independence Hall

11/28/2011 - Joyful Night is Dec. 1 at Capitol Complex

11/28/2011 - West Virginia Archives and History to present showcase of its unique collections

11/16/2011 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on Feb. 27, 2012

11/11/2011 - Nov. 26 sesquicentennial program titled ‘To Guide Our New State: The West Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1861’ will explore debate over West Virginia’s name

11/10/2011 - New Culture Center exhibit to showcase works by artists with disabilities

11/10/2011 - Nov. 16 discussion in Wheeling to focus on economic benefits of historic preservation

11/3/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present “An Astronomer’s Look at the Grave Creek Mound and its Environs”

11/2/2011 - “Making the Most of Your Computer as a Resource” to be topic for Nov. 10 genealogy club in Archives and History Library

10/31/2011 - West Virginia governor’s holiday tree to showcase ornaments hand-crafted by state artists

10/28/2011 - $2,000 to $20,000 grants available to help arts organizations, history museums improve, update facilities

10/27/2011 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to host public meeting Nov. 10 in Buckhannon

10/21/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “West Virginia State Police: The First Two Decades” lecture Nov. 1

10/21/2011 - Culture Center to host Halloween Bash Oct. 26

10/14/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to celebrate Archaeology Month with program “The Archaeological Conservancy in the Midwest” Oct. 27

10/6/2011 - Student history buffs: Mark your calendars West Virginia Division of Culture and History sets dates for 2012 History Bowl

10/5/2011 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2011 winners announced

10/3/2011 - “Can Genealogy Kill You” to be topic for Oct. 13 genealogy club in Archives and History Library

9/29/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “Slavery in the Ohio and Kanawha River Valleys” interactive lecture Oct. 11

9/28/2011 - Step back in time: Dip candles, bend steel, weave cloth the way early West Virginia settlers did during Frontier Days Weekend set for Oct 14-16

9/28/2011 - Culture Center to close for special gubernatorial election Oct. 4

9/27/2011 - History and harmonies to highlight annual Blue and Gray dinner on Oct. 7

9/23/2011 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2011 to open at Stifel Fine Arts Center in Wheeling Sept. 30

9/21/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to celebrate Archaeology Month Oct. 1-2

9/19/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present “Erie County Historic Cemetery Survey” talk Sept. 29

9/19/2011 - W.Va. museums sponsor free events to celebrate Smithsonian Museum Day

9/13/2011 - Division of Culture and History continues partnership with VH1 Save The Music Foundation to expand participation in providing new musical instruments to middle schools

9/7/2011 - West Virginia State Museum to present Super Duper Charlie Cooper for second Saturday program this Saturday, Sept. 10

9/2/2011 - Arts Staff of Division of Culture and History to lead listening tour meetings and grant writing workshops for artists and arts organizations

9/1/2011 - State officials to explore financial incentives, standards for historic preservation efforts in Nicholas County on Sept. 15

8/30/2011 - “The Genealogy of West Virginia’s Leading Coal Producing County” to be topic for Sept. 8 genealogy club in Archives and History Library

8/30/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “History of the West Virginia State Park System” lecture Sept. 6

8/24/2011 - Folk legends celebrate old-time music traditions with two free Labor Day weekend concerts at Chief Logan State Park

8/15/2011 - Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

8/15/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History presents West Virginia Wildlife exhibition

8/15/2011 - Activities for the entire family Culture Center to host “A Day of Coal” Aug. 20

8/12/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present “Historic Archaeology: Beneath Kentucky’s Fields and Streets” Aug. 25

8/11/2011 - 22nd Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

8/2/2011 - “Slaves and Free People of Color in Western Virginia from 1800 - 1860” to be topic for Aug. 11 genealogy club in Archives and History Library

7/21/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “The Resurgence of Anikituhwa: Language and Cultural Revitalization among the Eastern Band Cherokee” lecture on Aug. 2

7/20/2011 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival comes to Fayette County Aug. 3 - 7

7/20/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present U.S. Army Corps of Engineers archaeological documentary “Secrets of the Valley: Prehistory of the Kanawha” July 28

7/19/2011 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to open “Ron Hinkle Glass” exhibit July 26

7/18/2011 - 75 Years of the Mountain State Forest Festival exhibit to open at Culture Center July 25

7/5/2011 - Ken Hechler to discuss new book “Soldier of the Union” for July 14 genealogy club in Archives and History Library

7/5/2011 - Division of Culture and History to celebrate 35th anniversary of the Culture Center July 9-10

6/28/2011 - State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program for 2012 announced and public comment sought

6/27/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “Decorating Carr China” on July 5

6/24/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present free “Growing a Garden” program June 30

6/13/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host West Virginia Day events

6/13/2011 - Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center

6/13/2011 - Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center

6/10/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to celebrate West Virginia Day with family activities June 18 - 20

6/10/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History seeking entries for the West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2011

6/8/2011 - West Virginia State Museum to present children’s book author Marc Harshman in special program this Saturday June 11

6/6/2011 - Vandalia Gathering contest winners announced

6/1/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History seeking entries for juried “West Virginia Wildlife” art exhibition

5/31/2011 - West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling to present sesquicentennial lecture “A Species of Legal Fiction: The Wheeling Conventions of 1861” June 4

5/31/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “Archives and History Movie Night: Footage from the Collection” lecture on June 7

5/31/2011 - Genealogy Club meeting set for June 9 in Archives and History Library

5/25/2011 - Buddy Griffin, renowned fiddle player to receive 2011 Vandalia Award on May 27

5/16/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present lecture on archaeobotanical studies from West Virginia May 26

5/16/2011 - West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling to present sesquicentennial lecture “Secession from the Secessionists: Angry Western Virginians and the Fate of Virginia” May 21

5/12/2011 - Vandalia Gathering to be held at Culture Center and State Capitol Grounds May 27-29

5/6/2011 - Sixteen middle school teams enjoyed the competition at the Culture Center Moorefield Middle School wins top honors at West Virginia State History Bowl

5/6/2011 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission workshop on May 21

5/5/2011 - Robert C. Byrd Courthouse features Selections from West Virginia State Museum’s Art Collection on exhibit through June 24, 2011

5/4/2011 - Genealogy Club meeting set for May 12 in Archives and History Library

5/3/2011 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission workshop on May 16

4/28/2011 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present Writers’ Forum May 7

4/28/2011 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present Writers’ Forum May 7

4/20/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to offer quilt workshop on May 6

4/20/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present lecture on Ohio’s Small Earthwork Sites on April 28

4/20/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “West Virginia’s Heritage Music” lecture on May 3

4/12/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History seeking entries for juried “West Virginia Wildlife” art exhibition

4/11/2011 - Garden Festival returns to the Culture Center April 30

4/7/2011 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present Sesquicentennial program “Virginia Secedes! The Beginnings of West Virginia Statehood” on April 16

4/7/2011 - Genealogy Club meeting set for April 14 in Archives and History Library

4/4/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Four in regional History Bowl tournament

4/4/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present West Virginia Dance Festival 2011 April 8-10

3/30/2011 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2011 juried exhibition at the Culture Center

3/30/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to host keynote address by Gerard Baker for public history symposium on April 13

3/30/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Three in regional History Bowl tournament

3/24/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host reception for Fiestaware exhibit on March 31

3/24/2011 - State Historic Preservation Office to conduct “HP Road Show” in Weston on April 8

3/22/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present lecture on history and archaeology of West Virginia Independence Hall on March 31

3/22/2011 - Update: Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host Marshall County Student Art Show with reception on March 27

3/18/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for kids on April 2

3/18/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces Poetry Out Loud contest winner

3/17/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Six in regional History Bowl tournament

3/16/2011 - 2011 Youth Art Month Winners Announced

3/10/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Eight in regional History Bowl tournament

3/10/2011 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

3/9/2011 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present spring wildflower hike

3/9/2011 - History Hero awards presented to 44 West Virginians

3/4/2011 - West Virginia State Museum to introduce monthly Sesquicentennial Mondays program on March 7

3/4/2011 - Grave Creek Mound in Moundsville to host two museum collections care and management workshops

3/3/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Seven in regional History Bowl tournament

3/3/2011 - Genealogy Club meeting set for March 10 in Archives and History Library

3/3/2011 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present an evening of Celtic music on March 4

3/1/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History and West Virginia Library Commission to present free creative writing skills workshop

2/28/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Two in regional History Bowl tournament

2/28/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces winners of RESA Five in regional History Bowl tournament

2/24/2011 - West Virginia State Semifinal and Final rounds for “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest” to be held at Culture Center March 4-5

2/23/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “The Forgotten Battles of the Mine Wars: The Fairmont Field” lecture on March 1

2/17/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Dr. Connie Park Rice with Black History Month lecture on Feb. 23

2/16/2011 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present Black History Month lecture this Saturday, Feb. 19

2/16/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History presents Historic Buildings and Structures exhibition

2/14/2011 - Grave Creek Mound to present lecture on the Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village on Feb. 24

2/9/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Joseph McGill lecture “Sleeping in Slave Cabins” Feb. 14

1/31/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Fairmont State University’s production of Kindertransport on Feb. 8

1/28/2011 - Monthly Genealogy Club meeting set for Feb. 10 in Archives and History Library

1/27/2011 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to open Greenbrier Resort exhibit and present performance by Greenbrier Valley Theatre on Jan. 31

1/27/2011 - Martin Luther King, Jr., West Virginia Holiday Commission presents awards during annual celebration on Jan. 15

1/19/2011 - Archives and History Library to present “African-American Women’s Activism in the Mountain State” lecture on Feb. 1

1/19/2011 - Historic Preservation development grants available

1/14/2011 - Grave Creek Mound begins 2011 film and lecture series with talk “Prehistory to Computer Age: A Pottery Primer”

1/14/2011 - Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration to be held Jan. 15-17

1/11/2011 - Arts Day at the Legislature to be held Jan. 31

1/4/2011 - Monthly Genealogy Club meeting set for Jan. 13 in Archives and History Library

1/3/2011 - Eighth grade teams to compete for state tournament slots West Virginia History Bowl will feature regional tournaments in 2011

12/29/2010 - Grave Creek Mound celebrates holiday season with Interpretive Garden tree

12/29/2010 - West Virginia schools benefit from VH1 Save The Music Foundation grants

12/29/2010 - Archives and History Library to present Dr. Robert Maslowski with lecture “A Primer on West Virginia Archaeology” on Jan. 4

12/29/2010 - Museum in the Park to host arts grant writing workshop on Jan. 6, 2011

12/16/2010 - Culture Center to present free holiday movies and kids’ craft activities Dec. 27 - 29

12/8/2010 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission workshop on Dec. 20

12/3/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 11 with “Holidays at the Hall”

12/2/2010 - State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar

12/2/2010 - Division of Culture and History announces new deputy commissioner

12/2/2010 - Museum in the Park celebrates the season with holiday tree exhibit, musical concerts, a visit with Santa Claus and expanded hours

11/29/2010 - Joyful Night event at Capitol Complex Dec. 2

11/29/2010 - West Virginia Archives and History to present showcase of its unique collections

11/29/2010 - Monthly Genealogy Club meeting set for Dec. 9 in Archives and History Library

11/29/2010 - Archives and History Library to present lecture on researching the settlement of West Virginia on Dec. 7

11/19/2010 - Division of Culture and History to present grant writing workshops for artists, arts organizations and arts projects

11/15/2010 - Culture Center to open new exhibit Celebrating the West Virginia National Guard on Nov. 16

11/15/2010 - Investiture Ceremony for Honorable Earl Ray Tomblin to act as Governor set for Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. with reception to follow at Culture Center

11/10/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present lecture “The 1860 Election of Abraham Lincoln” on Nov. 20

11/9/2010 - 15th History Day event to be held at State Capitol on Feb. 24, 2011

11/8/2010 - Culture Center to present tribute and slide show to Sen. Robert C. Byrd with Paul J. Nyden on Nov. 20

11/8/2010 - Grave Creek Mound concludes lecture series with talk on the Eastern Band of the Cherokee on Nov. 18

11/8/2010 - Archives and History Library to host monthly Genealogy Club meeting on Nov. 18

11/5/2010 - Second Saturday activities to be held at the West Virginia State Museum on Nov. 13

11/3/2010 - State Historic Preservation Office to present preservation workshops across the state

11/3/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to host reception for Marble King exhibition on Tuesday, Nov. 9

11/3/2010 - State Historic Preservation Office to conduct “HP Road Show” in Town of Bath on Nov. 10

10/21/2010 - Statewide “Poetry Out Loud” competition announced

10/20/2010 - Archives and History Library to present lecture on researching military history on Nov. 9

10/20/2010 - Culture Center to host Halloween Bash on Oct. 26

10/19/2010 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on Jan. 31, 2011

10/19/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History awards 15 Cultural Facilities and Capital Resources grants

10/18/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series continues Oct. 28 with talk on early human history of North America

10/15/2010 - Museum in the Park to sponsor Frontier Days Weekend in November

10/15/2010 - State Historic Preservation Office to conduct “HP Road Shows” across the state

10/14/2010 - Historic Preservation development grants available

10/14/2010 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to hold public meeting Nov. 10 in Huntington

10/12/2010 - Culture Center to premier U.S. Army Corps of Engineers new archaeological documentary “Secrets of the Valley: Prehistory of the Kanawha” on Oct. 14

10/5/2010 - Culture Center to offer basket-making workshop Nov. 13

10/5/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to host West Virginia Archeological Society annual meeting Oct. 9

10/4/2010 - Archives and History Library to host monthly Genealogy Club meeting on Oct. 14

9/23/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to celebrate Archaeology Month Oct. 2 - 3

9/22/2010 - Archives and History Library to present lecture on a Greek experience in West Virginia on Oct. 5

9/22/2010 - Wanted: Yearbooks for State Archives

9/22/2010 - Martin Luther King, Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission announces “Project on Racism” essay contest

9/20/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series continues Sept. 30 with talk on the Jackpot Rockshelter archaeological site at the New River Gorge

9/20/2010 - Museum Day 2010 expected to be the largest in six-year history
West Virginia State Museums Participate in Smithsonian Museum Day

9/10/2010 - Division of Culture and History to offer cake decorating classes next month

9/9/2010 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host reception for Homer Laughlin China Company exhibit

9/9/2010 - Camp Washington-Carver in Fayette County to present Ethel Caffie-Austin in concert

9/7/2010 - Second Saturday activities to be held at the West Virginia State Museum on Sept. 11

9/7/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History seeking entries for juried “Historic Buildings and Structures” art exhibition

9/2/2010 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to host Arts Listening Tour for West Virginia Division of Culture and History

8/31/2010 - Camp Washington-Carver in Fayette County to present two free concerts in September

8/27/2010 - Archives and History Library to host monthly Genealogy Club meeting on Sept. 9

8/25/2010 - Archives and History Library to present “Charleston: Then & Now” lecture on Sept. 7

8/24/2010 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate Labor Day weekend with free concerts Sept. 4 – 5

8/23/2010 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host Arts Listening Tour for WV Division of Culture and History

8/18/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to schedule statewide arts listening tours

8/16/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to present two Exhibit Expedition tours next week

8/16/2010 - 21st Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

8/16/2010 - Grave Creek Mound concludes film series with documentary Searching for the Great Hopewell Road on Aug. 26

8/16/2010 - Culture Center to open new exhibit “Ron Hinkle Glass: West Virginia’s Gift to the World” on Aug. 30

8/3/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present “The Road to Freedom: Black West Virginians in the Civil War Era” lecture on Aug. 14

7/30/2010 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host reception for Ladies Fashion Doll exhibition by Pete Ballard

7/28/2010 - Archives and History Library to host monthly Genealogy Club meeting on Aug. 12

7/28/2010 - Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

7/21/2010 - Year 2011 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

7/21/2010 - Archives and History Library to present free beginning genealogy lecture on Aug. 3

7/19/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to present three documentaries on Kentucky archaeology on July 29

7/15/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to host reception for exhibit Women of Design: Embassies, Mansions and Stately Homes – Pat Bibbee and Vivien Woofter

7/12/2010 - Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center

7/12/2010 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival comes to Fayette County Aug. 4 - 8

7/6/2010 - West Virginia State Museum celebrates reopening Special Second Saturday program and concert are free to public

7/1/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to feature prehistoric lifeway program for the public on July 4

6/24/2010 - Archives and History Library to present free memory scrapbook workshop July 6

6/23/2010 - Culture Center to open new exhibit “Celebrating West Virginia State Parks and Forests” on June 29

6/23/2010 - Division of Culture and History installs “West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2009 Award Winners” in Arts Monongahela in Morgantown

6/17/2010 - Grave Creek Mound launches summer film series June 24 with Red Salt and Reynolds

6/14/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host statehood celebration June 20

6/11/2010 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present West Virginia Days June 19-20

6/10/2010 - Culture Center to open motorcycle exhibit on June 13 featuring vintage bikes from 1907 to new state-of-the-art models

6/2/2010 - Bobby Taylor, renowned fiddle player received 2010 Vandalia Award on May 28

6/2/2010 - Vandalia Gathering contest winners announced

6/1/2010 - Grave Creek Mound to break ground on Interpretive Garden on June 6 to celebrate the growing season

5/28/2010 - “Museum Monday” and “Second Saturday” activities at the West Virginia State Museum on June 7 and June 12

5/25/2010 - Archives and History to present “West Virginia Statehood” lecture on June 1

5/19/2010 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

5/18/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series continues May 27 with talk about Siouan-speaking Native Americans in Southern West Virginia

5/14/2010 - Culture Center to open new exhibit Lynn and Jennifer Boggess: Teaching Artists

5/12/2010 - Vandalia Gathering to be held at Culture Center and State Capitol Grounds May 28-30

5/4/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Stringed Quintet in free concert May 12

5/4/2010 - “Second Saturday” at the West Virginia State Museum on May 8

4/29/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present Underground Railroad programs on May 8

4/29/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces first annual West Virginia History Bowl winners

4/29/2010 - Archives and History to introduce new on-line exhibit “Battleground West Virginia: Electing the President in 1960” on May 4

4/27/2010 - Culture Center to offer basket-making and split-bottom woven stool-making workshops

4/19/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series continues April 29 with talk about art and archaeology of the Adena people

4/19/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present West Virginia Dance Festival 2010 April 23-25

4/13/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for kids on April 17

4/13/2010 - Russia, Coming of Age Through the Eyes of an American photography exhibit to have opening reception April 18

4/2/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host 2010 State Thespian Festival

4/2/2010 - “Second Saturday” at the West Virginia State Museum on April 10

3/26/2010 - Exhibit opening Monday, March 29 at Culture Center and Capitol Building Uncovering the Past: Archeology from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Marmet Locks Project

3/24/2010 - WVU Tech professor to present program on “Early West Virginia Coal Mining’s Culture of Danger” at State Culture Center

3/23/2010 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2010 juried exhibition at the Culture Center and Quilt Workshop to be offered on April 30

3/23/2010 - Application deadline for History Bowl extended until March 26

3/22/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces Poetry Out Loud contest winner

3/18/2010 - State legislative leadership award winners announced at Governor’s Arts Awards

3/18/2010 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host Marshall County Student Art Show with reception on March 28

3/18/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host History Alive! character on March 27

3/18/2010 - Lynn Boggess receives Governor’s Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement, Seven artists and arts organizations receive Governor’s Arts Awards for 2010

3/15/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series continues March 25 with talk about recently found stone cairns in West Virginia

3/10/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History seeking entries for juried landscape art exhibition

3/8/2010 - Garden Festival returns to the Culture Center March 27

3/8/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History posts new Artist Roster on-line

3/8/2010 - History Hero awards presented to 44 West Virginians

3/8/2010 - Marshall University’s Faculty Brass Quintet to perform in concert at Culture Center

3/4/2010 - “Second Saturday” at the West Virginia State Museum on March 13

3/4/2010 - Eighth grade students sought: History Bowl to be held at Culture Center on April 27

3/1/2010 - Charles W. Morris, III named director of museums for West Virginia Division of Culture and History

3/1/2010 - Whitewater Rafting exhibit opens at Culture Center

2/24/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present an evening of Celtic music on March 5

2/24/2010 - Archives and History Library to present genealogy strategies for early American research lecture on March 2

2/22/2010 - Exhibit opening Tuesday, Feb. 23 Selections from the collection of the Art Museum of West Virginia University on display at Culture Center

2/18/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series continues Feb. 25 with talk about recent archaeological excavations near Wheeling

2/18/2010 - West Virginia State University’s Concert Choir, State Singers and Wind Ensemble to perform at Culture Center Feb. 22

2/16/2010 - West Virginia State Finals for “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest” to be held at Culture Center March 6

2/16/2010 - Deadline extended for 2010 Governor’s Arts Awards nominations

2/12/2010 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park opens “West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2009 Award Winners” exhibit

2/12/2010 - Irene McKinney cancels Writers’ Toolkit presentation for this Saturday–Doug Van Gundy will replace her

2/11/2010 - West Virginia State University’s production of The African Company Presents Richard III to be staged at the Culture Center

1/27/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present free creative writing skills workshop

1/27/2010 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present Black History Month programming on Feb. 6

1/26/2010 - Martin Luther King, Jr., West Virginia Holiday Commission presents awards during annual celebration on Jan. 16

1/22/2010 - Archives and History Library to present lecture “Digging into West Virginia’s 18th Century, Groundhog Style” on Feb. 2

1/22/2010 - Division of Culture and History opens West Virginia Watercolor Society: 25 Years of Excellence exhibit

1/22/2010 - Grave Creek Mound lecture series to start Jan. 28 with talk on Jenkins Plantation Museum

1/19/2010 - Archives and History seeking 1960 presidential campaign memorabilia

1/19/2010 - Historic Preservation development grants available

1/19/2010 - Governor Joe Manchin to present eight organizations with Cultural Facilities and Capital Resources grants.

1/19/2010 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Remembering #9, a performance piece about the Consol No. 9 mine explosion in 1968

1/14/2010 - Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration to be held Jan. 16-18

1/8/2010 - Nominations sought for 2010 Governor’s Arts Awards

1/7/2010 - “Second Saturday” at the West Virginia State Museum on Jan. 9

1/7/2010 - Arts Day at the Legislature to be held on Jan. 25

1/6/2010 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex offers free winter children’s activities

1/4/2010 - Division of Culture and History to offer cake decorating classes next year

12/28/2009 - Archives and History Library to present workshop on “Genealogy and the Law” in January

12/17/2009 - Culture Center to present free holiday movies and kids’ activities Dec. 28 - 30

12/14/2009 - “Second Saturday” at the West Virginia State Museum on Dec. 12

12/14/2009 - State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar

12/2/2009 - West Virginia Independence Hall to celebrate the holiday season Dec. 5

12/2/2009 - West Virginia Archives and History Library to present showcase of its unique collections

12/2/2009 - Joyful Night event at Capitol Complex Dec. 3

12/2/2009 - Travis Henline named site manager for West Virginia Independence Hall

11/30/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to lead grant writing workshops for artists and arts organizations

11/19/2009 - Old Brick Playhouse receives national award ; Youth arts program lauded by President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities

11/17/2009 - Archives and History to present lecture on “unknown” prominent West Virginians

11/17/2009 - Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” awards and poster competition announced

11/17/2009 - Statewide “Poetry Out Loud” competition announced

11/10/2009 - “Second Saturday” at the West Virginia State Museum will be Nov. 14

11/7/2009 - Marshall University faculty jazz ensemble to perform at Culture Center on Nov. 10

10/28/2009 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2009 winners announced

10/28/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host opening reception for two exhibits

10/28/2009 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to hold public meeting Nov. 10 in Morgantown

10/28/2009 - Museum in the Park to sponsor Frontier Days Weekend in November

10/26/2009 - Southeastern Museums Conference members take after hours tour of West Virginia State Museum

10/22/2009 - Culture Center to open new exhibit entitled ART ROMPP 2009

10/21/2009 - Archives and History to present workshop on the 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion in World War II

10/19/2009 - 14th History Day event to be held at State Capitol on February 18, 2010

10/19/2009 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on January 25, 2010

10/14/2009 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2009 to open at Huntington Museum of Art

10/5/2009 - West Virginia State Museum to introduce monthly Museum Mondays and Second Saturdays for children

10/5/2009 - Grave Creek Mound opens new archaeology exhibit

10/5/2009 - Governor Manchin names West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission; Scholars and historians included on panel

9/21/2009 - Grave Creek Mound to celebrate Archaeology Month Oct. 3 - 4

9/17/2009 - West Virginia Independence Hall in Wheeling to be closed next Monday, Sept. 21

9/15/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to change hours of operation on Oct. 15

9/14/2009 - West Virginia State Museums Participate in Smithsonian Museum Day

9/11/2009 - Governor Joe Manchin III to mark eighth anniversary of 9/11 with remembrance ceremony tomorrow morning

9/8/2009 - Division of Culture and History to have West Virginia Theme Motorcycle on display through Sept. 9

8/28/2009 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park will be open to the public on Labor Day

8/27/2009 - Division of Culture and History to close Culture Center, West Virginia Independence Hall and Grave Creek Mound for Labor Day

8/27/2009 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission training session on Sept. 19

8/25/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History continues statewide arts listening tours in Huntington and Charleston

8/19/2009 - Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

8/17/2009 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate Labor Day weekend with free concerts Sept. 5 – 6

8/17/2009 - Archives and History Library to present free memory scrapbook workshop Sept. 1

8/17/2009 - Archives and History receives grant for highway historical marker program

8/6/2009 - 20th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

7/28/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces West Virginia Arts Recovery stimulus grant awards

7/28/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to schedule statewide arts listening tours

7/28/2009 - West Virginia State Museum Shop opens in the Culture Center

7/28/2009 - David Rotenizer named site manager for Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

7/27/2009 - History of Camp Washington-Carver exhibit on display in the Great Chestnut Lodge

7/27/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to offer August activities for children

7/27/2009 - Archives and History Library to present Genealogy for Beginners workshop on Aug. 4

7/16/2009 - State Historic Preservation Office to award scholarships to Historic Preservation Conference and Cemetery Workshops

7/14/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History unveils emerging Artists of West Virginia exhibit at Culture Center

7/10/2009 - Ladies Fashion Doll exhibition by Pete Ballard unveiled at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

7/10/2009 - Year 2010 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

7/10/2009 - Museum in the Park to present Train Day on July 18

7/6/2009 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival comes to Fayette County July 29 - Aug. 2

7/2/2009 - State Archives Library announces new hours beginning August 1

6/24/2009 - Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Culture Center

6/18/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to open “Thorney Lieberman: Honoring America’s Coal Miners” exhibit at Culture Center on June 22

6/17/2009 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host statehood celebration

6/8/2009 - Division of Culture and History to offer sneak peek of West Virginia State Museum to the public on June 20 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

6/3/2009 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present West Virginia Days June 20-21

5/28/2009 - Vandalia Gathering contest winners announced

5/22/2009 - Culture Center to offer “Calling for Traditional Square Dance” workshop on June 13

5/20/2009 - West Virginia Archives and History to present lecture by historian Brian Kesterson on June 2

5/18/2009 - Archives and History Library at the Culture Center to be closed to the public June 8-19

5/18/2009 - Country music pioneer Everett Lilly of Clear Creek to receive 2009 Vandalia Award on May 23

5/14/2009 - Vandalia Gathering to be held at Culture Center and State Capitol Grounds May 22-24

5/14/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to launch new logo identifier and name for its Charleston location

5/12/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History soliciting entries for the West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2009

4/30/2009 - Cultural Center to hold opening reception for the exhibit Women of Design on May 4

4/17/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present West Virginia Dance Festival 2009 April 24-26

4/17/2009 - Archives and History Library to present free Preserving Your Family History workshop on May 12

4/16/2009 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to offer grants for federal stimulus funding

4/15/2009 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

4/10/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to present Adena Garden Celebration on April 26

4/8/2009 - Cultural Center to present Marshall University Jazz Ensemble on Thursday, April 16

4/8/2009 - Cultural Center to present West Virginia State University Jazz Ensemble on Tuesday, April 14

4/8/2009 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to sponsor Blue and Gray Dinner on May 1

4/3/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex announces winners in the Marshall County Student Art Show

4/1/2009 - Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center April 18

3/31/2009 - State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 22-24 in Charleston

3/30/2009 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission training session on April 25

3/23/2009 - West Virginia Women’s Commission and Division of Culture and History to present panel discussion on women’s involvement in government on March 31

3/23/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host A. James Manchin Memorial Marble Tournament for kids on April 4

3/23/2009 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park opens Youth Art Month exhibit

3/23/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host Marshall County Student Art Show reception on March 29 and Junior Artist Workshop on April 5

3/23/2009 - Division of Culture and History presents Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s production of Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins on March 24

3/17/2009 - The Cultural Center to present An Afternoon of Song, Stories and Poetry performance on Sunday, March 29

3/16/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces Poetry Out Loud contest winner

3/16/2009 - History Hero Awards presented to 43 West Virginians

3/13/2009 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2009 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center and Quilt Workshop to be offered on April 4

3/13/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present free creative writing skills workshop

3/11/2009 - Youth Art Month Exhibition winners announced

3/11/2009 - Cultural Center to host opening reception for Marble King exhibition on Monday, March 16

3/11/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to hold children’s archaeology lab workshop on March 22

3/10/2009 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on March 24

3/9/2009 - West Virginia Women’s Commission and West Virginia Division of Culture and History will present a screening of the film Lioness on March 18

3/6/2009 - Cultural Center to host opening reception for Marble King exhibition on Monday, March 16

3/4/2009 - The Cultural Center to present West Virginia University Dance Ensemble in concert on March 10

2/25/2009 - The Cultural Center to present Faculty Voice Concert Recital by WVU’s division of voice on March 3

2/24/2009 - The Cultural Center to present Artist’s Dialogue with Erika Osborne on March 5

2/19/2009 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present an evening of Celtic music on March 6

2/18/2009 - Cultural Center to hold opening reception for the exhibit Masters of the Juried Exhibition on March 2

2/12/2009 - Feb. 14 “Calling for Traditional Square Dance” workshop at the Cultural Center has been rescheduled

2/12/2009 - History Day to take place at the State Capitol and Cultural Center on Thursday, March 5

2/10/2009 - Archives and History section posts Pioneer Press editorials online

2/9/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History soliciting entries for the Emerging Artists of West Virginia Exhibition

2/6/2009 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present African American Arts and Heritage Academy Showcase on Feb. 21

2/4/2009 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host Abraham Lincoln lecture on Feb. 15

1/30/2009 - The Cultural Center to present Abraham Lincoln lecture on Feb. 12

1/30/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to offer “Ice Age West Virginia” workshop on Feb. 15

1/29/2009 - Cultural Center to present Abraham Lincoln film series Feb. 4 and Feb. 11

1/28/2009 - The Cultural Center to present “The West Virginians” from Alderson-Broaddus College in concert on Feb. 10

1/28/2009 - Preserve America mini grants available

1/21/2009 - Martin Luther King, Jr., West Virginia Holiday Commission presents awards during annual celebration on Jan. 17

1/16/2009 - Teaching artist workshops schedule set

1/16/2009 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to present “Experimental Archaeology in Action” demonstrations

1/13/2009 - Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith to offer media representatives guided tours of West Virginia State Museum on Jan. 19 and 20

1/13/2009 - Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration to be held Jan. 17-19

1/13/2009 - Historic Preservation grants available

1/9/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration to be presented with live television feed Jan. 20 at Cultural Center

1/8/2009 - Cultural Center to offer “Playing Music By Ear” workshop on Jan. 24

1/8/2009 - Secretary of State Betty Ireland to present West Virginia State Archives with first volume of the minutes of the Board of Public Works tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 9

1/8/2009 - Professional development grants for artists and arts organizations available

1/7/2009 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on March 24

12/18/2008 - Joe Geiger of Huntington named director of Archives and History section for the West Virginia Division of Culture and History

12/15/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History posts new photographs of State Museum renovation

12/15/2008 - Cultural Center to present free holiday movies and kids’ craft activities Dec. 29 – 30

12/9/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces new opportunities for artists

12/1/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 6

11/25/2008 - Cultural Center to be closed Nov. 27 -28

11/25/2008 - Grave Creek Mound’s Delf Norona Museum celebrates 30th anniversary

11/24/2008 - Statewide “Poetry Out Loud” competition announced

11/24/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to close 16th Street parking lot in December

11/20/2008 - 13th annual History Day event to be held at State Capitol on March 5, 2009

11/18/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present John Mark Walkup in a piano recital on Nov. 25

11/7/2008 - Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” awards and poster competition announced

11/7/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to offer kids’ holiday craft activity

11/7/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Marshall University Musical Theater Performance on Nov. 18

10/29/2008 - Museum in the Park to sponsor Frontier Days Weekend Nov. 8 - 9

10/27/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park opens “Riding the Rails: Railroads Connecting West Virginia” exhibit

10/21/2008 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to meet Nov. 5 in Morgantown

10/21/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History posts photographs of West Virginia State Museum construction and fabrication on its website

10/15/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Marshall University’s Chamber Choir in Collegiate Series on Oct. 23

9/26/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to celebrate Archaeology Month on Oct. 11-12

9/26/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host Fall Festival on Oct. 11

9/24/2008 - Appalachian String Band Music Festival featured on WV PBS program "Outlook" Thursday, Sept 25 at 9pm

9/24/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present Civil War Heritage Weekend program on genealogy on Sept. 27-28

9/23/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to open West Virginia Watercolor Society exhibition with a reception on Oct. 5

9/23/2008 - Preserve America mini grants available

9/18/2008 - West Virginia State Archives to offer Civil War panel discussion on Sept. 29

9/12/2008 - Camp Washington-Carver to conclude musical entertainment series Sweets and Sounds with finale gospel concert Sept. 21

9/8/2008 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops in September

9/8/2008 - Governor Joe Manchin III to mark seventh anniversary of 9/11 with remembrance ceremony, Thursday, Sept. 11

9/8/2008 - Camp Washington-Carver to continue musical entertainment series Sweets and Sounds on Sept. 14

8/28/2008 - Camp Washington-Carver to present musical entertainment series Sweets and Sounds on Sept. 7

8/18/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate Labor Day Weekend with free concerts on Aug. 30-31

8/18/2008 - Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

8/11/2008 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops in August and September

8/6/2008 - Congressman Nick Joe Rahall to speak at Jenkins Plantation’s kick-off ceremony for preservation actions

8/6/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex continues 30th anniversary celebration with documentary films on Aug. 23

8/6/2008 - 19th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

8/5/2008 - Jenkins Plantation Museum closed for preservation actions

7/28/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex continues 30th anniversary celebration with August programs for children

7/17/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to offer petroglyph workshop for children July 26

6/27/2008 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival comes to Fayette County July 30 - Aug. 3 (press photos available online)

6/25/2008 - Two new exhibitions on display at the Cultural Center (press photographs available)

6/19/2008 - State Historic Preservation Office awards scholarships

6/17/2008 - Year 2009 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

6/17/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex continues 30th anniversary celebration on June 28

6/16/2008 - Eight fellowship awards totaling $28,000 presented to West Virginia artists (photographs attached)

6/12/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present West Virginia Days June 21-22

6/11/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host statehood celebration

6/11/2008 - William Davis honored with Governor's Arts Award for lifetime achievement

6/9/2008 - Governor’s Arts Award winners announced tonight at Cultural Center

6/4/2008 - Annual quilt and wall hanging exhibition on display at the Cultural Center

6/4/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to install touring railroad exhibit in Pennsboro

5/28/2008 - Vandalia Gathering contest winners announced

5/23/2008 - Governor Manchin to pound in first nail of new West Virginia State Museum on May 27

5/21/2008 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshop on June 5

5/19/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate fifth anniversary May 31

5/19/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to present kids’ workshop on May 24

5/19/2008 - Governor Joe Manchin eliminates admission fees at Grave Creek Mound and West Virginia Independence Hall

5/19/2008 - Master old-time dancer to receive 2008 Vandalia Award Lou Maiuri of Summersvillle

5/19/2008 - State Historic Preservation Office announces National Historic Preservation Month

5/14/2008 - Vandalia Gathering to be held at Cultural Center and State Capitol Grounds May 23-25

5/12/2008 - Appalachian Regional Commission to make $200,000 grant to West Virginia State Museum at the Cultural Center

5/6/2008 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Day on May 17

5/6/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to announce $1-million restoration project

5/2/2008 - West Virginia’s state winner of Poetry Out Loud contest among top 12 in final competition

4/29/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville to hold grand opening for new research wing on May 12

4/25/2008 - State Historic Preservation Office to award scholarships to National Alliance of Preservation Commissions Forum 2008

4/25/2008 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission training session on May 17

4/24/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present “For Liberty and Unity” concert on May 2

4/24/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to open new exhibit with a reception on May 4

4/22/2008 - Cultural Center unveils exhibit of The Greenbrier Resort’s artist-in residence

4/22/2008 - Cultural Center to present wheat-weaving workshop May 3

4/18/2008 - West Virginia Dance Festival to be held at the Cultural Center April 25-27

4/11/2008 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

4/11/2008 - State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 23-25 in Charleston

4/10/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to host Marshall County Student Art Show

4/10/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present "A Visit with Abraham Lincoln" on April 19

4/10/2008 - Deadline extended for 2008 Governor’s Arts Awards nominations

4/10/2008 - Ritchie County man joins West Virginia State Museum Board

4/7/2008 - Capitol Building Commission to meet April 9 at the Cultural Center

4/7/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host State Thespian Festival

4/7/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host Blue and Gray Dinner on April 19

4/3/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue new Collegiate Series on April 14

3/31/2008 - Fenton Art Glass exhibition to open at the Cultural Center on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. - press photos available

3/28/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present Spring wildflower hike

3/21/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host free creative writing skills conference

3/20/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces Poetry Out Loud contest winner

3/18/2008 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park opens Youth Art Month exhibit

3/13/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to present programming for the public in March

3/12/2008 - Youth Art Month Exhibition winners announced

3/11/2008 - March 17 Collegiate Series at the Cultural Center has been canceled

3/10/2008 - Nominations sought for 2008 Governor’s Arts Awards

3/7/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to present programming for the public in March

3/6/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue Collegiate Series on March 18

3/5/2008 - Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center March 29

3/4/2008 - History Hero Awards presented to 40 West Virginians

2/29/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue Collegiate Series on March 11-12

2/29/2008 - West Virginia State Finals for “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest” to be held at Cultural Center March 15

2/27/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex to present programming for the public in March

2/26/2008 - State Historic Preservation Office to present planning meeting dedicated to historic theaters in Morgantown

2/20/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present an evening of Celtic music on Feb. 29

2/15/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue Collegiate Series on Feb. 25-26

2/14/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host reception for Homer Laughlin China Company exhibit Feb. 20

2/8/2008 - History Day to take place at the State Capitol and Cultural Center on Thursday, Feb. 21

2/8/2008 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2008 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center.

2/6/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present African American Art and Heritage Academy Showcase on Feb. 16

2/4/2008 - Martin Luther King, Jr., West Virginia Holiday Commission presents awards during annual celebration on Jan. 19

2/1/2008 - State Historic Preservation Office to present planning meetings dedicated to historic theaters

2/1/2008 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex unveils African Art exhibition on Feb. 10

2/1/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue Collegiate Series on Feb. 11-12

1/29/2008 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on Feb. 13

1/29/2008 - West Virginia Independence Hall to present Underground Railroad program on Feb. 2 for Black History Month

1/22/2008 - Social activist photographer to be interviewed on “Inside the Artist’s Studio” on Feb. 1 at the Cultural Center

1/15/2008 - Historic Preservation grants available

1/11/2008 - Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration to be held Jan. 19-21

1/8/2008 - Challenge America grants for arts education and outreach announced

1/4/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue new Collegiate Series on Jan. 22

1/3/2008 - Capitol Building Commission to meet Jan. 9 at the Cultural Center

1/3/2008 - Capitol Building Commission to hold emergency meeting tomorrow, Jan. 3, at the Cultural Center

1/2/2008 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue new Collegiate Series on Jan. 15

12/17/2007 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission training session on Jan. 12, 2008

12/17/2007 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to present craft workshop on Jan. 5, 2008

12/13/2007 - Cultural Center to present free holiday movies Dec. 26 - 28

12/13/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces holiday hours for five museums

12/11/2007 - Eight governor’s portraits to be returned to the State Capitol next week

12/6/2007 - Statewide “Poetry Out Loud” competition announced (link to registration form included)

12/4/2007 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 15

11/29/2007 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 8

11/21/2007 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex opens new exhibit of quilts

11/20/2007 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshop on Dec. 6

11/20/2007 - Cultural Center to unveil new exhibition with opening reception on Nov. 26

11/9/2007 - Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” awards and poster competition announced

11/9/2007 - 12th History Day event to be held at State Capitol on Feb. 21, 2008

11/6/2007 - Joe Geiger named acting director of Archives and History Section

10/23/2007 - State Historic Preservation Office to present historic landmark commission training session on Nov. 3

10/23/2007 - Museum in the Park to sponsor Frontier Days Weekend Nov. 3 - 4

10/23/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue new Collegiate Series from Nov. 5-6

10/22/2007 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2007 winners announced

10/17/2007 - Camp Washington-Carver’s musical series “Sweets and Sounds” to present finale concert on Oct. 27

10/16/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to launch new Collegiate Series with WVU Steel Drum Ensemble on Oct. 22

10/4/2007 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2007 to open Oct. 19 at the Parkersburg Art Center

10/3/2007 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to meet Oct. 19 in Parkersburg

9/28/2007 - Cultural Center unveils new Southeastern College Art Conference exhibition

9/28/2007 - Camp Washington-Carver’s musical series “Sweets and Sounds” to continue on Oct. 13

9/25/2007 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Encampment on Oct. 6

9/24/2007 - Camp Washington-Carver’s musical series “Sweets and Sounds” to continue on Oct. 6

9/19/2007 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex in Moundsville to be closed to the public Oct. 1 - 7

9/17/2007 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present Kids’ Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29

9/17/2007 - Camp Washington-Carver to begin new musical series Sweets and Sounds on Sept. 29

9/10/2007 - Governor Joe Manchin III to mark sixth anniversary of 9/11 with remembrance ceremony tomorrow

9/7/2007 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 172nd anniversary of the homestead

9/7/2007 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to sponsor Archaeology Weekend Oct. 13 - 14

8/21/2007 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate Labor Day Weekend with free concerts on Sept. 1 - 2

8/17/2007 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts’ review panel to meet in Charleston Aug. 23

8/16/2007 - Artist Fellowships available from Division of Culture and History

8/13/2007 - Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

8/8/2007 - 18th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

7/12/2007 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival comes to Fayette County on Aug. 1-5

6/11/2007 - NEA grant program, The Big Read, now available

6/8/2007 - Cultural Center to celebrate FestivALL Charleston with acoustic guitar and original song contest June 23

6/8/2007 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host statehood celebration

6/8/2007 - Year 2008 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

5/27/2007 - Vandalia Gathering old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners announced

5/27/2007 - State’s best “liars” named at 31st Vandalia Gathering

5/27/2007 - Vandalia Gathering fiddle, bluegrass banjo and mandolin contest winners announced

5/23/2007 - Annual quilt exhibition opens at the Cultural Center

5/15/2007 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Day on May 19

5/14/2007 - Vandalia Gathering to be held at Cultural Center and State Capitol Grounds May 25-27

5/14/2007 - Hammered dulcimer player to receive 2007 Vandalia Award

5/7/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History soliciting entries for the West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2007

5/4/2007 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

5/4/2007 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops in May

4/27/2007 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex in Moundsville to be closed next Wednesday, May 2

4/20/2007 - Public meetings to be held to obtain input for revisions to the five-year statewide comprehensive historic preservation plan

4/18/2007 - News Conference announcing Civil War Battle Flag exhibit to be held in Wheeling next Thursday

4/18/2007 - Archives and History Library to hold workshop on 18th-century American Indian History on April 26

4/18/2007 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2007 to be presented at Parkersburg Art Center

4/17/2007 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex in Moundsville to hold groundbreaking ceremony on April 26

4/17/2007 - Jeff Pierson named as new director of arts for Division of Culture and History

4/16/2007 - West Virginia Dance Festival to be held at the Cultural Center April 27-29

4/13/2007 - State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 25-27 in Charleston

4/13/2007 - News Conference announcing West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2007 to be held in Parkersburg next Wednesday

4/11/2007 - Artist Fellowship awards ceremony will not take place this Saturday

4/10/2007 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host Blue and Gray Dinner on April 19

4/9/2007 - Public meetings to be held to obtain input for revisions to the five-year statewide comprehensive historic preservation plan

4/4/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host free creative writing skills conference

4/4/2007 - Eight fellowship awards totaling $28,000 to be presented to West Virginia artists

4/4/2007 - Archives and History Library to continue genealogy and history workshops in April

4/4/2007 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series to present Tom Vasale with his talk “Garden Inspirations: Views from Public and Private Gardens to Inspire Your Own”

3/15/2007 - West Virginia State Finals for “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest” to be held at Cultural Center March 24

3/15/2007 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series to present Cary Trivanovich with his talk “The One Habit of Highly Affective Artists”

3/12/2007 - Youth Art Month Exhibition winners announced

3/7/2007 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops in March

3/6/2007 - Exhibit of photos by Russell Lee and Earl Dotter at Museum in the Park

2/28/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to open Blenko art glass exhibit on March 8 Photos available for download

2/28/2007 - Cultural Center to offer “Poetry” workshop on March 17

2/27/2007 - Arts Day at the State Capitol to be held on March 8

2/26/2007 - History Hero Awards presented to 52 West Virginians Photos available for download

2/23/2007 - Public meetings to be held to obtain input for revisions to the five-year statewide comprehensive historic preservation plan

2/21/2007 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present an evening of Celtic music on March 2

2/21/2007 - Museum in the Park to open new exhibit with reception and talk on March 2

2/20/2007 - Arts section of Division of Culture and History offers new e-mail service

2/16/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to continue Legislative Districts exhibit through legislative session

2/15/2007 - History Day to take place at the State Capitol and Cultural Center on Thursday, Feb. 22

2/12/2007 - Black History Month Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic night to feature the Affrilachian Poets on Feb. 15

2/9/2007 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2007 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

2/7/2007 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History Names Director of Administration

2/7/2007 - ALERT: State Historic Preservation Office canceling public meeting tomorrow in Fairmont

2/6/2007 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops this winter

2/2/2007 - Regional meeting schedule for SHPO Statewide Comprehensive Plan

2/1/2007 - Governor to hold ceremony proclaiming February as Black History Month tomorrow at 10 a.m.

2/1/2007 - Senate President Earl Ray Tomblin to attend new exhibit opening at the Cultural Center today at 3 p.m.

1/23/2007 - Archives and History Commission to meet Friday in Parkersburg

1/23/2007 - Cultural Center to offer “Improvising Comedy” workshop on Feb. 3

1/23/2007 - Public meetings to be held to obtain input for revisions to the five-year statewide comprehensive historic preservation plan

1/18/2007 - Martin Luther King, Jr., West Virginia Holiday Commission presents awards during annual celebration on Jan.13

1/18/2007 - Cultural Center to offer “Playing Music By Ear” workshop on Jan. 27

1/18/2007 - Division of Culture and History Announces New Deputy Commissioner

1/16/2007 - Challenge America grants for arts education and outreach announced

1/16/2007 - Ladies Fashion Doll exhibition and Paintings by Pete Ballard to open at the Cultural Center Jan. 18

1/15/2007 - Professional development grants for artists and arts organizations available

1/10/2007 - Historic Preservation Development Grants Available

1/8/2007 - Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration to be held Jan. 13-15

1/2/2007 - State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar for 2007

1/2/2007 - Records Management and Preservation Board to meet Jan. 7-9 in Charleston

12/14/2006 - Cultural Center to round out holiday season with movie fest from Dec. 26 - 29

12/11/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to host holiday celebration Dec. 16

12/4/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park opens Smithsonian traveling exhibition of covered bridges

12/4/2006 - Adam Hodges named director of the Museums Section

11/22/2006 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 2

11/22/2006 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 2

11/22/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park changes hours

11/15/2006 - Cultural Center to kick off holiday season with free craft activities for kids on Saturday, Nov. 25

11/13/2006 - MEDIA ALERT: 2007 Cyrus R. Vance Awards to be presented in ceremony tonight

11/13/2006 - 11th History Day event to be held at State Capitol on Feb. 22, 2007

11/13/2006 - Records Management and Preservation Board to meet Thursday in Logan

11/6/2006 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present Jude Binder exhibition and the premiere of her film “Field of Flowers” on Nov. 18

11/6/2006 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to continue at the Cultural Center on Nov. 16

11/2/2006 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to meet Nov. 15 in Charleston

10/27/2006 - Museum in the Park to sponsor Frontier Days Weekend Nov. 4 - 5

10/24/2006 - Cultural Center to offer Native American crafts workshop

10/24/2006 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to present Native American Month lecture on Nov. 4

10/20/2006 - Five organizations receive Cultural Facilities and Capital Resources Grants through the West Virginia Commission on the Arts

10/18/2006 - Museum in the park at Chief Logan State Park to host Native American pow wow Oct. 28 - 29

10/18/2006 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshop on Oct. 24

10/10/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present Kids’ Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14

10/4/2006 - Archives and History Library to host John Young Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution program

10/3/2006 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to sponsor Archaeology Weekend Oct. 14 - 15

10/3/2006 - John Fluharty: Photography exhibit currently on display at the Cultural Center

10/2/2006 - West Virginia Independence Hall to sponsor talk by Michael Lasser on Oct. 12

9/26/2006 - Capitol Building Commission to meet Oct. 12 at the Cultural Center

9/25/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park has new photograph exhibit of Omar

9/20/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present lecture on the development of firearms

9/20/2006 - Draft of State Arts Plan for 2008-10 available for comment

9/13/2006 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops

9/13/2006 - Huntington woman named director of the Arts Section at Division of Culture and History

9/11/2006 - Archives and History Commission to meet Sept. 29 in Charleston

9/11/2006 - The West Virginia Humanities Council will present Dr. Elaine Pagels, Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University, to deliver the annual Betsy K. McCreight Lecture in the Humanities.

9/8/2006 - Appalachian Children’s Chorus and Montclaire String Quartet to join governor and legislators for commemoration of Sept. 11 terror attacks

9/6/2006 - Division of Culture and History publishes West Virginia History, Volume 60

9/6/2006 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate 150th anniversary of laying of the cornerstone on Sept. 16

9/6/2006 - Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Everyman Players’ production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” on Sept. 16

8/31/2006 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 171st anniversary of the homestead

8/31/2006 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to meet Sept. 13 in Charleston

8/31/2006 - Fall 2006 issue of Goldenseal magazine

8/30/2006 - Treasures Found! Appalachian Portraits by Connie West

8/28/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate Labor Day Weekend with free concerts on Sept. 2 - 3, 2006

8/24/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park changes hours

8/21/2006 - Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Everyday Players’ production of “Cheaters” on Aug. 26

8/11/2006 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to offer workshop on American Indian pottery on Aug. 19

8/9/2006 - 17th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

8/8/2006 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Day on Aug. 12

8/1/2006 - Museum disaster planning and basic conservation workshops to be hosted by West Virginia Division of Culture and History

7/31/2006 - Capitol Building Commission meeting rescheduled for Aug. 11

7/28/2006 - Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

7/27/2006 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival to begin next week

7/26/2006 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host free grant workshops statewide in August 2006

7/25/2006 - Artist Fellowships available from Division of Culture and History

7/20/2006 - Capitol Building Commission to meet Aug. 1 at the Cultural Center

7/13/2006 - Archives and History Library to offer genealogy and history workshops this summer

6/28/2006 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to offer kids’ workshop on making an American Indian Animal Call on July 15

6/23/2006 - Year 2007 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

6/19/2006 - Governor, First Lady Introduce Online Exhibit in Celebration of West Virginia Day

6/19/2006 - Cultural Center to celebrate FestivALL Charleston with art activities June 24 and a concert June 25

6/15/2006 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host statehood celebration

6/15/2006 - Historic Preservation conference scholarship funds available

6/14/2006 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

6/12/2006 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to meet June 14 in Charleston

6/5/2006 - Annual quilt exhibition opens at the Cultural Center

5/28/2006 - State’s best “liars” named at 30th Vandalia Gathering

5/28/2006 - Vandalia Gathering old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners announced

5/28/2006 - Vandalia Gathering fiddle, bluegrass banjo and mandolin contest winners announced

5/25/2006 - Gospel singer to receive 2006 Vandalia Award

5/22/2006 - Next week’s family-style Vandalia Gathering celebrates the traditional arts

5/22/2006 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to offer kids’ workshop on making an Indian Burden Basket on June 3

5/19/2006 - Archives and History Commission to meet June 2 in Charleston

5/16/2006 - “Monster Truck Poetry Pull” winners announced (photos available for download)

5/10/2006 - Capitol Building Commission to hold special meeting May 18 at the Cultural Center

5/10/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park expands hours

5/10/2006 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Day on May 20

5/3/2006 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to offer workshop on bracelet and necklace-making for kids on May 20

4/28/2006 - State’s ethnic communities are focus of Goldenseal report

4/26/2006 - Cultural Center art installation memorializes miners and honors survivor

4/21/2006 - West Virginia Dance Festival to be held at the Cultural Center April 28-30

4/19/2006 - The West Virginia “Monster Truck Poetry Pull” final competition to be held at the Cultural Center on May 2

4/18/2006 - State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 26-28 in Charleston

4/12/2006 - Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center April 22

4/6/2006 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host Blue and Gray Dinner on April 19

4/6/2006 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to continue at the Cultural Center on April 13

4/4/2006 - Wohl honored with Distinguished Arts Award for lifetime achievement

4/3/2006 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host State Thespian Festival

3/29/2006 - Cultural Center exhibition to be temporarily closed

3/28/2006 - Capitol Building Commission to meet April 18 at the Cultural Center

3/27/2006 - Capitol Building Commission meeting canceled

3/23/2006 - Archives and History Commission meeting scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed

3/22/2006 - Capitol Building Commission to meet March 28 at the Cultural Center

3/20/2006 - 2006 West Virginia Fellowship Awards Announced

3/17/2006 - Archives and History Commission to hold special meeting March 24

3/14/2006 - 2006 Youth Art Month Exhibition winners announced

3/13/2006 - Remembering Buffalo Creek exhibit now open at Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park

3/10/2006 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series to present William C. Blizzard, author of When Miners March, and son of Bill Blizzard who led the “Red Neck Army” at the Battle of Blair Mountain

3/8/2006 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to continue at the Cultural Center on March 16

3/3/2006 - Governor’s Arts Awards winners announced

2/28/2006 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History presents a new exhibition featuring Barry Vance

2/27/2006 - History Hero Awards presented to 38 West Virginians (Press photos available with release)

2/17/2006 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts to meet Feb. 23 in Charleston

2/12/2006 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts meeting postponed due to weather

2/9/2006 - Cultural Center to feature Charleston artist in photo digital painting exhibition

2/9/2006 - Black History Month exhibit to showcase Huntington artist Billy Clemons at the Cultural Center

2/8/2006 - Cultural Center to sponsor free encore performance of For Colored Girls . . . on Feb. 14

2/7/2006 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to continue at the Cultural Center on Feb. 16

2/7/2006 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series to present “Beyond the River in Music and Words” on Feb. 15

2/2/2006 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2006 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

1/26/2006 - Grave Creek Mound to hold Black History Month celebration Sunday, Feb. 5

1/26/2006 - Arts Day at the Capitol to be held on Feb. 6

1/26/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to resume art workshop series for children and adults

1/20/2006 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park expands hours

1/20/2006 - Martin Luther King, Jr., West Virginia Holiday Commission presents awards during annual celebration on Jan. 14

1/19/2006 - Archives and History Commission to meet Feb. 3 in Glenville

1/18/2006 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series continues at the Cultural Center on Jan. 25

1/11/2006 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to begin at the Cultural Center on January 19

1/10/2006 - Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday celebration to be held Jan. 14-16

1/10/2006 - Historic Preservation development grants available

12/30/2005 - Records Management and Preservation Board to meet Jan. 8-10 in Charleston

12/15/2005 - Cultural Center Archives and History Library to be closed Jan. 9-16, 2006

12/14/2005 - Body resigns as acting commissioner

12/12/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to host holiday celebration Dec. 17

12/12/2005 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate season with “Courthouse Holiday Concert” Dec. 17

12/12/2005 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History opens online store

12/5/2005 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 10

12/5/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to continue fall art workshops on Dec. 10

11/28/2005 - Challenge America grants for arts education and outreach announced

11/22/2005 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 4

11/22/2005 - Cultural Center to bring back popular Brown Bag Concert series

11/22/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park continues fall art workshops this Saturday

11/21/2005 - Division of Culture and History introduces Certified Arts Community and Certified Historic Preservation Community programs

11/17/2005 - Cultural Center to sponsor free art workshops for youth in December and January

11/17/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to present free Blue Rock Marionette Theatre workshops and performances this weekend

11/17/2005 - Cultural Center to offer holiday craft fair, kids’ activities and Charleston Metro Bands concert over Thanksgiving weekend

11/14/2005 - State Historic Preservation Office to sponsor public meetings to discuss Eastern Panhandle plan

11/9/2005 - Cultural Center to be closed for upcoming holidays

11/9/2005 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to be closed for upcoming holidays

11/9/2005 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to be closed for upcoming holidays

11/9/2005 - West Virginia Independence Hall to be closed for upcoming holidays

11/9/2005 - Museum in the Park to be closed for upcoming holidays

11/9/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park continues fall art workshops this Saturday

11/8/2005 - Division makes more than a million genealogy records available online to researchers

11/8/2005 - Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” awards and poster competition announced

11/8/2005 - Industry of Culture outreach meetings to be held

11/8/2005 - Free movie series at the Cultural Center continues Nov. 19

11/8/2005 - Capitol Building Commission to meet Nov. 21 at the Cultural Center

11/4/2005 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces list of endangered sites

11/4/2005 - Records Management and Preservation Board to meet Nov. 15 in Charleston

11/2/2005 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to sponsor Native American Lecture Series Nov. 12

10/31/2005 - Museum in the Park to sponsor Frontier Days Weekend Nov. 5 - 6

10/31/2005 - Cultural Center to present Native American lecture series with talk about Indian Arts and Crafts Board on Nov. 9

10/25/2005 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host arts grant workshops

10/25/2005 - West Virginia Commission on the Arts annual public comment meeting to be held Nov. 8

10/20/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park continues fall art workshops this Saturday

10/19/2005 - Nominations sought for 2006 Governor’s Arts Awards

10/17/2005 - Cultural Center to open lecture series with talk on frontier forts in West Virginia

10/17/2005 - State Historic Preservation Office to sponsor Preservation Plan public meeting for the Eastern Panhandle

10/17/2005 - Free movie series at the Cultural Center continues

9/30/2005 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2005 winners announced

9/30/2005 - Weston State Hospital Task Force to meet Oct. 12

9/29/2005 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to sponsor Archaeology Weekend Oct. 15 - 16

9/28/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park continues fall art workshops on Oct. 8

9/26/2005 - Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. to speak at the Cultural Center on Oct. 14

9/21/2005 - Museum in the Park to close temporarily for exhibit installation

9/20/2005 - Archives and History Commission to meet Oct. 7 in Ronceverte

9/19/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to begin fall art workshops for children and adults

9/13/2005 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host Civil War medicine lecture on Sept. 28

9/13/2005 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 170th anniversary of the homestead

9/13/2005 - State Historic Preservation Office files to be temporarily unavailable

9/13/2005 - West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2005 to open Oct. 1 at the Cultural Center

9/2/2005 - State Historic Preservation Office to host Historic Preservation Road Show at Pocahontas County Opera House on Sept. 20

9/2/2005 - Jenkins Plantation Museum expands operating hours

8/24/2005 - Historic Preservation conference scholarship funds for 2005 available

8/24/2005 - Moundsville native Joe Hughes to be featured in new exhibit at Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex

8/23/2005 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to celebrate Labor Day Weekend with free concerts on Sept. 3 - 4

8/16/2005 - 16th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

8/16/2005 - Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Not-for-Profit Players’ production of “The Taffetas” on August 20

8/2/2005 - Free movie series at the Cultural Center continues on Saturdays in August

8/1/2005 - Records Management and Preservation Board to meet Aug. 9, 2005 in Chester

7/29/2005 - New Cultural Center exhibit features African-American musicians

7/25/2005 - Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival to begin Aug. 3

7/12/2005 - Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex to be closed July 19-30 for skylight replacement

7/5/2005 - Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” on July 16

6/29/2005 - Free movie series at the Cultural Center continues on Saturdays in July

6/21/2005 - FY 2006 Artist fellowships available from Division of Culture and History

6/15/2005 - Cultural Center to celebrate FestivAll Charleston with art activities June 25

6/15/2005 - Capitol Building Commission to meet June 23 at the Cultural Center

6/9/2005 - Rube Stump, maker of porch swings, featured in GOLDENSEAL

6/9/2005 - West Virginia Independence Hall to host statehood celebration

6/9/2005 - Tygart Valley Homestead featured in GOLDENSEAL

6/9/2005 - West Virginia Division of Culture and History to present free grant workshops statewide

6/9/2005 - West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host Historic Preservation Road Show on June 20

6/9/2005 - Historic Jones Mansion in McDowell County featured in GOLDENSEAL

6/9/2005 - Ivan Gorby of Marshall County featured in GOLDENSEAL

6/9/2005 - Hahn family sawmill featured in GOLDENSEAL

6/8/2005 - Year 2006 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

5/29/2005 - State’s best “liars” named at 29th Vandalia Gathering

5/29/2005 - Old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners named at 2005 Vandalia Gathering

5/29/2005 - Calhoun County man receives 2005 Vandalia Award

5/29/2005 - Fiddle, bluegrass banjo, mandolin contest winners named this evening at 2005 Vandalia Gathering

5/26/2005 - Annual quilt exhibition opens at the Cultural Center

5/25/2005 - Free movie series continues at the Cultural Center on Saturdays in June

5/23/2005 - Next week’s family-style Vandalia Gathering celebrates the traditional arts

5/19/2005 - Records Management and Preservation Board to meet May 25 in Morgantown

5/10/2005 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series continues at the Cultural Center on May 18

5/4/2005 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to feature Karen Vuranch at the Cultural Center on May 13

5/4/2005 - Free movie series continues at the Cultural Center on May 14

5/4/2005 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Camp on May 14

5/4/2005 - One Up/One Down exhibition to open at the Cultural Center May 6

4/28/2005 - West Virginia Dance Festival to be held at the Cultural Center this weekend

4/28/2005 - Archives and History Commission to meet May 6 in Logan

4/28/2005 - State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 27-29 in Charleston

4/28/2005 - Historic Preservation Office to host open house and architectural training session at the Cultural Center on May 16-17

4/19/2005 - Division of Culture and History to present special preview of acclaimed documentary “The Appalachians” on May 7

4/19/2005 - Entries solicited for West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2005 at the Cultural Center

4/8/2005 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to feature Ron Houchin at the Cultural Center on April 15

4/8/2005 - Celebrating West Virginia filmmakers: Free movie series continues at the Cultural Center on April 16

4/7/2005 - Kearneysville potter honored with Distinguished Arts Award for lifetime achievement

4/7/2005 - Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

4/7/2005 - Cultural Center opens “9 x 9” exhibit in Art and Lobby galleries

3/28/2005 - 2005 History Hero Awards and Historic Preservation Awards

3/22/2005 - 2005 Arts Fellowship Award recipients

3/21/2005 - Division of Culture and History and Contemporary American Theater Festival to present workshop April 13

3/21/2005 - Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center April 9

3/16/2005 - Governor’s Arts Awards winners announced

3/11/2005 - Museum in the Park to host Historic Preservation Road Show on March 22

3/9/2005 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to feature Bil Lepp at the Cultural Center on March 18

3/9/2005 - 2005 Youth Art Month Exhibition winners announced

3/8/2005 - Cultural Heritage Lecture Series continues at the Cultural Center on March 16

3/8/2005 - Historic Preservation Office has scholarship funds available for Lewisburg Downtown Revitalization Institute workshop on April 5-6, 2005

3/7/2005 - Public meeting to be held for Battle of Blair Mountain Site nomination to the National Register of Historic Places

3/4/2005 - Jenkins Plantation Museum to host Cultural Heritage Program on March 12

3/3/2005 - Free movie series continues at the Cultural Center on March 12

2/23/2005 - Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2005 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

2/23/2005 - Morgan Spurlock to emcee 2005 arts awards program

2/14/2005 - African-American history exhibit opens at the Cultural Center

2/7/2005 - Capitol Building Commission to meet Feb. 18 at the Cultural Center

2/7/2005 - Cultural Center to celebrate 2005 Black History Month with special activities

2/7/2005 - West Virginia State Archives joins National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

1/19/2005 - New Grants and Services and Arts in Education Roster books for the West Virginia Commission on the Arts to be presented at workshop on Jan. 25 in Bluefield

1/14/2005 - Poetry/Storytelling Open Mic Night series to begin at the Cultural Center on January 21

1/13/2005 - 2005 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration to span three days

1/11/2005 - Historic Preservation development grants available

12/16/2004 - Ninth History Day event to be held at State Capitol Complex on March 17, 2005

12/16/2004 - Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park to host holiday celebration Dec. 18

12/6/2004 - Nominations sought for 2005 Governor’s Arts Awards

12/6/04
Nominations sought for 2005 Governor’s Arts Awards
Charleston Woman’s Improvement League featured in GOLDENSEAL
Toymaker Dick Schnacke featured in GOLDENSEAL
Marie Robinette featured in GOLDENSEAL
Fairmont’s Sagebrush Round-up featured in GOLDENSEAL

11/30/04
Cultural Center’s lecture series to feature West Virginia State Museum curator James Mitchell on Dec. 8

11/29/04
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 5
New Grants and Services and Arts in Education Roster books for the West Virginia Commission on the Arts to be presented at workshops across the state
Cultural Center to bring back popular Brown Bag Concert series

11/22/04
Cultural Center to turn on the lights

11/16/04
New Grants and Services and Arts in Education Roster books for the West Virginia Commission on the Arts
Cultural Center to offer Holiday Craft Fair and free movies over Thanksgiving weekend

11/5/04
Cultural Center’s lecture series to feature Public Radio’s “Music in the Mountains” host Joe Dobbs on Nov. 10, 2004

10/26/04
Share Your Heritage Workshop partnership applications due by Nov. 19
Cultural Center to present Native American cultural lecture series with talk by Dr. Richard L. Allen, policy analyst for the Cherokee Nation

10/25/04
Governor appoints three members to Capitol Building Commission

10/22/04
Capitol Building Commission to meet Nov. 12 at the Cultural Center

10/20/04
Preserve America Presidential Award nominations due Nov. 1 , 2004

10/19/04
Cultural Center front entrance to be closed again tomorrow for placement of new escalators

10/12/04
Cultural Center front entrance to be closed during the day on Tuesday, Oct. 19, for delivery of museum escalators

10/5/04
Cultural Center’s free film series to kick off Saturday with two versions of “The Phantom of the Opera”

9/27/04
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 169th anniversary of the homestead

9/17/04
West Virginia Independence Hall to host “Advance the Colors: Union and Confederate Battle Flags and Color-Bearers at Gettysburg” lecture on Oct. 1

9/14/04
Renown West Virginia native artist Richard Kidwell Miller to be featured at Cultural Center exhibition

9/8/04
Division announces plans to build archaeological collections facility at Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex in Moundsville

9/2/04
Charleston artist Henry Keeling to be featured in Cultural Center exhibit
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 169th anniversary of the homestead

8/15/04
15th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

8/4/04
Division of Culture and History to present “West Virginia State University: Excellence in Leadership” exhibit
Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Everyday Players’ production of “The Pink Panther Strikes Again” on August 21

7/28/04
2005 Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

7/20/04
Tickets still available for Charleston Light Opera Guild dinner theater production of “Little Shop of Horrors” on July 24 at Camp Washington-Carver

7/15/04
Harrison County soldier’s dog tag to be returned to POW’s family (photo available for download)
Capitol Building Commission to meet July 20, 2004, at the Cultural Center

7/8/04
Program by noted sculptor to be held in conjunction with unveiling of Civil War sword display

6/30/04
Spotlight 2004 craft exhibition opens at the Cultural Center
Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Charleston Light Opera Guild production of “Little Shop of Horrors”

6/25/04
FY 2005 Artist Fellowships available from Division of Culture and History

6/23/04
Body appointed commissioner

6/22/04
Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival to begin Aug. 4
Year 2005 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought

6/11/04
West Virginia Independence Hall to host three-day statehood celebration

5/30/04
Fiddle, bluegrass banjo, mandolin contest winners named this evening at Vandalia Gathering
McDowell County man receives 2004 Vandalia Award
Old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners named at 2004 Vandalia Gathering
State’s best “liars” named at 28th Vandalia Gathering

5/28/04
Grants for arts education and outreach announced

5/20/04
Next week’s family-style Vandalia Gathering celebrates 28 years of traditional arts

5/19/04
Annual quilt exhibition to open Friday at the Cultural Center

4/29/04
Charleston artist Mary Cook to be featured in a new exhibit at the Cultural Center
State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 28 - 30 in Charleston

4/23/04
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Camp on May 8 , 2004

4/22/04
Historic Preservation conference scholarship funds available
Guest artists to perform at the 2004 West Virginia Dance Festival

4/16/04
Applications being accepted for 2004 African-American Heritage Arts Camp

4/9/04
West Virginia Division of Culture and History to host State Thespian Festival

4/7/04
Eight fellowship awards totalling $28,000 to be presented to West Virginia artists

4/1/04
New exhibition at the Cultural Center to feature one-man show of Bethany artist

3/23/04
Free financial management workshops to be offered for arts organizations

3/19/04
Special training and travel grants available from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts

3/11/04
Records Management and Preservation Board announces grant recipients

3/8/04
Coal mining exhibit opens at Museum in the Park in Logan
State Historic Preservation Office publishes guide to frontier forts
2004 Youth Art Exhibition winners announced

3/1/04
Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center April 3, 2004

2/9/04
History Hero Awards presented to 38 West Virginians for preserving local and regional history

2/6/04
Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2004 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

1/23/04
Applications for West Virginia Commission on the Arts’ Artist Roster and Program Guide now being accepted

1/14/04
Martin Luther King Jr. West Virginia Holiday Commission to present awards during annual celebration of Martin Luther King holiday
Bob Thompson Unit and Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus to headline free Jan. 17 Cultural Center celebration of King holiday
Historic Preservation development grants available
West Virginia State Museum to offer one final visit to existing exhibits and sneak preview of new design

1/2/04
Eighth History Day event to be held at State Capitol on Jan. 29, 2004

2003


12/31/03
Museum in the Park to close temporarily for exhibit installation

12/29/03
West Virginia State Museum to close in January 2004 for renovations
FY2005 Professional development grants for artists and arts organizations available

12/23/03
State Historic Preservation Office publishes 2004 13-month calendar

12/1/03
West Virginia Division of Culture and History announces grant recipients

11/24/03
Cultural Center holiday hours announced
Holiday hours announced for West Virginia Independence Hall and Grave Creek Mound Historic Site
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 6
Nominations sought for Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” awards

10/18/03
West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2003 winners announced (photos available for download)

10/9/03
Public meetings to be held to share new State Arts Plan

9/25/03
West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2003 to open Oct. 18 at the Cultural Center
West Virginia Independence Hall to host “Wheeling and the Coming of the Civil War” lecture

9/19/03
Museum in the Park to host book signing for “The Tale of the Devil: The Biography of Devil Anse Hatfield” with local author Dr. Coleman C. Hatfield

9/18/03
West Virginia Independence Hall to host “Civil War Medicine” lecture on Sept. 25, 2003

9/10/03
Cultural Center to be closed Sept. 21, 2003

9/8/03
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 168th anniversary of the homestead and bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

9/2/03
Capitol Building Commission to meet Sept. 30 at the Cultural Center

8/29/03
Division of Culture and History publishes West Virginia History, Volume 59

8/28/03
Noted Civil War historian Edwin Bearss to speak at West Virginia Independence Hall Museum

8/14/03
Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present “Godspell” on Aug. 23
14th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up
New exhibition at the Cultural Center features three West Virginia artists

8/5/03
Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available

7/17/03
Firm contracted to assist with revitalization of Weston State Hospital

7/2/03
Music and more coming up at the 14th annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival (photos available)

6/17/03
West Virginia Independence Hall to host June 20 statehood celebration
State historic preservation work program for 2004 available for public comment

6/13/03
Logan County residents encouraged to share historic photos at Museum in the Park
Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present “All in the Timing” on July 19, 2003

5/25/03
Clay County man receives state’s highest folklife award
Fiddle, bluegrass banjo, mandolin contest winners named this evening at 2003 Vandalia Gathering
Old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners named at 2003 Vandalia Gathering
State’s best “liars” named at 27th Vandalia Gathering

5/23/03
Museum in the Park to open May 31 with a community celebration at Chief Logan State Park

5/15/03
Annual Cultural Center quilt exhibition to open Friday (photos available for download)

5/1/03
Reservations still be accepted for photography workshop
Grants for arts education and outreach announced

4/28/03
Guest artists to perform at the 2003 West Virginia Dance Festival
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Camp on May 10

4/22/03
New exhibition at the Cultural Center to feature photography and hand-crafted baskets

4/15/03
Free Family Fun expands to three days for next week's spring break

4/14/03
Spring nature photography workshop to be held at Camp Washington-Carver
Division announces plans for West Virginia Independence Hall exhibit of Civil War battle flags (photos available for download)

3/31/03
State’s annual Vandalia Gathering to be held May 23-25 in Charleston (photos available for download)

3/26/03
Entries solicited for biennial juried art exhibition at the Cultural Center

3/24/03
Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center April 12

3/17/03
Capitol Building Commission to meet March 28, 2003, at the Cultural Center

3/7/03
2003 Youth Art Exhibition winners announced

3/4/03
Featured in GOLDENSEAL Spring 2003: Hajash brothers, Randolph County Courthouse, Pallotine Sisters

3/3/03
History Hero awards presented to 55 West Virginians

2/19/03
Poetry and calligraphy collaborative exhibition to open at the Cultural Center on Feb. 21
Free Family Fun Day honors Black History Month
Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2003 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

1/28/03
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present Free Family Fun on Saturday
Governor presents awards during annual celebration of Martin Luther King holiday

1/16/03
Free Family Fun Day to focus on government in West Virginia
Seventh History Day event to be held at State Capitol on Feb. 27

1/14/03
Historic Preservation development grants available

1/8/03
Bob Thompson Unit, Martin Luther King Men’s Chorus and Ethel Caffie-Austin to headline free Jan. 18 Cultural Center celebration of King holiday

1/2/03
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to present Free Family Fun on Saturday, Jan 4

2002


12/18/02
Capitol Building Commission to meet Jan. 2 at the Cultural Center

12/16/02
State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar

12/10/02
Cultural Center Archives Library to be closed Jan. 18-20, 2003

12/9/02
Division to host meeting to gather input for development of museum at Chief Logan State Park

12/3/02
FY2004 Professional development grants for artists and artists organizations available

11/27/02
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host free holiday concerts in December 2002
Workshop to focus on how to apply for Cultural Facilities and Capital Resources Grants

11/26/02
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate the holiday season on Dec. 14, 2002

11/14/02
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host free B&O Railroad birthday party

11/4/02
Cultural Center to offer free holiday exhibitions and events beginning Nov. 29

10/30/02
West Virginia Commission on the Arts annual public comment meeting to be held Nov. 12

10/21/02
Free Family Fun program to focus on prehistoric methods of hunting and gathering

10/16/02
Cultural Center features Morgantown sculptor in new exhibition (photos available for download)

10/01/02
West Virginia Commission on the Arts announces grant awards
Dr. Michael Berenbaum to close “Holocaust Remembered: Witness and Legacy” series at the Cultural Center on Sunday, Oct. 6

9/25/02
Cultural Center to host Jewish heritage activities on Saturday

9/10/02
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 167th anniversary of the homestead

9/4/02
Cultural Center to host Schindler display from United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

8/16/02
Camp Washington-Carver’s Dinner Theater series to present “The Foreigner” on Aug. 24

8/15/02
Year 2003 State Historic Preservation Annual Work Program announced and public comment sought
Historic Preservation survey and planning grants available
13th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up

7/18/02
Franklin artist has one-woman show at the Cultural Center through Aug. 25

7/10/02
Camp Washington-Carver to host dance gathering July 26-28

7/3/02
State Historic Preservation Office awards grants

7/1/02
Music and more coming up at the 13th annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival

6/27/02
Camp Washington-Carver’s dinner theater series to present Charleston Light Opera Guild production of “Tintypes” on July 20

6/24/02
Free Family Fun Day cleans out the closet on June 29, 2002

6/14/02
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free West Virginia Day program for kids

6/11/02
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host Free Family Fun Civil War Saturday on June 15

6/10/02
Lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson to highlight annual West Virginia Day celebration at West Virginia Independence Hall

5/26/02
Roane County musician receives state’s highest folklife award
Fiddle, bluegrass banjo, mandolin contest winners named this evening at Vandalia Gathering
Old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners named at Vandalia Gathering
State’s best “liars” named at 26th Vandalia Gathering

5/22/02
Annual quilt exhibition opens at the Cultural Center

5/17/02
Award-winning potter to be featured in new exhibition at the Cultural Center
Cultural Center features pen and ink drawings in new exhibition
New grants for arts education and outreach announced

5/7/02
New book features remembrances of state Civil War veteran (cover photo available for ownload)
Family-style Vandalia Gathering to celebrate the traditional arts (photos available for download)

5/3/02
Free conference to focus on ADA and the arts

4/23/02
Teachers urged to invite outstanding students to apply to African-American Heritage Arts Camp

4/22/02
New book featuring state’s historical highway markers now available (photo available for download)
Guest artists to perform at the 2002 West Virginia Dance Festival

4/17/02
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Camp on May 11

4/16/02
Cultural Center to host free Russian-inspired concert by pianist Barbara Nissman on May 11

4/12/02
CORRECTION to news release issued March 28, 2002

4/10/02
1930 Federal Census now available in the Cultural Center’s Archives and History Library
Bob Thompson Unit, Carpenter Ants and Ethel Caffie-Austin to headline rescheduled Martin Luther King celebration on April 20

4/5/02
Jenkins Plantation Museum to close temporarily for minor repairs
West Virginia State Archives to post Coal Life photos on the internet

4/4/02
George Washington High School alumna to lead workshops for young actors at next week’s State Thespian Festival

3/28/02
Public meetings being scheduled to collect ideas for a new State Arts Plan

3/18/02
Garden Festival returns to the Cultural Center April 6
Doo-Wop Saturday Night event at Camp Washington-Carver to be discontinued

3/13/02
History Hero Awards presented to 32 West Virginians for preserving local and regional history
Free Family Fun expands to five days for spring break week
Workshop for public school dance teachers to be offered in April
Capitol Building Commission to meet April 8 at the Cultural Center

3/8/02
Charleston artist Betty Warner to premier new series of works at the Cultural Center

3/6/02
Youth Art Month exhibit to open Sunday at Grave Creek Mound Historic Site

3/5/02
2002 Youth Art Exhibition winners announced
Nominations sought for Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” awards

2/21/02
Three Printmakers exhibition to open at the Cultural Center on March 1 (photos available)
Free Family fun to spotlight African-American storyteller and musician Kala JoJo on Saturday

2/15/02
Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2002 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

2/11/02
Appalachian Celtic Celebration to be held at the Cultural Center March 23, 2002

2/5/02
Cass Gilbert scholar to present program on State Capitol architecture as part of lecture series

1/30/02
African-American History Month celebration at Jenkins Plantation Museum to feature free living history presentation
Cultural Center to present nationally recognized storytellers in free Feb. 22 program (photos available online)
Gospel singer Ethel Caffie-Austin to appear at the Cultural Center on Feb. 23 (photo available online)

1/24/02
Governor presents awards during weekend celebration of 2002 Martin Luther King holiday

1/23/02
Sixth History Day event to be held at State Capitol on Feb. 28

1/16/02
Free Family Fun to focus on cultural heritage

1/14/02
Bob Thompson Unit, Carpenter Ants and Ethel Caffie-Austin to headline free Cultural Center celebration of Martin Luther King holiday

1/11/02
Capitol Building Commission to meet Jan. 22 at the Cultural Center

1/8/02
A Decade of Winners: 1989-1999 exhibition to be on display at Grave Creek Mound
Historic preservation development grants available

1/5/02
Professional development grants for artists and arts organizations available

2001


12/11/01
State Historic Preservation Office publishes 13-month calendar

12/7/01
Charleston Metropolitan Band to be featured at the Cultural Center on Dec. 15

12/6/01
Huntington’s Golden Age of radio featured in Goldenseal
Spaniards of southern West Virginia featured in Goldenseal
Taylor County Veterans Color Guard to be featured in Goldenseal

11/29/01
Cultural Center to present “The Roads and Rails of Woody Guthrie” and a choral concert on Dec. 8

11/21/01
Hampshire County community to be featured in Goldenseal

11/15/01
West Virginia Commission on the Arts forms Accessibility to the Arts Advisory Committee
Historic Preservation survey and planning grant applications deadline extended
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum to host free holiday programs in December

11/14/01
Cultural Center to offer free holiday exhibitions and events beginning Nov. 23

11/13/01
Bust of Mother’s Day founder dedicated at State Capitol

11/6/01
West Virginia war letters exhibit opens at Cultural Center
West Virginia State Archives posts on-line exhibit of the USS West Virginia battleship

10/18/01
Cultural Center to host free Shakespearean master class for middle school students
Martinsburg actor to portray Shakespeare at Cultural Center on Nov. 7

10/12/01
West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2001 winners announced

9/20/01
Cultural Center to be closed Oct. 7-8 for HVAC work
Historic Preservation mini grants available

9/19/01
Free Family Fun Day to focus on sculpture

9/18/01
State Historic Preservation Office to conduct architectural survey of New Deal towns in Randolph County

9/17/01
State Historic Preservation Office to hold free workshop for Historic Landmark Commissions in Martinsburg

9/14/01
Jenkins Plantation Museum to celebrate 166th anniversary of the homestead
Free presentation to focus on saving outdoor statuary

9/12/01
Work to begin next week to restore two State Capitol sculptures (includes links to photos)

8/31/01
Capitol Building Commission to meet Sept. 10 at the Cultural Center

8/22/01
West Virginia Juried Exhibition 2001 to open in October at the Cultural Center

8/15/01
Free Family Fun Day at the Cultural Center to focus on quilting

8/13/01
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Bird’s Life program for kids

8/9/01
12th Appalachian String Band Music Festival wraps up
“Autumn Compass” quilt workshop to be held at Grave Creek Mound Historic Site

8/8/01
West Virginia Independence Hall Museum annual lecture series to begin Aug. 23

7/30/01
Appalachian String Band Music Festival in Fayette County will be held

7/19/01
Free Family Fun Day to focus on fabulous flyers on July 28 at the Cultural Center

7/17/01
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Frontier Day program for kids

7/12/01
URGENT Media Alert: This weekend’s Doo-Wop Saturday Night concert in Fayette County will be held

7/10/01
Camp Washington-Carver to host dance gathering July 27-29

7/6/01
Capitol Building Commission to meet July 16 at the Cultural Center

7/02/01
Music and more at the 12th annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival

6/29/01
County Records Management and Preservation Grant Program guidelines announced and public comment sought

6/27/01
Ten fellowship awards totalling $35,000 to be presented to West Virginia artists on July 9 at the Cultural Center in Charleston

6/25/01
Tickets still available for dinner theater production of “The Fantasticks” on July 7

6/21/01
Free Family Fun Day to explore West Virginia history at the Cultural Center

6/12/01
Camp Washington-Carver’s Dinner Theater series to present “The Fantasticks” on July 7
Wheeling railroad photographer featured in summer issue of GOLDENSEAL magazine
Clarksburg glassmaker recalled in summer issue of GOLDENSEAL magazine
Coalwood featured in newest issue of GOLDENSEAL magazine

6/5/01
A Decade of Winners: 1979-1989 exhibition to be on display at Grave Creek Mound

5/31/01
Division releases newest volume of West Virginia History

5/29/01
Old-time banjo, lap dulcimer and flat pick guitar winners named at Vandalia Gathering
State’s best liars named at 25th Vandalia Gathering

5/26/01
Vandalia Gathering founder receives state’s highest folklife award
Fiddle, bluegrass banjo, mandolin contest winners named this evening at Vandalia Gathering

5/22/01
Annual quilt exhibition opens at the Cultural Center

5/17/01
State Archives to post West Virginia Veterans Memorial internet database on Monday, May 28

5/14/01
West Virginia State Archives makes Hampshire County records available on microfilm

5/8/01
Doo-Wop Saturday Night concert line-up announced
(includes links to photos)

5/4/01
Public meeting planned to discuss restoration efforts of Albert Gallatin Jenkins house

5/2/01
Family-style Vandalia Gathering to mark 25 years of celebrating the traditional arts
(photo link included)

4/27/01
Those interested in helping State Archives purchase drawings at auction can pledge their support to State Museum Board fund

4/24/01
Capitol Building Commission to meet April 30 at the Cultural Center

4/23/01
West Virginia guest artists to highlight Dance Festival at the Cultural Center
Cultural Center to host free Liszt recital by Barbara Nissman on May 5
Allegheny Energy, Inc., makes $20,000 contribution to West Virginia State Museum project

4/15/01
Entries being accepted for Doo-Wop Saturday Night classic car show

4/12/01
Jenkins Plantation Museum to host free Civil War Camp on May 12

4/9/01
Free Family Fun expands to five days for spring break
Public meetings scheduled for statewide historic preservation plan
Cultural Center to host free recital by tenor soloist Randall Reid-Smith on April 20
Entries solicited for biennial juried art exhibition at the Cultural Center

4/3/01
History Hero Awards presented to 50 West Virginians for preserving local and regional history

3/26/01
Vandalia Heritage Series: Garden Festival to be presented at the Cultural Center April 7

3/16/01
Applications being accepted for African-American Heritage Arts Camp
(includes link to PDF application forms)
Capitol Building Commission to meet March 26 at the Cultural Center
Local artists featured in water media exhibition at the Cultural Center
Free Family Fun Day to focus on sculpture

3/15/01
Fifth History Day event to be held at State Capitol Complex on March 22

3/14/01
Buckhannon fiddler Earl “Red” Henline remembered in newest issue of GOLDENSEAL magazine

3/13/01
Verizon Foundation makes $25,000 grant to West Virginia State Museum campaign
Youth Art Exhibition winners announced
Fayette County quiltmaker featured in GOLDENSEAL
Mineral County landmark Doll’s Honeymooners Gifts featured in newest issue of GOLDENSEAL magazine

3/8/01
The mysteries of the Kanawha Madonna to be explored at free Cultural Center event
(includes photo link)

3/2/01
Capitol Building Commission to meet March 12 at the Cultural Center

2/28/01
Public meetings scheduled for statewide historic preservation plan

2/23/01
Appalachian Celtic music celebration to be held at the Cultural Center March 10

2/22/01
Painters as Printmakers exhibition to open at the Cultural Center

2/15/01
Entries solicited for Quilts and Wall Hangings 2001 juried exhibition at the Cultural Center

2/6/01
African-American History Month to be celebrated at Jenkins Plantation Museum

1/11/01
State Archives posts gubernatorial speeches on the Internet

1/10/01
Governor Underwood awards $650,000 to Division to be used for State Museum renovation

1/9/01
Martin Luther King Day Poster Contest Winners
Martin Luther King Day 2000 Project on Racism Essay Contest Winners

1/8/01
Historic Preservation development grants available
Former Freedom Rider and WVU African Drum Ensemble to headline celebration of Martin Luther King Day (includes photo link)
Five to be honored with “Living the Dream” awards during this weekend’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day

1/5/01
Accessibility workshops to be held statewide
Professional development grants for artists and arts organizations available

12/26/00
Tickets to Wheeling Symphony Orchestra concert to go on sale Tuesday

12/19/00
Local mining family featured in GOLDENSEAL magazine
Richwood’s Slovene immigrants featured in GOLDENSEAL magazine
Colorful life of Beckley woman profiled in GOLDENSEAL
Weston woodturner featured in GOLDENSEAL magazine

12/6/00
Wheeling Symphony Orchestra to present concert at the Cultural Center

11/29/00
State Archives completes National Leadership Grant to make John Brown records available on the Internet