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Arts on the Internet

These arts-oriented web sites may be of interest you.
The Division of Culture and History does not maintain these sites, nor is it responsible for their content.

Allegheny Echoes, a group of musicians and writers who offer summer workshops that study and celebrate West Virginia and Appalachian culture and heritage.
304.799.7121
www.alleghenyechoes.com

Allied Artists of West Virginia, a group of West Virginia artists who strive to maintain high standards in all forms of art and promote the creativity of all its members.
www.alliedartistswv.org

Allegro Dance Company, a professional dance company in Wheeling that promotes and preserves the art of dance and the Italian culture by offering workshops, lectures and demonstrations.
304.242.2826
www.allegrodancecompany.net

American Association of Community Theatre provides networking, resources and support for those involved in community theatre.
866.687.2228
www.aact.org

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, a nonprofit that offers artists of all ability levels, ages and backgrounds meaningful and energizing workshops at affordable rates.
865.436.5860
www.arrowmont.org

Arts Advocacy West Virginia, a grassroots nonprofit organization representing the state arts community.
304.225.0101
www.wvarts.org

Arts Monongahela, Inc., a nonprofit that supports, promotes and encourages access to and enjoyment of the arts in the Morgantown area.
304.291.6720
www.artsmon.org

Artsbridge Online, a regional arts service agency serving Wood County, West Virginia; Washington County, Ohio; and contiguous counties.
304.428.3988
www.artsbridgeonline.org

ArtWorks Around Town Inc., a nonprofit charitable and educational organization operating a gallery and art center in historic Centre Market of Wheeling.
304.233.7540
artworksaroundtown.com

ARTWV, a free email list for West Virginia artists and crafters who wish to communicate with each other via the Internet on topics related to arts & crafts.
www.pinehillpottery.com/JoinArtwv

Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, a nonprofit organization that fosters the study and practice of traditional arts in music, dance, craft and folklore.
304.637.1209
augustaheritagecenter.org

The Berkeley County Arts Council provides unified communication, promotion, support and advocacy for the arts community in Berkeley County.
304.620.7277
www.berkeleyartswv.org

The Bottling Works is Hampshire County's cultural arts center, which presents performances and hosts exhibits and concerts by The Hampshire County Arts Council. It is owned by The Loy Foundation, also known as the nonprofit Hampshire County Historical and Arts Museum.
304.496.8162
theloyfoundation.org

Carnegie Hall, a regional center for the visual and performing arts in the Lewisburg area.
304.645.7917
www.carnegiehallwv.com

Cedar Lakes Crafts Center, a state-owned and operated facility in Ripley that offers weekend and week-long craft classes.
304.372.7873
http://wvde.state.wv.us/cedarlakes/craftscenter.htm

Center for Economic Options, a community development organization in West Virginia that works with entrepreneurs and innovators who share a commitment to development that is socially, economically and environmentally sustainable.
304.345.1298
www.centerforeconomicoptions.org

The Charleston Ballet, the official West Virginia State Ballet.
304.342.6541
www.thecharlestonballet.com

Charleston Light Opera Guild, provides high-quality, affordable musical theater in the Kanawha Valley.
304.343.2287
www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org

Children’s Theatre of Charleston, the official West Virginia children's theater.
304.741.9099
www.ctoc.org

Chorus America, a national organization to develop and promote professional, volunteer and youth choruses.
202.331.7577
www.chorusamerica.org

Chuck Mathena Center, a nonprofit organization that offers education programs, live music and touring exhibits in southern West Virginia and southwest Virginia.
304.425.5128
www.chuckmathenacenter.org

Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, an art museum, science center, performing arts center and hands-on educational facility in Charleston.
304.561.3570
www.theclaycenter.org

Crafts Emergency Relief Fund, a national artists’ service organization that provides emergency resources to artists.
802.229.2306
www.craftemergency.org

CraftWorks at Cool Springs, a community supported nonprofit that provides exciting learning experiences in art, nature and sustainability in a beautiful natural setting.
304.728.6233
www.wvcraftworks.org

Frog Valley Artisans, a collective of artists in Morgan County that specializes in art glass, metal and ceramics.
304.258.3541
frogvalley.com

Gallery Eleven, a co-op of West Virginia artists who work in different media from acrylics, oils, and watercolor to clay/pottery and fabric.
304.342.0083
galleryeleven.com

Goose Route Arts Collaboration, a nonprofit arts organization in Shepherdstown that promotes and teaches dance.
301.693.5303
www.gooseroute.org

Grantmakers in the Arts
www.giarts.org

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, a producing organization for live theater.
304.645.3838
www.gvtheatre.org

Hampshire County Arts Council, a membership organization that offers juried arts shows, displays, concerts, studio tours, art camps and more.
711-496-8002
www.hampshirearts.org

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, an international craft school located on the Atlantic Ocean in Deer Isle, Maine, that offers intensive studio-based workshops in a variety of craft media, including clay, glass, metals, paper, blacksmithing, weaving and woodworking.
207.348.2306
www.haystack-mtn.org

Huntington Museum of Art, a fine-art museum and nature conservatory situated on more than 50 acres with two nature trails.
www.hmoa.org
304.529.2701

Huntington Outdoor Theatre, a regional theater group that presents outdoor productions at Huntington's Ritter Park Amphitheater.
www.hotwv.org

Ivy & Stone Council for the Arts,a volunteer organization in Summersville that presents and assists in supporting a place for the literary, visual and performing arts in Nicholas County.
304.872.4228
www.ivyandstone.org

The Juried Online Arts Festival, offers online portfolios of outstanding artists and crafts people.
www.jolaf.com

Kanawha Players, the second oldest, continuously operating amateur theater company in the country.
304.343.7529
kanawhaplayers.org

Landmark Studio for the Arts, a venue for art and cultural events in Sutton.
304-644-3166
landmarkstudioforthearts.org

Lost River Artisans Cooperative, an artist-owned and -operated cooperative in Lost River, Hardy County, featuring a juried selection of heritage arts and crafts.
304.897.7242

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
www.midatlanticarts.org

Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet Company, presenting dance concerts, full-length ballets, original and contemporary works and Arts in Education workshops in Parkersburg.
304.422.5538
www.movballet.com

Morgan Arts Council, providing quality arts programming for Berkeley Springs and Morgan County.
304.258.2300
www.macicehouse.org

MountainLit & Life, a website that collects and disseminates information about past and present West Virginia authors and their writings.
www.mountainlit.com

Mountain State Fiber Artists, a statewide organization for all fiber artist mediums.
www.mountainstatefiberartists.org

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
nasaa@nasaa-arts.org

National Endowment for the Arts
www.arts.gov

New World Theater Company, a theater company that provides educational workshops for actors.
304.258.3302
www.newworldtheater.com

Oglebay Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides cultural, educational, environmental and recreational experiences to the Upper Ohio Valley.
304.242.7700
www.oionline.com

The Ohio River Border Initiative Arts Network, a joint project of the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the Ohio Arts Council that provides support programs to artists, arts groups and community arts programs in all Ohio and West Virginia counties that touch the Ohio River.
www.orbiartsnetwork.wordpress.com

Power2Give, a project of Arts & Science Council that helps to match nonprofit organizations’ projects that need funding with members of the public interested in giving directly to local arts, science and history projects.
www.power2give.org

Randolph County Community Arts Center, offering live concerts and performances, classes, workshops and exhibit in Elkins. 
304.637.2355
www.randolpharts.org/index.php

River City Youth Ballet, West Virginia’s official youth ballet offering a four-show season and numerous programs in venues throughout south-central West Virginia.
304.925.3262
www.rcyb.org

Shinnston Community Band, a concert band consisting of amateur and professional musicians from North-Central West Virginia.
www.shinnstonband.com

Syphrus Recordings, an independent recording label in the Eastern Panhandle that offers recording, production, distribution, promotion, marketing, and management services.
www.syphrus.com

Tamarack Artisan Foundation, a nonprofit arts organization that serves all West Virginia artisans, to advocate and expand artisan entrepreneurship to create a vibrant economy for West Virginia. 
304.926.3770
www.tamarackfoundation.org

Trillium Performing Arts Collective, a nonprofit performing-arts organization in Lewisburg that operates the Trillium School for Performing Arts and provides educational workshops, community participation and informal and professional performances.
304.645.3003
www.trilliumperformingarts.org

U.S. Regional Arts Organizations
www.usregionalarts.org

West Virginia Art and Craft Guild, a statewide nonprofit membership organization formed to promote and preserve the creative lifestyle in West Virginia.
www.wvartcraftguild.com

West Virginia Art Education Association, a professional organization that sponsors conferences, programs, exhibits and other services to support art education.
www.wvaea.com

West Virginia Blues Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the history and heritage of blues music as an American art form through education, activities and events.
www.wvbluessociety.org/wvblues

West Virginia Development Office
www.sbdcwv.org

West Virginia Humanities Council
www.wvhumanities.org

West Virginia Music Educators, a service and professional organization for music teachers engaged in teaching music in schools across West Virginia.
www.wvmea.tripod.com

West Virginia Music Teachers Association, a nonprofit organization for teachers of every instrument and voice.
www.wvmta.org

West Virginia Symphony, a performing arts organization that presents more than 50 concerts annually to audiences across the Mountain State.
304.561.3500
www.wvsymphony.org

West Virginia Division of Tourism
www.wvtourism.com

West Virginia Writers, the state's largest writing organization that aims to expand and develop creative writing and professional opportunities for writers, and to connect the state's writers with others in the literary community and the public at large.
www.wvwriters.org

West Virginia Youth Symphony, a nonprofit arts organization that supports four music ensembles and numerous chamber groups.
304.561.3542
www.wvyouthsymphony.org

West Virginia International Film Festival, a nonprofit organization that encourages, supports and promotes the film arts by offering critically acclaimed and culturally diverse domestic and foreign language feature films unlikely to be shown at theaters in West Virginia.
304.342.6522
www.wviff.org