The West Virginia Commission on the Arts, established in 1967, works with
artists, arts organizations, schools, and community groups to foster a fertile
environment for the artistic, cultural, educational and economic development of
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History receives annual support from
the West Virginia Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, and a
special grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, for competitive
arts grants approved by the West Virginia Commission on the Arts and for arts
administration services to arts organizations and individual artists across
If you need to contact a member of the Arts Staff, click
West Virginia Commission on the
Arts member list.
2016 Governor’s Arts Awards Nomination Form!
Grants, opportunities, and resources for individuals.
Residencies, grants and programs for K-12 students.
Grants, workshops, and resources for arts and community organizations.