October 5, 2010
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will present a “Discover Arts and Crafts” workshop at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston, with basketmaker Joyce Cain of Tanner, W.Va. The basket-making workshop is for participants aged 15 years and older and registration is required.
On Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., visitors can make a 12-inch by 20-inch rectangular basket with feet, and measures eight and one-half inches deep. The basket will have a handle and participants have the option of adding a braid or leaving it plain. Different choices of accent colors will be available.
There is a $25 fee for the workshop and an additional $15 materials fee that is paid directly to Cain. Class size is limited to 15 participants, and the registration fee must be paid in advance to reserve a space in the workshop.
For more information about the workshop or to register, contact Jennifer Sharp, cultural program specialist for the Division, at (304) 558-0220, ext. 171.
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History, an agency of the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, brings together the state’s past, present and future through programs and services in the areas of archives and history, the arts, historic preservation and museums. Its administrative offices are located at the Culture Center in the State Capitol Complex in Charleston, which also houses the state archives and state museum. The Culture Center is West Virginia’s official showcase for the arts. The agency also operates a network of museums and historic sites across the state. For more information about the Division’s programs, visit www.wvculture.org. The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.