FestivALL

Art Events

“Show Your Pride” Window Display Contest

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Using the colors of the rainbow, businesses throughout Charleston use their storefronts to turn the city in to a work of art! Vote for your favorite on the Rainbow Pride […]

Free

Stories are Made, Loop by Loop Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

This exhibit features local, regional, and international artists using the traditional technique of rug hooking to document and explore social, emotional, and personal topics. Using a variety of materials, from […]

Youth ArtBus Voting

Charleston's ARTbus is back! The public will vote on their favorite June 14th - 23rd as part of FestivALL. Visit us at festivallcharleston.com to cast your vote through June 23rd […]

Free

Community Keys

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV +2 more

What happens when you combine public art and musical instruments? Community Keys! Visit the Capitol Market, GoMart Ballpark, and Kanawha County Public Library and visit local artists turning pianos into […]

Born of Rebellion: West Virginia Statehood and the Civil War exhibit

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

This comprehensive, large-scale experience covers sectional tensions within Virginia preceding the Civil War, the violence and chaos of the war surrounding West Virginia’s formation, and its difficult aftermath as the […]

FestivALL Archives Exhibition

Kanawha County Public Library

Take a trip down memory lane with FestivALL as we celebrate 20 years of the arts! Check out this curated exhibit featuring pieces of public art and photos of events […]

2024 Art-for-ALL Juried Kids Art Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

FestivALL presents Art-for-ALL, a kids' juried art exhibition at the Clay Center. Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades pre-k through 6th from 13 West Virginia counties. The […]

Free

FestivALL Art Parade & AfterpARTy

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Arts organizations, community partners, musicians and more will parade from the Kanawha Boulevard to Slack Plaza via Summers Street in celebration of the arts in our region. As the parade […]

Free

Juneteenth Celebration

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

A day of camaraderie, history, showcasing statewide talent, and featuring nationally known recording artists, Raheem DeVaughn and Glenn Jones. Juneteenth commemorates the holiday that celebrates the announcement of the abolition […]

Free

Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

Sunrise Carriage Trail 746 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, WV, United States

Take a shaded stroll on the charming Sunrise Carriage Trail with music, dance, and art along the way. Performances include music by Nolan Collins, an interactive jam session with Mark […]

Free

Dizzy Doc Balloon Sculpture

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

Back by popular demand! Aaron Hay (Dizzy Doc) will construct a massive balloon sculpture, the likes of which have delighted FestivALL attendees for years. Enjoy visits throughout the creation starting June 17, and see the complete creation on June 23! For over 24 years, Aaron has been making art with the medium of Balloons! This […]

Free

Public Art Mural Bike Tour

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Learn about Charleston’s public art scene from the seat of your own bike! Celebrate 20 years of FestivALL with West Virginia Pedal Pals on a 90-minute guided bike tour of […]

Free
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? Each day two pieces of art created by local artists will be hidden somewhere throughout Charleston! Follow FestivALL and Arts Amplified on social media to get a clue towards finding the hidden artwork. First one to find it gets to keep it! Find it or not, share a photo from […]

Free

Juneteenth Celebration

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Get ready to groove and celebrate freedom at the Juneteenth Celebration! Join us at Slack Plaza in the heart of City Center for an unforgettable day of festivities. Dive into […]

Free

Downtown ArtWalk

Sidewalks of Downtown Charleston

Stroll downtown Charleston, WV and visit unique businesses, featuring area artists showcasing their diverse talents! Enjoy street performers, live music, musical easels, and more as you move through the venues! […]

Free

Sculpture Celebration

The Clay Center Sculpture Garden 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

Join us in the Clay Center’s Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden for the unveiling of our newest outdoor sculpture by international artist Blessing Hancock! Generously funded by The Ruth & […]

Charles Jupiter Hamilton Retrospective

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

The lively, provocative work of beloved Charleston artist Charles Jupiter Hamilton (1948–2021) can be seen throughout our city, in homes and businesses, decorating buildings and pillars. In celebration of Charly’s […]

Art After Dark

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening of art, entertainment, and interactive fun in the Juliet Art Museum, for FREE! This month, we are debuting a new exhibition celebrating the life and work of […]

Free

Children’s Art Fair

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

The Children’s Art Fair is the perfect two days of family fun! The Children’s Art Fair & Sale offers young artists the chance to interact with each other and the public. Invited artists and groups offer free make-and-take art activities, kid-friendly performances take the stage all day long, and children have the opportunity to participate […]

Free

SLC Super Saturday: Art Adventures at Your Library

Kanawha County Public Library

Planned in conjunction with FestivALL, your library friends are ready for everyone to stop by and register for Summer Library Club, play lawn games, try your hand at splash painting, […]

Free

2024 Art-for-ALL Juried Kids’ Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

FestivALL presents Art-for-ALL, a kids' juried art exhibition at the Clay Center. Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades pre-k through 6th from 13 West Virginia counties. This awards ceremony will recognize all the participants and winners of this 13-county children’s juried art exhibition as well as have a special guest artist speaker. […]

Free

Ice Cream & The Arts

Elk City 615 Tennessee Ave, Charleston, United States

Ice Cream & the Arts is a street fair and chalk art festival in the Elk City District of the West Side. Free ice cream is available to attendees as […]

Free