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“Show Your Pride” Window Display Contest

Charleston, WV Charleston

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 WV Facebook page through June 23rd. Winner will be announced Monday, June 24th! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear […]

Free

Stories are Made, Loop by Loop Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston

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 wool fabric to recycled plastics, these artists pull strips through an open weave fabric to create loops, pile, and texture. Rug hooking is steeped in […]

Downtown Open

Sidewalks of Downtown Charleston

Charleston Area Alliance invites you to head to downtown Charleston and enjoy this pop up putt putt course sponsored by West Virginia American Water. You may pick up and return putters and balls at any of these locations: Taylor Books, Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille, Art Emporium or Tony the Tailor.   THANK YOU to […]

Free

Community Keys

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston +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 works of art right before your eyes! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below […]

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

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston

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 new state struggled to forge its destiny during Reconstruction.

Ongoing

KCPL Tiny Art Competition

Kanawha County Public Library

Tiny art, made at the Kanawha County Public Library's Main Library, will be on display on the library’s third floor, showcasing how art – big or small – can be impactful! Come vote for your favorites throughout FestivALL. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey […]

FestivALL Princess Exhibit

Kanawha County Public Library

In honor of FestivALL’s 20th year, view costumes, props, masks and more highlighting the evolution of the FestivALL Princess. While there, learn more about the woman behind the mask, Jude Binder, and her vast contributions to the arts. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey […]

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 past throughout FestivALL 2024. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of […]

2024 Art-for-ALL Kids’ Juried Art Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston

Art-for-ALL is a juried art exhibition open to children in grades Pre-K through 6th in 13 WV counties. Check out the exhibition in the Ticketing Lobby of the Clay Center or on the FestivALL Neighborhood Arts Facebook page. Exhibition open during Clay Center hours: Tuesday-Saturday | 10am-5pm Sunday | 12pm-5pm Monday | Closed The exhibition will […]

Free

CAMC Foundation “Run for Your Life”

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston

Presenting the 2024 CAMC Foundation Run For Your Life!Join us as we raise funds to support colorectal cancer awareness and screening initiatives. What better way to see a city become a work of art than by foot! This 5-mile race takes runners through downtown Charleston before ascending Spring Hill Cemetery Park where participants traverse through […]

$25

Kites Over Kanawha City

Mountaineer Montessori Soccer Field

KCCA is bringing back for the second year an old pastime to Kanawha City – kite building and flying. Come join us for an afternoon of fun and help us fill the skies with beauty and excitement and enjoy the day together! This event will feature an exhibition flying large kites by New Era Air […]

Free

FestivALL Art Parade & AfterpARTy

Charleston, WV Charleston

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 winds down, the fun doesn’t stop as music, inflatables, make-and-take crafts and more take over Slack Plaza! Register Here! Where does the parade take place?Start: Kanawha […]

Free

Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs Juneteenth Celebration

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston

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 of slavery in Texas.Join the HHOMA in celebrating Juneteenth 2024 with music, games, bounce houses, vendors, and fun for everyone! Presented by Have a few […]

Free

Museum After Hours: Adult Summer Camp

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston

Revisit the sheer joy of summer camp but replace mosquitos and sunburns with liquid nitrogen smores and a cash bar. Event includes museum exploration, STEM Lab, a show in the Caperton Planetarium and Theater and more! Ages 21+.Tickets are $25 Get Tickets! Presented by Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to […]

$25

Charleston Chamber Music Society Concert

Christ Church United Methodist 1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston

The Charleston Chamber Music Society will present classical guitarist Ryan Kennedy. Tickets: Season Passes or $20 at the door Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what you’d like to see […]

$20

Charleston Light Opera Guild’s production of “The Prom”

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Prom is a musical with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin and a book by Bob Martin and Beguelin based on an original concept by Jack Wiertel. Four narcissistic Broadway stars are in desperate need of a new stage. So, when they hear trouble is brewing about a small town prom, they […]

$25

Sound Checks presents Joey Aich and the Headband

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston

Joey Aich, pronounced Joey H, is a full-time independent hip-hop artist based in Columbus, OH. The Woodmere Village, OH-born emcee is known for his electric stage performances and personal charm. Aich, known as “The Headband Assassin,” has performed across the country as a headliner and opening act for festivals, self-funded tours, and other events. In […]

$25