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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
Event Series Dizzy Doc Balloon Sculpture

Dizzy Doc Balloon Sculpture

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston

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 11, and see the complete creation on June 17!For over 24 years, Aaron has been making art with the medium of Balloons! This amazing art-form […]

Free

Kiwanis Corporate Regatta

Kanawha County Public Library

The Kiwanis Corporate Regatta is an exciting miniature "yacht" race that raises much needed funds for the Kanawha County Public Library and other Kiwanins charities. The competitors use super soaker water guns to power their model yachts across the fountain waters. See wckiwanis.org for more information! Presented by Have a few minutes to help us out? […]

Free

Public Art Mural Bike Tour

Charleston, WV Charleston

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 the vibrant murals of over 20 vibrant murals and public art installations in the capital city’s Downtown and East End neighborhoods.Bring your own bike and don’t […]

Free

Public Art Mural Bike Tour

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston

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 the vibrant murals of over 20 vibrant murals and public art installations in the capital city’s Downtown and East End neighborhoods. Meet at Taylor Books […]

Free

Dawg Days of Summer

Spring Hill Cemetery & Arboretum 1555 Farnsworth Drive, Charleston

Bring your pup for a walk in the Cemetery, and enjoy dog themed vendors and activities in this fun-for-the-whole-family event! 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 […]

Free

Elevations

Hale Street Center

An evening of Jazz and Poetry with the Bob Thompson Unit featuring poet Jamela "North Star" Brown.Hale Street Center.Tickets are $10. Get Your Tickets! 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 […]

$10

Appalachian Festival of Young Voices

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston

Join this national children’s chorus festival produced by the Appalachian Children’s Chorus, this year hosting children from ten choirs across the nation. The concert will be conducted by world renown composer/conductor, Dr. Rollo Dilworth and ACC Artistic Director Christopher Brown. The festival choir will be accompanied by a professional orchestra and world-class string band, singing […]