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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
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston

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

How to Craft a Wood Rose – Black Locust Workshop

Black Locust Woodshop 818 Lee Street E, Charleston

Learn the process of crafting your own arrangement of wooden roses with our beginner class. This 90-minute class will provide you with everything you need to walk out of the shop with your very own arrangement of wood roses including a vase.

$25

Dress For Success Recycle the Runway Fashion Show

Hale Street Center

Step into the world of high fashion at Dress For Success' Recycle the Runway Fashion Show! Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with fierce fashion competition, live music, mouthwatering bites, and an exclusive shopping experience. Don't miss your chance to be part of this stylish extravaganza!

$60

Community Drum Circle

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston

Create beautiful, soothing, and exciting rhythms with drummers of all levels and ages. No experience is necessary.Instruments available but bring a drum or shaker if you have one. Chairs provided. 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 […]

Free

Trivia Night with Folklore Music Exchange

Fife Street Brewing 180 Summers St, Charleston

Come down to Fife Street Brewing with your friends and take part in trivia night with the folks from Folklore Music Exchange.

Shakespeareoke

Short Story Brewing 186 Summers Street, Charleston

Become a Bard at Short Story Brewing alongside actors from Rustic Mechanical! Watch some of Shakespeare’s greatest works come to life and take part in the fun by performing monologues, sonnets, dialogues, couplets and more. Sponsored by Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below […]

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