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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
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

City of Charleston Juneteenth Celebration

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston

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 the rhythm of the parade, sway to live music, and soak up the vibrant cultural entertainment. Best part? It’s all free for you and your […]

Free

Build Your Own Macrame & Wood Shelves – Black Locust Workshop

Black Locust Woodshop 818 Lee Street E, Charleston

This hands-on class includes everything you need to build your very own shelf! Includes materials like macrame cord, wood shelf, and starter ring. After 90-minutes you will walk out the door with your very own shelf and the knowledge to do it again and again!

$45

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 5

Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill Downtown

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. This episode features Ashley Wright (Dem 2 Brothers and a Grill), Shaheem Chapman (Artist) and C. Anthony Parker (owner of Elk […]

$10