March 17, 2017 10AM to 4PM Art Museum of WVU, Museum Education Center The American Alliance of Museums has designated five core documents that all museums need for effective operation and adherence to professional standards in the museum field. These fundamental documents provide guidelines for preserving artifacts for future generations, educating and engaging with the […]
Has your organization recently created an exhibit, publication, program, or project with an innovative approach to interpreting West Virginia history? If the answer is “YES,” then you should consider nominating your organization for an American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award.
Join the Harrison County Historical Society as they take a bus trip to the Senator John Heinz History Center! March 20th, 2017 Barb Conner, Conservation Services Manager, will present an Orientation to Family Archives and will guide participants through identifying, handling, organizing and storing paper documents to ensure the best care both now and for […]
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Join Arthurdale Heritage, Inc. on November 16th for the Holiday Paper Quilling Class Cost is $15 for AHI members, $20 for others PLUS cost of materials. You must preregister; call or email to today! Reita Marks is back for another paper quilling class! Join us and create a gift your friends and family will treasure. […]
We are pleased to announce that our Annual Meeting and Conference will be held March 31st to April 2nd at Pipestem Resort State Park! This year’s theme is “Protecting Our Collections” in response to the devastating flood that affected 44 of West Virginia’s counties this summer. If you or someone you know was affected by […]
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October 14, 2016 at the Olgebay Mansion Museum from 9-3 Workshop leaders Fawn Valentine and Toni Ogden will demonstrate their methods for discovering what pieced or woven textiles can tell us, information that allows for interpretation beyond the obvious visual appeal of these bed coverings. Even without a maker’s name or date of construction, there […]
Art Exhibit featuring mixed-media work by Chris Sturm. October 6-27, 2016. Opening reception on Thursday, October 6, 2016 5:30-7pm. Located in the Wheeling Artisan Center, 3rd Floor Loft Gallery in downtown Wheeling, WV. Gallery hours are Monday thru Saturday, 10-5pm. Closed on Sundays.
This workshop at the WV & Regional History Center will explore the various legacy magnetic media formats that you may encounter in your historical or archival collections. $10.00 for WVAM members $20.00 for non-members *Lunch is included in price* Registration is REQUIRED. Please call 304-830-3485 by October 28 to register.