Local artisans and actors take pride in their craft are always delighted to showcase their work. Art galleries and studios can be found in downtown, Historic Fayetteville and Lewisburg and, of course, at Tamarack located in Beckley, West Virginia. Tamarack also features performances each Sunday at 2pm in their theatre, and there is the opportunity to watch and learn directly from the artists in their studios at Tamarack.
Enjoy an evening under the stars for the country’s longest running Civil War drama at the Cliffside Amphitheatre at Grandview. Or take in a performance by the West Virginia Symphony or a Broadway show at the upscale Clay Center in Charleston.
Galleries – Fayetteville, Tamarack, Lewisburg
Historic Fayette Theater
Historic Fayette Theatre is conveniently located in the beautiful historic district of Fayetteville, WW in a renovated movie house built in 1937. It is one of the few Depression era movie houses still in use in southern WV. Visitors can view the original movie projectors which remained in use until the 1960’s.
The Clay Center
The Center, a 240,000 square foot structure, houses performing arts, visual arts and sciences under one roof – one of the few of its kind in the country. Located in the state’s capital city of Charleston, the facility is home to both the Avampato Discovery Museum and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Theatre West Virginia
Theatre West Viginia hosts theater performances in at the Cliffside Amphitheater. Productions feature “Hatfields & McCoys”, the story of the famous feud; “Honey in the Rock”, the nation’s oldest Civil War drama. Dramas run from June 12- August 25th 2012, Tuesday – Sunday.