Art Walk

It is known for bringing art and artists out of galleries and into the streets of downtown Charleston.

One of the most important art events, it is a true testament of West Virginia’s rich and vibrant cultural heritage.

This is the best way to experience vast array of artwork Charleston has to offer. The event promotes the revitalization of Downtown Charleston by bringing people into the area to experience the arts. Go out and check all the finest galleries from Chet Lowther Studio, Stray Dog Antiques, Gallery Eleven, and many more.

Check the 2008 schedule for date for the cool new art in galleries around downtown.

Art Emporium Gallery
823 Quarrier Street – Charleston, WV 25301
Hours: Monday – Friday 10 to 6, Saturday 10 to 4
(304) 345 -2787

Callen McJunkin Gallery
The Loft @ 219 Hale Street – Charleston, WV 25301
Thursday Sept. 18th during ArtWalk, from 5-8. Till October 4th.
(304) 342-5647

Chet Lowther Studio
223 – 1/2 Hale Street – Charleston, WV 2530

Clay Center
One Clay Square – Charleston, WV 25301
November 16, 2008: Autobiographies: Six West Virginia Artists
November 2, 2008: For the Love of Liberty: The African American Soldier 1866-1945
November 2, 2008: African American Artists from the Permanent Collection
January 4, 2009: Close to Home: West Virginia Artists from the Permanent Collection

Gallery Eleven
1033 Quarrier Street – Charleston, WV 25301
Local & Regional Artsits
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am – 4pm.
(304) 342-0083

Good News Mountaineer Garage Gallery
221 Hale Street – Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 344-8445
Opening of photographs and audio records of music and message of the “Church of the Lord Jesus”, a Pentecostal holiness, signs-following congregation in Jolo , West Virginia by Photographer Chuck Conner.

Stray Dog Antiques
219 Hale Street – Charleston, WV 25301
Hours: Monday -Saturday 11am – 5pm, Sundays by chance. Artwalk Thursdays till 8pm
(304) 346-1534

Taylor Books – Annex Gallery
226 Capitol Street – Charleston, WV 25301
Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 8pm
Friday 7:30am – 10pm
Saturday 9am -10pm
Sunday 9am – 5pm
(304) 342-1461

The Purple Moon
906 Quarrier Street – Charleston, WV 25301
Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11am – 5pm – Satuday 10am – 4pm and by appointment.
(304) 345-0123

Covenant House Art Exhibit
Capitol Conference Center – Capitol & Lee Steets
Charleston, WV 25301
October 16, 2008, from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Capitol Conference Center, located in downtown Charleston on the corner of Capitol and Lee Streets. The event is part of Charleston’s monthly Art Walk and features gay and lesbian artists and artists that support the gay community.

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