Arts Funding Alert: Governor’s Arts Caravan coming to B-U on August 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Governor’s Arts Caravan is coming to a town near you. The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) and the State Arts Office will host an upcoming arts caravan, featuring a series of five grant workshops around the state to discuss grant programs with artists and arts organizations. Available grants include eight newly released grant programs, second-round and rolling deadline funding opportunities.

Each session will last approximately two and a half hours and consist of an overview of available grants and services provided by the WVDACH. The director of arts, grant coordinators and Curator Randall Reid-Smith will be on-site to lead the workshops and answer any questions. All workshops are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required. Locations and times are as follows:

  • Monday, August 2, 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.: Moorefield High School (Moorefield, Hardy County)
  • Tuesday, August 3, 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.: Buckhannon-Upshur High School (Buckhannon, Upshur County)
  • Wednesday, August 4, 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.: Independence Hall (Wheeling, Ohio County)
  • Thursday, August 5, 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.: Mountain Health Arena (Huntington, Cabell County)
  • Friday, August 6, 9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.: Tamarack (Beckley, Raleigh County)

To learn more about the Arts Caravan, contact the arts office staff at (304) 558-0240. Complete grant application packages, including eligible project expenses and evaluation criteria, are available at or by contacting the arts office.

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