Museum Education Student Workshops
The West Virginia State Museum offers a variety of educational workshops for students. Please see below for a description of our current workshops. Contact the Education Coordinator, Nathan Barner, via email or telephone (304) 558-0220 ext 185, to find the right workshop for you and your students.
The current available workshops are:
Weaving: Students learn the art of weaving using a simple loom. After a short demonstration, students create a pot holder. Designed for 2nd-12th grades with a limit of 28 students per workshop
Painting: Step inside the world of art. Using a creative technique, students will create a watercolor painting that shows their love of West Virginia. Designed for 2nd-12th grades with a limit of 28 students per workshop
Pottery: This workshop introduces students to the art of pottery. Clay is used to create a unique hand made piece they can take home. Designed for 2nd-12th grades with a limit of 28 students per workshop
STEM Activity-Building Bridges: Science and history combine in this hands-on workshop. Students are introduced to the history of bridges in West Virginia. In teams they must use their engineering skills to build their own weight supporting bridge with very basic materials. Designed for 2nd-12th grades with a limit of 28 students per workshop
Tuesday through Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
***Closed Sundays and Mondays***
Closed all National Holidays except Memorial Day weekend
Admission is free
For more information call: (304) 558-0220