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The Arts

Dance. Music. Theatre. Visual Arts.


Welcome to the Arts homepage for the Department of Education! 

Will you be a part of the Art Experience?


Please join us for the West Virginia Department of Education’s singular, distinctive event that annually showcases outstanding arts education programs and student achievements.


This year’s event features more than 200 pieces of exhibited art work and 20 outstanding performances from across West Virginia.


The event is free and open to the public.


To reserve your seats, please call the Clay Center Box Office at 304.561.3570.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

Please contact Dr. Christi Camper Moore if you have questions at or 304.558.5325.



Can’t join us in Charleston? 

Organize a viewing party in your school or community! We are once again partnering with West Virginia Public Broadcasting to live stream the event!

You can support students participating in Arts Alive from wherever you are on Friday, April 3rd.

Here is the link to view the YouTube live stream for Arts Alive:




For those of you who use Twitter– start using the hashtag  #wvartsalive2015.

Let’s get a buzz going on social media!


Arts Alive 2015!

Friday, April 3rd

6:00p.m. Art Exhibit

7:00p.m. Gala Performance

Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences

Charleston, WV

Free and open to the public!


For updated information, click on the Arts Alive tab to be directed to the homepage.


    Photo by Michael Daniels








Contact Information

Christi Camper Moore, Ph.D.

Arts Coordinator

Office of Secondary Learning


Phone:  304-558-5325

FAX:  304-558-1834

1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Building 6 Room 603, Charleston, WV  25305