Arts and Culture

 
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Places to Visit

Appalachian African-American Cultural Center
The building that once housed the only primary school for blacks in Pennington Gap, Lee County, Virginia, is now the Appalachian African-American...
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Appalachian Arts Center
The Appalachian Arts Center is both a retail gallery and exhibition space featuring the work of local/regional artists, craftspeople, authors, and...
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Appalachian School of Law
Appalachian School of Law, founded in 1994, provides the opportunity for people from Appalachia and beyond to realize their dreams of practicing law...
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Barter Theatre
Experience...the Difference. Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia, is a regional treasure and nationally recognized professional theatre....
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Birthplace of Country Music Museum
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings,...
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Blue Ridge Institute & Farm Museum
Ferrum College created the Blue Ridge Institute & Museum in the early 1970s to document, interpret, and present the folk heritage of the Blue...
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Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
Take a Chestnut Creek School of the Arts week-long or weekend learning vacation in Galax! Learn to play a tune on the banjo, guitar, fiddle or other...
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Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace
From humble beginnings at her birthplace and childhood home in Wytheville, Virginia, Edith Bolling Wilson grew up to become one of the most...
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Emory & Henry College
Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry first opened its doors to students in 1838, and today it stands as the oldest college in Southwest Virginia. The...
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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
Heartwood is your gateway to Southwest Virginia craft, music, food and local culture. Shop crafts by local artisans, juried to be the best of the...
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Jacksonville Center for the Arts
Discover fun in Floyd by enjoying contemporary & folk art exhibits, art classes for youth & adults, open artist studios, gift shop and...
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Jettie Baker Center
The Jettie Baker Center, formerly known as the Mullins Theater, was built in the late 1940's. It was donated to the Town of Clintwood by Ms....
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June Tolliver Playhouse
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama exemplifies the sense of community and pride in local history that is prevalent throughout Wise County....
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Lyric Theatre
Visiting the Lyric Theatre for the first time is an unforgettable experience. If you're not awed by the original 1930 tapestries, the golden...
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Paramount Center for the Arts
There is nothing quite like a live performance on a stage at a beautiful theater. The Paramount Theater on State Street in Bristol is at the hub of...
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