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Discover the Appalachian arts scene of Advantage Valley, WV


Galleries, museums, musical performances and festivals throughout Advantage Valley give people of all ages plenty of opportunities to experience the region’s arts and culture.

Huntington and Charleston are at the center of Advantage Valley’s arts and entertainment scene.

The Huntington Museum of Art, the largest art museum in West Virginia, includes a permanent art collection of over 16,000 objects, 10 exhibition spaces and an art reference library of nearly 27,000 volumes. In Charleston, residents enjoy The West Virginia State Museum at The Culture Center. Here, they can peruse the museum’s exhibits, which focus on West Virginia’s history, culture, art, paleontology, archaeology and geology, all of which represent the region’s people, land and industries.

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