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Holiday activities, events to begin Monday at center

By Staff | Dec 24, 2010

CHARLESTON – Top off the holiday season with kids’ craft activities and three family movies that will air on the big screen of the Norman L. Fagan West Virginia State Theater at the Culture Center, State Capitol, in Charleston Dec. 27 through 29.

Each day will feature a different film and they will be shown twice, at noon and 3:30 p.m. In addition, from 1 to 4 p.m., each day, the museum guest services staff will have winter-themed craft activities available for young visitors. The family films and craft activities are free and the public is invited to attend.

Visitors also can tour the West Virginia State Museum and view the many exhibits on display in the Culture Center. In addition, the Great Hall is filled with holiday decorations including wreaths and four trees with ornaments made by school children and a Victorian parlor setting.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts with Kay Goodwin, cabinet secretary. The Division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums.

For more information about the Division’s programs, events and sites, visit the website at www.wvculture.org.