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Housed in an award-winning repurposed historic barn building on the Fairmont State campus, the Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is home to scholarly research, archives, publications, community programs and events, workshops, exhibitions, and undergraduate studies in Folklore and Museum Studies. Part of the College of Liberal Arts, the Folklife Center and its programs are an asset to the broader communities within and beyond the University.
The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the campus of Fairmont State University is dedicated to the identification, preservation, and perpetuation of our region's rich cultural heritage, through academic studies, educational programs, festivals and performances, and publications.
|September 19, 7:00 p.m.||
featuring caller Taylor Runner and the Kennedy Barn String Band
|September 20, 7:00 p.m.||
Film Screening of The Crooked Tune, will be in MMA in the Ruth Ann Musick Library
An Old Time Fiddler in a Modern World with filmmaker Charles Cohen
|September 21, 3:00 p.m.||Concert with fiddler Dave Bing|
|September 30, 7:00 p.m.||
author of To the Bones
|October 13, 2:00 p.m.||
portrays Pearl S. Buck
|October 15, 7:00 p.m.||
author of Don’t Tell them You’re Cold
|October 28, 7:00 p.m.||
portrays Memphis Tennessee Garrison
Fairmont State University students working toward their museum studies minor have created a new exhibit, The Civil War: Selections from the Porter Stiles Collection, under the direction of Dr. Marian Hollinger. The grand opening will be at 7 p.m. Monday, November 11, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center.