The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center to host “Writing Toward Healing”

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host Pam R. Johnson Davis, a writer, historian, singer and educator, for an online presentation titled, “Writing Toward Healing,” taking place on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. 

Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center Presents “Wonderful West Virginia”

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University is pleased to announce “Wonderful West Virginia,” an online photography exhibit that celebrates the natural beauty of our state. This collection of outdoor photography by local artists Cynthia Staley and John Dent was curated by Danielle Doss, a 2021 Fairmont State University graduate. The exhibit is available through “LibGuides,” a service of Fairmont State University’s Ruth Ann Musick Library.

Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center to host Storytelling Event

Friday, March 05, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is pleased to present Tales of Courage, an evening with members of the West Virginia Storytelling Guild, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 9.  

Fairmont State University Folklife Center Receives Grant for K-12 Education Initiative Exploring Folklore and Cultural Heritage

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center has received a grant of $7,500 from the Daywood Foundation in support of Ruth Ann Musick’s Trunk of Tales, a Fairmont State University project to promote folklore and West Virginia cultural heritage studies in K-12 public schools in the state.

Folklife Center to host events for spring

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The Frank and Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center announces its schedule of public events for the 2020 Spring Semester. The Folklife Center, located in an historic barn on the campus of Fairmont State University, is dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of West Virginia’s cultural heritage. 

Folklife Center seeking volunteers to serve as docents

Thursday, May 02, 2019

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center is seeking volunteers to serve as docents for Folklife Center tours. The docents will provide tours and information about the Folklife Center exhibits to school groups and other visitors.  Docents are usually people with flexible schedules who like talking about history and culture. They should also enjoy working with groups of all ages and answering questions.  

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