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Marble Festival

Community Building - Cairo, WV
The 19th Annual West Virginia Marble Festival - The location is adjacent to Town Square in this historic town, home of three marble manufacturers.

The Festival is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Activities include the sale of antique and contemporary marbles, exhibits, marble identification, books, games and more.


Millie Coty or Museum of American Glass in WV (304.269.5006)


Jazzin' Up the Museums

Valley Gem Sternwheeler, Marietta, OH

The Friends of the Museums, Inc. is hosting a benefit featuring the band, "Roger Bush Trio". The Roger Bush Trio offers a blend of Blues, Jazz, R & B, Pop, & New & Old Familiars.

Come enjoy a light meal, buffet style including prime rib and chicken madeira, on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler. A cash bar will be available. Tickets include your meal, music, & 2 hour boat ride. RSVP by May 9.

Your involvement and contribution enables the Campus Martius & Ohio River Museums to offer a wide variety of programs for the community's enjoyment.

Campus Martius Museum, 740-373-3750
info@campusmartiusmuseum.org



Convergence: Photographs of Marietta that Was

Gallery 310, Hermann Fine Arts Center, Marietta College, Marietta, OH
Marietta College Art Department is pleased to present Convergence: Photographs of Marietta That Was opening in Gallery 310 in the Hermann Fine Arts Center.

The exhibition will run from April 11 to May 11, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, April 11, from 6pm to 8pm.

The exhibition features a selection from over 10,000 photographs of the Stephen Durward Hoag collection, now a part of Marietta College’s Special Collections. Hoag was influential to the community of Marietta as a pioneer of tourism and as a successful businessman. He recorded Marietta’s history on film from 1945 to 1980. He also collected and re-photographed prints made by earlier photographers.

The show is curated by Marietta College students enrolled in Art History 461: Art of Collecting and Museum Practices.

The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Regular gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Hermann Fine Arts Center is handicapped accessible.


Dorothy Leifheit, 740-376-4688, dwl001@marietta.edu