Tours, Performances & Just for Fun Programs

Tours and Performances

To book a program, contact the corresponding department. Our programs meet West Virginia and Ohio Content Standards and Objectives.

Program fees vary, please call for detailed pricing information.


Performing Arts

PROGRAM
GRADE LEVEL
FIELD TRIP
IN SCHOOL
DESCRIPTION
Fall Play Tour
K-5
Oglebay Institute’s annual Play Tour includes music, comedy, audience participation, lessons and a Q & A session after the show. Shows may be booked afternoons only Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays from September 28 – October 30. $350

Dance

PROGRAM
GRADE LEVEL
FIELD TRIP
IN SCHOOL
DESCRIPTION
The Nutcracker
K-12
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Tchaikovsky’s music & beautiful choreography create the legendary Nutcracker. Includes Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Rat King and other holiday favorites. Available December only. Requirements: performance space 25ft by 15ft of non-carpeted floor and sound system. $300 nonrefundable fee.

History

PROGRAM
GRADE LEVEL
FIELD TRIP
IN SCHOOL
DESCRIPTION
Mansion Museum Tour
K-12
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See how people in the valley lived from the era of George Washington to the times of the Titanic. Tour includes the historic Oglebay Mansion, Wymer’s General Store, Sinclair Pharmacy and Oglebay family exhibits. $4.25 per student for single museum. $6.25 per student for both museums.
Glass Museum Tour
K-12
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Focuses on the history, products and legacy of the Wheeling glass companies. See over 3,500 pieces of glass and china that were produced locally, and experience the excitement of a live glassblowing demonstration. $4.25 per student for single museum. $6.25 per student for both museums.
Hot Glass Roadshow
K-12
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Hot Glass Roadshow is a fully operational traveling glassblowing studio complete with propane fired glass furnace. Our glass artist will demonstrate the process of creating art glass from molten form to finished product. Teacher packets including the historical significance of the glass industry, tools and equipment used in glass production and a glassworking vocabulary list are included. Hot Glass Roadshow is available as an assembly program in the fall and spring. $350. Call 304-242-7272 for more information.