Stifel Fine Arts Center Hosts West Virginia Watercolor Society Exhibition
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1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

july, 2021

thu15jul(jul 15)9:00 amsat04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmAqueous 2021: West Virginia Watercolor Society Exhibition(july 15) 9:00 am - (september 4) 5:00 pm Stifel Fine Arts Center & School of Dance, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003

Event Details

Aqueous 2021 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center is the national juried exhibition of the West Virginia Watercolor Society (WVWS).

The exhibit features 44 works by 37 artists in a wide range of subjects and styles. Paintings are created with water-based media – including transparent watercolors, gouache, acrylics and more – executed in an aqueous manner on paper or board.

The juror for this year’s exhibition is Bill Vrscak, an award-winning freelance artist/illustrator and signature member of the American Watercolor Society.

Aqueous 2021 is on display through September 4. Regular gallery hours are 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm, Saturday. Admission is free.

Sponsored by United Bank.

More about the WVWS

The WVWS was founded in 1984. The society seeks to promote and ensure high standards of the art of watercolor painting in West Virginia, to guide students and aspiring watercolor artists, and to educate the public on the broad scope of watercolor and watermedia painting. To learn more about the society, visit

Stifel Center Art Exhibit Season

A vibrant public space accessible to everyone, the Stifel Fine Arts Center showcases the work of established and emerging artists. Year-round, changing exhibits encourage enjoyment and appreciation of visual art through direct engagement with original works in traditional and non-traditional mediums.

Exhibits provide a platform for critical thinking, stimulate learning about art and the creative process and challenge viewers to expand the definition of art and reflect on the role of art in society.

Exhibits are free and open to the public to tour.

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About the Stifel Fine Arts Center

Housed in the historic Edemar Mansion, the Stifel Fine Arts Center is a treasure trove for artistic expression and personal fulfillment. As a public arts center, the community can enjoy our galleries, classrooms and performance spaces. Artists, art lovers, students, educators and families gather here to connect and engage in creative pursuits.

Tour our art galleries and see the work of local, regional and national artists. You can take a class in painting, pottery, jewelry making and more. Our classes and workshops provide knowledge and tools to explore the visual arts.

Attend a jazz concert, wine tasting or craft beer event. The elegant setting is ideal for date nights and evenings out with friends.

Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center


July 15 (Thursday) 9:00 am - September 4 (Saturday) 5:00 pm


Stifel Fine Arts Center & School of Dance

1330 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003


Oglebay Institute304-242-7700

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