Monongalia Arts Center

The Monongalia Arts Center consists of the Benedum Gallery, Davis Gallery, and Tanner Theatre. Groups can enjoy perusing the galleries and seeing performances in the community theater. Exhibits feature sculpture, mixed media, paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, and more. In the Benedum Gallery, exhibits urge groups to self-reflect through art that details personal experiences. The Davis Gallery features art by emerging artists in the community and graduated of WVU. The Tanner Theater is home to the MACplayers, a group that produces shows year round. Performances include plays, standup comedy, and more. The theater can accommodate 100 standing, 50 siting, and can be reserved for special events.
 
Contact Info
Address: 107 High Street, Morgantown, WV 26507. Monongalia County. Tel: 304-292-3325. Website: www.monartscenter.com. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Performing Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Performing Arts.

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