New art gallery
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Appalachian Art Gallery opened its stained glass and picture framing studio this past week inside Amanda's Glass Art Studio, 3814 1/2 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Kanawha City.
Owners Sherri and Jamie Rhodes have more than 18 years' experience in framing and in stained glass.
As part of their grand opening celebration, the art gallery will offer a 50 percent discount on custom framing orders through Jan. 31.
Framing options include conservation and preservation framing, portraits and canvas, diplomas and certificates, shadow boxes and mirrors. The business also offers a variety of stained glass art, repair service, retail and wholesale gifts. Stained-glass workshops will be offered in the future.
Symphony open house
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- An open house hosted by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Charleston Area Alliance will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Clay Center.
There is no admission charge, but reservations are required. The annual event is an opportunity to learn about the symphony and the Alliance and to network with local business leaders.
To RSVP, email Deb Coffman at DCoff...@charlestonareaalliance.org.
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. -- An encore presentation of a Metropolitan Opera performance of "Les Troyens (The Trojans)" by Hector Berlioz will be shown from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesday at Cinemark in the Huntington Mall at Barboursville.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $16 for seniors, and $15 for children. To inquire about complementary passes for encore showings, call Cinemark at 304-344-9091.
Art Store this week
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Local artist Susan Petryszak and Massachusetts artist Selina Trieff have works for sale at the Art Store, in the Bridge Road Shops.
Petryszak is a painter who studied both art and biology at Marshall University. Her work studies the impression of natural elements, which she captures in pigments suspended in acrylic media.
Trieff studied in New York at the Art Students League and Brooklyn College and in Massachusetts at the Hans Hofmann School. Her work is based in portraiture of figures and animals, which focus on composition, form, shape and color with theatrical elements.
The Art Store, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1013 Bridge Road, Charleston; www.theartstorewv.com or 304-345-1038.