CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Frankenberger Gallery at the University of Charleston is displaying senior projects from the school's interior-design majors. The Erma Byrd Women Artists Gallery features works by more than 160 West Virginia female artists.
University of Charleston, Frankenberger Art Gallery, second floor of the Geary Student Union, and Erma Byrd Gallery, 2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE. Call 304-357-4804. Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free and the galleries are open to the public.
Habitat for Humanity
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Upcoming events at Habitat for Humanity's Homeowner Education and Community Center include:
For both events, contact Terry St. Germain at 304-720-8733, ext. 3.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 815 Court St., Charleston, WV 25301; 304-720-8733.
200 years of W.Va. glass
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Dean Six, a glass expert for Replacements Ltd., in Greensboro. N.C., will present "Glass from the Mountain State: A Very Broad View of 200 Years" at 6 p.m. Sept. 4 in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center. The program is free and open to the public.
Six will discuss the types of glass produced in West Virginia since 1813, and will have samples of glass available to view. He will explain why West Virginia was a glass leader for decades and explore reasons for the demise of the industry in the Mountain State.
Six is a native of Cairo, and holds multiple degrees from West Virginia University. In addition to his work for Replacements Ltd., he is the executive director of the Museum of American Glass, in Weston. He has curated more than a dozen museum exhibits and has appeared in several video and television documentaries about glass.
Six has written more than 200 articles for national and international periodicals. His latest book, "West Virginia Glass Towns," was published by Quarrier Press this year.