Bringing the Arts to Life

In Hampshire County,

West Virginia      

The Hampshire County Arts Council fosters the creation,  presentation, and enjoyment of the arts in our community.

HCAC sees the arts as an integral part of daily life. An art-rich environment enhances the quality of life for residents and visitors and encourages the development, recognition, and appreciation of local performers, musicians, artists, and writers.

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Brendan Hearn & Dakota Karper

Live Concert on August 13th at 7:30 pm

At the Bottling Works in Romney, WV

Come and expand your horizons of traditional, folk, and old-time music. Brendan Hearn and Dakota Karper create a duo of blended harmonies on fiddle, cello and vocals to excite and charm audiences everywhere.  Sure to be a crowd pleaser!!!

This concert is presented in part by the WV Department of Arts, Culture, and History, the National Endowment for the Arts, and approved by the WV Commission on the Arts.

Doors open at 7 pm.  Tickets are $12 and for HCAC Members $10.  Purchase at the door or in advance.

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         Hampshire Highlands Arts & Music Festival 2021

All Day on Saturday, September 11th



* Fun for the whole Family

* Music from Local Performers

* Food… Glorious Food 

* Demonstrations

* Dancing and Singing

* Strummin’ and a Pickin’

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Want to be part of the festival this year?

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Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower…  – Albert Camus

The art show dates have changed to a second spring also …

Autumn Fine Arts Show 2021

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* At least 8 prizes will be awarded

* Entries Accepted on October 9th

* Expanded Media and Submission Coverage

  Entry Forms – Click Here

Art in Public Places


Thank You!

The Hampshire County Arts Council sincerely thanks our faithful sponsors whose contributions allow us to offer the community many events each year.


American Insurance Center
Wendy & Roger Anderson
The Bank of Romney
Dot & Bill Calvert
Sarah Evans
Cheryl & Ed Ferguson
FNB Bank
Janet & Neil Gillies
Lois & Dean Hagerty
Lisa & Daniel Hileman

Linda & Gary Hill
Dottie Eddis & Lowell Hott
Robert Hott
Bonnie Long
Priscilla Lemaster
Melissa Snell & Larry Manning
Sydney & Edward Maurer
Michelle Nilssen & Dave McNally
Susie & Gil Meyer

Marion Mich
Savanna & Clarke Morgret
Paula & Michael O’Brien
Mica Perry
Beth & Tim Reese
Kathryn & Erik Rosa
Ruth & Tom Rowan
Carol & Mike Shaw
Daniel Staggers
Beverly Steele

  Time to Renew Memberships

The Hampshire County Arts Council’s membership year runs from April 1 through March 31 each year, with membership renewal in April. On-Line Renewal is available by clicking the Join/Renewal Online Button or mail your check to Hampshire County Arts Council, P.O. Box 624, Romney, WV  26757. 

Your Donations are Appreciated

The Hampshire County Arts Council values our sponsors that are dedicated to continuing the art culture in and around Hampshire County.  On-Line Donations are accepted by clicking the Donate Button or by mailing your check to Hampshire County Arts Council, P.O. Box 624, Romney, WV, 26757.