upcoming Events



Happy Hour @ The PAC - Free Paint Party: October 11

FREE paint party! Grab some friends to come sip and sling paint at the Art Center, October 11th from 5:30-8:00 PM. Stop in at your convenience and stay as long as you'd like. All we ask is that you leave your masterpiece to be sold at 6x6 Art Sale that will be held on November 10th. Pieces can be purchased for $20 at the time of the sale or donated to the PAC to help raise money to keep the arts striving in the MOV.

ArtOberfest: October 19


German style arts fair held in the 700 and 800 blocks of Market Street, October 19 from 5:00-10:00 p.m. 

Live music, fine arts, vendors, food, and festival beer by Parkersburg Brewing Co.  New happenings this year include “Chalk the Block” - watch artists create street chalk art and try your own hand at a little chalk art. Art Car and Bike show are also being planned. Performances by Morgan Stubbe, Levi Westfall, and High Schools That Rock!

Donations will be accepted at the entry gates. Proceeds support childrens' education programs. Thanks to our sponsors Downtown PKB, Bill Bailey Insurance Agency, Artsbridge, the Parkersburg Brewing Co., CAS Cable, Discount Pool Supply, and Hall Financial Advisors.

If you would like more information on how to be a part of ArtOberfest please email us at info@parkersburgartcenter.org.

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Car-toberfest car Show: October 19, 4:00 p.m. during Artoberfest

Do you have a masterpiece on wheels? Enter the Car-toberfest art car show during Octoberfest! Registration is $20 per vehicle. Maximum of 40 vehicles will be accepted, you must pre-register with payment to guarantee your space. Custom cars, motorcycles, and trucks will be on display and a people’s choice award will be given. Click the ‘ADD TO CART’ button below to register your custom vehicle. Your $20 fee is a donation to the Art Center’s children’s programs and is non-refundable.

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Purse Bingo: November 4

Door open at 5:00 p.m. and games start at 6:00 p.m.

Cost is $20 for 20 games! Call 304-485-3859 and talk to Dwain to reserve your table of 10 or purchase individual tickets by clicking the ‘ADD TO CART’ button below or stop in during business hours.

Play for thousands of dollars in REAL designer handbags…no knock offs! Raffle tickets for a great package! One ticket enters you in two drawings—one for PICK A PURSE (any purse before the game even begins) and one for an Apple Watch, designer wristband and clutch for $5 each or 3 for $10 at the even. Door prizes awarded throughout the night. Food available to purchase.

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Paraguayan Harp Concert: November 7

Come and relax, renew, refresh with nurturing soul music and touching stories of Latin America culture.


Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. Music starts at 7:00 p.m.
Snacks, beverages and CD will be available for sale.
Cost is a suggested donation of $10 per family at the door.

Nicolas Carter is a talented and versatile International harpist, born in Minnesota and raised in Paraguay where he learned to play the Paraguayan harp. Carter creates unique performances blending his musicianship with his skills as a theatre artist/storyteller. His authentic, warm and friendly interaction creates an intimate experience bringing inspiration, motivation and joy. Carter has been composing, recording, teaching and performing for over 25 years and has played all over United States, Latin America, Europe and Israel.

For information and videos check: www.nicolascarter.com


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6x6 Show and Sale: November 10

Calling all artists! Support your local art center by donating original art for our 6x6 Show and Sale coming in November! All works will have two things in common: they will measure 6" by 6" and they will all be on sale for $20 each to benefit the Art Center.
Canvases are AVAILABLE NOW at our front reception desk or give a call and we can send a few to you. 304-485-3859. 

Opening show and sale on November 10 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Canvases make a great holiday gift!