Augusta Heritage Center
100 Campus Drive, Elkins, WV 26241
Augusta Heritage Center is best known for intensive weeklong workshops that attract several hundred participants annually during the summer months in Elkins. Thousands more attend our public concerts, dances, and festivals. Augusta’s full-time staff, plus volunteers, seasonal staff, and work-study students produce a great variety of quality workshops. These world-renowned workshops and festivals have brought together master artists, musicians, dancers, craftspeople, and enthusiasts of all ages.
The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College is known nationally and internationally for its activities relating to traditional music, folklife and folk arts of many regions and cultures.
Our year-round activities also include folklife research and documentation, production of films and audio recordings for a national audience, and outreach programs for young people and our local community:
- The Augusta Festival
- Pickin’ in the Park
- Mountain Dance Trail
- Mountain Music Trail
- The Appalachian Ensemble at Davis and Elkins College
- The Augusta Collection