One Day Only
September 25, 2021
  • Oglebay Institute's Stifel Fine Arts Center
    1330 National Road
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • 304-242-7700
  • Hours
  • Free Admission

  • Free Admission

Join local author, historian and artist Alan Fitzpatrick 1-3pm Saturday, September 25 at the Stifel Fine Arts Center for a hands-on talk and demonstration that brings to life the history and material culture of 18th century Native American people living in the upper Ohio Valley.

Learn about Native American culture before and after 1750 and the impact dependency on European trade had on Native American life. Also, view the Jay Stock: Visions of Our Native American Heritage exhibition currently on display.

Admission is free. Family friendly and open to all ages.

More about Alan Fitzpatrick:

Alan Fitzpatrick is an author, historian, artist and lecturer with extensive knowledge of 18th Century American History with focus on the Eastern Woodland Native culture in the Ohio Country during the French and Indian Wars through the American Revolution.

His six non-fiction American history books detail the Native-American side of the story of wilderness war during the 1700s. Fitzpatrick’s well-known oil portraits are often subjects that he has written about and capture the emotion and spirit of individuals in an ultra-realistic style.

Lecturing for more than a decade, his presentations bring to life Native culture during a tumultuous time in history through dress, artifacts and paintings.

About the Stifel Fine Arts Center

Housed in the historic Edemar Mansion, the Stifel Fine Arts Center is a treasure trove for artistic expression and personal fulfillment. As a public arts center, the community can enjoy our galleries, classrooms and performance spaces. Artists, art lovers, students, educators and families gather here to connect and engage in creative pursuits.

Tour our art galleries and see the work of local, regional and national artists. You can take a class in painting, pottery, jewelry making and more. Our classes and workshops provide knowledge and tools to explore the visual arts.

Attend a jazz concert, wine tasting or craft beer event. The elegant setting is ideal for date nights and evenings out with friends.