• The best first step for anyone interested in learning more and/or getting involved with AWE is to attend a board meeting. Everyone is welcome. There are lots ways to help and we appreciate parents and other community members who would like to join our effort supporting arts education in our local [...]

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    In 2013 a group of 6 concerned parents wanted to help the WAHS band raise funds to purchase much needed new band uniforms. We decided to launch ArtFest in the West as a fundraiser and showcase of the fine art students' talent including a silent auction. After a successful and fun event we decided to[...]

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    Contribute to an exciting new part of ArtFest - Our Silent Auction! 100% of the proceeds from these auctions go back into the school's art programs so bid early, often and generously.  Among the many great items to be auctioned off are: 2018 COMING SOON...

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    Download PDF Version FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE • May 2017 Contact: Jennifer Aminuddin • 804/832-4493  •  snowdrifters@comcast.net   ArtFest in the West Raises $12,800 for Arts Education Non-Profit Organization Arts in Western Education Gives Grants for Arts Programs in Six Western [...]

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    Thank you for your consideration of supporting the arts in Western Albemarle. Our students rely on the generosity of community businesses, such as yours, to assist as we continue to grow the performing and visual arts in our schools to enrich our future. Major sponsorship opportunities are available[...]

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    Newsplex Artfest News Coverage

    ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA (NEWSPLEX) -- The third annual Artfest in the West took place Friday night at Western Albemarle High School. Western Albemarle High School ninth grader Abby Boitnott played violin with the school's orchestra. "I think it's just a really beautiful instrument that you can play [...]

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    NBC 29 ArtsFest Coverage

    (ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – Cavalcade of Stars was one of the most popular TV shows in the nation more than 50 years ago, and this Saturday evening, March 1, the 21st century version of this special night of entertainment will unfold at Western Albemarle High School. That’s when ArtFest in [...]

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