Calendar of Events
4th Annual Artists of the Slate Valley Student Show
First Friday, February 1, 7-9pm
Featuring elementary and high school students
from throughout the region, this exhibits showcases the talent of our local student artists.
SVM will be offering a free art activity suitable for young, budding artists on the night of the opening reception.
Show runs through February 28th.
Slate Valley's Heritage at our Soup and Bread Night
First Friday, March 1, 6-9pm
Warm up with soup and bread from different immigrant regions during Soup and Bread Night at the Slate Valley Museum.
Enjoy Welsh Leek, Irish Stew, Italian Minestrone, Polish Borscht, Slovakian Mushroom Soup, and Jewish Matzo Ball Soup to name a few. Starting at 6pm, visitors can purchase an $8 sampler cup
and get a taste of the soups from the ethnic groups that came to the Slate Valley starting 177 years ago. The first 50 visitors will also be able to purchase an artisan handcrafted bowl for $15.
These bowls, which guests are able to take home as a souvenir of the evening, come from North Granville Pottery, who's owner Victoria Whitney has generously sponsored the event.
Rock Hill Bakehouse Cafe will provide the "peasant" bread similar to what immigrants to the Valley woul have enjoyed.
All proceeds benefit SVM's 2019 programming.
Slate Kings and Queens Exhibit
Opening Reception, Friday, March 22, 6-8pm
Show runs through May 31st
Delving in to the unique and fascinating history of the original barons of the slate industry. This exhibit illustrates the fascinating lives of these hardworking pioneers of the Valley. Their rise to wealth and their prominence as religious and cultural leaders will be documented with objects of every day life. A peek into the lives of the early slate owners of the Valley will tell the untold story of their lives.