Towngate Stages A Full Season of Entertainment

Lineup includes Theater, Music, Film, Poetry, Impov and More!   Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theater has announced its 2016-17 season and it is being kicked off with a Season Preview Party Friday, Se...

Crazy for Cicadas

 Schrader Center Nature Educators Separate Cicada Facts from Fiction and Teach Kids What All The “Buzz” Is About Most years as the weather warms, we look forward to spending time outdoors.  This year is a bi...

OI Hosts Workshop for Dancers of All Abilities

If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. That is the fundamental belief behind the Dancing Wheels Company & School of Cleveland, Ohio. Considered ...

OI Summer Day Camp Registration

Oglebay Institute is gearing-up for another exciting summer camp season! A complete 2016 summer camp schedule and details about each program are now available atoionline.com/camps. Active Oglebay In...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With OI

Romantic Evening or “Hot” Date? OGLEBAY INSTITUTE OFFERS UNIQUE WAYS TO CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY   Whether you are looking for a romantic evening in an elegant setting or searching for a “hot” da...

OI Brings the Magic of Theater to Local Schools

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre takes its show on the road to bring inspiration and enrichment to children in Ohio Valley schools. Each year, Towngate Theatre director Tim Thompson puts together a cast ...

Participation in the Arts Benefits Seniors

Participation in the arts -- whether as a creator, student, supporter or audience member--enhances the quality of life for individuals, providing opportunities for creative expression, socialization and persona...

Wheeling Has Become Looney

When I was a young girl, my Saturday mornings weren’t spent in front of the television watching cartoons.  In fact, my mother encouraged me to do more “productive” things and to engage in pursuits that “sharpen...