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Art auction offers opportunity to own a piece of Princeton's history


Princeton, WV (WVVA) - Princeton Renaissance Project and City National Bank partner for a very special PMCCC Business After Hours and Live Art Auction at Chuck Mathena Center Thursday, April 16th from 5:30-7:30pm. The live auction will be conducted by Mike and Anita Eades of 4 Seasons Antiques and will conclude the evening of this event. The unique works of art for auction were created by esteemed local artists using antique pressed tin ceiling tiles salvaged from the Historic Royal/Lavon Theatre and speakers from the Anita Drive In Theatre, located where Grand Furniture now sits. Organizers say guests can bid to “own a piece of history.” You do not have to be present to bid; all art may be shipped. Proceeds from the auction will benefit The Princeton Renaissance Project and the restoration of the newly christened Renaissance Theatre.

The gifted artists who contributed their time and talent are Rita Montrosse, Richard Shrewsberry, Christopher Clark, Gary Bowling, Crystal Atwell, Victoria Santiago, Michael (Goose) Sizemore, Jamie Ryan Powers, Patch Whisky, Nathan Skeens and Craig Worrell.

The artwork will be on display April 6-16 in the Grand Hall at CMC, and anyone is welcome to stop by and view the art. The works of art are now available for viewing and early bidding at

The evening will also include mingling, delicious food and libations as per PMCCC Business After Hours tradition. There will be a $5 admission charge. Call 304-425-6425 with questions.

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