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  • 28 Mar 2020 2:31 PM | Anonymous

    Today we are doing bubble painting! This is a fun and easy one to do. All you need is some paint, water, soap, and straws. This can get a little messy so please be aware. We want to see how your bubble painting came out! Show us in the comments below! https://youtu.be/9SMU7gvFfEE

  • 27 Mar 2020 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    There has been a FB post going around about an artist named Junior Fritz Jacquet who takes Toilet Paper Rolls and squishes them into funny faces. At this point we all might have an empty roll or two. Here is a video of us trying our hand at it! We want to see your TP roll faces. Post them below. https://youtu.be/1kIhkILfMmE

  • 26 Mar 2020 6:01 PM | Anonymous

    Kelsey is painting a shell! To do this project you will need paint, paint brushes and a shell. If you don't have a shell you can also paint on a rock! Lets see what she creates! https://youtu.be/2wI93Fmuu2w

  • 26 Mar 2020 11:24 AM | Anonymous

    Today we are making slime! This one they kids will love! You will need glue, baking soda, and contact solution. Food coloring is optional. Once your kids learn this simple slime they can start to make other kinds like puffy slime with shaving cream! We can't wait to see they slime you guys have made, show us below! Another fun thing you can do youth your kids is making stop motion videos! There are all kinds of apps for making stop motion videos. Hot tip: It takes about 800 photos to make a 3min video. We will be doing some of that later...... https://youtu.be/5h7JgT9RnAA

  • 25 Mar 2020 10:20 AM | Anonymous

    Today we have a project some of you might be able to do at home! Kelsey has created this fun Starburst Wall Flower only using paper, cardboard, hot glue and scissors! If you end up trying out this project show us in the comments! https://youtu.be/_TWK8Gdaqgk

  • 24 Mar 2020 12:50 PM | Anonymous

    Welcome to Preble Arts at Home! We are committed to making sure creativity remains a part of our community and we are working on a series of videos, links and resources to keep you inspired, entertained and education. We will be posting on our Facebook and Instagram pages daily; we hope you watch and participate in our activities. Our first video is a welcome to Preble Arts at Home! with our Executive Director, Vicky Fanberg. https://youtu.be/AOLjVgetfuM

    We know that there are many people already affected by this world crisis right here at home. For some it may be their physical or even mental health, and for others it is financial. Preble Arts is working to conserve our funds so we can maintain our commitment to the community. If you are able, we ask that you make a donation to ensure the arts remain a part of Preble County and beyond. Make a donation at www.preblearts.org


  • 7 Feb 2020 1:50 PM | Anonymous

    Preble Arts is looking for emerging and professional artists that want to exhibit and gain exposure of their artwork. There are open entry juried exhibits and solo or group proposal opportunities available. Preble Arts’ main gallery is just over 1,000 square foot and is nestled in the heart of downtown Eaton.  

     This May, Preble Arts is hosting a juried exhibit titled Emerging Artists open to artists between the age of sixteen and twenty-nine. Preble Arts wants to showcase the budding talents of local and regional artists. This is an open call with a limit of two entries per person. Entries will be judged for awards. There are even more opportunities to have your artwork on display at Preble Arts in the Gallery and Spotlight Gallery.  Exhibitions are often paired with Arts Night Out events that has high attendance and is a growing community event. Preble Arts’ new location is in downtown Eaton where the large store front windows display the Gallery, inviting those in to come in and explore. All exhibit information can be found at www.preblearts.org and following the link to Artist Opportunities under the Makers tab. 

    Preble Arts is operated by the Preble County Art Association which features a brand-new sales gallery representing regional artists, classes, a paint your own pottery studio and a new art menu full of make and take art projects. Additional programming for the community includes programs for seniors, youth, at-risk groups and differently-abled populations. For more information about the PCAA and Preble Arts, visit www.preblearts.org. Questions can be answered by calling 937-456-3999. The Preble County Art Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making art available and accessible to the community. 

  • 7 Feb 2020 1:49 PM | Anonymous


    Are your kids out of school and you don’t know what to do? Bring them to Preble Arts for Spring Break Camp March 30th - April 3rd from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Preble Arts Spring Break Camp is full of creativity for your child all week long. Each day is filled with new themes and artistic techniques and projects to spark your child’s creativity. Camp themes include Superheroes, Color Explosions, Clay and Creatures, Art-y Animals and Crazy Concoctions. Camps are affordable at just $4.30 - 5.50 per hour – wowza! Affordable for you and fun for them – it's a win-win! Each day of camp is $30 for members and $38 for non-members. Choose one or choose all five! Children should be sent to camp with a packed lunch for them to be fueled to create the day away! 

    • March 30: Superheroes - Be a Superhero for the day! What hero have you always dreamed of being? What is your superpower? Create your own hero identity through drawing your own superhero costumes, props and more! Many mediums will be explored to make all things super! 

    • March 31: Color Explosions - You will be surrounded with color! Explore tie die, pop art and everything else color. There is nothing dull at Color Explosions! 

    • April 1: Clay and Creatures - Explore the wonders and creative flare of creatures big and small. Creatures will be explored with clay, paint and other mediums. 

    • April 2: Art-y Animals - Don't miss Art-y Animals at Preble Arts Spring Break Camp as Safari Junction will be joining in on the fun and bringing their fury friends! 

    • April 3: Crazy Concoctions - Put on your thinking cap and get crazy with Crazy Concoctions. From slime to upcycled and recycled projects, all concoctions are crazy! 

    Pre-registration is required, and spaces fill up fast! Camps are priced to make caring for your child during break fun and affordable. All materials are included. For the entire week Spring Break Camp is only $150 for members and $190 for non-members. Snacks and water are provided but please send snacks if your child has an allergy. Please fill out the registration form before camp, registration forms can be found online or stop in at Preble Arts to fill out if you do not have access to a printer. Only one form is needed for the week. Register at Preblearts.org or by calling 937-456-3999. 

    Preble Arts is operated by the Preble County Art Association which features a brand-new sales gallery representing regional artists, classes, a paint your own pottery studio and a new art menu full of make and take art projects. Additional programming for the community includes programs for seniors, youth, at-risk groups and differently-abled populations. For more information about the PCAA and Preble Arts, visit www.preblearts.org. Questions can be answered by calling 937-456-3999. The Preble County Art Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making art available and accessible to the community. 

  • 30 Jan 2020 12:20 PM | Anonymous

    Bad Art, Good Folk Year 6 Cast Announced!

    For the sixth consecutive year, The Preble County Art Association is presenting Bad Art, Good Folk, an annual fundraiser to support art in Preble County. The fundraiser features local celebrities competing to win the most votes from now until April. Each “Good Folk” is creating a piece of art to be auctioned at the culminating event on April 18th sponsored by Edison State Community College, Muha Construction, LCNB National Bank, Kramer & Kramer Inc., Lawn Plus, RDA Group Architects, Twin Valley Bank and Bullen Ultrasonics. The 2020 cast is split into three teams and are led by PCAA instructors to create their masterpiece. Erin Abney will be coaching Joe Ferriell from the City of Eaton, Todd Appledorn from Heeter Insurance, and Christine Wilson from Butler County ESC. Michelle Buckley will be coaching Jane Smith from Essence of Wellness, Chris Fourman from LCNB National Bank, and Craig Springmier from Halderman Farm Management. Bad Art Good Folk Veteran Robert Coveney will be coaching Lauren Morris from Twin Valley Bank, Todd Hennigan from Henny Penny and Rick Hanes from Edison Community College.

    The 2020 cast is looking for support from the entire community to raise contributions for the PCAA. Votes cost $1 each and an unlimited amount can be cast. Voting for Good Folk can be done online at www.preblearts.org or in person at Preble Arts, 207 E. Main St. in Eaton, Ohio. All votes are tax deductible donations and support the PCAA. The funds raised by this event make art opportunities available and accessible to the community.


  • 29 Jan 2020 3:40 PM | Anonymous

    There are several ways to celebrate your creativity this Valentine’s at Preble Arts. We are offering several workshops which include Valentine Fabric Postcards, Heart Tumbler, Mixed Media Heart and Valentine’s Topiary along with Valentine’s Magnet Paintings on our Art Menu and Valentine’s Date Night in ceramics or painting. Join us February 1st for our Love is in the Air free studio fee in our Paint Your Own Pottery Studio. There are so many options to choose from you will be sure to fall in love!

    Send the gift of love with your own Valentine Fabric Postcard. You will learn your way around a sewing machine to create and embellish your fabric postcard. Join us February 4th from 6 - 8 p.m. to send your love to those far and near. The cost of the workshop is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.  

    Create your very own beautiful Valentine’s Topiary with Cheri Simon on Saturday, February 8th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Use fabric, greenery and other materials to create your unique topiary. The decorative base is handmade by local business, Brubaker Metal Craft. The cost of the Valentine’s Topiary workshop is $45, all materials will be provided.

    Hearts abound the month of February at Preble Arts! Paint your own Heart Tumbler Tuesday, February 11th from 6 - 8 p.m. In this step by step workshop you will learn several paint your own pottery techniques to create a beautiful tumbler and bonus, you can use these new-found techniques on future visits to our studio. The workshop is $17 for members and $20 for non-members.

    Valentine’s Day is among us. Wine, cheese and a new experience all wrapped in one evening can be a lot of pressure to plan. Preble Arts has you covered with a romantic evening with all the elements of a perfect and memorable evening with your loved one. Preble Arts is hosting Valentine’s Date Night Friday, February 14th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Choose from two art experiences, ceramics or painting, to make an evening you both will enjoy.  

    During Ceramic Valentine’s Night Out couples will fall in love with the art of clay! Get close and learn the basics of the wheel together. Couples will throw and glaze their own bowl. Make a hand-built Valentine with your loved one during the workshop as well. Ceramic Valentine’s Night Out is $40 a person or $70 a couple, includes a glass of wine & charcuterie.

    Valentine’s Night Out is not just for couples – come paint with your friends or bring a date to paint with you. Erin Abney will lead participants step by step in creating their very own love-struck multi-canvas painting. Preble Arts love-struck tree painting makes a beautiful piece to hang in your home whether you make a half by yourself or a whole painting with your friend or partner. The cost is $30 a person or $50 a couple, includes a glass of wine & charcuterie. Preble Arts has the perfect Valentine’s Date Night planned for you and your special someone! Register today to reserve your Valentine’s evening. Register at preblearts.org or by calling 937-456-3999.

    Our Mixed Media Heart collage is for all ages! Dive into paint, fabric, ribbon and decorative paper to create your own expression of love collage. Create your Mixed Media Heart Saturday, February 22nd from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for non-members, all supplies are provided.

    Preble Arts is operated by the Preble County Art Association which features a brand-new sales gallery representing regional artists, classes, a paint your own pottery studio and a new art menu full of make and take art projects. Additional programming for the community includes programs for seniors, youth, at-risk groups and differently-abled populations. For more information about the PCAA and Preble Arts, visit www.preblearts.org. Questions can be answered by calling 937-456-3999. The Preble County Art Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making art available and accessible to the community.

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