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Art really is for everyone here at the Visual Art Center. There are classes and workshops  in a variety of mediums to capture the imagination of any dabbling, budding, emerging or practicing artist. Teens can find the Youth Drawing class under the Youth programs but teens wanting more can talk to PCAA staff about enrollment in an adult course. 

View the current brochure PCAA_WinterSpringBro17.pdf

HOW TO SIGN UP

It is easy! Visit the Make Art Page that fits your needs to findyour perfect experience or search below  for the class or workshop you want and register online today! 

Don't want to do it online? Give us a call or stop by the center. 

Our Instructors

Erin Abney Adam Fields

Caitlin Cartwright Irene Friedman 

Robert Coveney Ann Morgan

Deb Crumbaker Joe Prescher

Carrie Davis Gail Springer

Kelsey Daugherty

Classes, Workshops & More!

    • 2 Jan 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • 31 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association


    Thankful Thursdays Special  

    Every Thursday through May 31

    Thursdays, 1pm-6pm  

    50% off all sitting fees at the Clay Cafe



    No registration is required for this event.  Just show up!

    • 2 Jan 2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 29 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association


    Toddler Tuesdays Special  

    Every Tuesday through May 29

    Tuesdays, 1pm-6pm  

    No Sitting Fees for kids under 5!



    No registration is required for this event.  Just show up!

    • 19 Jan 2018
    • 14 Mar 2018
    • Art Center

    PCAA Student and Teacher Show

    January 19- March 14

    Drop off is January 12, 1pm-6pm, January 13, 10am-2pm

    Arts Night/ Opening: Friday, Feb 9 6pm-10pm

    Have you ever taken a class or workshop at the art center? PCAA Student and Teacher Show will highlight the extraordinary work of our teachers and students of all ages!  Submit one piece created as part of a class or workshop or on your own to be included in this show. Drop off is Thursday, Jan 11 from 1pm-6pm, Friday, Jan 12 from 1pm-6pm, and Saturday 10am-2pm.  Click link for details.Teachers and Students Show- Info.pdf

    • 22 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 12
    Register


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm   

    1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 5/24

    6-8pm 

    Free for members 

    Share. Learn. Create. Socialize.  A night for yarn crafters, quilters, and more.   All are welcome!  Just bring your own project and join in. BYOB if desired.  The Hook and Needle club meets the fourth Thursday of every month.  You must be a member of the art center but participation is free!  Not a member?  Join starting as low as $25. 


    • 22 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Register


    The Artist's Studio 

    Meets once a session

    Thursday, February 22

    6-8pm 

    Free for members 

    Calling all artists! PCAA is kicking off a seasonal artist meet up and potluck.  This is a place for regional artists of all mediums to come, network, share work, and enjoy open studio time.   You must be a member of the art center but participation is free!  Not a member?  Join starting as low as $25. 


    • 24 Feb 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Register


    Watercolor Crash Course 

    Robert Coveney 

    Saturday, Feb 24 

    11am-1pm 

    $30 member, $40 non member 

    Get to know the ins and outs of watercolor paintings.  This workshop will teach participants water color techniques like brushwork and color mixing.  This class is perfect for beginners as well as those who have more experience.  All materials included. 




    • 28 Feb 2018


    Grow the Arts: Eagle’s Point Mural,

    Call for Photographer

    About the Project

    Preble County Art Association in partnership with The HIT Foundation and Ohio Capital Impact Corporation is facilitating the creation of a 70-foot mural that integrates photographs of Preble County inside Eagle’s Point located in Eaton, OH. The mural, created by the PCAA, will be done in the hallway that connects the Bistro at Eagle’s Point to the Star Theatre, making it accessible to residents and the community. The mural content will celebrate Preble County through iconic images of historic structures, covered bridges and farmland. This project will be completed May 2018.

    Opportunity

    The PCAA is looking for a photographer that can produce twelve (12) 24”x36” black and white images of Preble County landscapes and landmarks. These images must be printed on matte photo paper and mounted on 24" x36" foam core and with appropriate hanging hardware on the back. These will then be hung on the mural created by the PCAA. All materials for final prints are included in the awarded stipend in the amount of $2500. The artist will work directly with the PCAA in choosing content and final images to be printed. PCAA be given the rights to all Original photos, and will always give the artist credit for his or her work. A signed contract will be required.

    How to apply

    · Submit 5-9 relevant JPEG examples of your work on a USB drive


    · Three 8"X10" prints on matte photo paper from those JPEGs


    · Artist statement


    · Artist resume


    · All contact information.


    All photos must be black and white. All JPEGs must be at least 300 DPI. We are looking for Quality, Creativity, Composition, Originality, Responsiveness to the prompt and overall impact. Submissions are examples of your work, and should include landscapes and architecture (but is not limited to). Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2018. The PCAA will notify applicants of their status by March 9, 2018. If chosen, initial images will be reviewed May 2, 2018 and ready to hang prints will be due May 16, 2018. Payment will be made at completion of project.


    Submitted by: February 28, 2018


    Notified by:  March 9, 2018


    photo Entry Form 2018.pdf


     



    • 3 Mar 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20


    Heart Strings 

    Cheri Simon 

    Saturdays, 3/3, 3/10

    10am-11am

    $30

    Get ready to make your sweetie a truly unique and beautiful valentine.  In this three-part clay workshop, participants will hand build and glaze a clay valentine then finish it off with a unique woven finish.  All materials included. 


    • 3 Mar 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • 118 E Main St, Eaton, OH 45320
    • 30
    Register


    PCAA is on the road again! Join in at 1808 Café on Saturday, March 3 from 10:30am-1:30pm to paint this cute Easter mug! You’ll be guided step by step by an instructor in glazing a painted pottery mug while you enjoy a specialty drink or treat from 1808 included in the price.

    Saturday, March 3

    10:30am-12:30pm

    $23

    Includes one specialty drink or treat from 1808 Café.

    Mug will be ready for pick up on March 10th at
    The Preble County Art Center

    No Refunds given 72hr prior to the event.


    • 3 Mar 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 18
    Register


    Clothes Line Wrapped Basket 

    Debra Crumbaker 

    Saturday, Mar 3 

    11am-1pm 

    $20 member $30 non member 

    In this fibers workshop, participants will create an adorable basket made from clothes line and fabric.  Participants will need to provide 1/2 yard of your preferred fabric. 



    • 3 Mar 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Register


    Felted Emoji 

    Val Browne 

    SaturdayMar 3 

    11am-1pm 

    $20 members $30 non members 

    Express yourself! Kids will learn the needle felting technique to create their very own felted emoji in this felting workshop!  All materials included.  


    • 8 Mar 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Register


    Jewelry Workshop 

    Erin Abney 

    Thursday, Mar 8

    6pm-8pm 

    $30 member $40 non member 

    Making earrings made simple! Come out and learn how to make earrings and pendants from beads and stones.  

     





    • 9 Mar 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 20
    Register