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Exhibits at the Visual Art Center

A new exhibit every other month is a big reason to keep coming  back!

Exhibit Schedule

Creative Connections

May 17-July 13

Opening: Thursday, May 17 from 5pm-8pm as part of Summer Arts Kick Off

Annual Juried Show 

July 20-September 21

Arts Night/ Opening: Friday, July 20, 6pm-10pm

Upcoming events

    • 20 Jul 2018
    • 21 Sep 2018
    • Art Center
    Registration is closed

    Annual Juried Show 

    July 20-September 21

    Arts Night/ Opening: Friday, July 20, 6pm-10pm

    Entries will be accepted in multiple mediums including but not limited to: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Pastel, Mixed-Media, Sculpture, Wood, Textiles and Pottery. 2-D works must be framed with a hanging wire. Pedestals for 3-D works are limited; however, we will do our best to accommodate them. Works must be presentable, completely finished and ready to exhibit. Work must fit through a standard size door. The PCAA staff has the right to reject any work not properly prepared for display. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older. Work must be available for the entire exhibit.  Works previously exhibited at the Visual Art Center are NOT eligible. This is a JURIED exhibit and all works will be juried in. Not all submissions will be accepted.

    Digital entries are due Friday, June 22nd and can be emailed to classes@preblearts.org

    In person drop offs are Tues, July 10 and Wed, July 11 11am-6pm.

    *If you are submitting more than 3 pieces, chose the "add guest" option for up to two additional works.

    Please fill out the attached form to submit with entries 

    Entry Form Only, 2018.pdf

    • 26 Jul 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • 27 Jul 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Preble County Fair Grounds

    Calling all artists of all ages and all mediums! The Preble County Art Association has teamed up with the Preble County Fair for the Fair Art Show.  Online registration through THE FAIR OFFICE has begun.  In-person submissions are permitted during the drop off times, July 26th, 4pm-7pm and July 27th, 10am-3pm. All drops offs are to be done AT THE FAIR in the EXPO EXPANSION. All fair passes and registration must be done at the FAIR OFFICE. All details can be found at preblecountyfair.org.  Call the fair office with questions at (937) 456-3748.

    Entries: Online or in person during check in.  Entry Fee: Weekly fair pass/Membership pass ($25) plus $0.25 per item entered

    Check In: Thursday, July 26th 4 pm to 7 pm and Friday, July 27th 10 am to 3 pm Junior Photo entries only: Mats - $3.00 and Plastic Sleeve - $1.50

    Judging: Saturday, July 28th (closed judging)

    Photographs and artwork will be judged separately.

    Items will be released August 4th from 10 am until 2 pm The Preble County Agricultural Society will not be responsible for any items left. PREMIUMS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP ON AUGUST 4TH FROM 10 AM UNTIL 2 PM. PREMIUMS WILL NOT BE MAILED.

    Visitors at the fair can enjoy the exhibit, up for the duration of the show but can also catch the Preble County Art Association doing artist demos and hosting free art activities on Sat, 7/28 from 4pm-5pm and Sun, 7/29 from 1pm-2pm and 4pm-5pm.

    Visit WWW.PREBLEARTS.ORG for the latest specials and workshops or call 937-456-3999. The Visual Art Center is located at 601 Hillcrest Dr. in Eaton, Ohio. Summer hours are: Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm. The Preble County Art Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making art accessible to Preble County.

    • 10 Aug 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Preble County Fair Grounds- Rabbit Barn

    Oinkers for Art

    Oinkers for Art is Back again! Grab a few friends, family members, coworkers, or just do it yourself! Create a "pork-tacular" design for this year's Oinkers for Art.   Pigs will be painted, displayed in downtown Eaton, then auctioned off at the Art Center as part of Arts Night Out this Fall.

    Join in the fun and be a part of this great tradition! 

    Submit the completed form by August 10 for consideration oinkers2018call.pdf


    • August 10: Entry forms are due Forms may be dropped off or mailed to 601 Hillcrest Dr. Eaton OH 45320. DESIGN MUST BE INCLUDED! 

    • August 14: Applicants will be notified of their acceptance to paint a pig.  

    • August 2511am-4pm: Pigs will be painted on the courthouse lawn during DEI’s Old Fashion Car Show 

    • August 27-Septemtber 26th: Pigs on display along Barron and Main St. Actual Dates may vary 

    • September 28 Winners of the contest will be announced prior to the auction at the Preble County Art Association’s Arts Night Out  

    • 23 Aug 2018
    • 24 Aug 2018

     Completed Entry Form is required at drop off. Please drop off at the Visual Art Center between 11am-6pm on August 23rd and 24th 

Want to know more? Contact us!

Call Us:  (937) 456-3999

Email Us:  info@preblearts.org

601 Hillcrest Dr. 
Eaton| OH 45320

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