Middletown Arts Center

EXHIBIT TO FEATURE HISTORICAL PAINTINGS OF LATE AREA ARTIST

The Middletown Arts Center in cooperation with the Middletown Historical Society and MidPointe Library System is presenting an exhibition of the work of Herbert Fall, a Butler County artist known for his vivid depictions of local historical scenes.

Fall was born in 1891, the descendent of Miami Valley pioneers. His very first painting, made while a student at old Red Buck School in Warren County, won first prize in an exhibit at the Farmer’s Institute in Monroe. He received his formal art education at the Chicago Art Institute and the Art Academy in Cincinnati. Read more »

2014 Young Artists Workshop at the Middletown Arts Center

The Middletown Arts Center will conduct its annual summer youth workshop for children entering grades kindergarten through 5 beginning on June 23rd and continuing until July 3rd. Times vary. For children entering Kindergarten & 1st Grade, workshop time is 9:30 AM ~ 11 AM, while the time for children entering 2nd through 5th Grades is 9:30 AM ~ 11:30 AM. Read more »

PORTRAIT PAINTING WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP

Misuk Goltz will conduct a workshop focusing on portrait painting at the Middletown Arts Center on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 9:30 AM until 4:30 PM. The fee is $90 per person.

While she paints people her own way, she will show you how to tackle portrait painting to capture the essence of who you paint in your own style.

This workshop will cover preparing reference materials and sketches, mixing colors for skin tone and how to produce a complete portrait.

More information is available at www.middletownartscenter.com or by calling 513-424-2417.

Create Your Free Message of Hope at the “Hope Tiles Blitz”

Craft your own message of hope for whatever concerns you have and make it a part of a special portable kiosk to be positioned at various locations in downtown Middletown.

The Middletown Arts Center will provide everything you need to prepare your individualized “Hope Tile” for free when you stop by the Center on Saturday, March 15th between 1:00 and 3:00 PM. You don’t have to be an artist to participate; you only have to be a person of HOPE! All necessary materials will be provided — paint, markers, stencils, patterns and ideas. Read more »

Middletown Arts Center Annnual Photography and Digital Art Competition

This annual competition is open to all amateur and professional photographers and digital visual artists ages 18 and over living within a 50 mile radius of Middletown. This is the first year for including computer (digital) based artwork. Entrants will vie for cash prizes in various categories. Entries selected by the judges will be publicly displayed in our Exhibition Hall until April 20th.  Read more »

Arts Sampler Weekend #2 at the Middletown Arts Center

The Middletown Arts Center will host several Macy’s Arts Samplers, which celebrate all things creative happening within our area by providing free events. These are great opportunities for families and friends to connect with one another and experience the arts. All events are free and open to the public thanks to the generous sponsorship of Macy’s. Read more »

Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend at Middletown Arts Center

The Middletown Arts Center will host several Macy’s Arts Samplers, which celebrate all things creative happening within our area by providing free events. These are great opportunities for families and friends to connect with one another and experience the arts. All events are free and open to the public thanks to the generous sponsorship of Macy’s. Read more »

Chase Those Winter Blues Away at the Ohio Watercolor Society Exhibit Opening Reception

Lift your spirits with a display of award-winning watercolor paintings, sample a hors d’oeuvres buffet, enjoy a hot or cold beverage and the easy blues of Gregg Clark, watch MAC watercolor instructors demonstrate their skills, and mingle with friends in the warm and inviting setting of the Middletown Arts Center. The 2014 Opening Reception of the OWS Travel Show comprises forty select paintings, including all award winners, from this year’s competition. This showing is one of only five venues within our State and the sole southern Ohio location. Read more »

Christmas Open House To Feature Madcap Puppets' “The Enchanted World”

"The Middletown Arts Center’s Christmas Open House will provide unique entertainment and gift opportunities. For youngsters, the Madcap Puppets return with their play entitled “The Enchanted World” and a Puppet Making Workshop. Read more »