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Renaissance To Offer New QuaRENtine Classroom Sessions

28 May , 2020  

The Renaissance Theatre will offer an additional series of its QuaRENtine Classroom sessions, beginning the week of June 8th. The new classes will be a “mini-series” of offerings, with participants meeting twice a week for two weeks. This will allow families the opportunity to either try out a class, or to work around other summer activities.

The Ren’s QuaRENtine Classroom, and Education Initiative, has offered a variety of educational activities designed with creativity in mind during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series, coordinated by Renaissance Resident Teaching Artist Dauphne Maloney, expanded its offerings to the community in a series of live “classes,” in April. Based upon the popularity of it’s first series of online classes, the Ren’s Education Department chose to continue with new sessions. More…

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Ohio Arts at Home

18 May , 2020  

Whether it’s a passion to perform a porch concert or create in a visual arts medium, Ohioans are continuing to create and inspire.

Our favorite artists teach and learn in Ohio’s schools, and their creative pursuits also are continuing throughout the ordered school-building closure. An effort has been launched to make sure these artistic artifacts are chronicled and curated for all to see.

The Ohio Department of Education has joined other statewide organizations to introduce Ohio Arts at Home. More…

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Renaissance Artistic Director Honored In NYC

6 Dec , 2019  

Michael Thomas, the Renaissance Theatre’s Artistic Director, and his writing partner Jeff Richmond created Melancholy Baby more than 15 years; it was an inventive musical about Shakespeare’s Hamlet that, as part of the storyline, was purported to have been written over sixty years earlier by the legendary duo Jezba Heinsplatt and Arturo DeSelza. In 2002, it was also the first show produced on the stage at Ars Nova, a nonprofit theater in New York City. More…

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Neos Dance Theatre To Perform During Art In The Alley

16 Jul , 2018  

When Neos Dance Theatre comes to town on August 4, art will mean business.

For the fifth consecutive summer, Neos brings dance, art, and music to The Brickyard along with an opportunity to treat yourself to fine foods & drinks — even cigars and cognac, thanks to Suzy’s Smokeshop. More…

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Artistreet This Saturday

30 May , 2018  

The streets and alleys of downtown will be teeming with art this weekend when Artistreet, an outdoor music and arts festival, kicks off the summer and to bring attention to artisans in this area of Ohio.

Taking place throughout the Carrousel District in downtown Mansfield, this fourth annual event will feature artisan and craft demonstrations in storytelling, dance, sculpture, painting, poetry, textile arts, woodworking, and music. More…

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Schools

Senior High Artists Excel At Governor’s Art Exhibition

25 Mar , 2018  

When judging was complete, art students from Mansfield Senior won over five percent of the top spots in the 2018 Ohio Governor’s Youth Exhibition.

Works by four students at Senior were among the top 75 state winners – from approximately 11,500 entries statewide. More…

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Renaissance Celebrates Meeting Funding Campaign Goal

13 Jan , 2018  

At the same time that the Renaissance Performing Arts Association is nearing the 90th anniversary weekend for the Ohio/Renaissance Theatre, the organization is celebrating another achievement.

Association officials have announced that they have met their 2017 Annual Fund Campaign goal of $110,000. 135 donors contributed to the success of the campaign. More…

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Simple Goods Show Today

4 Nov , 2017  

The annual Simple Goods Early Country Antiques & Primitive Goods Show is being held today, Saturday, November 4.

Ohio native Candy Looker, a primitive design artist and crafter, established Simple Goods in 2006. With the assistance of her husband, Tom, and sister and brother-in-law, Max and Harry Squires, Candy continued to run Simple Goods until June 2015, when she sold the show to Christina Hummel, a Pennsylvania antiques dealer, and Kris Casucci, a Massachusetts show promoter and antiques dealer. More…

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Nominations Open For Governor’s Awards For The Arts

18 Oct , 2017  

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio is a statewide program that showcases and celebrates Ohio artists, arts organizations, arts patrons, and business support of the arts. The public is invited to nominate individuals and organizations in seven awards categories. A selection committee, made up of Ohio Arts Council board members and three individuals selected by Ohio Citizens for the Arts, chooses the winners. The program is presented by the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation. More…

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Two Weeks Of Art At Malabar Farm

13 Oct , 2017  

Where better to indulge your creative bent than a place which has inspired artists and writers for several decades?

For two weeks beginning on Saturday, Malabar Farm State Park is hosting “Arts in the Park,” a series of 11 separate opportunities to participate in the arts. Activities range from wine & art, poetry readings, a fiber art demonstration, storytelling, landscape art and much more. More…

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From London Theatre Stage To Mansfield Senior Classroom

4 Oct , 2017  

Javar Parker remembers the exact moment that the theatrical bug bit him. It was 2000. He was a freshman in the old Mansfield Senior High School.

“I sang in choirs and always enjoyed music, but I didn’t know anything about theater,” he recalled. “Brian Nabors, then the music director at Senior High, talked me into trying out for the musical Schoolhouse Rock. From the moment that I touched the stage I knew this was what I wanted to do.” More…

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A Fall Of OSUM Plays, Music, And Art

16 Sep , 2017  

The new semester brings added excitement about the arts on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus. The theatre program will feature three productions during the 2017-18 season. Meanwhile, the Pearl Conard Art Gallery will host three new exhibits to the campus. The University Chorus is preparing an exciting full-length holiday concert for the campus and the community. More…

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Kids And Clay At The MAC

7 Sep , 2017  

This early fall, the Mansfield Art Center is presented two opportunities for children aged K through 8th grade to learn creative ways to use clay to create art. The following classes are being offered. More…

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New Theatre Experience Coming For Juniors At Senior

28 Aug , 2017  

A complete live theater experience — box office, sound, lighting and stage performance – is on tap this year for juniors at Mansfield Senior High School.

A performing arts curriculum has been added to the school’s Career Tech program. More…

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