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Art Center Seeks 76th Annual May Show Entrants

28 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Mansfield Art Center is gearing up for their 76th Annual May Show, and is now on the lookout for artists.

Requirements to be considered for the exhibition include being an Ohio resident or student, and the work (there can be up to four submitted) must have been completed within the last four years and suitable for immediate hanging or display. More…

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Still Time To Catch Art Center’s First Exhibition Of 2021

25 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

There is still an opportunity to catch the first Mansfield Art Center exhibition in its 2021 Calendar, a calendar which begins with an exhibition showcasing local artists and ends with the 52nd Annual Holiday Fair this November.

On view through this weekend, the initial exhibition, In Between Everywhere, sets out to highlight the work of 42 central Ohio artists in multiple mediums and styles. Each was chosen for consistency of vision and quality of work.

Curator for the exhibition is Adam Brouillette of Blockfort Gallery. More…

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Mansfield Art Center February Workshops

3 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Indulge your artistic impulses this month and head to the Mansfield Art Center for one of their fascinating workshops.

The following are on tap for the remainder of the month. Click on any for additional information. More…

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Holiday Fair Continues Until December 31

10 Dec , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

One of the first holiday traditions in Richland County is currently underway.

It’s the annual Holiday Fair at the Mansfield Art Center. This showcase of fine arts and crafts is now in its 51st edition.

As shared by the MAC, “From the stunning art in the upper and lower galleries to the special gift selections in the gallery shop, Holiday Fair attendees always enjoy a wide variety of unique and one of a kind offerings. Our art center proudly supports local & Ohio artists, featuring hand blown glass, handcrafted jewelry, functional ceramics, exquisite wood turnings, paintings, photography and more, at all price points.” More…

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Mansfield Art Center Reopens With New Exhibition

24 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

On Tuesday, the Mansfield Art Center joined those cultural institutions which have reopened to the public after a multi-week COVID-19 caused closure.

The Center, housed in an award-winning glass and wood building and sitting on 8.5 wooded acres, will be open from 11 AM until 4 PM each Tuesday through Sunday. All guests will be required to wear masks, and social distancing rules will apply for all. More…

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Work Of Art: Mansfield Art Center Releases 2020 Exhibition Schedule

12 Feb , 2020  

Contemporary Selections from the Roy Gottlieb Collection,” a multi-media exhibition in the Foundation Gallery and the Upper Gallery, will kick off the first of a very impressive lineup for the 2020 Exhibition Series at the Mansfield Art Center. Dr. Roy Gottlieb, a collector for many years, has curated this exhibition to represent primarily Central Ohio Artists from the past thirty years. More…

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Arts Integration Workshop For Teachers Will Be Offered

7 Dec , 2019  

The Mansfield site of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program will offer a free arts integration professional development workshop, titled Helping Students Develop and Tell Their Stories, for teachers in January at the Mansfield Arts Center. Judy Thibault-Klevins, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist and drama educator, will lead the workshop, which is most beneficial for teachers of grades 3-7. More…

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Holiday Happening At The Mansfield Art Center

9 Nov , 2019  

This year will mark the 50th annual Holiday Fair at the Mansfield Art Center. As in year’s past, the Holiday Fair will feature fine art, gifts and handmade crafts. The fair will run from November 23 through December 29.

Both the upper and lower galleries will be filled with splendid artwork and pieces for purchase. A wide selection of gift items will be in the gallery shop, including glassworks, metals, woods, items for children, holiday ornaments and decorations, and much more. More…

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New Education Wing To Boost Art Center and Schools Collaboration

26 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield Art Center and Mansfield City Schools will work together over the coming year to develop the details of the Tyger STEAM after-school program for students interested in high-fire ceramic and glass art.

Plans will move forward in the wake of this week’s announcement that the art center exceeded its $2.7 million campaign goal for new construction that will include a 4,200-square-foot education wing. More…

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Holiday Fair Takes A Delicious Turn

27 Nov , 2018  

The 49th annual Holiday Fair at the Mansfield Art Center, sponsored by Richland Bank, is well underway.

From stunning art in the upper and lower galleries to the special gift selections in the gallery shop, Holiday Fair attendees always enjoy the fine art and fine craft of local artisans. More…

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Mansfield Art Center Expansion To Give Mansfield Schools Some STEAM

23 Aug , 2018  

A planned new education wing at the Mansfield Art Center will include an after-school program for Mansfield City Schools students interested in high-fire ceramic and glass art.

Art center executive director George Whitten outlined the program for the board of education Tuesday evening. “We’re calling it the Tyger STEAM program,” Whitten said, the acronym standing for science, technology engineering, art and mathematics. More…

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Mansfield Art Center Exhibition Features Two Artists

6 Aug , 2018  

This past weekend, a set of artist exhibitions were unveiled at the Mansfield Art Center – one a skilled artisan of baskets and sculpture, and the other a prolific photographer.

These exhibitions are: More…

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Exhibition Looks At Interface Between Cities And Art

18 Jun , 2018  

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is partnering with the Mansfield Art Center to present City Artists at Work, City Artists at Rest: A Final Retrospective 1997 – 2018. This satellite exhibition will be held at the Mansfield Art Center beginning with an opening reception on Sunday, June 24 from 3 PM to 5 PM. More…

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Artists As Educators Seminar Held

16 Jun , 2018  

The Ohio 2010 Partners in Education team, consisting of the Mansfield Art Center, Renaissance Performing Arts Association, and Mansfield City Schools, is developing a group of professional artists for residencies and workshops in local schools.  The Mansfield team is a member of the nationwide Partners in Education network, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. More…

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Student Art Show Unveiled At Mansfield Art Center

16 Mar , 2018  

The Regional High School Exhibition Art Show presents outstanding work by area high school students at the Mansfield Art Center. This is a juried show with works in all media.

The exhibition will be joined for the first time this year by a collection of artwork by K-8 students in Mansfield, shown in the First Floor Gallery. More…