The Coolest Weekend of the Year!

The yearly Winterfest BG Chillabration in Bowling Green will be February 8-9. This multi day exciting occasion highlights Ice Sculpting Demonstrations, Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Ice Skating, Chili and Soup Cook-Off, Frostbite Fun Run, Youth Window Art Exhibition downtown, and Children’s Party at the Wood County District Public Library. The Frozen Swamp tent and ice cultivate downtown including unrecorded music, brews, wine and an ice design show.

The BGSU Ice Arena is hosting hockey match-ups, pregame party, post gathering, skating appear. Ice figures will be in plain view in the Huntington Bank Parking parcel downtown alongside our new Chillabration Tents serving lager, wine, bites and amusement will be available. This is the eleventh Annual Winterfest held in Bowling Green Ohio  which is dependably the coolest few days of the year. This Three-day thrilling occasion highlights , Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, Ice Skating, Chili and Soup Cook-Off, Frostbite Fun Run, Cookie Creations, Youth Dodge Ball, Snow Globe Co-ed Bubble Soccer, Window Youth Art Exhibition, Four Corners Gallery BGHS Art Exhibit and WC Library occasions

The Ohio Craft Museum Presents Howard Jones, “Re:Tooled”

The Ohio Craft Museum will display “Re:Tooled,” a show of repurposed instruments, furniture, apparel and that’s only the tip of the iceberg, by St. Louis craftsman Howard Jones. On view February 3 through April 6, the show includes around 50 pieces that join discovered items with parts he constructs himself. On the show’s end day, April 6, Jones will lead a hands-on workshop and give an exhibition chat on his transformative procedure.

The Ohio Craft Museum is a program of Ohio Designer Craftsmen, introducing five noteworthy presentations every year, just as center shows and a turning show of the perpetual accumulation. Moreover, the historical center houses the Craft Research Library and offers instructive workshops and occasions for all ages and dimensions of involvement. Progressing subsidizing for Ohio Designer Craftsmen and the Ohio Craft Museum is given by the Ohio Arts Council, Greater Columbus Arts Council, and the Columbus Foundation.

Carpe Diem String Quartet Free Family Concert Series, Columbus Ohio

A standout and a one of a kind chamber outfits today, the Carpe Diem String Quartet performed more than 80 shows in 30 states over the USA in the 2011-12 season, most as of late playing for a group of people of more than 4000 at the Redlands Bowl in southern California. Carpe Diem is a limit breaking troupe that has earned far reaching basic and gathering of people approval for its imaginative programming and charging exhibitions.

With programming that mirrors its interests for Gypsy, tango, society, pop, shake, and jazz-propelled music nearby the conventional string group of four collection, Carpe Diem has resisted simple characterization while rapidly turned out to be one of America’s debut “independent” string groups of four. The group of four keeps on racking up honors and grants.

Every Sunday of our show ends of the week, Carpe Diem gives free shows to families at 1:00 PM. These shows are come-as-you-may be, fun, hands-on, engaging, and FREE! All ages are welcome! We welcome your inquiries, remarks, perception, and cooperation, and on the off chance that you need to squirm or get up and move, this is the place to do it!

With exhibitions of extracts from our ticketed exhibitions, you’ll get an opportunity to meet with our group of four individuals just as our extraordinary visitor craftsmen in a close casual show setting. Discover Carpe Diem Free Concerts at the Columbus Museum of Art: November 18, 2018 – Harlem Renaissance March 17, 2019 – The Dutch Masters April 14, 2019 – Nature’s Bounty May 19, 2019

Lilly Martin Spencer Display at Decorative Arts Center

Although she was born 197 years ago, Lilly Martin Spencer was the very model of a 21st-century businesswoman. In a role reversal that was the antithesis of her era, the Ohio portrait artist served as the family breadwinner while her husband, Benjamin Rush Spencer, gave up his career as a tailor to stay home and tend to their 13 children.

Through April 28, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio in Lancaster celebrates Spencer’s extensive range of subject matter with “Lilly’s World” In addition to original paintings, prints and drawings, the exhibition — organized by the Ohio History Connection — features more than 300 ornamental objects mirroring the items Spencer reproduced in her paintings.

Born in Exeter, England, Lilly Martin and her French parents, Gilles Marie Martin and Angélique Perrine LePetit Martin, immigrated to America in 1830 when the future artist was 8. They settled in New York City for three years before deciding to head west.

1st Annual Wayne/Holmes Artists’ Exhibition

The Wayne Center for the Arts has been a stronghold for the visual and performing arts for over 40 years making art and art education available to the people of Wayne County. It began in 1973 at the College of Wooster. Since then the Center has been curating art and events for the benefit of young and old.

The Rubbermaid Foundation purchased the Walnut Street location in 1983 and after renovation opened the new location’s doors for the first time in 1984. Just before the turn of the century in June 1999, the Rubbermaid Foundation officially donated the building to the Center assuring the presence of art, education, classes, special events, performances and exhibits to the Wayne County populace.

For the first time in its history the Center is proud to present a juried exhibition with a sole focus on the works of Wayne/Holmes County residents. The exhibition will run from Jan. 10-Feb. 14 2019.

An opening reception will be held at the Center on Jan. 10th from 6-8pm.