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Art really is for everyone here at the Visual Art Center. There are classes and workshops  in a variety of mediums to capture the imagination of any dabbling, budding, emerging or practicing artist. Teens can find the Youth Drawing class under the Youth programs but teens wanting more can talk to PCAA staff about enrollment in an adult course. 

View the current brochure PCAA_WinterSpringBro17.pdf

HOW TO SIGN UP

It is easy! Visit the Make Art Page that fits your needs to findyour perfect experience or search below  for the class or workshop you want and register online today! 

Don't want to do it online? Give us a call or stop by the center. 

Our Instructors

Erin Abney Adam Fields

Caitlin Cartwright Irene Friedman 

Robert Coveney Ann Morgan

Deb Crumbaker Joe Prescher

Carrie Davis Gail Springer

Kelsey Daugherty

Classes, Workshops & More!

    • 5 Sep 2017
    • 1:00 PM
    • 19 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association


    Toddler Tuesdays Special  

    Every Tuesday through Dec 19

    Tuesdays, 1pm-6pm  

    No Sitting Fees for kids under 5!



    No registration is required for this event.  Just show up!

    • 8 Sep 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • 21 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association


    Thankful Thursdays Special  

    Every Thursday through Dec 21

    Thursdays, 1pm-6pm  

    50% off all sitting fees at the Clay Cafe



    No registration is required for this event.  Just show up!

    • 31 Oct 2017
    • 2:30 PM
    • 12 Dec 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register

    Youth for Creative Community 

    Kelsey Daugherty 

    Tuesdays  

     S2: 10/31-12/12  

    After School-5:30pm 

    Free with membership 

    This is  a weekly young artists meet up where kids k-12 will come together and collaborate to create a variety of public art projects.  This is a great opportunity for young people to learn new artistic skills, share ideas, get creative, and engage with other artistic peers.  This series operates on a drop in basis, when kids are free, come in, if they have a scheduling conflict one week, no biggie, just come the next time.  The best part is...its free! You just need to be a member which can be purchased for as little as $25 annually.  Please see staff if cost is a barrier. 


    • 2 Nov 2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • 14 Dec 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 5
    Registration is closed


    Adult Ceramics  

    Gail Springer  

    Thursdays  

    Day: 3pm-5pm 


    11/2-12/14 

    $75 members, $100 non-members  

    This class is great for beginners as well as those with wheel experience.  The small class sizes and tailored individual attention from the instructor help students learn and improve no matter their skill level.  Participants will learn a variety of wheel and hand building techniques. 

    *Glaze and firing is included. Clay must be purchased through the PCAA at $30/bag. Students enrolled in ceramics classes can use studio when available, for up to two weeks after the end of class   Please see PCAA staff for details. 






    • 2 Nov 2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • 14 Dec 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 5
    Registration is closed


    Adult Ceramics  

    Gail Springer  

    Thursdays  

    Evening: 6pm-8pm


    11/2-12/14 

    $75 members, $100 non-members  

    This class is great for beginners as well as those with wheel experience.  The small class sizes and tailored individual attention from the instructor help students learn and improve no matter their skill level.  Participants will learn a variety of wheel and hand building techniques. 

    *Glaze and firing is included. Clay must be purchased through the PCAA at $30/bag. Students enrolled in ceramics classes can use studio when available, for up to two weeks after the end of class   Please see PCAA staff for details. 






    • 30 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Registration is closed


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm  

    (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/28, 10/26, 11/30 12/21 

    6-8pm 

    Free for members 

    Share. Learn. Create. Socialize.  A night for yarn crafters, quilters, and more.   All are welcome!  Just bring your own project and join in. BYOB if desired.  The Hook and Needle club meets the fourth Thursday of every month.  You must be a member of the art center but participation is free!  Not a member?  Join starting as low as $25. 


    • 30 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Registration is closed


    The Artist's Studio 

    4th Thursday of the month (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/28, 10/26, 11/30 12/21 

    6-8pm 

    Free for members 

    Calling all artists! PCAA is kicking off a monthly artist meet up and potluck.  This is a place for regional artists of all mediums to come, network, share work, and enjoy open studio time.   You must be a member of the art center but participation is free!  Not a member?  Join starting as low as $25. 


    • 1 Dec 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center

    Arts Night Out: See. Hear.Do.

    Live seasonal music with Noah Back

    Food by the Bistro at Eagle's Point

    Crafted seasonal wines

    Baked goods by Lori Dudas

    DIY cork pendant and ornament making

    Blacksmithing demo by Roy Adams

    Children's Winter Wonderland 

    Holiday Artist Market featuring:

    Laura Ceville, Wispering Oak Pottery, Gale Bingham, Kristine Vander Schaaff, Sharon Shute, Lori Daugherty, Yetunde Rodriguez, Erin Abney, Preble Clay Works and Apiary, and Kelsey Daugherty

    No Studio Fees in the Clay Cafe

    Photo Booth

    Food Drive benefiting the HIT Foundation


    • 2 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association


    Holiday Gift Special  

    Saturday, Dec 2  

    No sitting fees for Holiday gifts  

    10am-2pm


    No registration is required for this event.  Just show up!

    • 2 Dec 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 10
    Register


    Holiday Needle Felting 

    Val Browne 

     Saturday, Dec 2 

    10:30am-1:30pm 

    $30 member $40 non member 

    A new take on holiday favorites.  Participants learn a needle felting technique and create festive fiber keepsakes! Beginners are welcome but if you have felting experience be ready to take your skills to the next level! All materials included. 


    • 5 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • 12 Dec 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 8
    Register


    Not Your Grandma's Christmas Tree 

    Cheri Simon 

    Tuesdays, Dec 5, Dec 12 

    6pm-7pm 

    $30 members $40 non members 

    Create the perfect holiday decorations in this hand building ceramics workshop.  Participants will learn the skills to create beautiful ceramic Christmas trees in multiple styles and add their own unique flair to their pieces.  All materials are included.


    • 9 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Register


    Santa's Workshop 

    Kelsey Daugherty 

    Saturday, Dec 9 

    10am-1:30pm 

    $30 member $40 non member 

    Parents, drop your kids off and get some holiday shopping done! This festive workshop will keep kids occupied as they create their own hand built Christmas tree mug and additional holiday projects!


    • 15 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 21
    Register


    Unwind and Create


    Friday, 15-Dec Painting with Santa!

    With Robert Coveney 

    6pm-8pm 

    $20 members, $30 non-members  

    Unwind and create a work of art while having fun with friends. The Art Center provides all the supplies you need while you provide the creative spirit! These events are open to adults and teens. Those under 16 should be accompanied by an adult.  Wine will be available for purchase. 

    *If you are a parent registering for Unwind and Create, you can sign up one or more children at the same time for Kid's Unwind and get $5 off your total! To be eligible you must register in person with PCAA staff.  Offer only valid at time of registration.


    • 15 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 23
    Register


    Kid's Unwind  

    Fridays, 15-Dec Santa Pillow

    6pm-8pm  

    $15 member $20 non member 

    This is a great way for kids to engage in a creative activity while parents enjoy themselves in Unwind and Create.  This is also a great workshop for children regardless if parents are doing Unwind or not.  Kids will create their own unique masterpieces with a different project every month! 

    *If you are a parent registering for Unwind and Create, you can sign up one or more children at the same time for Kid's Unwind and get $5 off your total! To be eligible you must register in person with PCAA staff.  Offer only valid at time of registration. 



    • 16 Dec 2017
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 17
    Register


    Painting with Santa! 

    Saturday, Dec 16 

    10:30am-11:30am

    $12 member $15 non member 

    Santa is coming to the art center! Santa himself will lead this kid's workshop and help little ones make their own holiday painting.  Parents are welcome to register and paint with their kids.  


    • 16 Dec 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Visual Art Center
    • 7
    Register


    Painting with Santa! 

    Saturday, Dec 16 

    12:30pm-1:30pm

    $12 member $15 non member 

    Santa is coming to the art center! Santa himself will lead this kid's workshop and help little ones make their own holiday painting.  Parents are welcome to register and paint with their kids.  


    • 21 Dec 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 17
    Register


    Felt Santa Penguin 

    Caitlin Cartwright 

    Thursday, Dec 21 

    2pm-3pm 

    $10 member $12 non member 

    Its winter break! Kids will create their very own plush penguin and get in the holiday spirit in this step by step workshop. 


    • 21 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Registration is closed


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm  

    (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/28, 10/26, 11/30 12/21 

    6-8pm 

    Free for members 

    Share. Learn. Create. Socialize.  A night for yarn crafters, quilters, and more.   All are welcome!  Just bring your own project and join in. BYOB if desired.  The Hook and Needle club meets the fourth Thursday of every month.  You must be a member of the art center but participation is free!  Not a member?  Join starting as low as $25. 


    • 21 Dec 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Registration is closed


    The Artist's Studio 

    4th Thursday of the month (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/28, 10/26, 11/30 12/21 

    6-8pm 

    Free for members 

    Calling all artists! PCAA is kicking off a monthly artist meet up and potluck.  This is a place for regional artists of all mediums to come, network, share work, and enjoy open studio time.   You must be a member of the art center but participation is free!  Not a member?  Join starting as low as $25. 


    • 12 Jan 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 30
    Register


    Art on the Road Painted Pottery Wine Glass at Olde Schoolhouse Winery

    Friday,January 12

    6pm-8pm


    $32/person

    Includes a glass of wine or wine slushie


    The art center is on the road again and kicking off a new year at The Olde Schoolhouse Winery!  An instructor will guide you step by step in creating your own painted pottery wine tumbler. You will learn new glazing techniques and come away with a new unique glass to enjoy your favorite wine!


    Please allow one week for firing.  Finished wine tumblers can be picked up at The Olde Schoolhouse Winery on Friday, January 19.



Past events

18 Nov 2017 Family Art: Bird Buddies Painting
18 Nov 2017 Crochet Brimmed Hat
17 Nov 2017 Kid's Unwind: Plush Rabbit!
17 Nov 2017 Unwind and Create: Autumn Owl
11 Nov 2017 Delightful Daisy Art Quilt
7 Nov 2017 Ceramic Jewelry
2 Nov 2017 Adult Painting
2 Nov 2017 Youth Drawing
2 Nov 2017 Art Explorations
31 Oct 2017 Painted Pottery Sugar Skull Mug
28 Oct 2017 Arts Night Out, October
26 Oct 2017 The Artist's Studio: October 26
26 Oct 2017 Hook and Needle Club: October 26
21 Oct 2017 Family Art: Spooky Ghost Painting
20 Oct 2017 Kid's Unwind: Art Magic!
20 Oct 2017 Unwind and Create: Halloween Cat
14 Oct 2017 Fall Nights Frit Workshop
12 Oct 2017 Super Portraits!
10 Oct 2017 Ceramic Sunflower
10 Oct 2017 Kid's Felting
6 Oct 2017 Painted Pottery Spooktacular Special
5 Oct 2017 Pillowcase Workshop
30 Sep 2017 Clay and Frit Workshop
28 Sep 2017 The Artist's Studio: September 28
28 Sep 2017 Hook and Needle Club: September 28
16 Sep 2017 Family Art: Rainbow Mug
15 Sep 2017 Unwind and Create: Fiona
14 Sep 2017 Adult Evening Ceramics
14 Sep 2017 Adult Painting
14 Sep 2017 Youth Drawing
14 Sep 2017 Adult Day Ceramics
14 Sep 2017 Art Explorations
12 Sep 2017 Youth For Creative Community
9 Sep 2017 Beginners Crochet Headband
26 Aug 2017 Oinkers for Art- Pig Painting Day!
24 Aug 2017 Hook and Needle Club: August 24
24 Aug 2017 Henny Penny Call for Artist
18 Aug 2017 Unwind and Create: Summer Nights
11 Aug 2017 Art on the Road Little Birds Painting at 1808
11 Aug 2017 Oinkers for Art Call for Designs
3 Aug 2017 Hook and Needle Club: At the Fair!
29 Jul 2017 Art Show at the Preble County Fair
27 Jul 2017 Art Days: Plush Owl
21 Jul 2017 Unwind and Create: Mama Owl
20 Jul 2017 Arts Night Out
20 Jul 2017 Art Days: PYOP Lace Mug
20 Jul 2017 2017 Annual Juried Show
20 Jul 2017 Juried Show
18 Jul 2017 Creating Comics
13 Jul 2017 Art Days: Ostrich Canvas Painting
11 Jul 2017 Summer Camp for Grown Ups
10 Jul 2017 Summer Camp: Emerging Artists
6 Jul 2017 Art Days: Ceramic Tray
26 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Mini Masterpieces
26 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Build It
22 Jun 2017 Hook and Needle Club: June 22
19 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Make Some Noise
19 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Crazy Colors
16 Jun 2017 Unwind and Create: Country Barn
15 Jun 2017 Adult Summer Ceramics
12 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Pottery and Painting
12 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Make It, Use It, Love It!
5 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Get out of the Box
5 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Tinkering Tots
5 Jun 2017 Summer Camp: Clay All Day
2 Jun 2017 Painted Pottery Father's Day Special
1 Jun 2017 2018 Call for Art at the Preble County Fair
30 May 2017 Painted Pottery Kid's Summer Special
25 May 2017 Hook and Needle Club: May 25
19 May 2017 Unwind and Create: Rain Boots
19 May 2017 Happy Place Show and Reception
18 May 2017 Composite Ceramics
12 May 2017 Dead Simple Summer Shawl
9 May 2017 The Magic Garden
6 May 2017 Painted Pottery Mother's Day Special
28 Apr 2017 Art Lab: Post It Book
27 Apr 2017 Knitting Club: April 27
26 Apr 2017 Clay Garden Flowers at the Senior Center
22 Apr 2017 BAD ART, GOOD FOLK
22 Apr 2017 PARTICIPANT BAGF GOOD FOLK RESERVATIONS
22 Apr 2017 Family Art: Collage It!
21 Apr 2017 Unwind and Create: Mosaic Garden Stone
21 Apr 2017 Painted Pottery Toddler Tuesdays
20 Apr 2017 Painted Pottery Thankful Thursdays
19 Apr 2017 Create and Take:Spring Birds
8 Apr 2017 Adult Saturday Morning Ceramics
8 Apr 2017 Pet Prints
7 Apr 2017 Paint Like a Pro: Flower
6 Apr 2017 Art on the Road Peeps Painting at Buckeye Jake's
6 Apr 2017 Adult Evening Ceramics
6 Apr 2017 Adult Drawing from Life
6 Apr 2017 Adult Sewing
6 Apr 2017 Youth Drawing
6 Apr 2017 Adult Day Ceramics
6 Apr 2017 Art Explorations
4 Apr 2017 Youth Super Drawing
4 Apr 2017 Youth Sewing
4 Apr 2017 Youth Art
31 Mar 2017 Spring Break Camp: Day 5 Caves
30 Mar 2017 Spring Break Camp: Day 4 Tie Dye
29 Mar 2017 Spring Break Camp: Day 3 Puppets
28 Mar 2017 Spring Break Camp: Day 2 Magic
27 Mar 2017 Spring Break Camp: Day 1 Monsters
25 Mar 2017 Felting Workshop
24 Mar 2017 Ceramic Garden Flowers Workshop
23 Mar 2017 Knitting Club: March 23
22 Mar 2017 Paint Your Own Pottery, Easter at the Senior Center
18 Mar 2017 Family Art: Ceramic Easter Egg
17 Mar 2017 Suds ‘n’ Steins St. Paddy’s Day Extravaganza
17 Mar 2017 Unwind and Create: Stacked Bird Collage
15 Mar 2017 Create and Take: Mason Jar Votive
11 Mar 2017 Zip It! Workshop
10 Mar 2017 Paint Like a Pro: Geometric Bowl
4 Mar 2017 Memory Book Workshop
3 Mar 2017 Art Lab: Lace Mug
25 Feb 2017 From Zero to Hero Workshop
23 Feb 2017 Knitted Rolled Brim Hat Workshop
23 Feb 2017 Knitting Club: February 23
22 Feb 2017 Paint a Canvas at the Senior Center
18 Feb 2017 Family Art: Fun Felt Pillow
17 Feb 2017 Unwind and Create: Swans in Love
15 Feb 2017 Create and Take: Heart Tile Coasters
11 Feb 2017 Adult Saturday Morning Ceramics
11 Feb 2017 Building a Masterpiece Workshop
10 Feb 2017 Valentine's Day Ceramics Date Night
10 Feb 2017 Art Lab: Heart Collage
9 Feb 2017 Adult Evening Ceramics
9 Feb 2017 Adult Drawing from Life
9 Feb 2017 Adult Sewing
9 Feb 2017 Youth Drawing
9 Feb 2017 Adult Day Ceramics
9 Feb 2017 Art Explorations
7 Feb 2017 Youth Super Drawing
7 Feb 2017 Youth Sewing
7 Feb 2017 Youth Art
7 Feb 2017 Home School 7-12
3 Feb 2017 Paint Like a Pro: Wine Tumbler
31 Jan 2017 Home School K-6
28 Jan 2017 Open Studio Day
28 Jan 2017 Adult Mini Class: Quilted Table Runner
27 Jan 2017 Art Lab: Flower and Frame Collage
26 Jan 2017 Knitting Club: January 26
25 Jan 2017 Andy Warhol and Soup Bowls at the Senior Center
21 Jan 2017 Family Art: Mr Penguin Painting
20 Jan 2017 Unwind and Create: Winter Fox
18 Jan 2017 Create and Take: Birch Tree Painting
14 Jan 2017 Intro to Knitting Workshop
13 Jan 2017 Paint Like a Pro: Travel Mug

Want to know more? Contact us!

Call Us:  (937) 456-3999

Email Us:  info@preblearts.org

Address:
601 Hillcrest Dr. 
Eaton| OH 45320

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HOURS:

Tuesday-Friday

1pm-6pm

Saturday 

10am-2pm

Available during and after hours for art parties and reservations. 


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