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    • 17 Aug 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Preble County Historical Society
    • 11
    Register


    Unwind and Create: Summer Twilight Series, Summer Night

    Friday,  Aug 17 

    Summer Night with Kristine VanderShaaff

    6pm-8pm  

    $30, includes a beverage 

    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! 

     Join the Art Center at The Preble County Historical Society’s Amphitheatre painting open air in the summer breeze. Instruction, materials and one beverage are included in the cost. Additional wine and beer available for purchase. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved into the barn. 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given 72 hours prior to event.


    • 23 Aug 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Register


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm   

    6/287/26, 8/23 

    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. 


    • 8 Sep 2018
    • 10:30 AM
    • 118 E Main Street / Eaton, Ohio 45320
    • 14
    Register

    Taste & Create @ the 1808 Café

    September 8th, 2018, 10:30am

    Enjoy a sampling of 5 coffees from around the world, learning a little about their origins and flavor profiles. In between samples, you will be guided by a Preble County Art Association instructor to paint/glaze your very own coffee mug. Cost is $25/person and includes all supplies and coffee tastings.


    Mugs will be ready for pick up Sep 15 @ 1808!

    No Refunds Given 72hr prior to the event.


    • 13 Sep 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 14
    Register

    Art Explorations  

    Robert Coveney  

    Thursdays  

    2pm-4pm  

    S1: 9/13-10/18 S2: 11/1-12/13 

    $75 members, $100 non-members  

    This class is multi-media and is designed to give students personal guidance through the project of their choice.  Students are responsible for choosing their subject matter and any needed supplies.  

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event


    • 13 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Register

    Adult PaintingAcrylic 

    Thursdays 

    6pm-8pm  

    S1:  9/13-10/18 with Erin Abney 

    S2: 11/1-12/13 with Rick Wenning 

    $85 members, $110 non-members All materials included  

    This class will guide you through fundamentals of painting.  The project-based course will introduce key design principles and then incorporate them into finished acrylic paintings.  Participants will complete 2-3 paintings per session.   

    No refunds can be given within 72 hours of events



    • 14 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 1
    Register


    Adult Ceramics  

    Gail Springer  

    Thursdays  

    Evening: 6pm-8pm  

    S1: 9/13-10/18 S2: 11/1-12/13 

    $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.  

    No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event
    • 14 Sep 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 30
    Register


    Art On The Road: Painted Pottery Wine Glass

    PCAA is on the road! Join us at Olde Schoolhouse Winery and enjoy a glass of wine included in the price as you are guided in creating unique and fun pieces by professional instructors.

    Friday, September 14, 6:30pm-8:30pm 

    Painted Pottery Wine Glass 

    $32 Includes one glass of wine 

    Cancellation Policy: No Refunds given 72hr prior to the event.


    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    Dirty Potters  

    3rd Saturday of the month (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15 

    10am-2pm 

    Share. Learn. Create. Socialize- ceramics style!  Meet up with other potters and ceramicists in this once- a- month meet up.  Share ideas, talk techniques, and get in some wheel time! Open to all past and current ceramics students. 


    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm   

    9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 12/20

    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. 


    • 28 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association
    • 26
    Register

    Unwind and Create, Dot Painting  

    Heidi Flory 

    FridaySep 28 

    6pm-8pm 

    $30 includes a drink 

    Join in this special Unwind and Create happening at September's Art's Night Out celebration!  The instructor will guide participants step by step in making this fun dot painting! 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given 72 hours prior to event.


    • 2 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 9 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 8
    Register


    Ceramic Scarecrow  

    Cheri Simon 

    Tuesdays10/2 & 10/9 

    6pm-8pm 

    $3 

    This two-part ceramic, hand building class will guide participants in making a scarecrow that's perfect for a festive fall decoration. 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event

    • 5 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Register


    Soft Pastel Crash Course  

    Erica Keener 

    Friday, Oct 5 

    6pm-8pm 

    $30 member $40 non member 

    In this workshop the instructor will lead students through a simple, Preble County inspired landscape designed as a straight forward and fun introduction to soft pastel materials and techniques. Photographic references will be provided or students may be bring their own. Samples of a wide range of materials will be available for students to experiment with. Open to all skill levels. 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event


    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 8
    Register


    Machine Sewing Crash Course  

    Deb Crumbaker 

    Saturday, Oct 13 

    11am-1pm 

    $30 member $40 non member 

    This one-day workshop is perfect for getting acquainted with a sewing machine.   Whether you're new to sewing or need to refresh your skills, this workshop will familiarize participants with threading, stitching and more all while creating a quilted coaster for your favorite beverage!  Participants are free to bring their own machine. 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event


    • 19 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association
    • 24
    Register

    Unwind and Create, Halloween Harvest Board Painting  

    Erin Abney 

    FridayOct 19 

    6pm-8pm 

    $20 member $3non member 

    Paint and sip the night away as an instructor guides participants step by step in creating this rustic painting on a wooden board.  All materials are included.  Bring your favorite beverage and your creativity! 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given 72 hours prior to event.


    • 20 Oct 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    Dirty Potters  

    3rd Saturday of the month (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15 

    10am-2pm 

    Share. Learn. Create. Socialize- ceramics style!  Meet up with other potters and ceramicists in this once- a- month meet up.  Share ideas, talk techniques, and get in some wheel time! Open to all past and current ceramics students. 


    • 25 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm   

    9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 12/20

    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. 


    • 25 Oct 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 30
    Register


    Art On The Road: Fabric Pumpkins

    PCAA is on the road! Join us at Olde Schoolhouse Winery and enjoy a glass of wine included in the price as you are guided in creating unique and fun pieces by professional instructors.

    Thursday, October 25, 6:30pm-8:30pm 

    Fabric Pumpkins

    $32 Includes one glass of wine 

    Cancellation Policy: No Refunds given 72hr prior to the event.


    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 7
    Register


    Ceramic Wheel Crash Course 

    Kelsey Daugherty 

    SaturdayOct 27 

    11am-1pm 

    $30 member $4non member 

    This one-day workshop is a perfect intro into throwing clay on the wheel.  The instructor will teach participants wedging, centering, and some of the basics of this fun clay technique!   

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event


    • 1 Nov 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • 13 Dec 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Register

    Art Explorations  

    Robert Coveney  

    Thursdays  

    2pm-4pm  

    S1: 9/13-10/18 S2: 11/1-12/13 

    $75 members, $100 non-members  

    This class is multi-media and is designed to give students personal guidance through the project of their choice.  Students are responsible for choosing their subject matter and any needed supplies.  

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event


    • 1 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 8 Nov 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Snowman Wreath  

    Cheri Simon 

    Thursdays, 11/1 & 11/8 

    6pm-8pm 

    $3Celebrate the holiday season by creating a hand-built ceramic decoration to invite friends and family into your home. All materials are included. 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event

    • 1 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 13 Dec 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 15
    Register

    Adult PaintingAcrylic 

    Thursdays 

    6pm-8pm  

    S1:  9/13-10/18 with Erin Abney 

    S2: 11/1-12/13 with Rick Wenning 

    $85 members, $110 non-members All materials included  

    This class will guide you through fundamentals of painting.  The project-based course will introduce key design principles and then incorporate them into finished acrylic paintings.  Participants will complete 2-3 paintings per session.   

    No refunds can be given within 72 hours of events



    • 1 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 13 Dec 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 8
    Register


    Adult Ceramics  

    Gail Springer  

    Thursdays  

    Evening: 6pm-8pm  

    S1: 9/13-10/18 S2: 11/1-12/13 

    $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.  

    No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event
    • 3 Nov 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 20
    Register


    Water Color Crash Course  

    Robert Coveney 

    SaturdayNov 3 

    11am-1pm 

    $30 member, $40 non member 

    Get to know the ins and outs of watercolor paintings.  This workshop will teach participants water color techniques like brushwork and color mixing.  This class is perfect for beginners as well as those who have more experience.  All materials included.  

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given within 72 hours of the event


    • 17 Nov 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    Dirty Potters  

    3rd Saturday of the month (With holiday exceptions) 

    9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15 

    10am-2pm 

    Share. Learn. Create. Socialize- ceramics style!  Meet up with other potters and ceramicists in this once- a- month meet up.  Share ideas, talk techniques, and get in some wheel time! Open to all past and current ceramics students. 


    • 30 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm   

    9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 12/20

    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 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 30
    Register


    Art On The Road: Painted Pottery Santa Tray

    PCAA is on the road! Join us at Olde Schoolhouse Winery and enjoy a glass of wine included in the price as you are guided in creating unique and fun pieces by professional instructors.

    Friday, November 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm 

    Painted Pottery Santa Tray

    $35 Includes one glass of wine 

    Cancellation Policy: No Refunds given 72hr prior to the event.


    • 7 Dec 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Preble County Art Association
    • 24
    Register

    Unwind and Create, Marble Dyed Silk Scarf  

    Kelsey Daugherty 

    FridayDecember 7 

    6pm-8pm 

    $3  

    Unwind and create a work of art while having fun with friends.  Create a beautiful hand dyed silk scarf using a vibrant marbling technique.  All materials are included.  Bring your favorite beverage and your creativity! 

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds can be given 72 hours prior to event.


    • 20 Dec 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Visual Art Center
    • 24
    Register


    The Hook and Needle Club 

    Every Fourth Thursday, 6-8pm   

    9/27, 10/25, 11/29, 12/20

    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. 


Past events

26 Jul 2018 Hook and Needle Club: July 26
20 Jul 2018 Unwind and Create: Summer Twilight Series, Sea Turtles
11 Jul 2018 Ceramics Crash Course
28 Jun 2018 Hook and Needle Club: June 28
22 Jun 2018 Unwind and Create: Summer Twilight Series, Twilight
7 Jun 2018 Plein Air Mini Class
5 Jun 2018 Summer Adult Evening Ceramics
24 May 2018 Hook and Needle Club: May 24
18 May 2018 Unwind and Create: Spring Flowers
10 May 2018 Pocket Planter
10 May 2018 Lewisburg Bicentenial Bag
28 Apr 2018 Pet Prints!
27 Apr 2018 Art on the Road: PYOP Wine Bottle Plate at Olde Schoolhouse Winery
26 Apr 2018 Hook and Needle Club: April 26
20 Apr 2018 Unwind and Create: Preble Pig
19 Apr 2018 PYOP Silkscreen Workshop
10 Apr 2018 Rooftop Garden
25 Mar 2018 Creativity and Wellnes
22 Mar 2018 Hook and Needle Club: March 22
22 Mar 2018 Adult Evening Ceramics
22 Mar 2018 Adult Painting
22 Mar 2018 Adult Day Ceramics
22 Mar 2018 Art Explorations
16 Mar 2018 Unwind and Create: Spring Bird
13 Mar 2018 A Tisket A Tasket, A Little Clay Basket
10 Mar 2018 Painted Tote
9 Mar 2018 Art on the Road: Ohio PYOP Plate at Olde Schoolhouse Winery
8 Mar 2018 Jewelry Workshop
3 Mar 2018 Clothes Line Wrapped Basket
3 Mar 2018 Art On The Road At: 1808! Hanging with my Peeps mug.
3 Mar 2018 Heart Strings
24 Feb 2018 Water Color Crash Course
22 Feb 2018 The Artist's Studio: February 22
22 Feb 2018 Hook and Needle Club: February 22
16 Feb 2018 Unwind and Create: Penguin Love
8 Feb 2018 Valentines Date Night
3 Feb 2018 Ohio Love
1 Feb 2018 Art On The Road: Painted Wine Glass at Olde Schoolhouse Winery
1 Feb 2018 Adult Evening Ceramics
1 Feb 2018 Adult Painting
1 Feb 2018 Adult Day Ceramics
1 Feb 2018 Art Explorations
27 Jan 2018 Intro to Knitting Workshop
26 Jan 2018 Art on the Road Painted Pottery Wine Glass at Olde Schoolhouse Winery
25 Jan 2018 Hook and Needle Club: January 25
18 Jan 2018 Unwind and Create: Winter Poinsettia
13 Jan 2018 Ceramic Cell Holder
21 Dec 2017 The Artist's Studio: December 21
21 Dec 2017 Hook and Needle Club: December 21
15 Dec 2017 Unwind and Create: Painting with Santa!
5 Dec 2017 Not Your Grandma's Christmas Tree
2 Dec 2017 Holiday Needle Felting
30 Nov 2017 The Artist's Studio: November 30
30 Nov 2017 Hook and Needle Club: November 30
18 Nov 2017 Crochet Brimmed Hat
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 Adult Evening Ceramics
2 Nov 2017 Adult Day Ceramics
2 Nov 2017 Art Explorations
31 Oct 2017 Painted Pottery Sugar Skull Mug
26 Oct 2017 The Artist's Studio: October 26
26 Oct 2017 Hook and Needle Club: October 26
20 Oct 2017 Unwind and Create: Halloween Cat
14 Oct 2017 Fall Nights Frit Workshop
10 Oct 2017 Ceramic Sunflower
28 Sep 2017 The Artist's Studio: September 28
28 Sep 2017 Hook and Needle Club: September 28
15 Sep 2017 Unwind and Create: Fiona
14 Sep 2017 Adult Evening Ceramics
14 Sep 2017 Adult Painting
14 Sep 2017 Adult Day Ceramics
14 Sep 2017 Art Explorations
9 Sep 2017 Beginners Crochet Headband
24 Aug 2017 Hook and Needle Club: August 24
18 Aug 2017 Unwind and Create: Summer Nights
11 Aug 2017 Art on the Road Little Birds Painting at 1808
3 Aug 2017 Hook and Needle Club: At the Fair!
21 Jul 2017 Unwind and Create: Mama Owl
11 Jul 2017 Summer Camp for Grown Ups
22 Jun 2017 Hook and Needle Club: June 22
16 Jun 2017 Unwind and Create: Country Barn
15 Jun 2017 Adult Summer Ceramics
25 May 2017 Hook and Needle Club: May 25
19 May 2017 Unwind and Create: Rain Boots
18 May 2017 Composite Ceramics
12 May 2017 Dead Simple Summer Shawl
9 May 2017 The Magic Garden