Support the Arts this Holiday Season...
While spending time with family and giving gifts around the holidays, support your local arts venues and artists by buying artful gifts and gifting experiences like tickets to concerts and performances! Below we have listed some Ohio studios and venues (organized by location) that make holiday gift giving easy as they provide you with high quality art and arts experiences.

Southern Ohio
Holiday Wrap-up at Visionaries and Voices (Cincinnati)
On Thursday December 6 from 5:00-8:00PM, experience some great art and the opportunity to purchase small and affordable works directly from the studio. More information can be found here
 
Passion Works Studio(Athens)
Stop by Passion Works Studio for card-making events and to purchase Passion Works products including original art and collaborative pieces.
Rendville Art Works (Rendville)
Rendville Art Works just opened their tenth anniversary exhibition. Visit during their open hours to view some great commemorative artwork.  
We Care Arts (Kettering)
We Care Arts in Dayton/Kettering is having their holiday open house this weekend. Stop by for giveaways and a chance to purchase holiday themed works and other gifts. 
Art and Clay on Main, Blue Shoe Arts (Lancaster)
Blue Shoe Arts is a studio for artists with disabilities and will be selling their unique hand-made artist holiday cards. If you're not in the market for cards, check out the Art and Clay on Main shop and gallery in their space for other art and hand-made gifts. 

Northern Ohio
Artists' Open Studio (Norwalk)
AOS will be selling their holiday cards again this year. Stop by their studio to purchase some unique holiday greetings and 
personalized holiday stationery. Contact Lynda Stoneham at 
419-668-8840 ext. 141 or l.stoneham@hurondd.com
The Beck Center for the Arts(Lakewood)
The Beck Center for the Arts has a variety of offerings in terms of holidays shows and performances as well as workshops and classes. Give the gift of a unique workshop experience or else a night out to the center's performance of the Nutcracker Tea which features portions of the Nutcracker performed by local dancers. Learn more about their hours and calendar of events at their website. 
Kan Du Studio (Findlay) 
Kan Du artists are working on magnets and other small gifts for the holiday season. Stop by for great stocking stuffers! More information can be found on their facebook page

Central Ohio
Open Door Art Studio (Grandview)
In addition to a great exhibition currently on display, Open Door also has many hand-crafted items from local artists including jewelry, t-shirts, 2D and 3D art, and variety of prints for sale. Visit their gallery to  view their current show or purchase gifts. For open hours, visit their website.

Goodwill Studio and Gallery(Grandview)
The Goodwill Studio and Gallery has art on display year round and gift items for purchase as well. Unique items include housewares such as screen-printed tea towels, tote bags, and wearable art such as beautiful silk scarves. Visit during their open hours and say hi to some of the artists at work! 
Our Town Studios (Mt. Vernon, Urbana) 
At multiple locations, OTS offers one-of-a-kind works of art at affordable prices. With the amount of artists who work at OTS, there is LOTS to choose from. Visit their website for information on specific locations and participating artists. 

Though this list is long, there are many more places where you can support the arts this holiday season AND year-round! VSA Ohio wishes you a happy holiday season and an art-filled new year. 

 

 

 

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