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Following official guidance by health officials, many programs and events have been cancelled or rescheduled. We are working to ensure that all information on our site is up to date. Please stay informed with our growing list of resources and contact us at info@artsoberlin.org with any specific questions.

Following official guidance by health officials, many programs and events have been cancelled or rescheduled. We are working to ensure that all information on our site is up to date. Please stay informed with our growing list of resources and contact us at info@artsoberlin.org with any specific questions.

Following official guidance by health officials, many programs and events have been cancelled or rescheduled. We are working to ensure that all information on our site is up to date. Please stay informed with our growing list of resources and contact us at info@artsoberlin.org with any specific questions.

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Public Art

1. An Ecological Primer: A landscape in 3 parts

Maya Lin is best known for entering the stage of massive art installatio...

2. Bound Tetrahedron

Bound Tetrahedron is a sculpture with great visual gravity. The tetrahed...

4. Emerging

This sculpture was created by Richard Nord for the annual FAVA Wine Tast...

5. Fiddlehead Dance

This sculpture was created by Richard Nord for the annual FAVA Wine Tast...

6. Fish

This sculpture was created by Richard Nord for the annual FAVA Wine Tast...

14. Streams

A series of stone steps of diverse sizes are placed down a hillside and ...

15. Underground Railroad Memorial

This environmental sculpture commemorates Oberlin as a major stop on the...

18. Waves

This sculpture was created by Richard Nord for the annual FAVA Wine Tast...

Venues

Cultural Landmarks

1. Bench by the Road

The Bench by the Road Project is a memorial history and community outrea...

3. New Union Center for the Arts

This Gothic Revival building, designed by Walter Blythe of Cleveland, wa...

5. Oberlin Heritage Center

The Oberlin Heritage Center originated in 1903 as a progressive era comm...

6. Oberlin Underground Railroad Museum - Gasholder Building

The Gasholder Building, built in 1889, is a unique remnant of our indust...

7. Painted Boulder

It’s been reported in Oberlin history that 39 members of the class...

9. Weltzheimer/Johnson House

The Weltzheimer/Johnson House at Oberlin College is a Frank Lloyd Wright...

Memorials

3. General Giles Shurtleff Sculpture

Giles Shurtleff was a theology student and tutor at Oberlin when the Civ...

4. Harpers Ferry Monument

The monument was originally erected in 1865 in Westwood Cemetary, but, i...

5. Haskell Fountain

The white Carrera marble, red porphyry and bronze fountain in front of t...

6. J.F. Oberlin Monument

Monument to John Frederick Oberlin on the Oberlin College campus, erecte...

8. Memorial Arch

The Memorial Arch was erected as a memorial to the missionaries of the A...

10. Tuskegee Airmen of Oberlin Marker

In June 2017, members of the Oberlin, Ohio community unveiled a monument...

Arts & Culture

1. 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Civil War Museum

The 103rd O.V.I. of Sheffield Lake celebrates the lives and service of C...

2. Absolute Dance Company

Absolute Dance Company’s students are blessed to share their eveni...

3. Amherst Historical Society

To preserve, display and exhibit our local history and sandstone heritag...

4. Amherst Public Library

The Amherst Public Library, a dynamic civic resource, provides residents...

5. Apollo Outreach Initiative

The Apollo Outreach Initiative is a year-round media literacy program pa...

6. Bacon House Museum

Surrounded by tall trees and a split-rail fence, you can't miss the pict...

7. Ballet Legato

The mission of Ballet Legato is to introduce artistic and innovative rep...

8. Brownhelm Historical Association

The Brownhelm Historical Association works to preserve the rich history ...

9. Burning River Boutique

Features over 50 area Artists, Authors, Jewelers, Painters, Photographer...

10. Burrell Homestead

Built circa 1820, the stately brick house served as a branch school for ...

11. Center for Arts-Inspired Learning

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning unites art and education to change...

12. Choral Spectrum

Choral Spectrum, a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization, is an auditione...

13. Creative Space Avon

Creative Space Avon is the only art gallery in Avon solely devoted to th...

14. Credo Music

Credo develop young musicians-- musically, personally, and spiritually--...

15. Dancing Wheels

Our company’s lifelong mission to educate, advocate and entertain ...

16. Elyria Arts Council

The Elyria Arts Council is focused on creating an art community. We offe...

17. emjāez Dance Studio

A positive, disciplined, safe, creative, fun and nurturing learning envi...

18. FAVA

Founded in 1979, The Firelands Association for the Visual Arts is an ind...

19. Firelands Archaeological Research Center

Firelands Archaeology is a group made up of professional and avocational...

20. French Creek Theatre

The Lorain County Metropolitan Park District was established for the res...

21. Ginko Gallery & Studio

Ginko Gallery and Studio provides a space for individual artists, especi...

22. Great Lakes Theater

Great Lakes Theater is a professional classic theater company in Clevela...

23. Harbourtown Dance Studio

Harbourtown Fine Arts Center is a non-profit corporation located at the ...

24. Harbourtown Fine Arts

The purpose of Harbourtown Fine Arts center is to bring a sense of commu...

25. Harbourtown Fine Arts

Harbourtown Fine Arts Center exists to expand the cultural recognition o...

26. Harrison Cultural Community Center

We are a non-profit corporation proudly serving the Lorain County, OH co...

27. Harvest of the Arts

The annual craft and fine art juried show featured about 80 vendors, a l...

28. Heritage Avon Lake

Our mission as a community organization is to encourage the preservation...

29. JAM Dance Academy

JAM Dance Academy is a top-notch studio for professional dance training ...

31. Jillian Rian's Dance Studio

At Jillian Rian’s Dance School, we always put the love of dance fi...

32. Lake Erie Ink

Lake Erie Ink believes that creative writing is not only for kids and te...

33. Lake Ridge Legacy Chorus

Lake Ridge Legacy Chorus provides opportunities for women ages 13+ to le...

34. Lakeshore Ballet Theatre

Lakeshore Ballet Theatre is a non-profit 501-(c)(3) organization whose m...

35. LCCC Campana Center

The Campana Center for Ideation and Invention promotes innovation and jo...

36. Lorain Arts Council

The Lorain Arts Council is an organization dedicated to the recognition ...

37. Lorain Community Music Theater

Lorain Community Music Theater strives to provide the Lorain County area...

38. Lorain County Historical Society

As a non-profit educational organization, the Lorain County Historical S...

39. Lorain Historical Society

The Lorain Historical Society engages members of the community and our v...

40. Lorain International Association

Lorain, Ohio has long been hailed as the “International City.&rdqu...

41. Lorain Lighthouse Foundation

On June 30, 2017 the Lorain Lighthouse Foundation and the community of L...

42. Lorain Palace Theatre

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization the Lorain Civic Center Committee...

43. Lorain Port Authority

To promote waterborne commerce, to provide economic development opportun...

44. Lorain Public Library System

Lorain Public Library System has a mission to connect individuals to the...

45. Lorain Writers Society

This is a club for any one who loves the art of writing in any form. We ...

46. Main Street Amherst

Today, a group of committed citizens, government representativesandbusin...

47. Main Street Vermilion

Since 2000, Main Street Vermilion, a part of the National Main Street mo...

48. Metta Rose Dance Academy

This includes ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and Broadway productions. In 20...

49. Mexican Mutual Society

MMS is a social club celebrating 90 years. Serves drinks & food. Ope...

50. Miss Kristin's Dance Studio

Miss Kristin's Dance Studio is designed to be a safe and nurturing envir...

51. Music at the Meeting House

MUSIC AT THE MEETING HOUSE is a concert series celebrating music in the ...

52. Music on a Mission

Music on a Mission strives to use the power of music to enrich the lives...

53. NEOS Dance Theatre

Neos Dance Theatre’s mission is to advance dance related education...

54. NorthPointe Ballet

North Pointe Ballet’s mission is to make classical ballet accessib...

55. NOYO

The Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra provides exceptional musical education...

56. Oberlin African-American Genealogy & History Group

The Oberlin African-American Genealogy & History Group (OAAGHG) is d...

57. Oberlin Business Partnership

Oberlin Business Partnership advances and promotes the sustainable growt...

58. Oberlin Center for the Arts

A non-profit arts organization connecting arts and community throughout ...

59. Oberlin Children's Shakespeare Project

The Oberlin Children’s Shakespeare Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofi...

60. Oberlin Choristers

Oberlin Choristers is a community-based choral program for children in K...

61. Oberlin Community Music School

The Community Music School (CMS) of the Oberlin Conservatory seeks to pr...

62. Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Oberlin Conservatory of Music educates students for lives of intellectua...

63. Oberlin Dance Department

Dance at Oberlin is characterized by its commitment to experimentation a...

64. Oberlin Drama at Grafton

Oberlin Drama at Grafton prepares residents for a successful reintegrati...

65. Oberlin Public Library

The Oberlin Public Library is committed to our mission of informing, edu...

66. Oberlin Summer Theater Festival

Oberlin Summer Theatre Festival provides FREE productions of classic the...

67. Oberlin Theater Department

Theater offers students opportunities to study acting, directing, design...

68. Oberlin Writing Group

The Oberlin Writing Group was born in 2003. Since that historic day, it ...

69. Olde Towne Theatre

To promote and present high-quality theatrical productions for the enter...

70. Palace Youth Theatre

“The Palace is just a building, but with your children it becomes ...

71. Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts

The Patricia Lindley Center serves the performing arts needs of the Well...

72. Penfield Historical Society

Penfield Historical Society was organized to help preserve historical ar...

73. Rock City Guitars

To provide our clients with the best possible bang for their buck in mus...

74. Ron Zehel Guitar

Buying and selling musical instruments as well as offering professional ...

75. Save Our Children

Our mission is to change lives by improving literacy, cultivate leadersh...

76. Spirit of '76 Museum: Southern Lorain County Historical Society

The Southern Lorain County Historical Society (SLCHS) meets every second...

77. Step by Step Dance Academy

Step by Step Dance Academy was founded to show students of all ages the ...

78. Stocker Arts Center

Stocker Arts Center provides a venue that connects our diverse cultural ...

79. Sweet Adelines International - Lake Ridge Chorus

We, the members of Lake Ridge Legacy Chorus, continue to enjoy the speci...

80. the artseen

Providing the community with contemporary art exhibits, the Artseen supp...

81. The Big Parade

Since its conception in 2002, the Big Parade has become a cherished even...

82. The First Church in Oberlin: Music at the Meeting House

Welcome to the First Church in Oberlin United Church of Christ - an Open...

83. The Glass Studio

Artist Judy Kean has been working in Stained Glass since 1984. She holds...

84. The MAD* Factory

The MAD* Factory is a non-profit organization in Lorain County, Ohio, th...

85. The Weltzheimer/Johnson House

The Weltzheimer/Johnson House at Oberlin College is a Frank Lloyd Wright...

86. The Woodshed

The Woodshed is an Oberlin, Ohio based music company offering a variety ...

87. TrueNorth Cultural Arts

Transforming lives through engagement in the arts, TrueNorth Cultural Ar...

88. TruTek Dance Co.

Lakeshore Ballet Theatre’s (LBT) exciting new venture in performan...

89. Verb Ballet

Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, presents dynamic programmin...

90. Wellington Music

Run by a father and son duo, Wellington Music has expanded to offer a va...

91. Workshop Players Theater

Workshop Players Theater is a non-profit volunteer community theater tha...

Museums

1. Allen Memorial Art Museum

Founded in 1917, the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) is recognized toda...

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