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September 2017

Kennedy Exhibition: House Proud: Portraits of the American Home

September 22 @ 10:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art (Lin Hall), The Ridges Building 1, 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States

House Proud explores the visual culture of homeownership and homemaking within the  United States. Selected materials will include photographs from the Kennedy Museum’s collection, archival photographs, historical film and television footage, and a new photo series commissioned specifically for the exhibition. Together, these works offer the first survey of “house proud” portraits, wherein families and individuals position their bodies and belongings within the architecture of their homes. In tracing examples of this pictorial trope through the 19th to 21st centuries,…

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October 2017

Fiber Thursdays at the Dairy Barn

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - November 30 @ 8:00 pm
Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
Free

On many Thursday nights from 5-8pm, the Harriet Jacoby Fiber Arts Studio is free and open to the public. Our purpose is to build community around the fiber arts! Each Fiber Thursday will feature an artist in the studio, who will either demonstrate a craft or be available to help individuals with projects of their own. It's the perfect opportunity to bring your fiber fiber project and “ask an artist”.  Don’t need help but want to sit in the company…

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Kennedy Museum: Expression and Repression: Contemporary Art Censorship in America

October 27 @ 10:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm
Kennedy Museum of Art, The Ridges Building 1 100 Ridges Circle
Athens, OH 45701 United States
Free

Expression and Repression: Contemporary Art Censorship in America October 27, 2017 - December 22, 2017 Kennedy Museum of Art East Gallery 1 Curated by Erica Spilger, BA Art History (2018) Reception: Friday Oct. 27, 6–7:30 p.m. This Honors Tutorial College student thesis exhibition explores how selected contemporary artists have been affected by censorship after the height of the ”culture wars” (1980s to 1990s) in the United States. This one-room exhibition focuses on four artists who address social issues in their…

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November 2017

The Nutcracker

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - November 26 @ 2:00 pm
Secrest Auditorium, 334 Shinnick St.
Zanesville, OH 43701 United States
$22

Muskingum Youth Performing Arts lights up the holidays season by presenting The Nutcracker. This delightful holiday classic is performed at the Secrest Auditorium Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, November 26th at 2 p.m. This visually stunning family-friendly production includes more than 100 local dancers under the direction of Whitney Lewis and Morgan Lothes, and one guest artist, Brian Grant of Louisville Ballet. The Nutcracker tells the tale of Clara, who is given…

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Book Launch: “Growing Up in Athens”

November 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southeast Ohio History Center, 24 West State St
Athens, Ohio 45701 United States
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Please join us as we celebrate the launch of "Growing Up Athens: a Collection of Memories" on Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Southeast Ohio History Museum, 24 W. State Street. The book has been three years in the making, and programs at 3 p.m. will be followed by refreshments. Books will be available for purchase.

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Birth Circle November Meeting

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States

Join The Birth Circle for a conversation about getting your family through the holidays--and enjoying it! Local professional organizer, Aubrei Krummert, will provide tips and hints. Birth Circle monthly meetings are free and open to the public. Wednesday, November 29th, 7-8:30 pm at the Athens Library.

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Perspective Lecture Series | Exploring Cuba in a Cultural and Art Perspective

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zanesville Museum of Art, 620 Military Road
Zanesville, OH 43701 United States
Free

The Zanesville Museum of Art is pleased to present a series of engaging lectures. Speakers: Ruth Dorsey Neptune, Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts, Muskigum University, Yan Sun, Associate Professor of History, Alistair Hattingh, and Associate Professor of Spanish, Sandra Alzate. Thursday, November 30, 6–7 pm, at the ZMA in the Linn Auditorium. No registration required. Free and open to the public

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Live Healthy Holidays

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Nelsonville, 69 E Washington Street
Nelsonville, OH 45764 United States
$5

Join Live Healthy Appalachia to discover healthy new seasonal recipes your whole family will enjoy. During this hands-on workshop, we’ll prepare and sample five delicious recipes using affordable, seasonal ingredients that will be a festive addition to any holiday table. Pre-registration is required by Monday November 27th! Space is limited! $5 per person at the door

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December 2017

Holiday Bazaar & Barn Sale

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Join us for our annual Holiday Bazaar, an Athens holiday shopping tradition! This year, we'll be utilizing our new welcome lobby and community room to bring more vendors than ever before. Plus, we're brinigng back our barn sale, featuring Mary Morgan quilts and miscellaneous barn items. Schedule fo events: Friday Barn sale and vendor sales 3-8pm Cash bar with complimentary appetizers starting at 5pm Make drawstring giftbags in the fiber arts studio 6-8pm Saturday Barn sale and vendor sales 10am-5pm…

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Wednesday Wellness: Family Friendly Cooking with Live Health Appalachia

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, 55 Hospital Dr.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Please join us for our next Wednesday Wellness on December 6 at 6 p.m. in the WillowView Café. Bring your kids (or grandkids) for a hands-on, budget-friendly and healthy holiday cooking experience that the whole family will enjoy.   Please RSVP by December 1 by contacting Tara Gilts at wellness-obleness@ohiohealth.com or (740) 566.4539.

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