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ArtsWave Days - Hands-on Arts at The Barn

Presented by ArtsWave and The Barn and The Woman's Art Club at The Barn (Woman's Art Club Cultural Center), Cincinnati OH

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Mar 30 2019
ArtsWave Days - Hands-on Arts at The Barn

Experience visual arts at The Barn for ArtsWave Days!

Your neighborhood, your arts. Wherever you are, in 10 different locations, from Downtown to Oxford, Northern Kentucky to Hamilton, the arts are calling you to get involved. Drawing, painting, sculpting: take your pick!

At The Barn, enjoy the Elliott Jordan 70/70 Retrospective exhibit, an art scavenger hunt, manga drawing, and a shadow puppet class. Reservations are suggested for the workshops, click here to reserve your spot! Walk-ins welcome based on availability.

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ArtsWave Days is a free service to the community as part of the 2019 ArtsWave Community Campaign.


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Elliott Jordan 70/70
A 70-year retrospective exhibition by Cincinnati artist Elliott Jordan, including a scavenger hunt!
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Manga Drawing Class
Families and artists of all ages are invited to visit the Loft in the Barn to try their hand at sketching Manga & Anime (Japanese Cartoon) characters from costumed models in dynamic poses! We will provide the instruction, materials and drawing boards, as you sketch the models first in pencil, then fill in with ink and colored markers. All ages welcome!
Time: 10 a.m. to Noon


Shadow Puppet Class
Families are invited to visit the Loft in the Barn to design and create their own shadow puppet characters, and then put on a short puppet play! We will provide the instruction, materials, and a puppet showcase as you draw, cut out, and assemble your shadow puppets. You will even take home a translucent sheet to aid you in creating your own puppet theatre at home! This session is taught by Christine Langford, an artist who has attended and lectured on shadow puppets internationally.
Time: Noon to 2 p.m.

Click here to reserve your spot at one or both classes. Walk-ins welcome based on availability. 

Click here for the full Hands-on Arts schedule!

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Barn (Woman's Art Club Cultural Center)

6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

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Parking is available in the West gravel lot and in the courtyard at the front of the building. The facility can accommodate up to 40 cars on-site; parking on the street is also available.


    • Wheelchair Access

First and second floors are both wheelchair accessible. Elevator to second floor. Accessible restrooms on first and second floor.