The Barn and The Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati
Community volunteers are critical to the success of this event! Whether you love meeting new people, creating your signature hors d'oeuvres, pouring wine or plying a mop, you will find an opportunity during Mariemont Paint Out! Register to volunteer by clickin the button below.
On Friday & Saturday, we will welcome over 50 artists to paint at locations throughout the Village of Mariemont. Stroll around the neighborhood to watch them work their magic, then come to the Show & Sale of their "wet paintings" on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Barn from 6 - 9pm. Best of Show and Purchase Awards will be announced at 7pm. The exhibit will re-open on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1- 4pm.
This is the website of The Barn (Woman's Art Club Cultural Center) & The Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati
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The Club was founded in 1892 by 19 women artists, in response to the Cincinnati Art Club’s refusal to accept female members. Today The Club is more than 250 women strong and is the oldest Woman’s Art Club operating without interruption in the United States. A bit of history: In 1992, our centennial year, The Club moved to its first permanent address at the Pendleton Art Center.
Then, in 2006, in order to raise funds to restore the Resthaven Barn in Mariemont as a Cultural Center, The Club created the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation (The Foundation). The Barn currently provides space for art instruction, art exhibits, artists’ studios, meetings and events. The Barn continues to be maintained and operated by The Foundation as a State of Ohio Cultural Facility serving men, women, and children of the Greater Cincinnati Area. Last year we received 16,000 individual visits!
A question commonly asked is, "Do I have to be a member to take classes or attend cultural events at the Barn?". No, you do not have to "be a member" or pay membership fees for all the wonderful art classes & programming we have to offer. We are an Ohio Cultural Arts Center open to all.
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"Mariemont Preservation Presents" is a series of monthly Saturday-morning performances to watch & artmaking to enjoy with your favorite kids! This series is generously supported by a grant from the Mariemont Preservation Foundation. Please include at least one adult per event. $5/person (adult or child). Programs start promptly at 10am; seating is first-come, first-served. To learn more about the Mariemont Preservation Foundation, click here.
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Schedule: October 21 The Last Firefly November 18: Mandalas 4 Families Dec. 16: A MadCap Christmas Carol Jan. 20: Lion King Craft 4 Families
February 17: Pinocchio March 17: Trip Jones & the Case of the Missing Music April 28: The Cat in The Hat May 19: Rapunzel