10 Spots to Appreciate Art
Discover vibrant murals, local artists, art museums + more
From the captivating works of local artists to the treasures in our art museums, and the hands-on experiences waiting in local workshops, here are 10 local spots to appreciate art. Whether its admiring, shopping, or creating your own masterpiece!
411 Wessel Drive | Fairfield, Ohio
In the heart of Fairfield is this beautiful arts center, offering multiple galleries showcasing local art exhibits, a variety of cultural events and performances, as well as classes and workshops.
101 S. Monument Avenue | Hamilton, Ohio
The Fitton Center is an entire arts experience. This multidisciplinary arts center focuses on music, dance, theatre performances and art exhibitions. All of their galleries are free and open to the public!
10 S. College Avenue | Oxford, Ohio
Housed in the historic Oxford Female Institute, this community arts center helps to promote arts of all kind. Check out their "Art Shop" to discover a curated collection of local arts; explore unique artworks, crafts, and gifts handcrafted by local artisans.
1105 Central Avenue | Middletown, Ohio
The Middletown PAC is home to a variety of art studios for guests to shop! Find unique products like artisan jewelry, paintings, handcrafted candles, photography and much more. JellyDoodles (pictured) is just one of their many incredible studios.
801 S. Patterson Avenue | Oxford, Ohio
This public art museum is located on the campus of Miami University in Oxford, and is free for all to visit. Enjoy their five art galleries of changing exhibitions.
7570 Gibson Street | Liberty Township, Ohio
Running on Blooms is the new gift shop and workshop space at Liberty Center. They are known for their DIY floral wall, unique workshop offerings, artsy classes, and one-of-a-kind gifts.
7. Shoppe Small
446 Middletown Eaton Road | Middletown, Ohio
This boutique offers apparel, home decor, specialty food items, and much more from local artisans and vendors. Take one of the many unique DIY classes that are offered or shop the unique art displayed.
Throughout Hamilton, Ohio
StreetSpark is a public art program in Hamilton; the program creates exciting murals and public art projects all throughout the community by local artists. To date, 19 outdoor murals and 17 utility boxes have been painted in a variety of styles— all vibrant and unique with their own story. Check out the StreetSpark Mural Map here.
9. The Studio
547 Main Street | Hamilton, Ohio
Paint your own pottery, canvas, or take a fun art class at The Studio. This local business also offers canvas painting kits and their popular "Splat Room" throughout the spring and summer months.
6 North Beech Street | Oxford, Ohio
This local paint-your-own pottery studio is located in uptown Oxford. Their unique studio offers the perfect place for people of all ages to come together and create! There's more than pottery too; check out their variety of classes and workshops for artists of all kinds.