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Northwest Ohio has so much to offer. We believe that the arts here, in what used to be the Great Black Swamp, have something for everyone to enjoy.

area classes and events

Holiday Art Market 2019

*Formerly our Evening of Expression. Please click on the "Read More" button to learn how we're making this popular annual event more convenient for everyone.

U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors

Tuesday, March 24, Defiance Community Auditorium. This is a free event and open to the public. Tickets, however are required. More information on how to get free tickets will be available in [...]

Summer Arts Scholarships 2020

PLEASE NOTE: May 1, 2020 is the last day to turn in Summer Arts Scholarship Applications. 2020 Summer Arts Scholarships Awards Night - June 1 - 7 p.m. Last year we awarded nearly $4,000 to [...]

Creative Arts Camp 2019

Save the dates for Creative Arts Camp 2019! Registration opens Wednesday, May 1. • Defiance Elementary School - June 24-28 • Montpelier School - July 8-12 • Archbold High Schools - July 15-19

Instrument Lending Library

Instrument Lending Library The Archbold Band Program and Boosters, are partnering with the Black Swamp Arts Council to create an Instrument Lending Library for qualifying youth in our area. If [...]

“The principles of true art is
not to portray, but to evoke”
Jerzy Kosinski

Northwest Ohio has so much to offer. Make sure you take time to visit and discover additional resources that will allow you to find out what else is happening in the area.

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