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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

Creative Arts Camp 2019

BSAC Creative Arts Camp – 2019 for students ages 6-12 Mon. – Fri., 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m – $75 per student Save the Dates: Defiance Elementary School – June 24-28 [...]

Tri-State Youth Bluegrass – Spring 2019

Tri-State Youth Bluegrass is a partnership between the Black Swamp Arts Council and the Archbold Music Commission.  We're offering free bluegrass lessons (mandolin, fiddle, banjo, guitar and [...]

Summer Arts Scholarships 2019

June 3 - 7 p.m. - Awards Night - Summer Arts Scholarships 2019 We awarded nearly $4,000 to twenty-one students from northwest Ohio as part of our 2017 Summer Arts Scholarships program. [...]

Holiday Art Market 2018

*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.

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 [...]

Toledo Symphony Orchestra Concert 2019

March 7, 2019  – Toledo Symphony Orchestra 7:30 pm Founder’s Hall Sauder Village Archbold, Ohio The Black Swamp Arts Council and Sauder Village are pleased to welcome back the Toledo [...]

“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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