Deadline extended to submit ideas for Downtown Marion cardinal project

Sculptor Merle Randolph and the Cardinal Committee from Downtown Marion, Inc., answered questions and fielded suggestions from many local artists recently about the Cardinal Statue project coming to downtown Marion this summer. As a result, the committee extended the deadline for design applications until April 30, 2017. In addition, the guidelines for the project were […]

Art in the Park on Saturday

The Marion County Park District will two programs Saturday morning, March 18, 2017 at the Tallgrass Trail. Visitors may participate in either or both programs. Nature Hike, 9 a.m. Naturalist James Anderson will lead a nature hike, searching for early signs of spring along the Tallgrass Trail. Appropriate for all ages. Meet at nature center. […]

Library to offer art learning opportunity for seniors

Marion Public Library will offer an opportunity for hands-on art instruction geared towards older adults (aged 62+) starting in January 2017.  The 8-week course, Exploration of Books as Art Objects, will be facilitated by Master Instructional Artist, Debra Fink Bachelder who has a graduate degree in gerontology and aging studies. The course begins on Friday, […]

Reception to feature the work of area high school artists

The Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society (MOFAS) is set to present the 2016 Marion County High School Art Competition and Show featuring the work of more than 50 young artists from all Marion County’s high schools. The Artist Reception will be held on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Tri-Rivers Career […]

Popcorn Festival announces 2015 parade, art winners

The Marion Popcorn Festival has announced winners of the 2015 parade and fine arts show. 2015 parade winners included: Civic: 1) MCI (Marion Correctional Institute) 2) NCCC (North Central Correctional Complex) Commercial: 1) River Rock Rehabilitation 2) Lowe’s Industrial: 1) Silverline 2) Whirlpool Youth Professionally Trained: 1) Diverse Moves Dance 2) Studio X Marching Units […]

Entries sought for Marion Popcorn Festival Fine Art Competition

The 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival Fine Art Judged Competition, Show and Sale is being held September 10, 11, and 12 at Marion City Hall in downtown Marion. This event is held in cooperation with the Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society, Inc. Because the show is limited to 200 pieces, those interested artists should register their work […]

Art show to feature result of Boys & Girls Club, Fine Art Society project

Since last fall, the Mid-Ohio Fine Arts Society (MOFAS) has been teaching specific art techniques to members at the Boys & Girls Club of Marion County. The results of those classes, which included 3-D shapes, Zentangle, and cartooning, will be put on display at Marion City Hall. The classes started after MOFAS applied for and […]

MOFAS to feature young artists at annual juried art show

The Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society will present Discover, the annual All Marion County Senior High School Juried Art Show and Competition, featuring the work of more than 50 young artists from all Marion County’s high schools. The show runs March 6-30, 2015 inside The Market Place, 190 West Center Street in downtown Marion. The event […]

Opening reception for “Art from the Heart” gallery show is Sunday

The Barlow Art Center has announced that they will hold an opening reception for their newest exhibit, “Art From The Heart.” The reception will be Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Barlow Art Center and will include beverages and light refreshments. This show celebrates women and the art they love to create. It […]

Women’s Club Home hosting a paint party this weekend

The Historic Women’s Club Home, 1126 East Center Street in Marion, will host The Paint Party on Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The public is invited to spend an afternoon painting on glass and/or canvas with friends. The event is open to experienced or beginner artists. The organizers will provide the supplies. […]