The AARC’s 18th annual photo show is currently on exhibit at the Arts Depot, located at 115 N. Howard St. Union City, IN. There is also a surrealism show of paintings by Greensfork resident, T…

Over 100 kids passed through the doors of the Arts Depot this week for the KIDS ART CAMP programs. 

Plein Air artists from Indiana and surrounding states will gather Saturday, May 22 for the eighth annual Art Association of Henry County’s paint out. The art association is holding the paint o…

Residents in Union City may have noticed some people walking around town with cameras last week taking pictures of various things. They need not worry, these people were merely taking part in …

During this school year the Mississinawa Valley Art Department is collaborating with Visiting Artist, Timothy Wells, through a grant received from the Ohio Arts Council to help the community c…

Fans of “The Joy of Painting” were in for a treat last week. The son of Bob Ross its incredibly popular host was in town teaching a class on how to paint like his beloved father. Robert Steven…

ArtWorks classes will begin on September 19th at Arts Place, Portland Center, Blackford County Arts Center and Auglaize/Mercer Center. The ArtWorks program offers creative experiences and inst…

Betty Greenawalt displays the “Freedom Quilt” that she along with Nancy Brumfield & Diana Taylor created for a special quilt show coming to the Arts Depot in October. The quilts will all b…

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The AARC’s 18th annual photo show is currently on exhibit at the Arts Depot, located at 115 N. Howard St. Union City, IN. There is also a surrealism show of paintings by Greensfork resident, Tom Butters. 

Over 100 kids passed through the doors of the Arts Depot this week for the KIDS ART CAMP programs. 

A group of art students at Mississinawa Valley Schools have been given the unusual opportunity to leave a lasting mark on their hometown. Visiting artist, Timothy Wells, and the Mississinawa High School art teacher, Ashley Austerman, worked along with students throughout the year to design a…

Plein Air artists from Indiana and surrounding states will gather Saturday, May 22 for the eighth annual Art Association of Henry County’s paint out. The art association is holding the paint out in conjunction with Indiana Plein Air Painters Association (IPAPA).

Residents in Union City may have noticed some people walking around town with cameras last week taking pictures of various things. They need not worry, these people were merely taking part in a “Photo Walk” sponsored by the Arts Depot and the Art Association of Randolph County along with Mis…

During this school year the Mississinawa Valley Art Department is collaborating with Visiting Artist, Timothy Wells, through a grant received from the Ohio Arts Council to help the community create public art. Art teacher Ashley Austerman and Mr. Wells have been working with the art students…

Fans of “The Joy of Painting” were in for a treat last week. The son of Bob Ross its incredibly popular host was in town teaching a class on how to paint like his beloved father. Robert Steven “Steve” Ross is the son of Ross and his first wife Vivian Ridge. He appeared on camera in the final…

ArtWorks classes will begin on September 19th at Arts Place, Portland Center, Blackford County Arts Center and Auglaize/Mercer Center. The ArtWorks program offers creative experiences and instruction in a wide variety of media for both children and adults. Each center offers its own unique l…

Betty Greenawalt displays the “Freedom Quilt” that she along with Nancy Brumfield & Diana Taylor created for a special quilt show coming to the Arts Depot in October. The quilts will all be created from the quilt patterns associated with the Underground Railroad. The project is part of a…

What Randolph County school Athletic Director has a son who is a member of a 2020 sectional-winning basketball team? a) Tilmon Clark, b) Ryan Chiddister, c) Scott Hargrave, d) Josh Hallett

Local music group Shannon Clark & the Sugar Hosted a benefit concert for The Cancer Association of Darke County on March 7th at The Coffee Pot. They were joined by other local musicians, Cody Johnson, Amanda Livingston & Josh Bledsoe for a night of music and storytelling. “We love gi…

The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

    On Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00p.m., Arts Place Portland Center will present it’s ensembles in concert in the Hall/Moser Theatre. Eastern Breeze Flute, Distant Thunder and the Jay County Community Band will perform. On Monday, May 20th at 7:00p.m., A Choired Taste, the community choir of A…

    The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

    The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

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    The Jay County Visitor and Tourism Bureau will hold its 16th Annual Jay County Fiber Arts Festival Friday March 8 and Saturday March 9, 2019 at the Jay Community Center located at 115 E. Water St. Portland, Indiana. The 2-day event devoted to the fiber arts will include classes, hands-on…

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    Arts Place, Inc. is pleased to announce that Second National Bank recently made several contributions to the nonprofit organization and its programming. The bank’s donation of $1,000 for the 2019 and 2020 annual campaigns helps provide meaningful experiences in the arts to citizens acros…

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    The closing performance of the Portland Center Stage series will take place on April 5, 2019. This final show will be performed by indie-alternative folk group The Hunts. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m., in the Hall-Moser Theatre, at the Portland Center of Arts Place. Tickets are on sal…

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    On Friday, February 8th, a new exhibit will go on display in the gallery of the Arts Place Portland Center. The show, entitled Invocation, features the work of artist Stephanie Robertson. Her work on hand-dyed and printed fabrics explores the layering effect of color, pattern, sewn and d…

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    The Portland Center Stage series, at Arts Place, continues with a performance by local pianist Robert Palmer on Friday, February 8th, at 7:30 p.m. Advance tickets to this performance are $15 for adults and $8 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at Artsland.org, by visiting Arts…

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    MUNCIE, IN –NOËL The Musical is accepting auditions for three walk-on roles at their performance at Emens Auditorium on Nov. 20, 2018. NOËL is a stunning new holiday musical from top-selling children’s author Eoin Colfer. Set in modern day London, NOËL tells a heartwarming tale of a litt…

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    Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Indiana! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the state in October of 2018.

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    This annual Union City Arts Festival is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7-8 in the Artisan Crossing/Arts Depot District of downtown Union City, Ind. The festival includes a wide variety of art-related attractions, so no matter which of the arts you’re particularly fond of – it’s sure to be we…

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    The 2018-2019 Jay County Community Band will begin rehearsals on August 27, 2018. The band is dedicated to bringing the highest level of musical service to the Jay County Community. This group offers several performance opportunities during the year and performs a wide variety of music s…

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    This fall, Arts Place is expanding its MusicWorks program to include a handbell choir. The Arts Place Ringers is open for registration at this time. The ensemble is open to those who enjoy playing handbells as well as those interested in learning a new skill.

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The Darke County Pregnancy Help Center, located at 105 W. 3rd St., Greenville, OH. is bringing the award-winning Collingsworth Family back to Greenville. The concert, which benefits the Pregnancy Center, will be held at Memorial Hall, 215 W. 4th St., Greenville, OH on Nov. 17, 2018 at 6:00P.…

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    On September 15th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Arts Place Auglaize/Mercer Center hold a wine tasting event at the center located at 207 E. Spring St., St Marys, OH. Guests will be able to sample an assortment of six different wines while learning about each wine from host Dick Falkner. I…