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Decorative Arts Center

145 East Main Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130-3713
Phone: 740-681-1423
Overview
Center hours are: Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.,

Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Admission is free. the Center provides exhibitions, public programs, art classes and workshops for all ages. It is a nonprofit museum whose mission is to engage our community with innovative and stimulating exhibitions; to deliver an arts education curriculum that unleashes possibility and imagination and preserve and showcase the architecture and collection under our care.

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Calendar of Events
In Our Own Image: the Genesis of Photography
Sep 9 (Sat)
thru
Dec 31 (Sun)

10 am - 4 pm Tue-Sat, 1-4 pm Sun.

Scott Ferris and Arnold Tunstall, Curators.

In Our Own Image: The Genesis of Photography and the Contemporary Eye Exhibit

During this exhibit are the following events:

Curators Talk on September 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm.

Photo Studio - Artist/Photographer Stephen Takacs will be on site in his studio installation taking photographs of visitors using nineteenth century techniques. The photos will become part of the exhibition.

Dates: Sunday, September 10th at 2:00pm; Saturday, September 30th from 11:00am-3:00pm; Saturday, November 11th from 12:00-4:00pm; Saturday, December 16th from 11:00am-3:00pm.

Pinhole Camera Class - Construct a pinhole camera, take photographs and learn basic developing chemistry and techniques. Participants will take home their finished prints and cameras. Ages 16 and up. Starting on November 4th for three weeks from 10:00am-12:00pm.

What We See in Southern Ohio Landscapes: Looking Closely at Our Photographs. Guest lecturer Daniel King will discuss photography of Southern Ohio from 1900 to today. King teaches photographic arts at Columbus College of Art and Design.

Cost: Free Admission

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

Interest Tags: Family Oriented, Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film,
YUPO Workshop
Sat Nov 4

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Lisa Schorr, Instructor

Come learn about YUPO, an amazing, synthetic paper that artists use to create amazing paintings. Materials provided.

Cost: $35 per person/$32 members

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film,
What We See in Southern Ohio Landscapes
Sun Dec 10

2:00 pm

An artist talk by Daniel King

What We See in Southern Ohio Landscapes: Looking Closely at Our Photographs

This lecture will discuss pictures of Southern Ohio made from the early 1900s through today, with a focus on a historic connection between photography and the highway, and how travel influences the way we imagine the places we live, work, and play.

Daniel King teaches photographic arts at Columbus College of Art and Design and works at Ohio University in Athens.

Cost: $8 Prepaid $10 door

Contact: Decorative Arts Center, Phone: 740-681-1423

Interest Tags: Special Interest, Arts/Music/Film,
Website: www.decartsohio.org/
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