Welcome to the Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

Your Ohio Cultural Arts Center

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in Welcome to the Woman's Art Club Cultural Center

The Club was founded in 1892 by 19 women artists, in response to the Cincinnati Art Club’s refusal to accept female members. Today The Club is more than 250 women strong and is the oldest Woman’s Art Club operating without interruption in the United States. A bit of history: In 1992, our centennial year, The Club moved to its first permanent address at the Pendleton Art Center.

Then, in 2006, in order to raise funds to restore the Resthaven Barn in Mariemont as a Cultural Center, The Club created the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati Foundation (The Foundation). The Barn currently provides space for art instruction, art exhibits, artists’ studios, meetings and events. The Barn continues to be maintained and operated by The Foundation as a State of Ohio Cultural Facility serving men, women, and children of the Greater Cincinnati Area. Last year we received 16,000 individual visits!

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Showcase of Arts - our annual Holiday Popup Gift Shop

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in The Barn Events

Join us at this year's Showcase and do your holiday shopping at our charming, vintage 1924 Barn instead of the Big Box Stores! Grab lunch at the "Fire on High" food truck (returning due to popular demand) - then keep on shopping!

Artisans have been working all year to create lovely handmade items, including knits & other wearables, soap, ceramics, wood-turned items, holiday treats, small paintings, cards & paper art, and more! Their one-of-a-kind items make thoughtful gifts you can't find anywhere else. Here are our participating vendors, including returning favorite and intriguing new artisans:

Dennis Allen Functional Pottery
Bob Blum Jewelry Crafted from Vintage Sequins
Dawna Boehmer Paintings, Prints & Cards
Bright Soapworks Deliciously Scented Soaps, Sundries & Cards
Sandy Caruso Mosaics
Jane Cervantes Treats galore: Chocolate Truffles, Buckeyes & More!
Trish Cox Glass Art & Recycled Glass Items
Nina Dusa Painted Switch Covers & Magnets
Cathy Fiorelli Cards & Small Works
Nancy Gamon Dyed Scarves & Stitched Cards
Girl Scouts Fresh Wreaths, both Plain & Decorated
Grey Hall Mariemont Scenes on Glass, Scarves & Cards
Sue Helbling Charming Small Paintings
Anne  Huddleston Mosaic Mirrors & Accessories for your Garden
Jaime Illif Handmade Pottery
Margaret Kastner Hand-smithed Jewelry
Fran Kellington Fine Sterling Silver Jewelry
Linda Kurzynski Primitive Christmas Decorative Items
Jane Lach & Jean Barns Aprons & Totes
Dianne  Loos Jewelry
Gerrie Martin Baked Goodies including Tasty Loaf Cakes
David McKenrick Wooden Boxes
Michel McNabb Sterling silver Earrings, Necklaces & Bracelets
Angie Meehan Affordable Paintings (tues night grp)
Joan Miley Painted Tiles, Glass & Scarves
Eve Moody Local Honey for your Honey
Joanne Newmann 18" Doll Clothes
Barbara Pask Painted Canvases, Santas & Necklaces
Carol Rentschler Fine Knits: Cowls, Wraps, Gloves & Boot Cuffs
Susan Roberts Fine Handcrafted Jewelry of Bead & Metal 
Elizabeth Ross Veggie-Printed Towels
Bobbi Thies Printed T-Shirts
Gillian Thompson Leaded Glass
Dionn Tron & Sally Lloyd Fused Glass Items & Ornaments
Jerry Warner Wood Turned Bowls, Vessels & Platters
Cyndy Williams-Wolf Jewelry in Copper & Bronze
Mindy Wilson Handknitted Accessories & Wearables, Alpaca
Maryann Ziemer Mixed Media & Art Jewelry

Cowan's Art Roadshow at The Barn

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in The Barn Events





Have you always wondered about that painting, vase, or quilt that was handed down to you, discovered in an attic, or bought at a yard sale? Bring that piece of art or decorative art to the Barn on Friday, Nov. 10 from 9am to noon. This includes: Paintings and Prints; Pottery and Porcelain; Glass; Folk Art; Furniture (if small enough to bring in, that's ideal but if you bring several pictures we'd be happy to look at that too); Quilts; Silver; Watches and Jewelry (new this year).

Four professionals from Cowan’s Auction House will be on hand in the Gallery, in this “roadshow” style event to evaluate the items, briefly explaining what they're looking for and how they determine the value. They'll then give you an estimate of how much they would expect it to sell for at auction if it were put up for sale today*.

Fee for evaluation is $25; register online for your time slot at thebarn.cincyregister.com/cowan. Four “stations” will be set up, each evaluating three to four pieces per half-hour time slot. Limit one item per person – make sure it is small enough to carry and hold comfortably. You don’t need to bring an item for evaluation to attend - come and watch the excitement for free! This event benefits the WACC Foundation, which operates The Barn.

Register here.

*All evaluations are estimates and not official appraisals. They cannot be used for insurance, estate, tax, or other legal purposes.

Mariemont Preservation Presents: Arts Fun for Families!

Written by Lynn Long. Posted in The Barn Events


"Mariemont Preservation Presents" is a series of monthly Saturday-morning performances to watch & artmaking to enjoy with your favorite kids! This series is generously supported by a grant from the Mariemont Preservation Foundation. Please include at least one adult per event. $5/person (adult or child).  Programs start promptly at 10am; seating is first-come, first-served. To learn more about the Mariemont Preservation Foundation, click here.

Register online here.

Schedule: October 21 The Last Firefly     November 18: Mandalas 4 Families     Dec. 16: A MadCap Christmas Carol     Jan. 20: Lion King Craft 4 Families

February 17: Pinocchio     March 17: Trip Jones & the Case of the Missing Music     April 28: The Cat in The Hat     May 19: Rapunzel               






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The Barn, Woman’s Art Club Cultural Center
6980 Cambridge Avenue Mariemont, OH 45227


Phone: 513-272-3700
Email: womansartclub@zoomtown.com

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