Come as you are and leave inspired! It’s FREE to stop by the Fitton Center galleries anytime, where you can explore constantly evolving visual art. Bring your family to make crafts at the Creation Station or bring your lunch and camp out on a gallery couch. Bring a group for a guided tour or come solo for some quiet time. Come often so you don’t miss any of the exciting artists featured this year!
Our receptions are FREE casual social events that are open to the public. The party includes live music, passed hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and a river view from the terrace when weather allows.
If you would like to:
• Exhibit your own or your groups’ art
• Schedule a group gallery tour or field trip
• Purchase art
Please contact the Director of Exhibitions, Cathy Mayhugh at email@example.com or 513 863 8873 x122.
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
*Galleries are also open during weekend performance events.
CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
On View: August 6 – September 30, 2016
Exhibition Opening: Friday, August 19, 2016 | 5:00 – 9:00pm (as a part of the Season Launch event)
The nature of things becomes clearer as artists lead us through abandoned buildings, family photo albums and other aspects of the past.
A solo series of large-scale painted industrial landscapes by Morgan Craig (Philadelphia, PA) reveals effects of greed in a free trade world.
Ginger Owen-Murakami (Kalamazoo, MI) and Vicki VanAmeyden (Battle Creek, MI) collaborate to create fabric environments titled Heritage Habitats, which use iconic images from family albums. Made possible with the assistance of the Kalamazoo Artistic Development Initiative, a program of the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.
A diverse community of artists living at Artspace Hamilton Lofts presents a group exhibition of works that reveal messages, moods and visions from the past.
Premier Sponsor: Penny Brooks
Forged and Fired
On View: October 29, 2016 – January 6, 2017
Exhibition Opening: Saturday, October 29, 2016 | 5:00 – 7:00pm as part of German Village Pubcrawl & WintersEdge Events
Find inspiration in the hot new art of seven local makers shaping works from mixed media, ceramic and metal.
Kim Rae Taylor’s (Cincinnati, OH) layered paintings are wrought from experimentation with multiple materials and ignited by nature and poetry.
A group show sparked by a love of metal and clay is energized by the ideas of six area artists: Kate Demske, Celene Hawkins, Cheryl Pannabecker (Cincinnati), Carrie Pate, Joseph Paushel (Hamilton), and Don Williams (Kettering).
Supporting Sponsor: Gerry Hammond
Contributing Sponsor: The Weltzer Family
On View: February 4 – March 24, 2017
Exhibition Opening: Saturday, February 4, 2017 | 4:00-6:00pm
Before the exhibition reception, enjoy a 2:00pm matinée performance of Romeo and Juliet by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.
In sculpture, photography and painting, artists ponder personal, cultural and universal relationships.
In a photomontage series titled The Boxes, Chung Chak (San Mateo, CA) explores alienation, difference and tolerance.
In a solo show of mixed media sculpture called Fabricated Environments, Ron Longsdorf (Reading, PA) investigates the emotion of personal relationships tied to materials and things.
A group show celebrates the artists of InsideOut Studio, an initiative of the Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities.
Premier Sponsor: Ruder-Bever Family
Contributing Sponsor: Anonymous
Art Accepted: March 30, 31 and April 1, 2017
On view: April 29 – July 7, 2017
Exhibition Opening: April 29, 2017
5:00 – 7:00pm
Hamilton’s Local Art Competition
Formerly called the Greater Hamilton Art Exhibition, this juried visual art show features multimedia work from a 60-mile radius of Hamilton, Ohio.
Ride the wave of a city revitalized by art! This highly competitive show pulls the best new art in the area to the Fitton Center galleries. Open to all media, content and styles, and selected by a new pair of professional judges each year, this show promises to offer an electrifying selection of art in the community’s hub on the Great Miami River.
Premier Sponsor: Mercy Health Fairfield Hospital
Supporting Sponsor: LCNB National Bank
Contributing Sponsor: Miami University Regionals