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2022 Cream of the Crop Entry Form

August 27 - September 30

The Southern Ohio Museum is pleased to invite area artists to participate in the summer exhibition entitled Cream of the Crop 2022. This is the nineteenth biennial juried exhibition of works by artists living and working within an 85-mile radius of Portsmouth and an exciting showcase for the finest art in the region. Please click […]

Food Justice: Growing a Healthier Community through Art

April 23 - June 30

Food insecurity is an economic and social indicator of the health of a community. In Scioto County, 1 in 6 children face hunger. Fifteen nationally and internationally recognized contemporary artists created works that address inequitable food access, food waste, hunger, climate change, and farming methods. A hydroponic garden is included, and will grow and produce […]

Alison Weld: Soprano

May 1 - June 30

Large, gestural, textured canvases and works on paper, these abstract works reflect a life devoted to painting, mark-making, and the expression of self-reflection. Alison Weld, a New York abstract expressionist, creates work that speaks to the full range of emotions.

SmART Talk Series

April 28 - September 10

Focusing on the Wertz Collection. Thursday, April 28, 6:00 pm“Scioto Pre-historical: The Ice Age and the Creation of the Ohio River, 750,000 BCE”Kurt Shoemaker, Ph.D., Professor of Geology at Shawnee State University will explore the deep prehistory of Scioto County prior to man’s arrival. Thursday, May 12, 6:00 pmPART 1: “Ancient People in Appalachian Ohio’s […]

Focus Fridays

February 11 - November 4

Exploring Art.  One artist, exhibit and work at a time. February 11- 10:00 & 2:00Making My Way: Art From the African American PerspectiveJoin the Co-Directors in a walk through the exhibition and learn about the artists and the importance of their work. March 11- 10:00 amEmbedded Memories: The Art of Melinda Rosenberg and Barbara VogelArtistic […]

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