Zanesville Museum of Art
Explore the arts of Ohio pottery from the early 1800's to the present. More than 700 stunning examples of pottery from the Weller, Roseville and Rookwood companies, J.B. Owens, Peters & Reed and other Ohio firms are always on view. Other galleries offer fine American and European paintings, sculptures, historic and studio glass, as well as Asian arts. Rotating exhibitions offer something new every time you visit the Zanesville Museum of Art. Shop for unique items in the Museum Store and enjoy programs and events for children of all ages. ZanesvilleArt.org
This beautiful seven story building is listed in the National Historic Register and has many interesting features including mosaic tile flooring native to the Zanesville area. Several local businesses, individual artist studios, and Masonic organizations are in the building. Butterfly’s Art Studio & Gallery, Julie’s ARTery, Rivertown Art Works Studio & Gallery are just a few studios visitors will see.
Renowned sculptor Alan Cottrill invites you to watch him at work in his studio. Visitors to the Studio and Gallery are treated to a unique experience – the chance to view a prolific artist’s entire body of work. Every piece is represented, from first sculpted head and smallest maquettes to larger than lifesize figures – with photos and narratives of Alan’s largest monumental installations. This is the world’s largest bronze sculpture exhibition of any living sculptor’s work. View over 300 bronze sculptures, bronze bells, tomb sculptures, and educational displays. Open 7 days a week. AlanCottrill.com
Art on Tap
Art on Tap takes place the third Tuesday of the month, from 6-7pm at Weasel Boy Brewing Company. Tap into your inner artist with fine craft beer, great food, and creative company. A local artist will assist adults in creating a memorable art piece. This outreach event is for all adults 21 and up with any/no art experience and is free of charge! Art on Tap is a monthly event sponsored and supported by the Zanesville Museum of Art, Ohio Arts Council, and Weasel Boy Brewing Company. WeaselBoyBrewing.com
Girl UPcycled Studio specializes in professional furniture (chalk-type) paint techniques turning antique and vintage pieces into beautiful usable items for today’s casual life. Artistic services and “ART” parties are also available upon scheduling, booking wineglass parties daily. The studio also offers unique handmade gifts, jewelry, candles and designer florals and decor made exclusively by local small business woman, custom orders are always welcome. GirlUpcycledStudio.com
First Friday Art Walk
Join Downtown Zanesville the first Friday each Month from 5-8pm (Except August when you're invited to the Y-Bridge Arts Festival!). Zanesville is home to a thriving art community rich with creativity and talent that encompasses a wide variety of artistic mediums offering something for every taste and aesthetic. Stroll the streets of downtown Zanesville while touring over 35 participating galleries, studios, and local businesses. Many of the studios and galleries offer demonstrations, make-and-take activities, and complimentary refreshments. Complete your evening with dinner and drinks at one of several downtown restaurants. Art Walk tour maps are available @ ArtCOZ.org or at participating galleries and businesses. Pick one up anywhere you see the ArtCoz flag. ArtCOZ.org
Zanesville Community Theatre
The Zanesville Community Theatre, the oldest continuously operating theater in the area, is located in the historic McIntire Terrace district. The structure was originally a synagogue, but has also been home to several Christian congregations prior to its use as a performance space.Five to seven theatrical pieces are produced annually by the organization. The community theater movement continues to offer a creative outlet to those who have experienced theater careers, or who are talented amateurs. View their complete schedule @ zct.org.
Enjoy live entertainment – musicals, theater production and more. Located in historic downtown Zanesville. Sharing the love of performing arts…the tradition continues. Visit zanetraceplayers.org for a complete schedule.