Arts, Performances & Culture

Adventures for Your Senses!

Whether you're looking for visual or performing arts, Athens County has got it! Thanks to passionate community members and the influence of Ohio University faculty and students, Athens County's arts and theater scene is respected throughout the region and often recognized nationally.

Prepare to be pleasantly surprised.

Athenian Berean Community Players

Athenian Berean Community Players

ABC Players is a nonprofit volunteer organization with a core of about thirty talented, dedicated members

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Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble

Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble

Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble is Southeast Ohioís Professional Theater Company

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Gallery 1879: Stuart's Opera House

Gallery 1879: Stuart's Opera House

View unique artwork by local and regional artists in Stuart's Opera House's Gallery 1879.

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Hutchison Horsedrawn Wagon Rides

Hutchison Horsedrawn Wagon Rides

John Hutchison raises Percheron horses on his farm in Vinton County. He offers a variety of wagon rides for festivals, tours, holiday celebrations and more.

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Ohio University Performing Arts Series

Ohio University Performing Arts Series

Thought-provoking lectures, a Broadway play, internationally acclaimed musical artists --they're all part of the Ohio University Performing Arts Series in Athens!

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Ohio University School of Dance, Film and Theater

Ohio University School of Dance, Film and Theater

Ohio Universityís School of Dance, Film, and Theater supports collaboration, diversity, and critical thinking in an environment that fosters interdisciplinarity and excellence.

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Ohio University School of Music

Ohio University School of Music

Presenting nearly 200 concerts, master classes, and workshops in a variety of styles annually, School of Music events are dynamic, vibrant, and most are free!

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Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery

Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery

The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery is a hands-on, exploratory museum located in The Market on State.

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Ohio Valley Summer Theater

Ohio Valley Summer Theater

From Peter Pan to Inherit the Wind, the Ohio Valley Summer Theater has been wowing audiences for over 55 years.

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Paper Circle

Paper Circle

Paper Circle is dedicated to the celebration, preservation and advancement of paper and book arts. The 2,400 square foot gallery hosts a variety of programs, workshops and activities and also hosts six gallery shows annually.

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Stuart's Opera House

Stuart's Opera House

From 1879 to 1924, Stuart's Opera House was home to touring vaudeville, melodrama and minstrel shows, and the entertainment hot spot for Nelsonville and surrounding coal mining communities. Today the theater has been completely restored and brings in talented acts all year round.

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The Wolftree Winery

The Wolftree Winery

Wolftree Winery produces Mead, Fruit meads, fruit wines, cider and other unusual wines

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