Whether you're looking
for visual or performing arts,
ARTS/West: Athens Community Gateway to the Arts is a multipurpose community arts space utilized by groups ranging from actors, dancers, and DJs to photographers, musicians, and neighborhood associations.
Run by the OU College of Fine Arts, the Athena Cinema is an art-house movie theater conveniently located in uptown Athens.
With activities and exhibits all year round, The Dairy Barn Arts Center is respected regionally, nationally and internationally, and is a must-see for any Athens County visitor.
On the final Friday of every month, except December, galleries and shops on Nelsonville's Historic Public Square stay open late. Visitors are treated to art exhibits, plays, street performers or hands on workshops with the artists themselves.
Conceived in 1989 by world-class musician Jorma Kaukonen of Hot Tuna, Fur Peace Ranch in Meigs County is now known internationally as one of the best music camps in the world. Don't miss concerts year-round at the Fur Peace Station.
The city of Nelsonville loves welcoming visitors to its unique Historic Square Arts District, which offers a taste of Athens County's large Appalachian artist community.
Passion Works studio supports collaborative art-making by placing artists with disabilities with Resident and Visiting professional artists to create outstanding and beautiful works of art, including the Official flower of Athens, The Passion Flower.
ABC Players is a nonprofit volunteer organization with a core of about thirty talented, dedicated members
Brick Monkey Theater Ensemble is Southeast Ohio’s Professional Theater Company
View unique artwork by local and regional artists in Stuart's Opera House's Gallery 1879.
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.
Thought-provoking lectures, a Broadway play, internationally acclaimed musical artists --they're all part of the Ohio University Performing Arts Series in Athens!
Ohio University’s School of Dance, Film, and Theater supports collaboration, diversity, and critical thinking in an environment that fosters interdisciplinarity and excellence.
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!
The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery is a hands-on, exploratory museum located in The Market on State.
From Peter Pan to Inherit the Wind, the Ohio Valley Summer Theater has been wowing audiences for over 55 years.
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.
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.