"Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant." — Henry Miller




Wayne Center for the Arts is the area's oldest and most comprehensive visual and performing arts organization. For more than 40 years the Center has made art and art education available to the citizens of Wooster and Wayne County.







BE INSPIRED - Day Trip Series
Join Wayne Center for the Arts for three exciting cultural day trips to see Disney's The Lion King, fiddle sensation Natalie MacMaster and the world premier of BalletMet's contemporary Cinderella. Event tickets, round-trip coach bus transportation and time to explore the city are included in each day trip ticket.

November 8, 2014: Disney's The Lion King, Ohio Theatre, Columbus, OH.
February 15, 2015: Natalie MacMaster, E. J. Thomas Hall, Akron, OH.
March 28, 2015: Balletmet's Cinderella, Ohio Theatre, Columbus, OH.

Brochure details (itinerary, costs, etc) here: [BE INSPIRED brochure]

Online registration is available:
1. Select the Semester: "Fall 2014" for The Lion King or "Winter/Spring 2015" for Natalie MacMasters and Cinderella.
2. Select "Be Inspired" under Program Type.
3. Click Search Button.
4. Proceed as if you were registering for a WCA class.
   [register online here]

Tickets may also be reserved by calling (330) 264-2787.


Watercolor Guild Annual Exhibit - thru November 1
The vibrant Watercolor Guild exhibit "Spirit of the Brush" opens September 11. The exhibit is free and open to the public during Wayne Center for the Arts regular business hours.

Fall 2014 Classes and Workshops – Enroll Now!
Fall class and workshop registration is open now. Check out our offerings and enrollment information linked on our "Classes" page or just click here: [brochure link]

Wooster Camera Club Exhibition - November 6 thru December 13
Opening Reception: 6 pm to 8 pm on November 6.

Potter's Guild Sale - November 21 & 22
Open November 21 from 4 pm to 9 pm and November 22nd from 9 am to 2 pm. In the auditorium.

Wayne Center Ballet presents "The Nutcracker" - December 5, 6 & 7

Holiday Artisan Market - December 5 & 6
The 120 Artists CoOp and WCA present the 5th Annual Holiday Artisan Market: 40 Artists and fine crafters offering pieces made by their own hands. Friday, Dec 5 from 4 pm to 8 pm and Saturday, Dec 6 from 10 am to 4 pm. [120 Artists CoOp website]


Wooster Camera Club Exhibition - thru December 13

ARTALK - Newsletter of the Wayne Center for the Arts
Check out the latest issue of our award-winning quarterly newsletter.   [click here]

Wayne Center for the Arts is looking for art educators to help plan and teach visual art classes for preschool and elementary age students. Wayne Center for the Arts offers multiple teaching assignments at the Walnut Street School location, as well as occasional outreach opportunities throughout the community.

We are looking for teachers who are enthusiastic about art, love teaching children, and are responsible, reliable, and flexible. Good organizational skills and good classroom management skills are required. Familiarity with the Ohio Department of Education 2012 Visual Art Standards and an art education degree are preferred.

Those interested in applying should mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information of at least three references to:

Lisa Zemancik
Education Coordinator
Wayne Center for the Arts
237 S. Walnut St.
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview after their materials have been reviewed. No phone calls please.