"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.







Job Openings at Wayne Center for the Arts
Join Wayne County's oldest, most innovative and creative center for arts eduction and presentation. We’re looking to fill the three positions listed below. Just click on a link for the detailed job description including duties, requirements and how to apply. See each description for application timing.

1. Office Manager  [more info]
2. Program Assistant  [more info]
3. Custodian  [more info]

Watercolor Guild Annual Exhibit - September 11 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.

Opening reception on Thursday, September 11, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Open to the public.

Wooster Arts Jazz Fest - September 13
The Wooster Arts Jazz Fest will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 11 am to 7 pm on the Square. In its 11th year, this event is free and open to the public, and will feature more than 50 artists, along with free children’s activities, live musical entertainment, a traditional New Orleans style parade, and a mouth-watering selection of gourmet food provided by local restaurants. [more information]


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]

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.