Wayne Center for the Arts

MON-THURS: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
SATURDAY: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.



All exhibits are free and open to the public during Wayne Center for the Arts regular business hours

For information regarding submitting for a gallery show, please contact sharon@wayneartscenter.org. Currently we are booking for mid 2019.

Summer Exhibitions

  • Best of 2018
    Best of 2018

    July 6-August 23
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    Friday, July 6th 6:00pm-8:00pm

    "The Best Of..." is Ohio Designer Craftsman's annual juried, members-only exhibition. Now in its 35th year, the exhibition is regarded as one of Ohio's best shows, and features established and emerging ODC member artists working in all craft media. As a significant exhibition of fine craft, "The Best of 2018" showcases functional, sculptural, or decorative contemporary approaches to works in clay, fibers, wood, glass, enamel, leather, metal, jewelry, or other media.
    The show was juried by Kathryn Gremley who has served as director of of the Penland Gallery and Visitors Center in North Carolina since 2006.

Fall Exhibitions

  • Ohio Woodturners Annual Show
    Ohio Woodturners Annual Show

    September 13 - October 13
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    September 13th 6:00-8:00 pm

    Join us for Northcoast Woodturning and Buckeye Woodturning & Woodworking organizations’ annual display of craftsmanship. Woodturners use a wood lathe with hand-held tools to create works of art from a variety of woods. Like the potter’s wheel, the wood lathe is a simple mechanism which can generate a range of forms limited only by the imagination of the artist or craftsperson.

  • A Visit with the Wildlife of Kenya
    A Visit with the Wildlife of Kenya

    October 19 - December 14
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    October 19th 6:00-8:00 pm

    Explore Kenyan vistas and intimate portraits of diverse wildlife as photographer Stephen Shapiro takes us on safari.