Wayne Center for the Arts

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

Holidays may limit hours. Please check our Facebook page for the most up-to-date hours.



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 lynn@wayneartscenter.org. Currently we are booking for mid 2020.

Summer Exhibitions

  • The Art of Hope
    The Art of Hope

    Works by Artists of the Village Network Art Therapy Program and NAMI/MOCA House

    August 21 - September 14
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    August 21, 6:00-8:00 pm

    We celebrate those who use art to recover, grow, and heal. This joint exhibit by artists in treatment and recovery shows the deep and strengthening power of art therapy. Find more about NAMI/MOCA House here and about the Village Network here.

Fall Exhibitions

  • Woodturners Exhibition
    Woodturners Exhibition

    September 19 - October 12
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    September 19th 6:00-8:00 pm

    North Coast Woodturning joins Buckeye Woodturning & Woodworking for their annual display of art and 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.

  • Kevin Walton Exhibition
    Kevin Walton Exhibition

    October 25 - December 14
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    October 25th 6:00-8:00 pm

    Kevin Walton paints landscapes, portraits, and still lifes inspired by a love of history. From his Smithville studio, Walton creates large-scale oil paintings that have recently won recognition from the Ohio Arts Council and the Canton Museum of Art. "My works," says the artist, "are meant to convey the simple truth of a shared humanity."

Winter/Spring Exhibitions

  • 2nd Annual Wayne/Holmes Artists' Exhibition
    2nd Annual Wayne/Holmes Artists' Exhibition

    January 10 - February 14
    Looney & Gault Galleries
    Opening Reception
    January 10th, 5:00-7:00 pm

    Join us for the return of the Wayne/Holmes Artists' Exhibition!
    This celebrated show is open to any artist working or residing (currently or formerly) in Wayne or Holmes County. Our 2019 exhibition received tremendous reviews and record crowds; don't miss the chance to be a part of a fantastic new tradition!
    Judged and juried exhibition, cash prizes available.

    More information available here!
    Submission Deadline: October 1st

Summer 2020 Exhibitions

  • Ron White
    Ron White

    June 29, 2020 - August 7, 2020
    More information coming soon!