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130 N. Verity Parkway

Middletown, OH  45042


© 2020 Middletown Arts Center

Hours of Operation

Monday               9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday               9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Wednesday        9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday             9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Friday, Saturday, & Sunday     

Open for workshops, classes and special events.

Please call or check our website for further information.    

Miriam G. Knoll

Charitable Foundation

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events & exhibits

Scholarship Competition for Summer Young Artist Workshop | Deadline March 12, 2020

We are accepting pictures for our Scholarship Competition for our seven day Summer Young Artist Workshop - June 22 - 25 & June 29 - July 2, 2019.


The competition is open to all youth going into grades 2 through 12 who display artistic ability.  If they are able to attend the 7 day session here at the MAC, the following steps should be followed:


1.         Each student who wants to be considered should submit one small drawing (on 8-1/2 " x 11" paper only) in person to the Middletown Arts Center at 130 N. Verity Parkway, or mailed to P.O. Box 441, Middletown, OH 45042, on or before Thursday, March 12.  No framed pieces will be accepted.  Submitted artwork will be held and may be retrieved from the Center until the end of April.


2.         The registration form must be attached by one piece of tape to the back side of the drawing.  Please do not staple.  We must have the student’s home address, & phone number, school information only will not be accepted and student will be immediately disqualified.   


3.         The Center’s instructors will screen the work and select approximately 20 - 25 students to participate in the workshop.  Those students will be notified by mail.


Please find Scholarship Competition Application Form here.

Sponsored by The Reggie Finkelman Trust Fund & Girdwood Orthodontics

Tomorrow's Artists Today

February 01, 2020

The Middletown Arts Center believes in fostering artistic passion in the community. Tomorrow's Artist Today brings together the best up and coming artists our community has to offer. The exhibit showcases work submitted from any area students ages 13-18, must be in junior/senior high school. Exhibition will be open to the public February 1 through March 12.


Download Prospectus HERE. This document details eligibility requirements, submission details, guidelines and the calendar.


Opening Reception will be held on Saturday, February 1st from 10am-noon

Cash Awards Available.

Sponsored by Noonan, Brockman & Pollock Pediatric Dentistry

Photo  - "Blomster Barn" by Neo Gronenberg, 2019 Best of Show Winner

Congressional Art Competition

April 04, 2020

The Middletown Arts Center is excited to once again be hosting the Congressional Art Competition. The U.S. House of Representatives’ Congressional Arts Caucus coordinates an annual art competition for high school students.  This competition provides a unique opportunity to recognize the rich artistic talents of high school students throughout the nation.  U.S. Representative Warren Davidson invited students who reside in Ohio’s 8th Congressional District to participate in “An Artistic Discovery’” – the 2020 competition and national exhibit. 


This prestigious competition features three categories: Photography, All Other Permissible Media, and Scenes from Ohio’s 8th.  


Ohio District 8's Competition exhibit will be displayed at the Middletown Arts Center and the winners will be announced at a special reception and awards ceremony to be held on Saturday, April 4th from 10am-noon.

Photo - Grand Prize 2019- Ryan Kmieske, Lakota East High School, 12th Grade, "Portrait"

Photography & Digital Art Competition 2020

May 01, 2020

May 1st-May 28th, 2020

Middletown Arts Center presents the 9th Annual Photography and Digital Art Competition. 

All Professional and Amateur Photographers 16 years or older are eligible to submit digital photographs, film photographs or other digital works of art on our website.

Submission starts March 2nd and will end on April 2nd.  
Photographs will be submitted via our website.

Download Prospectus Here

Photo Credit: Laura James - Curratuck Staircase | 2019 Best of Show

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