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"Art of Soul!" Juried Art Exhibit

The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center of Wilberforce, Ohio presents their national art exhibit. Opening reception and award ceremony was September 14, 2019 at 11 am. The exhibit runs from September 14, 2019 to February 29, 2020. Meet the artist reception was Friday September 13, 5:30 - 7:30 pm.


Annual Art Day

Our "Annual Art Day" was held on September 14 at CSUD, 840 Germantown Street from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Pre-registration was required. The three workshops running concurrently (Paper collage sculpture, Photoshop and Scratch Pad Project) was filled to capacity again. Participants took away their workshop projects. The scratchboard project workshop made a piece of artwork that will be given to an organization that will put it on display in their building. This organization is to be determined by AAVAG. This was a free event, supported by two grants from the city of Dayton.


David Redmon

"Seeking Identity" Exhibit

One man Exhibit January 10 to March 4, 2020, Central State University - Dayton Campus. Opening reception January 19, 2020 2PM to 4PM. Artist Meet n Greet, Door Prizes. AAVAG member David Redmon's first solo show in Dayton OH. Come celebrate, converse and check out Dave's artwork . Gallery Hours: Monday through Thursday 9AM to 8PM, Friday and Saturday 9AM to 5 PM


Exposition Through Art Awards

Dayton, Ohio — A component of the Expo program seeks to encourage young developing artists by providing them with gift cards for purchasing art supplies. Award winners was chosen from Saint Margaret's Episcopal Church's summer Art camp. Awards was presented to: London Blythe, Destiny Conyers, Janelle White, Juslyn White, Jay'Sha Williams, A'Niyah Nichols.


Historical African American Church exhibit

Has moved to the First Baptist Church at 111 W. Monument Avenue in downtown Dayton. The exhibit will be there from January 15 to February 26, 2020. The exhibit will be open from Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 230 pm, Saturday 9 - 11 am, Sunday 8:30 am - 1:15 pm; Sunday, February 2 there will be an artist meet and greet 11:15 am to 1:15 pm.


Dayton African American Culture Festival Exhibit

The DAACF and AAVAG presented "The Dayton Culture Festival Art Exhibit", August 17, 2019 at Island Park on the corner of Helena and Riverside Avenue. The festival ran from 12 noon until 8 pm. Drop off of artwork for the exhibit was on August 10 at the UHaul storage, on East Third Street from 12 noon to 2 pm. AAVAG was serving as managing this exhibit for the DAACF.

Funding for this event was by a grant from the Ohio Arts Council.

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