"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.
Al Harden In The Streets Of Venice & Sonscape
Art Show November 4, 2019 to December 20, 2019 Central State University - Dayton Campus. Opening reception November 15, 2019 6PM to 8PM. Dayton's native son Al Harden's first solo show in Dayton OH. Come celebrate, critique, comment, converse and provide critical feedback about Al's artwork " In the Streets of Venice", artist's proofs which will be available for sale, or place your order for a signed archival print of the same image.
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
Will move to the EbonNia Gallery at 1135 West Third Street. The exhibit runs from November 12 to December 6, 2019. The gallery is open Tuesday- Saturday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Opening reception, Sunday, November 17, 2 to 5 pm. Guest speaker, Dr. Charles Brown, Pastor Emeritus Bethel Baptist Church.
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.