Friday, July 20, 2018

Drum Circle at Arts West

Friday, July 20th at 8:00pm

Bring your instruments and bring a friend 
for a night of drumming and dancing

All levels and ages welcome

Free event but donations are appreciated

For more info visit Facebook event

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

2018 Athens Do-It-Yourself 

Homebrew Keg & Case Competition

July 18th 5-9pm

$15 for souvenir tasting glass and opportunity to judge
 the entries of local homebrewers!  

for more info or to purchase tasting glass in advance for $12 contact:

Athens Do-It Yourself
16060 Canaanville Rd
Athens, Ohio 45701
Get Directions  (740) 594-2349


Brew Week Pints with a Purpose 

Benefit for ARTS/West

July 18th at Devil's Kettle Brewing
Noon to 10pm

The July Pints with a Purpose at Devil's Kettle Brewing will benefit ARTS/West! Come out to Devil's Kettle, and $1 from each pint of beer purchased will go to support ARTS/West

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Athens State Street Art Walk! 
Thursday, July 5th - 5:30-8:30pm

Venues include:
Arts West, SEO History CenterCasa Nueva
Passion Works Studio

This is a free evening of art & surprises on State Street

to be held on the 1st Thursday of the month, 5:30-8:30pm
featuring local artists, musicians & food

Exhibitions for July 5th:
Arts West 132 W. State St.
Fish Guitar: Billy Rhinehart Art

+ Music by The Trio – Mimi Hart, Jim Smailes, John Borchard

Billy Rhinehart is the artist and owner of Fish Guitar the home of unique real art guitars. Each instrument is designed from scratch, hand carved, hand painted, and hand assembled. An array of electric guitars, lap steels, 5-string bass and 6 string baritones’ will be on display.

SEO History Center - 24 W. State St.
Several Exhibits on display including
quiltsbricks, asylum history & a portrait exhibit
1. Locally made quilts on display from textile artists from the period during WWII.
2. “Bricks of Southeast Ohio”, an exhibit of locally made bricks telling the history of one of Southeast Ohio’s major industries
3. “The Athens Asylum, 150 Years of a Healing Landscape” Exhibit contains artifacts, artwork, medical history of the Athens Asylum and focuses on mental health through the decades.
4. “The Stuff of Dreams” Elise Sanford Portrait Exhibit is a unique display of local women posing as one of their heroes.

Casa Nueva - 6 W. State St.
Annual Summer Casa Employee Art Show
A collection of mixed media artworks created by the current staff of Casa Nueva.
Come out to enjoy good company, good food, and great drinks while exploring the local art scene!
Featuring Music Provided by: JJ Reed & Tracy Turner

Passion Works Studio - 20 E. State St.
Balloons! Balloons! Balloons! + hands-on balloon twisting and more!
Jump, walk, come on over to Passion Works for a new twist…balloons! Yes!, you are invited to investigate twisting - make a hat, flower, snake…develop new skills that will change your life and give you powers of spreading joy & delight.

On display will be our interpretation of fancy disco balls that actually were installed at the Nelsonville Music Festival 2018! Starting with round balloons we paper-mached, attached CDs and fabric tassels…yes, we will share our process, secret paper-mache recipe and tricks so you too can reproduce “homemade” disco balls for your next social extravaganza!

For more info please, contact Arts West at (740) 592-4315 or see Facebook event here