Valley Art Center: Open to Interpretation

Open to Interpretation: Urban Culture Art Exhibit

Opening Reception 6 – 8 pm Friday, September 4, 2015

Because Urban Culture has different meanings to different people, Valley Art Center is creating a platform: Open to Interpretation: Urban Culture Art Exhibit; a call for artists of any medium to. We think it’s a much needed conversation, and predict it will be a dynamic and intriguing exhibit. It is important to be flexible and fluid in our understanding of it and in the way that we define all of the things it has been, is, and will be. Free & Open to the public. On display through October 14, 2015.

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Art Classes and Workshops

Valley Art Center holds 6 class sessions annually. Each session is six weeks with classes meeting once each week. Workshops may be a one-time meeting, or depending on the medium or process, the workshop may meet more than once. Fall I Session: September 7 – October 18. Fall II Session: October 26 – December 13, skipping the week of Thanksgiving.


Mural Celebration

It’s been a long journey, but finally we can celebrate the completion of the first mural in Chagrin Falls.

2 – 4 pm Sunday, September 27, 2015


Valley Art Center Clambake

Annual clambake fundraiser. Enjoy a flight of local craft beers along with your bake!

5:30 – 7:30 pm Saturday, October 17


44th Annual Juried Art Exhibit

Jurors: Mark Yasenchack – Ceramics; Tom Huck – Art Curator at University Hospitals; Deborah Pinter – Photography and Print-making. Opening Reception: 6 – 8 pm Friday, November 6

Artists living within a 250-mile radius of Chagrin Falls are again invited to submit artwork for consideration to this most prestigious annual exhibition! With a long tradition in the Chagrin Valley this show enjoys continued support from the community and the artists. Each artist is invited to submit up to 2 pieces in any art medium. Work will be judged on quality, originality, concept, design and technique to receive cash awards for Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and several community sponsored awards; Hardy Watercolor Award, The Phyllis Lloyd Memorial Award. Free & Open to the public. On display through December 23, 2015.


Valley Art Center

155 Bell Street

Chagrin Falls, OH 44022