"Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant." -- Henry Miller




Wayne Center for the Arts is the area's oldest and most comprehensive visual and performing arts organization. For more than 40 years the Center has made art and art education available to the citizens of Wooster and Wayne County.







Wayne Center for the Arts, a community-based arts center located in Wooster, Ohio, is seeking an Executive Director. Click the following link for a complete job description, qualification requirements and contact information.   [more information]





Wayne County Visual Arts Competition -- April 11 thru April 16
Gault Gallery

Alice in Wonderland with Other Dances -- April 12 & April 13
Wayne Center Ballet performs on Saturday at 7:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm
Performing Arts Center – Wooster High School

Functional Ceramics Workshop –April 24 thru April 26
At Wayne Center for the Arts [more information]

Wooster Wine & Beer Festival -- Saturday, April 26
6:30 pm to 10:30 pm at the Greenbriar Conference & Party Center in Wooster, Ohio. [more information]

Wayne County High School Art Exhibition -- April 29 thru May 8
Gault and Looney Galleries

Wayne County Art Competition 2014 -- thru April 12
Gault Gallery

Functional Ceramics Exhibition – thru April 26
Looney Gallery

The Art of Janice Gallagher -- thru May 2
A Wayne Center for the Arts sponsored exhibition now showing at Heartland Point, 200 N. Main Street in Orrville, Ohio.   [more information]





Childrens Chorus Spring Concert -- May 4
Wayne Center for the Arts Childrens Chorus Spring Concert – Sunday, May 4, 2:30 pm
Performing Arts Center – Wooster High School

Arts Academy Exhibit -- May 12 thru May 15
Please join us Monday, May 12 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm for the Arts Academy Exhibit opening reception. Stop by with family and friends for refreshments and to view art created by Fall 2013 and Winter/Spring 2014 students. Their work will be on display through May 15 and will be available for pickup May 19 through May 24 during WCA normal business hours.

Northcoast & Buckeye Woodturners Exhibit – May 22 thru July 12
The Wayne Center for the Arts, in conjunction with the Northcoast Woodturners and Buckeye Woodworkers and Wood Turners, presents the Woodturning Competition and Exhibit. More than 100 of the woodturners' work are presented.
Gault and Looney Galleries

An opening reception will be held Thursday, May 22 in the Children’s Studio. Free and open to the public





Art News


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Wayne Center for the Arts is looking for art educators to help plan and teach visual art classes for preschool and elementary age students. Wayne Center for the Arts offers multiple teaching assignments at the Walnut Street School location, as well as occasional outreach opportunities throughout the community.

We are looking for teachers who are enthusiastic about art, love teaching children, and are responsible, reliable, and flexible. Good organizational skills and good classroom management skills are required. Familiarity with the Ohio Department of Education 2012 Visual Art Standards and an art education degree are preferred.

Those interested in applying should mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information of at least three references to:

Lisa Zemancik
Education Coordinator
Wayne Center for the Arts
237 S. Walnut St.
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview after their materials have been reviewed. No phone calls please.