Exhibitions

Current Exhibition: Core Functions- Bette Drake and Marvin Jones

Show Dates: January 19 – March 3, 2018
Campus Wide Opening Reception: Friday January 19, 5:30 – 8:00pm

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is proud to open its 2018 exhibition schedule with Core Functions, an inaugural show for two new Archived Artists, ceramicist Bette Drake and painter and printmaker Marvin Jones. The event will be celebrated with a Campus Wide Opening Reception on Friday, January 19, 2018, 5:30 – 8:00pm which will also include The Sculpture Center and The David E. Davis Sculpture Studio and Gallery.

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Current Satellite Exhibition: Altered Paradise: The Work of Barbara Gillette

Barbara Gillette, New House, Chalk pastel on paper, 18.5" x 24"

Barbara Gillette, New House, Chalk pastel on paper, 18.5" x 24"

ARTIST TALK RESCHEDULED: Friday, January 26th, 4:30pm, Kendal at Oberlin

Location of Exhibition: Kendal at Oberlin, 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Show Dates: December 8th, 2017 – January 27th, 2018

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is proud to announce its satellite exhibition, Altered Paradise: The Work of Barbara Gillette to be held at the gallery of Kendal at Oberlin, 600 Kendal Drive, Oberlin, Ohio 44074.  The Artist Talk, previously scheduled for Friday, January 12th has been rescheduled for FRIDAY, JANUARY 26TH, 4:30PM at Kendal at Oberlin.  Don't miss this unique opportunity!

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 Now Available for Purchase

Archives Speak Postcard

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) presents The Archives Speak.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) will be celebrating the book launch and signing of our landmark publication, The Archives Speak, with an exhibition opening on November 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The Archives Speak is the definitive information source guide for our 62 Archived Artists. The book contains the Archived Artists’ portraits, biographical information, career information, and examples of their artwork.

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Programs

  • Improves with Age- Collecting Fine Wines with Cris Drugan

      Improves with Age- Collecting Fine Wine with Cris Drugan Saturday, February 10th, 1:00 – 4:00pm Artists Archives of the Western Reserve. 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland OH 44106   In celebration of Valentine’s Day and as part the ART BITES series of Collecting Art Talks, AAWR will p...

    February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Collecting First Nation’s Art with Paul Biber

    As part of ART BITES series of programming, we are proud to present Collection First Nation’s Art with Paul Biber on Saturday, February 24th, 1:00 – 3:00pm.  The program is free and open to the public courtesy of a matching grant provided by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). To register,...

    February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • The Fledgling Collector with Susan Covey & Kathy Cameron

    As part of ART BITES series of programming, we are proud to present The Fledgling Collector with Susan Covey & Kathy Cameron on Saturday, March 24th, 1:00 – 3:00pm.  The program is free and open to the public courtesy of a matching grant provided by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). To re...

    March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Imagination Go! with Joseph Polovoi

    As part of ART BITES series of programming, we are proud to present Imagination Go! with Joseph Polovoi on Wednesday, April 25th, 6:00 – 8:00pm. The program is free and open to the public courtesy of a matching grant provided by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC). To register, please call 216.72...

    April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Augusto C. Bordelois in the studio

Thank you to the voters of Cuyahoga County for providing partial funding for our Oral Histories Film Documentary Project and to the many members and supporters of AAWR who contributed matching funds for this project.

In culmination of this year long project, these short films on Archived Artists Harriet Moore Ballard, William Martin Jean, Bonnie Dolin, Augusto Bordelois, Jennie Jones, Douglas Max Utter and Anthony Eterovich by Ted Sikora and Charles Mintz, premiered here at the Archives on November 19th.

Also shown was a film made by Ted Sikora for The Cleveland Arts Prize on Shirley Aley Campbell.

As a regional museum the Archives is proud to support its artists through projects such as this.