NEWNOW™ 2016

NEWNOW(tm) 2016 poster
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony Tuesday, September 6th from 6:00-8:30 pm in Tri-C.’s Gallery East, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills, OH 44122. The awards recipients, including Best in Show, will be announced at 7:30 pm and voting for the People’s Choice Award will commence until 7:00 pm.

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Nature as Muse

Nature as Muse
The satellite exhibition, Nature as Muse, will be held at the Cleveland Botanical Garden's “intimate and inspiring” second floor Guren Art Gallery beginning on September 3rd until September 27th, 2016.

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First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are

Ascherman-H-Cap-Davis-1Herbert Ascherman Jr. - Cap Davis



First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are, a collection of photographic portraits by Herbert Ascherman Jr. featuring emergency response personnel from the Greater Cleveland Area.
September 15 - November 5, 2016

Join us for an opening reception on Thursday, September 15 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

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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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  • Studio Tour with Founding Artist Pat Parker

    Pat Zinsmeister Parker

    As part of our 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, the Artists Archives is hosting private studio tours of Founder David E. Davis’ studio and a selection of the other early supporting artists.  The series begins with an intimate look at Pat Zinsmeister Parker’s studio adjacent to her priva...

    October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Progressive Art Collection Tour

    A rare chance to see Progressive’s World-Class, Museum quality contemporary art collection! More details coming soon....

    October 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Professional Practices Series. Art Criticism for Artists.

    A presentation by Dottie Shinn, Akron Beacon Journal’s long-time art critic. More details coming soon....

    October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Studio Tour with Founding Artist William Martin Jean

    Details coming soon....

    October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Oral Histories Project PREMIERE

    AAWR Oral Histories Project premier

    Thanks to a grant from Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, the Archives was able to produce short documentary films of eight archived artists as well as a short film on the founding members of the archives.  The Premiere coincides with our Founders Show featuring artists: Randall Tiedman, Phyllis Sloane, Sh...

    November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Studio Tour of Founding Artist David E. Davis’ Studio

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    December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Get to Know the Archives!

    Annual Holiday party for members featuring a behind-the-scenes tour of the Artists Archive. More details coming soon....

    December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm