Exhibitions & Events

Brian Sarama - Animal Feed #1

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) is pleased to announce a CALL FOR ENTRY for the NewNow 2024, Northeast Ohio’s premier biannual competitive art exhibition to be held September 12 – October 17, 2024.


 

Postcard image for Transference & Translation by Baila Litton; Flaunt by Arabella Proffer; Floating Worlds by Jean Kondo Weigl


 

Programs

  • The other side of the Spanish Avant Garde

    The other side of the Spanish Avant Garde: a conversation about the art of Maruja Mallo, Angeles Santos and Remedios Varo, with Dr. Maria Alejandro Zanetta Join us in the AAWR Gallery, as Dr Zanetta leads us through the some of the forgotten history of Spanish Women artists of the 20th century, incl...

    June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


 

Dexter Davis, Tree (Detail), 2012, Ink & collage on paper, Collection of the AAWR

Dexter Davis, Tree (Detail), 2012, Ink & collage on paper, Collection of the AAWR

As a continuation of our goal to increase the visibility of Ohio’s African American artists, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve has established a fund to overcome financial barriers that can inhibit regional artists of color from archiving their work... (read more & donate today!)


Gold Award of Achievement Ribbon

OMA 2022 Award Graphic

AAWR is the winner of the 2022 Ohio Museum Association Best Exhibition & Best Community Partnership Awards (Under $500,000) for the exhibition W/O Limits: Art, Chronic Illness, & Disability (learn more...)