An exhibition of works by members of the Arts Council of West Chester and Liberty opens this Sunday with a free public reception from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Miami University Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester.
According to the event’s release, “Creating Community” will showcase works by members and friends of the Arts Council reflecting the work they do to nurture a creative community and to help create community through creativity.
“We have enjoyed working with the Arts Council for many events and exhibitions,” said Rod Nimtz, director of the Learning Center. “(We) are so glad to celebrate the work they do in our community by hosting this exhibition.”
The Arts Council sponsors many events throughout the year, including special Art in the Parks summer programs for youth and families at Keehner Park.
“Our mission is to benefit and inspire the community through the arts,” said Darla Kirchner of the Arts Council. “We want to encourage creativity in everyone and to help use that creative spirit to build and improve our community.”
Artists in this exhibition of paintings and photographs include Celeste Bryant, Elizabeth Coleman, Kerri Conover, Karri Durham, Cathy Fiorelli, Jacob Foley, Gina Gorsek, Colin Hester, Darla Kirchner and Linda Leigh.
The exhibition will be available for public viewing at the Learning Center through Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday.
Miami University’s Voice of America Learning Center is located at 7847 VOA Park Drive, at the corner of VOA Park Drive and Cox Road, in West Chester. For more information visit www.miamioh.edu/voalc or call 513-895-8862.
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