Grand Re-Opening

Grand Re-Opening

After a transformative renovation following an unexpected flood on Christmas Day in 2022, the Springfield Township Arts Center is thrilled to announce its much-anticipated grand re-opening on January 5th and 6th, 2024. Hosted by ArtsConnect, the non-profit organization behind the center’s engaging programs, the re-opening promises an array of activities for all ages and interests. The Art Center is located at 9158 Winton Rd.

Friday, January 5th Highlights:

10:00 AM: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Unveiling of New Art Installation. Join us for the official inauguration with trustees and members of the Arts Council. 

10:15 AM - 7:00 PM: Self-Guided Tours. Explore the renovated facility and register to win exclusive ArtsConnect prizes. The first 100 visitors will receive a commemorative keepsake. Capture the moment at the ArtsConnect Collect Selfie Contest (#ArtsConnectIsBack). Enjoy a cup of Hot Cocoa from the Cocoa Bar

10:30 AM - 5:00 PM: Creative Workshops. Engage in hands-on activities like designing your own button and crafting Inspirations Bracelets.

Demonstrations throughout the day:

  • 11:00 AM: Talk with Cedric Michael Cox on the Gallery Installation
  • 11:00 AM: Tai Chi
  • 12:00 PM: Drone Obstacle Course
  • 1:00 PM: Preschool Art
  • 1:45 PM: Preschool Piano
  • 2:30 PM: Storybooks with the Cincinnati Library 
  • 4:00 PM Kids Hip Hop

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: "Art After 5 Happy Hour". Savor a Cooking Demo by Big Jay, as seen on "America’s Best Restaurants" and "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." Enjoy specialties at the cash bar and partake in the "Beerings" Make and Take. (Earrings made with High Grain beer cans) Shop the RISE Artists Booths.


Saturday, January 6th Highlights:

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Open Studios & Creative Sessions. Participate in self-guided tours, pottery open studio for authorized studio users, and various make-and-take activities like Marbling(10:00 AM - 12:30)

and Inspirational Word Bracelets (12:30 - 3:00). Don't miss the Sand Art for Kids and the Design Your Own Button station.(10:00 AM-3:00 PM)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Meet the Instructors. Engage with class instructors, witness demonstrations, and learn more about the diverse array of classes offered.

Open House Style Demos & Mini Classes (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM):Experience Woodshop Overviews, Aerial Yoga, Kids Magic, Teen and Advanced Woodshop Demos, and more. Enjoy free mini-classes including Kids Yoga, a talk on "The Colorful Life of Charley Harper" by Brett Harper, Bucket Drumming, Enameling, and Kids Cooking

Open House Style Demo Schedule:

10am-noon       Pottery Demos

10am-12:30      Woodshop Overview and Lathe Demos

10am-12:30      Aerial Yoga and Aerial Fitness Overviews & Demos

10:00 – 12:00    Kids Magic Overview; Magic Show 12:00-12:30

12:30-3:00        Teen and Advanced Woodshop Overviews and Demos


Free Mini-Classes:


Please arrive 10 min. early and check in at the front desk before the mini class begins

12:45-1:30                    Kids Yoga

1:00-2:00                      The Colorful Life of Charley Harper – Talk by Brett Harper

1:30-2:00                      Bucket Drumming (All ages welcome)

2:00 – 3:00                   Enameling

2:15 – 3:00                   Kids Cooking


The Springfield Township Arts Center eagerly welcomes everyone to celebrate this remarkable transformation. Join us for a weekend filled with creativity, learning, and fun for the whole community. For more information on ArtsConnect, visit www.theartsconnect.us.