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Seeking Consignment Artists

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We are redesigning our gift area and we love to represent local and regional artists like you. We are seeking handmade items such as jewelry, scarves and accessories, functional sculptures, and fiber art, handblown glass, orginal 2D work, original gift cards and multi-media items. If you are a maker, artist, or tinkerer and would like to have your work represented, click the button below to find out how to apply. It's easy.  

Van Wert Respresents! Exhibit 
February 9 – March 4

Art Representing Van Wert

The Wassenberg Art Center has been a staple of Van Wert for many years, since 1954 to be exact. Long before even this, a solid vein of art has run through the community. In this curated exhibit, we want to see Van Wert represented in art. Come and see the different renditions and scenes from varying perspectives, of our beloved community or event that took place in Van Wert.
Join us for the opening party following the Van Wert Main Street Chocolate Walk, serving homemade soups, freshly baked bread, our wine and chocolate pairings and featuring live music on our baby grand by Weston Thompson. 

Jordyn Fishman 
March 9 – April 8

Large Format Murals

Jordyn Fishman's work deals with issues of injustice while simultaneously pointing out the the strength we have to push back and to come together to fight and to love. We must fight not only for a more just world, but also we must fight for love. To love this world, to love one another, and to love ourselves is the most powerful force we have. 
Jordyn Fishman lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan and was an artist featured during ArtPrize IX in 2017, her host venue being the Grand Rapids Museum of Art. 
Jordyn is a student at Penny Stamps School of Design at the University of Michigan. Her work is compelling and the large format murals engarge the audience on a grand scale.

Annual High School Invitational
April 22 – May 13 

Best Young Artists in a 30-mile radius

Call for entries coming soon. Get ready. 

Our Mission

The Wassenberg Art Center endeavors to be a catalyst for creative expressions and the study of visual art and architecture. Through an open, diverse approach, our programs are offered as an outreach to inspire interaction in the arts for all area cultures and communities.

Town Creek Live 7-21-2018 

July Here we go. Rubber duckies, gourmet food, interactive art, performance art & live music. How can one go wrong? Town Creek Live brings good times to Van Wert. 

A unique blend of performing art, interactive visual art, music, gourmet food and silliness is just what you ordered, right here at home. Main Street Van Wert and the Wassenberg Art Center team up every year to power this growing event.

Adopt a duckie for a chance to win $1500 and other prizes in the annual Town Creek Duck Derpy. Proceeds of duck sales are shared between Main Street Van Wert, the Wassenberg Art Center and a community charity.

Plenty of gourmet food trucks, great, live musical acts.

Experience our interactive, Art Exhibit. Each year is something new. Caricature artists, interactive art projects and much more. Note! New date 7/21/18.

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