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Events

Dr. Wassenstein's
Side Show

Every Halloween, it comes. The Doctor decides to cavort. October 28, 2017, he will be hosting "Dr. Wassenstein's Side Show". featuring Squidling Bros. Circus, the alluring Samantha Siren, dapper Dj. Vourteque and of course our firey friends, Pyrsoscope!  This is the most bizarre, entertaining and visually impressive Halloween event in the region. Save the date, tickets go on sale soon. Please call or email the art center: 419.238.6837, info@wassenbergartcenter.org for more information. 



Titano Oddfellow

Often considered the 8th Wonder of the World, Titano Oddfellow!! World-record holder and theatrical performer, Titano specializes in incredible feats of strength and titillating circus sideshow acts and has even performed for the New York Metropolitan Opera. You won't believe your eyes!

Samantha Siren

Multi-faceted performer from silks, lyra, burlesque, circus and vaudeville. Samantha performs all over the country and internationally. What will she have in store for us in 2017?

Dj. Vourteque

Vourteque is one of America's top electro swing and neo-vintage Djs. Musician, remix artist, Dj, carny and ringmaster - Vourteque entertains and wows crowd from Los Angeles to New York. He's played The Montreal Speakeasy to Tampa Steampunk Ball, from Cirque du Soleil's Kurios premiere event in Chicago to Edwardian Ball in San Francisco. He's been a staple of the Electric Forest and he's the resident Dj for Detroit's Theatre Bizarre. On top of that he's an accomplished sideshow and variety performer and has worked with the Philadelphia sideshow troop The Squidling Brothers.

Pyroscope

Based out of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Pyroscope consists of a small core group of individuals who love the flow arts and have dedicated their talents to entertaining others with their diverse skill sets in different types of prop manipulation. We offer poi, hoop, fire eating, juggling, contact staff, levitating wand, fans, fire breathing, fire swords, and more!

Black Hearts Ball

Save the date. February 17, 2018. Join us in welcoming back Distant Cousinz (Town Creek Live 2017) for a stellar evening of fine food, fortunes read, fine friends and more wonderful surprises. What's your fancy? Vintage era? 20s, 30s etc..steampunk, grunge, vampire, formal?
We don't care, just create your fash in Black and White. 

Town Creek Live 2018 

July Here we go. Rubber duckies, gourmet food trucks, interactive art, performance art & live music. How can one go wrong? Town Creek Live 2017 brings good times to Van Wert. 

A unique blend of performing art, interactive visual art, music, gourmet food and a little 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 below for a chance to win $1000 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. July 2018.