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Arts for All

This summer, we look forward to welcoming students to our campus in-person for the first time in more than a year. We, and our community, could not be more excited! After a year spent isolated and in front of screens, young people are yearning for interaction and creative engagement.

240 diverse youth will attend 10 weeks of arts camps, expressing their creativity through visual arts, music, creative writing, animation and more, mentored by professional teaching artists. High school students will gain valuable leadership skills serving as camp assistants. Our COVID safety plan will ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone.

As always, we remain dedicated to full inclusion. With your support, these enriching experiences are affordable and accessible to everyone regardless of economic circumstance.

Help us ensure that EVERY child has the benefit of high quality arts education with your tax-deductible contribution to Arts for All Campaign.

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The Art Shop at Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Looking for that special gift for a loved one – or yourself? The Art Shop at Kennedy Heights Arts Center features original, hand-crafted artworks by over 40 local artists, including Jewelry, Photography, Ceramics, Glassworks, Woodworks, Metal Arts, Knitted items, Paintings, Prints, Greeting Cards, and MORE!

Grab a unique gift for a loved one or find something that catches your own eye. There’s something for everyone!

Holiday Art Market

Every Winter, coinciding with the annual Kennedy Collective Exhibition, we expand our Art Shop to include our Holiday Art Market! We invite our year-round vendors, along with some local guest artists, to create special items that would make great gifts during this Holiday Season. Creative Holiday Gifts are sold at Kennedy Heights Arts Center! 

WELCOME OUR NEW 2020 HOLIDAY ART MARKET VENDORS: Vicki Adang, Betsy Allaire, Susan Cline, Jess Costantini, Jennifer Cox, Rita Dhingra, Mimi Gingold, Carisa Hund-Bunten (Seventh Street Gifts), Ashna Khanna, William Linthicum, Julie Meyer (For Lula Girl), Dyah Miller, Beth Mohr, Amy Nicolai (Amy Eclectic), Diane O’Brian (Ellery’s Crayons), Marian Paola, Priti Sullivan (Priti’s Pretty Jewelry with a Purpose), Allison Troyer, Reginald Willis.

Applications are now closed for 2020, check back in September 2021 to apply for next year. To apply to be a year round vendor in our Art Shop, see below.

Hours and Location

Wednesdays through Fridays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturdays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Special extended hours for openings and special events.

6546 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45213

Vendors: We support local artists

Artist Need Lunch Money (Antonio Wooten) – artist designed apparel Jereena Ameen – fiber art

Da’Mon Butler – jewelry

Lynn Conaway – fiber art Michael Conaway – woodturnings Billie Cunningham – jewelry & dolls
June Pfaff Daley – notecards, magnets, collages Lee DeRhodes – ceramics Michael Dillingham – paintings
Saad Ghosn – books Beth Goldstein – ceramics Linda Grieser – cds (Adiago Trio, harp)
Helen Haberstroh – illustrations, notecards Natalie Hager – photography, notecards Robin Hartmann – fiber art, jewelry
Donna Heldman – mosaics, recycled garden art Joanne Honschopp – notecards Judy Kidd – jewelry
Thomas Kinsel – photography Robert Kroeger – oil painting Mary Lennard – poetry books
Monica Lira – stuffed animals, ceramics Uneek Lowe – purses Diana Marra – Asian brush painting, photos, notecards
Elaine McGue – painting, jewelry Oberaw Industries – metal art Sara Pearce / Paper with a Past – notecards, collages, prints
Diane Roketenetz – mixed media, paintings Patti Rulli – painting Brandi Sanchez – notecards, photography prints, fiber art
Grace Severyn – jewelry Anne Endress Skove – tiny books, knitting Sound Bite Ts (Lisa Andrews) – foodie tshirts, notecards
Sue Ann Spears – ceramics Kate Spencer – decorative quilts Debby Staats – jewelry
Carole Staples – fiber art Barbara Streff – serigraphs Michael Streff – illustrations, prints
Barbara Terry – silversmith, jewelry Karen Trimble-Shell – jewelry Edna Walker – books
Joanie Weidner – mixed media, mini-collages John Weller – photography Zeta Wolf – jewelry
     

Interested in becoming a Vendor at KHAC?

Artists wishing to submit work to be juried for the Art Shop should drop off art samples, minimum of 3 per medium, for review by the Shop Screening Committee, along with the completed Art Shop Application.

The Committee looks for quality and originality in the work from design through production. Jewelry is to be created by the artist either in the setting or in the components or both. Applicants will be notified within two weeks of submission of work.

Download Art Shop Vendor Application

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

As a volunteer, your time and talents can be used in many ways: assisting art instructors in classes for youth, helping put on special events, helping with building renovation projects and landscaping, and more. Our calendar is filled with arts exhibits, classes, festivals and concerts, and our volunteers help make them all happen.

Give us some of your time, and you will discover a renewed sense of community.

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS (ages 14-18):
We are currently accepting applications for Summer Art Camp Volunteers. Deadline to apply is April 2, 2021. For more information, please click Student Volunteer Application_Summer Camp_2021.

ADULT VOLUNTEERS:
Kennedy Heights Art Center values our volunteers’ schedules and provides flexible hours to meet everyone’s needs. We have weekday, evening and weekend volunteer opportunities.

  • The Lewis League – Welcoming individuals who monitor the gallery and assist customers in the gift shop on Saturdays.
  • Keepers of the Mansion – Willing workers to help with yard work, painting and building improvements.
  • Helping Hands – Volunteers who assist with special events, including tasks such as registration, food service, leading art activities and set-up and clean up.
  • Kennectors – Outreach volunteers to help with development and distribution of posters and other marketing materials.
  • Art Aides – Volunteers who enjoy making art and working with children to assist art instructors in after-school art classes and summer camps.
  • Administrative Artisans – Volunteers who provide support in the office during the workday. Tasks may include data entry, preparing bulk mailings, clerical tasks and answering phones.

Apply Now

To apply to volunteer, please download an application form:
KHACAdultVolunteerApplication
Student Volunteer Application_Summer Camp_2021

and email to our Volunteer Coordinator or mail to:
Kennedy Heights Arts Center
6546 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45213

  • Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 5:00
  • Saturday: 11:00 - 4:00
  • Closed Sunday - Monday