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Welcome to the Peninsula Art Academy

The Peninsula Art Academy is the home of art in Peninsula, Ohio. With resident artists and artist teachers, the Academy is where you can discover, learn and experience art.

The Academy offers adult and youth classes and workshops in Historic Peninsula Village, the heart of the Cuyahoga Valley. A variety of learning opportunities are offered in many of the fine arts, including drawing, painting, pastel, photography, weaving, spinning, glass blowing, glass fusing, enameling, jewelry, Artforkids and more. We invite you to explore our current offering of classes and contact us if you have any questions.

The Academy has a wonderful gallery featuring works in all mediums by regional artists, working artists studios, an exhibit hall, a music stage and the Fiber C.A.F.E. (center for alternative fiber experience).

Urgently needed: financial support!

If events like Plein Air Competition are important to you, please help with an immediate financial donation to support the Peninsula Art Academy in its mission to provide art education in the Cuyahoga Valley.

We are more than a store front. Please support the arts !!!

Stop by with your support, click our Donate button (see below), or send a check to:

Peninsula Art Academy
1600 Mill Street West
Peninsula, Ohio 44264


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13th Annual Fiber Art Show

The Peninsula Art Academy's Fiber Cafe Studio is pleased to announce the 13th annual Juried Fiber Arts Show to be held at the Peninsula Library from July 30 through August 26. Artists are invited to enter their work in the show, open to all area fiber artists. Welcoming variety, there will be categories for both functional and non-functional works. Prizes will be awarded. Jurying will occur on Wednesday, July 27. Notification (if not accepted) will be made by phone after work is juried. 

  • Entry fee for up to four pieces: $30.00 for non-members and $25.00 for members of the Fiber Cafe/PAA. 
  • Entry fee for four or five pieces: $45.00 for non-members and $35.00 for members. (Membership in The Peninsula Fiber Cafe/PAA is $50.00 per year). 

Payment may be made to the Peninsula Art Academy (please do not leave payment at the library). 

Entry Form is available below. You may bring entry fee to Peninsula Art Academy between 11 am and 5 pm, Wed. - Sun., or call to make arrangements, 330-657-2681 or 330-657-2248. You may also send entry form and fee payable to the Peninsula Art Academy, PO Box 171, Peninsula, OH 44264 by July 27. 

An open house reception will be held from 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, July 30. Hours of the show: Monday-Thursday 9a.m.-7p.m., Friday-Saturday 9a.m.-4p.m.

Fiber Art Show Entry Form

Call to artists!

Wanted: The Peninsula Art Academy is resuming its popular Artists' Studios Tour. Artists will be on a mapped studio tour of the Peninsula area. Please respond to Carol Adams ( Date to be arranged.