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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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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.

Gallery Show Opening October 3!

The Southwest Tour by Andy Sabol opens Octobers 8 in the Peninsula Art Academy Gallery.

Andy Sabol spent several months this year traveling across the country to the Southwest with his Airstream trailer, his two dogs, and occasional drop-in visitors. This show is his recording of that journey. His interpretation of the drama that is the west is exciting and full of beauty.

**Please attend the opening to this wonderful show of his work on Saturday October 8 at the Peninsula Art Academy, 1600 W Mill St., Peninsula, Ohio from 2-5 pm. Refreshments will be served and Andy will give a gallery talk at 3 pm. The show will be up in the Gallery from October 5 - November 13.

Peninsula Art Academy, Wednesday to Sunday 11 am-5 pm, 330-657-2248.

The Southwest Tour by Andy Sabol

I relocated from the Pittsburgh area to take a job as a medical photographer in Akron. Two of my loves are traveling and photography and here they come together. This show is of the Southwest, some of the places new to visit and some I've been to before.

I've always liked night photography, most of the time cityscapes. But this time I got to try my hand at starry nights. It happened that I was in Zion National Park at the time of the new moon. A perfect time and place to be. Even though the park was packed with thousands of people during the day, I would get up at 2 am to shoot all night long and not see a single person.