creative research gallery and drawing center
a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization

 

    

DRAWING CENTER STUDIO

  studio offerings year-round
making better artists

ABOUT OUR PROGRAM WHY DRAW? OUR INSTRUCTORS STUDIO CALENDAR DARKROOM CALENDAR

Packing and Shipping Your Artwork
Monday, October 28 5:30-6:30pm with Manifest Exhibition Coordinator Katie Baker
[ To be held at Manifest Gallery ]

WEEKLY OPEN PROGRAMS


Drawing As Mindfulness

Mondays, 7-9pm
Weekly Instructed sessions focused on activities (drawing, discussions, writing) promoting mindfulness of self and context. Year-round!
Taught by Brigid O’Kane


Open Photography Lab Sessions

Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Sundays
6-10pm

Weekly uninstructed access to our analog darkroom and film processing facilities. Student discounts.

About Our Facilities and Equipment

MEDIA CATEGORY KEY

Drawing
Photography
Painting
Non-Media-Specific

IN-DEPTH STUDIO CLASSES


Drawing Essentials:

Gesture and Contour

Thursdays, 6-9pm
Nov. 7-Dec. 5

A 4-week, foundations-level drawing course.
Taught by Resident Instructor Samantha Haring


Drawing Materials:

Graphite

Sundays, 10am-1pm
Nov. 3-24

A 4-week survey focused on exploring the possibilities of our most common DRAWING mediums.
Taught by Scholar in Residence Angela Livezey


The Drawn Subject:

The Portrait as Likeness and Expression

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30pm
Nov. 2-23

A NEW 4-week DRAWING course probing the realities and implications of some of Art History’s greatest subject-matter themes. Ideal for those transitioning from the beginning to intermediate levels!
Taught by Brad Davis


LYCEUM
A Culture in the Pursuit of Quality

Mondays, 9am-Noon
Oct. 14-Dec. 16

A 10-week studio course for those prepared to take on advanced independent and directed study.
Taught by Jason Franz, Manifest's Founding Executive Director


Regarding Place

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30pm
Sept. 14-Nov. 16

An 8-week PHOTOGRAPHY course investigating our understanding of “place” and promoting more active seeing.
Taught by Resident Instructor Michael Wilson partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum


Intro to Black and White Photography

Sundays, 10am-1pm
Dates to be announced soon!

A 4-week, step-by-step class exploring film PHOTOGRAPHY and darkroom processes.

(Email us here to inquire about possible dates.)

WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL EVENTS


More Alive By It:

Conversations about Photography and Life

Fridays, 7-9pm
Nov. 8

A FREE discussion series featuring new guests each month led by Michael Wilson


Drawing Marathon

Saturday & Sunday, December 14 and 15
12 hours of life drawing with 2 models.


FREE High School Open Figure Drawing Sampler

Tuesdays, 7-9pm
Oct. 22, & Dec. 17

A FREE opportunity for High School students and teachers to experience working from a live model.


Quarterly Showcase & Open House
Saturday, November 23, 6–9pm
A public celebration and display of the work created at the Drawing Center by our program students, participants, and instructors.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!


Scholarships Available!
For Teens & Emerging Artists

Gift Certificates Available!
Good for all programs

YEAR-LONG ATELIER STUDYPASS
A full year of access to all Center offerings, plus access to studio for self-directed study.




Map to Studio    |   Studio Calendar    |   Darkroom Calendar





    

Manifest's 16th season is funded in part by a grant from the Robert H. Reakirt Foundation, PNC Bank, Trustee. This season's programming is also supported by an impact grant from ArtsWave, by a sustainability grant from the Ohio Arts Council, and through the generous contributions of individual supporters who care deeply about the visual arts.


gallery hours:

tues-fri noon-7pm, sat noon-5pm
(or by special appointment)

closed Sun and Mon

Contribute to our Annual Fund

    


   


gallery map
2727 woodburn avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45206


drawing center map
4905 whetsel avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45227


   

 


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