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

 

DRAWING CENTER STUDIO



darkroom photography year-round

 
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FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

 

About our Space

Manifest Drawing center is a 4500 square foot facility located in the historic neighborhood of Walnut Hills in Cincinnati Ohio. Our photography facilities include a 7-enlarger darkroom, film processing station, classroom space, library/lounge, and a small kitchenette.

 

STOCK CHEMISTRY

We currently stock Sprint® System liquid chemistry for black & white film and print processing.

  • Standard® Film Developer
  • Quick Silver® Print Developer
  • Block® Stop Bath
  • Record® Speed Fixer
  • Archive® Fixer Remover
  • End Run® Wetting Agent


DARKROOM

  • 6 Omega B-22’s capable of enlarging 35mm and 120mm film
  • 1 Bessler 4x5 enlarger
  • 5 foot Delta sink
  • A variety of negative carriers covering 35mm, 120mm, and 4x5 sheet film
  • Enlarging Easels
  • Glass and Foam for contact printing
  • Grain Scopes
  • Variable contrast filters

FILM PROCESSING STATION

  • 6 foot Delta sink
  • Temperature controlled water
  • Tanks and reels for 35mm and 120mm roll film (plastic and metal)
  • Stainless steel thermometers
  • Film loading booth
  • Print drying racks
  • Archival print washer
  • Daylight balanced light


DRY AREA / CLASSROOM SPACE

  • 2 large homasote boards for critiquing and displaying photographs
  • Gallery-level track lighting for reviewing prints
  • 2 large flat files for print storage
  • Copy stand



Map to Manifest's M1 Studios   |   Studio Calendar   |   Darkroom Calendar




 Josephine S. Russell
Charitable Trust, PNC Bank Trustee

Manifest is supported by sustainability funding from the Ohio Arts Council, and through the generous direct contributions of individual supporters and private foundations who care deeply about Manifest's mission for the visual arts.


gallery hours:

tues-fri 12-7pm, sat noon-5pm
closed on sun-mon

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2727 woodburn avenue
cincinnati, ohio 45206


drawing center map (m1)
3464 Central Parkway
cincinnati, ohio 45223


   

 


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