733 Hebron Rd.
Heath, OH 43056
Phone: (740) 522-1165
Fax: (740) 281-3828
733 Hebron Rd., Heath, OH, US, 43056
- Phone: (740) 522-1165
- Fax: (740) 281-3828
Arts & Museums
Collections include Pre-Columbian, African, Asian, and Indian work. There is an extensive selection of Ohio glass and pottery. Works by Grandma Moses, Matisse, Picasso, Rembrandt, and Cezanne are found here.
Located in one of Lancaster's three National Historic Districts, this 13-room Federal-style home with Regency features is an outstanding example of American and Georgian architecture. Collections of silver, ivory, Erickson glass, quilts and musical instruments, dollhouses and one-of-a-kind antique miniatures, a carved figure collection by folk artist Elijah Pierce, restored kitchen with beehive oven and fireplace, personal items that once belonged to the Effinger family, Vice President Elbridge Gerry, U.S. Senator Thomas Ewing and Ohio's first Attorney General, Henry Stanbery, a museum shop, and portraits by John Neagle can be enjoyed at the Georgian Museum, open April through November Tuesday through Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and by appointment January through March.
The Decorative Arts Center of Ohio is a statewide organization that fosters knowledge, enjoyment, and appreciation of the decorative arts and celebrates the architecture and heritage of the Reese Peters House. The Center provides exhibitions, public programs, art classes and workshops for all ages, interdisciplinary programs and curriculum materials for schools, and a focus for research and communication about the decorative arts of Ohio.
Fine art gallery featuring 5 major shows a year and offering custom framing, business, and residential consulting services.
Art gallery featuring work from Zanesville Appalachian Art Project members. Open by appointment only.
Prior to the Civil War, this house was in the middle of abolitionist activity as the New Englanders in Putnam organized the Muskingum County Abolitionist Society. Now this home is preserving important local and national history by housing a museum with artifacts from Africa and pre and post Civil War Zanesville, a library on the Underground Railroad, and a computer lab for learning and research activities.
One of the important entities in the student life at Kenyon College, the Horn Gallery contributes immensely to enriching the cultural and artistic aspect of student life at the college. Operated and managed by the students, this venue presents art, be it fine art or performance art. Spread over two floors, the Horn Gallery features a lower level for art shows and art exhibitions, and an upper level for concerts, theatrical performances, and more. See the website or call to know more.
The Motts Military Museum has exhibits covering all of America's major wars from the Revolutionary War through Desert Storm, plus exhibits about prisoners of war, NASA, and military medals. Each exhibit includes the riveting story of the war it covers, along with fascinating historical artifacts from each, such as bygone machines, uniforms, flags, and the personal items of many well-known war heroes. Motts even has a tank donated by Arnold Schwarzenegger, which he drove for the Austrian army during his military service.
The King Arts Complex is the anchor of a small African American community east of downtown Columbus. Here, performing arts troupes from a wide variety of disciplines come to entertain the people. Over the course of the year, a varied program of music, dance, theater, discussion, workshops, luncheons, art openings and more keep the place humming. Special attention is paid to African roots, religion and jazz. See website for full calendar.
Located adjacent to Ohio Historical Center on the grounds of the Ohio Historical Society, the Ohio Village is a recreation of the way of life in Ohio in the 19th Century. A number of events are held here as well. School tours are organized regularly. Call for further information.
The mission of Thurber House is to "celebrate the written word for the education and entertainment of the broadest possible audience and to continue Thurber's legacy of humor." The gentleman this mission refers to is James Thurber, the humorist and cartoonist famous for his genre-transcending witticisms. Thurber House, located in the college-age home of the writer, is both a non-profit center promoting literacy and a museum of the writer's life and materials. The first two floors of the home are open for daily tours and, in the spirit of truly knowing the Thurber legacy, guests are encouraged to touch many items in the home.
Historic Kelton House is an actual physical relic of a bygone era, restored to its original grandeur and open to all so that John and Jane Q. Public might venture a journey into the past. The Kelton Family were Columbus society at its finest, and as such they amassed an immaculate collection of period furniture and other items, and cataloged via scrapbook and diary the details of daily life in the 1800s. All of this and more is on view, as well as a lush garden out back. What's more, this one-time stop on the Underground Railroad is said to be haunted. Beware! See website for further history and complete visitor details.