Art & Culture in Westerville
Creativity blossoms in Westerville. Be inspired by the public murals and sculptures as you explore our vibrant city. Shop unique pieces or view local exhibits at one of the various art galleries and museums. Find your creative side at one of the city’s Maker spaces. Experience new stories through a robust performing arts scene and let our talented local instrumentalists make music to your ears! The Arts Council of Westerville is a great resource to find upcoming arts and culture events any time of year.
Located at the corner of State & Main, David Myers Art Studio and Gallery features rotating exhibits of David’s work alongside art by regional artists mentored by David. Original paintings and other original artwork is displayed and available for purchase.
Otterbein’s Department of Art & Art History operates The Miller & Fisher Galleries and maintains a large collection of Asian and African art. Relish in local exhibits at Otterbein's Frank Museum of Art.
Located inside the independent bookshop in Uptown Westerville, the Art Gallery at Birdie Books celebrates the artistic expressions of local artists through a variety of collections.
Located in local coffee shop, Java Art Gallery is an award-winning art gallery featuring a rotating collection of the art of up to a dozen prominent local artists. The pieces are displayed on the walls throughout the shop and all pieces on public display are available for purchase.
Come and see public productions by the talented students and faculty at Otterbein University Dept. of Theatre & Dance. The Otterbein Summer Theatre series features a variety of performances throughout the summer for all to enjoy!
Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University is a full-size orchestra keeping the symphonic art form alive for the greater Westerville area. The Symphony, partnering with Otterbein University, provides exemplary symphonic performances to audiences in Central Ohio, and music education in Westerville and surrounding communities.
Alum Creek Amphitheater offers concert series, performances and general music and theatrical productions at their outdoor theater just east of the Main Street Bridge. The open space venue is a great place to grab the family and a blanket and come see a local production.
Westerville Parks & Recreation Civic Theatre features introducing murals, sculptures, photography exhibits, concerts, theater, and even art-inspired playgrounds to bring people together and initiate community conversations. The Civic Theatre program attracts 10,000-plus annually to performances and classes. In 2018, the Department Theater swept all BroadwayWorld.com awards and was recognized as ‘Theater of the Year.'
Curtain Players Theatre is an intimate and comfortable 78-seat theater is on the east side of the Hoover Reservoir situated in a charming old country church on the east side of the Hoover Reservoir.
Good Medicine Productions is a non-profit theatrical performance company bringing audiences of all ages transformative joy through the art of improvisation, comedic performance and innovative storytelling.
Comprised of more than 80 individuals from all walks of life that share a common love of music, the Westerville Community Bands give performances throughout the year. The four main concerts, Fall, Holiday, Young Person's and Spring Concert, are usually held in the Westerville Central High School Auditorium while most of our summer concerts are given at the Alum Creek Amphitheater.
Whether preparing for a special occasion, or want to create our own unique centerpiece, head to Westerville Florist Flower Bar to make your own custom masterpiece.
Bring your ideas to life at the Innovation Lab at The Westerville Library with hands-on learning and digital creation. The lab includes a variety of hardware, software and accessories intended for creative, education, or practical purposes.
Maker Space at Otterbein University offers over 5,000 square feet of space equipped with best-in-class technology and all of the tools needed to build your vision and scale your dream. Equipment for design, prototyping, short-run manufacturing, and other technologies, include a Laser Engraver, Vinyl Printer, CNC Router and 3-D Printers are available.
Grab your girlfriends or plan a fun family night out at At Uptown Art and Clay. The space offers adult create and sip classes and creative kids classes where you can follow the instructors lead or branch off and create whatever your heart desires.
Take your family to U Paint Pottery Studio. Pick a piece to paint, ranging from plates, bowls, vases and more, then the fun begins. Design your piece using the inspiration books or your own ideas. Once done painting, the U Paint staff will glaze and fire them and then you can pick up or have them shipped to you.
Inspiring U is an arts and crafts studio located in Westerville. Owner Beth, once worked at Joann's Fabrics and started their education program before going out on her own to open this studio. Inspiring U is a place where creative minds come together and make fun and exciting things. There are several different teachers who teach, each very talented in their craft. Whatever your creative interests are, there's a class for you! And if there isn't, let them know and they'll create one!