Coming in 2024

Stay tuned for all of the exciting things we have planned for the upcoming new year. We are making a lot of changes at The Center and introducing lots of new and exciting things! Keep checking back so you keep informed and don't miss out! Also, let us know if you'd like to be on our mailing list to receive regular notices about upcoming events and classes! 

Please be sure to download and print out the Exhibitors' Agreement and bring it with you when you drop off your work!!

Come on down and enjoy live entertainment or perform yourself, while sipping on a hot drink or playing games with friends. Sign up when you get there to showcase your talent. We ask only that you keep your performance clean and PG. 

"Celebration of the Arts" is a juried exhibition highlighting the works of artists from the Tri-State area. This exhibition is open to artists living in Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West Virginia who are at least 18 years of age.
The award for Best in Show will be $500.00
There will be up to $2,000.00 in other cash awards. Entry forms are due June 1, 2024 (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 10TH) and  notification of artwork acceptance will be June 15, 2024. If selected, delivery of artwork  will be June 26—29, 2024 from noon until 5:00pm


We will be hosting a Renaissance Fair Art Donation Drive on June 22nd from 1-5! Along with food and beverages, we will be hosting a grand slew of art related activities! Admission is one piece of art of any value. Each piece will admit two people and garner you 10 tickets to use at our various stations. If you bring more than one piece, you will receive more tickets!
If you don't have art to donate, you can purchase admission tickets at the door for a $10 donation.
We will accept any artwork that is an original piece or signed print, appropriate for all audiences, whether 3D or 2D. All 2D artwork must be framed, wired, and ready to be hung. 3D pieces must be prepared to sit securely on a level surface.

Calling all anglophiles and cake bakers! This Spring we are planning a cake baking contest in theme with the Great British Baking show. Cakes will be judged on design, taste and originality! 
*Just for amateur bakers and students. Ages teen to adult. Submissions must be in by April 16th.

We are hosting an abstract and 3 dimensional art exhibit from May 17th-June 1st. Submissions are due by May 4th and art must be dropped off no later than May 11th. For our opening reception, we will be having a Saturday morning brunch, May 18th from 10-noon, open to the public with no admission cost.

We are hosting a jeep bash exhibit featuring photographs from the World War Two Era! The show runs from June 7th-22nd, with submissions due May 25th. Artwork must be dropped off by June 1st . It will open with a1940's themed Jeep Bash Celebration at the Butler Art Center & Gallery on June 7, 2024, from 5:00-9:00 pm. Tickets to participate in the opening celebration are $10 and will be
available at the door. The entry fee includes pizza, popcorn and drinks along with music, dancing, a basket and 50/50 raffle as well as themed merchandise. 

We are hosting an Artful Celebration of Pets exhibit! Show off your four-legged friends in paintings, sculpture, photography or however you want to represent them in art! Submissions are due by August 10th and art must be dropped off no later than August 17th. Opening reception is August 23rd from 7-9PM and open to the public with no admission cost. 

We are hosting our annual Nature and Wildlife exhibit October 2nd-26th!  Submissions are due by Sept 22nd and art must be dropped off no later than Sept 28th. Opening reception is October 2nd from 7-9PM and open to the public with no admission cost. 

We are hosting our second annual We are All Artists exhibit! This show is for individuals who are mentally, emotionally, or physically challenged. We will also be offering classes for these individuals to create art to exhibit in the show (but it's not necessary to enter the show). Submissions are due by October 19th and art must be dropped off no later than October 26th. Opening reception is November 1st from 7-9PM and open to the public with no admission cost. 

We are hosting our annual Member's Show and Sale! This gives our artists not only a chance to show off their talent but to try to make some extra money for Christmas! Submissions are due by November 16th and art must be dropped off no later than November 23rd. Opening reception is November 29th from 7-9PM and open to the public with no admission cost. 

Please click on the above button to download the Exhibitor's Agreement.
Please complete the form and print it out.
Return it to the Art Center with your artwork.