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Dziak's "Best Foot Forward" coming in June!

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council is pleased to announce its next TAG exhibit, the works of Marblehead's own Rick Dziak, OPA.

"Best Foot Forward" will feature fifty pieces, some from a private collection and rarely seen.

Dziak works both ‘en plein air’ (on location) and in the studio, both of which will be represented.

Best Foot will be on display from Saturday June 3 until July 2, 2023, with a special reception on Saturday June 3 at 6pm at The Arts Garage.


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Sign up for Classes today!

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council is pleased to announce classes are now available at The Arts Garage!

Pastels, beach glass, glass cutting, acrylics and a variety of pottery classes are all taking place this spring, and we want you to be there!

To sign up, visit the “Classes” page on the GPCAAC website at and select which class or classes you would like to attend.

To learn more about the classes visit our blog.

Refund Policy: Please note there are NO refunds for cancelled or missed classes. You will be credited towards another class of your choosing for a later date. Thank you for understanding. Questions? Please email


Art Walks return to downtown PC in May!

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council is so excited to announce that the GPCAAC's Art Walks in historic downtown Port Clinton are returning this May through September of 2023!

Art Walks are a great way to meet and shop from local artists and artisans, check out local shops, and enjoy beautiful downtown Port Clinton. They happen every fourth Thursday of the month from 5 to 8pm.

Art Walks are on the dates May 25, June 22, July 27, August 24 and September 28.

Art Walks take place in downtown Port Clinton starting in the 100 block of Madison Street down to Second Street.

If you would like to participate as an artist at the Art Walks, please contact us by email at

Historical Society Scholarship Fundraiser on June 2!

The Ottawa County Historical Society will feature painter and writer Dr. Robert Kroeger as its featured guest for its first Scholarship fundraising event in early June at The Arts Garage.

Taking place on Friday June 2, 2023, at The Arts Garage (TAG) in Port Clinton, Kroeger will be sharing barn stories from his first book, Historic Barns of Ohio (2021) and second barn book, Round Barns of America (2022).

Kroeger will also have a painting demonstration with the completed painting being the first of three prizes of the raffle held at the OCHS Wolcott Keeper’s House annual fall festival.

This event is free and open to the public.

Doors open at 4pm, barn stories begin at 6pm and book sales and signing will take place at 7pm.

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Arts & Crafts Festival on June 10 at Waterworks!

*Please note an earlier iteration of this release incorrectly stated the time and the cost. We apologize for this inconvenience.*

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council is seeking artists and crafters to participate in the organization’s annual Arts and Crafts Festival this June in beautiful Port Clinton.

The festival will be held on Saturday June 10, 2023, from 9am until 4pm at Waterworks Park on Perry Street in the heart of Port Clinton, Ohio.

Happening just steps away from beautiful Lake Erie, the GPCAAC Arts & Crafts Festival is one of the area’s biggest arts and crafts shows of the year.

This event is open to all artists and crafters, no wholesalers or imported goods will be accepted.

Registration costs just $45 until May 15, then will increase to $55.

To apply, please visit the GPCAAC website at or click the “2023 Arts and Crafts Festival” tab on the homepage.

The rules and instructions are on the entry form page as well.

Questions? Contact Catharine Hadley at (419)341-2922.

Magruder's Healing Wall

The artwork of artist Sabine Bellgardt is currently displayed at Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton. We invite you to visit Magruder during May & June 2023. More information is on our Blog, so check it out!

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