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Art Lovers Series at Yan Sun Art Museum

The "Art Lovers Series" program includes lectures, painting demos,and critique sessions, etc. These events bring more interactions among artists and visitors and are open to the public. No registration required.

Location is 604 Main Street, Zanesville, Ohio. Yan Sun Art Museum's programs are sponsored by North American Art & Culture Association (NAACA).

Note: Event plans are subject to change. Please check with the Museum for details.

2015 Programs


Art Lovers Series - One: "Drawing Workshop for High School Students"

In conjunction with the exhibition, “Dialogue – Artworks by American and Chinese High School Students,” a free drawing workshop is scheduled for high school students.

Friday, July 3, 2015, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Art Lovers Series - Two: "Painting with Chinese Artists"

During the event, Chinese artists paint and explain the method, and participants follow them (Chinese rice paper, brushes, and ink will be provided). This event emphasizes the involvement of our local artists and visitors.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Please note that this special event is at Zanesville Museum of Art

Art Lovers Series - Three: "Chinese Painting Demos by Artists from Xi'an"

An Chinese art delegation will be visiting Zanesville on August 20, 2015. Most of the Chinese delegation members are professors of Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, the alma mater of Yan Sun and Hong Yin and one of the top art institutes in China.

At the end of the painting demo, 4:00pm, there will be a unveiling ceremony for the establishment of Research and Creative Work Stations of China National Academy of Painting and Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts.

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Art Lovers Series - Four: "Exquisite Luncheon for 16 at the Yan Sun Art Museum"

In order to support Zanesville Museum of Art, The Beaux Arts Club and Yan Sun Art Museum cooperated to create this wonderful opportunity. This event was auctioned off at the "Art in the Garden Gala" of 2015. Congratulations to the winning bidder! Thank you for supporting Zanesville Museum of Art!

This event or package is put together by The Beaux Arts Club team: BJ Atkinson, Gail Betts, Linda Brown, Gail Cowin, Cindy Morehead and Fay Warner. Thank you all!

Here is the description of this event by The Beaux Arts Club team: "Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in an artistic atmosphere at the historic, art deco Yan Sun Art Museum located at 604 Main Street in downtown Zanesville. Begin with a personally guided tour of the museum & brief slide show and discussion by Yan Sun. Your multi-course luncheon will be served in the beautifully decorated second floor conference room. Following lunch enjoy a private tour of the third floor."

2014 Programs


Art Lovers Series - One: "Art Critique Session"

Bring your artworks to the Yan Sun Art Museum and join other artists in a critique session. If you don't have artworks to bring, you can also participate in the critique session while view the wonderful artworks in the Museum.

Friday, October 17, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Art Lovers Series - Two: "How a Portrait Painting is Created"

Have one-of-a-kind experience of watching how award-winning artist Yan Sun completes a portrait painting! Come to Yan Sun Art Museum and meet the artist, the sitter, and art lovers from near and far!

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Art Lovers Series - Three: "Water Media in the East and the West"

What are the differences between water color paintings in the East and the West? At Yan Sun Art Museum, participants will find out the answers, and even have hands-on experiences!

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1:00pm - 3:00pm