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Yan Sun Art Museum 2016 Monthly Exhibitions and Related Events

Please check Yan Sun Art Museum 2016 exhibitions and related programs: Exhibitions, Lectures, and "Art Lovers Series" events.

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

“Being Abroad with the Artist”

Please join Yan Sun Art Museum for an opportunity of “Being Abroad with the Artist” during the Art Walk of December 2016. Yes, at Yan Sun Art Museum, you will be able to appreciate the cultures and sceneries of various countries through paintings by Yan Sun; to see the countries through the artist’s eyes, and to enjoy special experiences!

Holiday Reception: Friday, December 2, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm

“Being Abroad with the Artist”

Please join Yan Sun Art Museum for an opportunity of “Being Abroad with the Artist” during the Art Walk of November 2016. Yes, at Yan Sun Art Museum, you will be able to appreciate the cultures and sceneries of various countries through paintings by Yan Sun; to see the countries through the artist’s eyes, and to enjoy special experiences!

Opening reception: Friday, November 4, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm

“All Ohio Contemporary Ceramics Competition and Show”

With the support of the Ohio Arts Council, the Yan Sun Art Museum and sponsors along Ohio’s Appalachian Winding Road, the Appalachian Hills of Ohio Territory invites all Ohio ceramists (includes anyone who was born in, lived in, worked in, attended school in or is submitting an Ohio- themed work to this competition) to enter one piece only in the inauguration of a new biennial competition with a $2500.00 first prize, $1000.00 second prize, $500 third prize, and two $250.00 honorable mention awards. In addition, a $500 prize will be awarded to the piece voted most popular. 

Opening reception: Friday, October 7, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Award Ceremony: Saturday, October 8, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Also open for this exhibition on Saturday October 8, 9am-10pm and Sunday, October 9, 9am-5pm.

“Artworks by Chinese and American Artists”

A special exhibition includes artworks created by American artists and Chinese artists. This exhibition is part of the "Art Research, Exchange, and Exhibition Program of 2016.” This is the first time at Yan Sun Art Museum to display a whole body of Chinese paintings by artists from southern China together with American artists! American artists featured include our local talents such as Mary Ann Bucci, Paul Emory, Michael Seiler, Madaline Pepper, Barbara Hill-Rickman, Joan Quinn, Marilyn Stocker, and Kristen Leigh Brown.

This exhibition is part of the "Art Research, Exchange, and Exhibition Program for Ningbo Artists.” Chinese artists featured in the exhibition include Sun Peiliang, He Yeqi, Chen Yafei, Li Caijiao, Wang Chen, Chen Chengbao, Ye Wenhu, Chen Lingan, You Xusheng, Shao Zhongwe, Ge Xiaohong, and Wu Pingan.

First Friday, September 2, 2016 Events

Opening Reception: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Ribbon-cutting ceremony: 6:00pm
Chinese painting demo: immediately following the ribbon-cutting ceremony All the events are open to our whole community!

“Y-Bridge Arts Festival”

Y-Bridge Festival - See you at Zane's Landing Park in downtown Zanesville!

Yan Sun and artists from China will offer painting demos to the public. The Chinese artists are so excited that they can take this opportunity to meet with American artists here in Zanesville!

Please come enjoy artworks by several wonderful artists from Gansu, China.

Saturday, August 6, 2014, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Zane's Landing Park in downtown Zanesville

Note: 604 Main St. galleries will not be open during the Y-Bridge Arts Festival.

“America the Beautiful”

Each year, Yan Sun Art Museum has a special exhibition in July to celebrate the Independence Day.

Enjoy beautiful landscape paintings of the United States of America. Oil paintings depict rivers and lakes, mountains and hills, forests, farmlands, as well as landmarks.

Opening reception: Friday, July 1, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm

“The Scenic Hometown”

View landscape paintings represent Zanesville, Cambridge, Dresden, Columbus, and more! Visitors are welcome to view the beauty of places in Ohio, the second hometown of the artist, in oil and acrylic paintings.

Opening reception: Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm

“The Art of Drawing”

This exhibition features drawings by Yan Sun in various subject matter.

Opening Reception, Friday, May 6, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm

“Yan Sun Art - April 2016”

In conjunction with "Artists of the Winding Road A-Z" exhibition at Riffe Gallery of Ohio Arts Council in April, Yan Sun Art Museum opens a special exhibition during First Friday Art Walk on April 1st that features some of Yan Sun's special painting projects.

Yan Sun Art Museum invites visitors to submit an entry at the opening reception for a chance to win a Yan Sun painting mug (one First Place Award) or a Yan Sun painting magnet (three second place awards). Winners will be contacted via email so awards can be picked up by appointment or during First Friday Art Walk on May 6. Good luck!

Opening Reception, Friday, April 1, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm

April is "Yan Sun Art Month." Please read Yan Sun Art Museum's e-Newsletter for event information.

“Paintings of Jianmin Dou”

Yan Sun Art Museum is proud to exhibit paintings of Jianmin Dou, a famed Chinese artist and a friend of Zanesville! At age of 87, Jianmin Dou still concentrates on his paintings, both in the forests and in his studio. Welcome to attend our opening reception!

The permanent exhibition area for Jianmin Dou is named "Jianmin Dou Art Institute." It is open by appointment to our community members for the purpose of art appreciation.

Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm.

“Celebrate the New Year with Yan Sun Art Museum”

We are very happy to celebrate the New Year with friends and other downtown artists during the First Friday Art Walk! Yan Sun Art Museum will be open to the public on the New Year's day!

Opening reception: Friday, January 1, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm.

 

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Most of Yan Sun Art Museum's exhibitions are sponsored by the North American Art & Culture Association (NAACA).