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Fascinating and Free

This tiny place evidently displays exhibition which change frequently. We stopped to see an... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
savoy555
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Jackson, Ohio
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A local gem

FAVA holds art exhibits of various kinds throughout the year. The curated biennial photo and quilt... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Mary V
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Oberlin, Ohio, United States
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Jul 16, 2018
“Fascinating and Free”
Jan 17, 2017
“A local gem”
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39 S Main St, New Union Center for the Arts, Oberlin, OH 44074-1662
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This tiny place evidently displays exhibition which change frequently. We stopped to see an exhibit “Artist as Quiltmaker”. It was stunning. The works were first class. I’m sure this is evidence of high quality exhibits. We will keep an eye out for future events.

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Reviewed January 17, 2017

FAVA holds art exhibits of various kinds throughout the year. The curated biennial photo and quilt exhibits are especially of a high quality and have a national reputation. A gift shop offers original and attractive gifts, and if you're staying for any length of time...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This vibrant art center is housed in what was an Oberlin College classroom building (Westervelt Hall) from the 1920s until the 1960s. Although the building shows its age, it is by now charming and functions as a generously large exhibition space. The Association extends the...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2015

There are two gallery spaces and a fine craft shop at FAVA. All are worth a look and change frequently.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Oberlin's a great town to walk through and browse the various shops. One of the little known places you might not see is FAVA which is in an old schoolhouse near the public library. It has a great little gift shop of eclectic art, jewelry,...More

Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had lunch at Treehugger's cafe in Oberlin and decided to tour the Main Street area. We decided to visit the Fireland's Association for the Visual Arts. They had on display various South American textiles and photographs. The guide had intimate knowledge of the anthropologist,...More

Thank Lisa9of9
Reviewed July 5, 2015

If you have not stopped in to see their art gallery, you must. Sign up to get their post card of up and coming artists to be displayed there.

Thank ChrisandJohn167
Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is a wonderful place to visit an exhibit or take in a class. Many activities for all ages. Very dedicated staff.

Thank Gail H
Reviewed June 9, 2014

With a current showing of quilts (from all over the US) and an origami exhibit, it was very interesting to stop and see. Combine with the Allen Memorial Art Museum for a nice afternoon.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed May 15, 2013

The ongoing small exhibits here are always a pleasure. The gift shop is lovely as well. Plus it's all free!

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