Mastery: Sustaining Momentum Now Open

Mastery: Sustaining Momentum May 28 – November 27, 2016 Twelve Master Quilter’s Work to Appear in “Mastery:  Sustaining Momentum” (ATHENS, Ohio)- New, bold, large scale works by twelve master quilters will be featured at our upcoming exhibition, Mastery: Sustaining Momentum at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, OH from May 28 – November 27, […]

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Call for Entries for Quilt National ’17

Call for Entries for Quilt National ’17 -Click Here (Athens, Ohio) Quilt National 2017, 20th Biennial Call for Entries was announced on April 1, 2016. Online submissions will open June 1st 2016 through SEPTEMBER 1, 2016.  The jurors selected for the 20th Biennial Quilt National are Nancy Crow, Petra Fallaux and Art Martin.  Below is […]

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OH+5: Ohio Border Exhibition 2016 Opens until March 12, 2016

The 10th Biennial OH+5: Ohio Border Exhibition Opens at The Dairy Barn Arts Center (Athens, Ohio) The Dairy Barn Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of the 10th biennial OH+5: Ohio Border Exhibition featuring artists from four states and 31 artists. The exhibition was to open Friday, January 22, 2016, but due to […]

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Southeast Ohio Ceramic Trail Celebration

Southeast Ohio Contemporary Ceramic Trail Celebration Announced Download Trail Map and Brochure Here A collective of arts organizations in Southeast Ohio have collaborated to form the Southeast Ohio Contemporary Ceramic Trail Celebration opening this September. The trail is a regional celebration of Southeast Ohio’s ceramic heritage and embraces the artistic expression of contemporary ceramics. The […]

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Exhibition News

While Quilt National continues to have excellent attendance and attention, we are behind the scenes preparing for our fall show, “Contemporary Ceramics 2015” curated by Brad Schwieger and Chuck McWeeny. This exhibition features objects, installations, and sculptures by 25 national ceramic artists.  They were chosen because they represent the highest quality of work being produced […]

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Quilt National 2015 Closes Sept. 7

The Dairy Barn Arts Center announces the opening of Quilt National ’15, the 19th biennial juried exhibition of innovative art quilts produced in Athens Ohio. The exhibition will be open to the public May 23th through September 7, 2015, visitors will see an eclectic collection of never before exhibited works from talented fiber artists representing […]


Education and Camp News

Registration for Summer Art Camp 2015 is open! Art Camp will host 16 themes throughout eight weeks. Our camp runs Mondays through Fridays, divided into an A.M. session that runs from 9 a.m. to noon and a P.M. session that runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Registration costs $75.00 per member and $90.00 per nonmember […]

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Quilt National News

  Quilt(R)evolution: Art Quilt Retrospective 1979 – 2014 is OPEN! Come see this amazing show! September 19 – November 22, 2014. This exhibition was conceived to celebrate the 100th birthday of The Barn in 2014. Its premise is to showcase the revolution/evolution of the art quilt beginning in the late 1970s/early 1980s – Quilt National […]


New Dairy Barn Video

Check out our new promo video featuring footage of the barn at angles no one has seen before! The video was shot and produced locally in Athens, Ohio by EV.

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