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Sunday, August 14, 2016

11 am – 5 pm


One of the most popular Dayton-area art festivals returns this August for its 28th year!  Rosewood Arts Centre presents Art on the Commons at Kettering’s Lincoln Park Civic Commons on Sunday, August 14th. Each year, Art on the Commons features fine arts and crafts by 100 talented artists from around the country.  Works for display and sale include a juried selection of jewelry, ceramics, paintings, photography, metals, watercolor, sculpture, glass, fibers and wood creations. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day and concessions are available.

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2016 entries were accepted through from January 1 through March 31. The 2016 application period is now closed. All artist participants must be juried, no exceptions.

Art on the Commons

About the Festival

Art on the Commons is a juried display and sale of fine arts and fine crafts located in the Civic Commons in Kettering, Ohio. Art on the Commons includes over a hundred artists from around the country in a scenic park within the vibrant culture of the Dayton area. Live music and entertainment enhance the festival atmosphere and several food and drink vendors offer variety of options. Art on the Commons has been recognized as an outstanding festival by national and local artist news publications.

Here’s a video from our 2013 event:

2016 Festival Sponsors

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Lisa Arzate Blue Coldwell Banker Logo
Mark Fornes Realty, Inc
Kayt Senn-Grilliot
Tara Hudson
Donita Alexander

Further Information
For more details about the Art on the Commons, contact:
Rosewood Arts Centre
2655 Olson Drive
Kettering, OH 45420
(937) 296-0294
or email

Art on the Commons is presented by Rosewood Arts Centre and the City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts.