Rosewood Arts Centre


Art Education Events Gallery Facility

Rosewood Arts Centre is dedicated to enriching the quality of life for the residents of Kettering and the greater Dayton area by providing creative experiences through the arts.  Read on to learn the latest news and find directions and contact information for Rosewood!

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Register now for classes! Summer 2016 registration is now open to all. Enroll in classes, workshops and events in painting, glass, theatre, drawing, music, watercolor, languages, sculpture, jewelry, creative writing, pottery, dance, photography, printing and more!

CAMP ROSEWOOD is now enrolling for Summer 2016 – visit our Art Education page and flip through the Camp Brochure to learn more! We’re featuring brand-new camps this year like the Chalk Art, Art From Trash and Star Wars: The Art Awakens, plus welcoming back old favorites like Fort Building and Wheel Pottery.

Mark your calendars! The 28th annual Art on the Commons will be here before you know it. On Sunday, August 14 from 11am – 5pm, enjoy over 100 juried artist vendors from across the nation, interactive activities for all ages, live performances, gourmet food trucks and much more! Don’t miss out on this amazing annual event, held at beautiful Lincoln Park Civic Commons.

Calling all sculptors – the entry deadline for the 10th annual HWD (Height x Width x Depth) juried sculpture exhibition at Rosewood Gallery is July 9. Click here for details and an entry form.

The second meeting of Rosewood Gallery’s book club is Monday, July 18 from 6:30 – 8 pm! In partnership with Dayton Metro Libraries, Rosewood Gallery invites you to join a lively discussion about a current book featuring art and/or artists as central elements. Enjoy light refreshments and the company of fellow art and book lovers at our quarterly events. Free and open to the public, ages 16+. Prepare for our next meeting on July 18 by reading The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro! Copies are currently available to check out at the Wilmington-Stroop branch circulation desk.

**Please note that our facility will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
**The dance studio will be closed for several days in mid/late July. Please contact the Rosewood Office for specific dates and more details.

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Rosewood Arts Centre
2655 Olson Drive Kettering, Ohio 45420
Phone: (937) 296-0294
Fax: (937) 296-3289


Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 9 pm
Friday, 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm


Rosewood Arts Centre is supported in part by the City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council, with additional support from the National Endowment for the Arts.  Additional program support is provided by United Art & Education and the Kettering Park Foundation.

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Rosewood Arts Centre is a unique program and facility located in Kettering, Ohio. We are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for the residents of Kettering and the greater Dayton area by providing creative experiences through the arts.  A division of the City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, Rosewood presents over 380 classes annually for youth and adults as well as gallery exhibitions, theater performances, artist studios and special events.  With specialized facilities including a black and white darkroom, ceramics, glass and jewelry studios, the facility has over 100,000 visitors every year.

Click here to view our 2014 annual report.

Check out our “2014 Year in Review” video!


We can be reached at (937) 296-0294 or at  Our offices are located at Rosewood Arts Centre, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, OH 45420.
Andy Dailey, Cultural Arts Program Supervisor
Tracy Flagg, Rosewood Gallery Coordinator*
Darren Haper, Facility Coordinator*
Sara Hawkins, Ceramic Studio Coordinator*
Claire Hinde, Office Coordinator
Justin Ingram, Program Coordinator*
Ashley Jonas, Assistant Facility Coordinator*
Shayna V. McConville, Cultural Arts Manager
Heather Lea Reid, Assistant Facility Coordinator*
Sara Thomas, Communications Coordinator*
Ayn Wood, Assistant Facility Coordinator*

*Part-time staff