Rosewood Arts Centre

Rosewood Arts Centre brings creative experiences through the arts to Kettering and the greater Dayton region.  Read on for the latest news and information about Rosewood.

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Rosewood Arts Centre
2655 Olson Dr.
Kettering, OH 45420

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Managed By: Shayna McConville

Contact Rosewood Arts Centre at 937-296-0294

Rosewood Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm 
Friday 9am - 6pm 
Saturday 9am - 5pm 
Sunday 12pm - 5pm 
These hours are effective through June 10, 2018

Rosewood Hours June 11 - August 31:
Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm 
Friday 9am - 6pm 
Saturday 9am - 3pm 
Sunday Closed

Art Classes and Programs

Special Events

Rosewood Gallery

Studios, Rentals and Birthday Parties


Register now for classes! Fall 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!

artist as culture producer coverTHE CREATIVE LIFE SYMPOSIUM
Bringing critical conversations to the Dayton region on creativity, artists, and community impact. Organized by the Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton Society of Artists and Rosewood Arts Centre.
Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, 2018

A Conversation with Sharon Louden and Steven Matijcio
Friday, October 26, 2018, 6-7 PM
The Modern College of Design, 1725 E David Rd, Kettering, OH 45440
A guided conversation between Steven Matijicio, Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Center Cincinnati, and Sharon Louden, artist, educator, activist and author of “The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life.”

Creative Life Panel Discussions
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Dayton Metro Library, 215 East Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402

1 – 2:30 PM
Why Does Creative Culture Matter?
Featuring a diverse cross-section of professionals from the Southern Ohio region, hear diverse perspectives from developers, community change agents, and more.

3 – 4:30 PM
The Creative Life: Challenges and Rewards
Regional artists share their successes and life experiences in their journey in the creative sector.

Support for the Creative Life Symposium is provided by the Dayton Visual Arts Center, The Dayton Society of Artists, Rosewood Arts Centre, Front Street Studios and the University of Dayton. Additional support is provided by the Dayton Metro Library, The Modern College of Design and the Ohio Arts Council.

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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 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.

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