The Works Art Galleries offer a variety of art opportunities designed to stimulate creative engagement in the arts for learners of all ages, and strengthen the cultural fabric of our community. Gallery exhibits change frequently and admission to is free to most gallery exhibitions. Contact the museum's Art Coordinator for purchase inquiries and additional information.
Main Art Gallery Current Exhibit: "From Ditch to Dazzling - Recycled Art"
On Display: January 24 - April 12
Exhibit Overview: "From Ditch to Dazzling - Recycled Art" , a collaborative exhibition curated by Todd Camp featuring works from local schools, businesses, and artists throughout Licking County.
An extension of the Green Revolution Licking County initiative, the goal of this exhibition is to bring awareness to recycling and start a conversation about green living in our communities. Individual and collaborative works of art primarily made of recycled materials include 16 installations, a large dinosaur made from metal farm machinery, and collages. A unique collaborative community portrait mural made of junk drawer finds will also be displayed. View/download the official art card for this exhibit.
Schools with artwork featured in the exhibit include; Granville Elementary & Middle School, Heritage Middle School, Licking County Christian Academy Elementary & High School, and Ridgemont Local Schools.
Central Art Gallery Exhibits:
The Works Central Art Gallery is housed on 2nd Street in downtown Newark. This gallery space hosts a variety of artists working in various media. The gallery is accessible from street or garage parking available on 2nd Street. Visitors to The Works museum can access the gallery by walking across the LeFevre Courtyard that connects the two buildings. The Central Gallery is closed on Sundays.