• artPARK

    Designing the PARK

    PARK HOTEL 1881 | Built for Alex and Benton Renfrew, brothers & farmers in the Canal Lewisville area 1883 | Opened by first owner, James H. Stocking 1884 | Sold to William T. Zeller 1907 | Sold to Thomas Rittenhouse, then later that year to William H. Bachert 1909 | Hotel and building sold to Coshocton Real Estate Co. 1975 | Sold to Jerold Zwelling 2014 | Sand lot sold to Pomerene Center for the Arts WE’RE READY to design a permanent park referencing the history of the space as the long time site of the Park Hotel. We’re thinking of a succession of outdoor rooms with the capacity to…

  • Learning,  Little Social Histories,  The Community

    Comics/graphic art Workshop

    LITTLE SOCIAL HISTORIES: comics/graphic art workshop with JULIAN DASSAI February 21,22 & 23, 2014 FREE. Application Required Click to download artmaking team application We’re recruiting a team of 7 community members from throughout Coshocton County, ages 14-80, to work with comics/graphic artist Julian Dassai on the design of a large public art piece titled “Little Social Histories.” With Julian as mentor, the 7member artmaking team will create graphics telling little social histories of downtown Coshocton in the context of the old and now vacant Selby Building (400 block Main Street). The finished artwork will be combined with historic text, old photographs and images, and will be enlarged to fill the building’s storefront…

  • Quilt Barn Trail

    Coshocton County Heritage Quilt Barn Trail

    Painting quilt squares on barns started in 2001 when Donna Sue Groves painted her mother’s favorite square on their tobacco barn in tobacco barn in Adams County Ohio. An astonishing 900 + squares followed in 18 Ohio counties and 16 states, creating Quilt Barn Trails that have inspired countless folks to explore our national agricultural landscape. The Coshocton County Heritage Quilt Barns tell a local history through the reproduction of old family quilt patterns and family stories.counties and 16 states, creating Quilt Barn Trails that have inspired countless folks to explore our national agricultural landscape. The Coshocton County Heritage Quilt Barns tell a local history through the reproduction of old family…