downtown, Piqua March 15th, 5pm-8pm See, hear and interact with artists, musicians, and performers as they invade downtown Piqua and share thier talents. Eat, drink, socialize and Support the Arts!
mARTket Murals Canal Place, Piqua Farmer's Market, downtown Piqua Thursdays, June 7- July 26, 2pm-6pm
ALL kids are invited to create a public mural, led by a professional artist.
2011 Mural in progress
"All Things Rockwell" NORMAN ROCKWELL WINNERS - Eight Piqua City Schools and Piqua Catholic Schools students were recognized as top winners of the Norman Rockwell creative writing and art contests during a special reception recently held at Edison Community College. The students, all sixth graders, included (left to right) Samantha Helton, Wilder Intermediate School, art; Gabrielle Canterbury, Bennett Intermediate School, essay; Kenzie Ellerman, Wilder, art; Ethan Booth, Bennett, art; Grace Strevell, Washington Intermediate School, art; Molly Safreed, Piqua Catholic School, art; and Aldo Barrero, art, Piqua Catholic. Standing in back row is Tom Daly, curator of education at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA., who visited each of the above schools and presented a public lecture at Edison that evening. Absent was Tila Rippke, Washington, essay. The contest, lecture and field trip to the Dayton Art Institute for all city sixth graders to view the Rockwell exhibit was sponsored by the Piqua Arts Council.