Arts & Theatre

Arts abound in Butler County! Take a trip through Butler County's vibrant art scene to unwind or get inspired.

From theatre performances to hands-on classes, fill your creative tank at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts. The Middletown Arts Center provides Ohio theatre events, exhibits, workshops and classes. Find unique performances and interesting events year-round at the Fairfield Community Arts Center and the Oxford Community Arts Center.

Explore the rotating galleries of the Miami University Art Museum, showcasing student art and world renowned artists such as Andy Warhol. Hop in the car and take a scenic drive at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum where over 60 monumental sculptures adorn the rolling hills, and an Ancient Sculpture Museum is full of surprises.

Butler County is also home to several orchestras. The Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony Orchestra, as well as the West Chester Symphony Orchestra, perform a number of free classical concerts throughout the year.

Looking for performances and art-inspired events? Check out the Arts Events Calendar for details.

Miami University Middletown Building

Miami University - Middletown

4200 N University Blvd Middletown OH 45042 Location: Phone: (513) 727-3379
Miami University Art Museum

Miami University Art Museum & Sculpture Park

801 S. Patterson Ave. Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone: (513) 529-2232

Located at the southern edge of Miami University, the museum features five ever-changing galleries, and more than 10,000 objects in the permanent collection. The museum, designed by world-renowned...[more]

Middletown Arts Center Gallery

Middletown Arts Center

130 N. Verity Pkwy. Middletown OH 45042 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 424-2417

Founded in 1957, the Middletown Arts Center educates art students in mediums such as oils, pastels, watercolors, enamels, ceramics, and more. The arts center also hosts a variety of exhibitions...[more]

Middletown Lyric Theater Actors

Middletown Lyric Theatre

1530 Central Ave. Middletown OH 45042 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 425-7140

For 37 years the Middletown Lyric Theatre has been producing award-winning productions and inspiring and educating both artists and audiences.[more]

Music Club Interior

Music Club

1015 Central Ave. Middletown OH 45044 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 424-2259

The club is for both players and listeners and is a private club for members only but it is free to join. Private club members can bring their own drinks and food so no paying high prices for those....[more]


OxACT (Oxford Area Community Theatre)

10 South College Ave. Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone: (513) 523-6228

For over 35 years, OxACT has provided audiences with the highest quality amateur theatre, as well as the opportunity to participate in theatrical productions.[more]

Oxford Community Arts Center

Oxford Community Arts Center

10 S. College Ave. Oxford OH 45056 Location: Oxford Phone: (513) 524-8506

The center, which was founded in 1998 with the mission of restoring and maintaining Oxford College's reputation as a home for the arts, represents performance and visual art groups in the...[more]

Pendleton Arts Center

Pendleton Art Center

1105 Central Ave. Middletown OH 45044 Location: Middletown Phone: (513) 241-4010

The Pendleton Art Center strives to encourage and nurture artistic creativity, by providing a supportive and inspiring environment for artists, and by offering art exhibitions, events, and...[more]


Pinot's Palette

7302 Yankee Rd. Liberty Township OH 45044 Location: Liberty Township Phone: (513) 777-9200

Pinot's Palette is the a place where you can "Paint. Drink. Have Fun." At our studio, anyone can be an artist and have fun being creative - no art experience required! In two or three...[more]

Pyramid Hill Cube

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum (Hamilton)

1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd. Hamilton OH 45013 Location: Hamilton Phone: (513) 868-1234

One of Hamilton Ohio's hidden gems! Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park is one of the best kept secrets around. Featuring over 300 acres of beautiful natural scenery and monument art place in nature, it...[more]