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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 Butler Philharmonic, 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.

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1910 Museum

2 E. Elm St. Monroe OH 45050
Location: Monroe
Monroe’s 1910 building has a long and varied history in our city. It has been a general store, soda fountain, dress shop, municipal services building, popular local hangout called the “Hornet’s Nest” and now a museum.
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Ancient Sculpture Museum at Pyramid Hill

1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd. Hamilton OH 45013
Location: Hamilton
The Museum of Ancient Sculpture at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park is the only known museum of its kind in the world. The attraction features four galleries in a 10,000 sq. ft. museum that displays Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Syrian and Egyptian Sculpture dating to 1550 B.C. The Museum Gallery holds...
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BeauVerre Riordan Stained Glass Studio

1054 Central Ave. Middletown OH 45044
Location: Middletown
BeauVerre/Riordan is the oldest continually operating stained glass studio in the country. Located in a historic building in the heart of Middletown, BeauVerre/Riordan specializes in stained, beveled, etched, painted, and fused glass. The artists are on-hand for demonstrations and a featured gallery...
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Butler Philharmonic

1 High St. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
The Butler Philharmonic has been entertaining audiences for over 60 years. The Butler Philharmonic performs music of every form and genre at indoor and outdoor venues across the region. Each year the orchestras American Masters Series brings a distinguished composer to town for a residency and a...
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City Paint & Sip

20 High Street Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
City Paint & Sip is a brand-new studio that inspires everyone to create their most magical works of art. They offer art classes for children and adults; guiding you in the direction of your most creative self. Bring a beverage of your choice, they have wine glasses available and cheese and crackers...
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Fairfield Community Arts Center

411 Wessel Dr. Fairfield OH 45014
Location: Fairfield
At the Fairfield Community Arts Center, you will find theatre, art, dance, concerts, pottery, fitness, special events, and so much more! Come visit the center located in the Fairfield Village Green Park.
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Fairfield Footlighters

411 Wessel Dr. Fairfield OH 45014
Location: Fairfield
The Fairfield Footlights are a local community theatre group producing a season of quality shows from musicals and dramas to new works by area playwrights. Members of the group donate their time and talents with the goal to make the theatrical experience more accessible to the public. The group is...
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Fitton Center for Creative Arts

101 S. Monument Ave. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
Expect the unexpected! Come curious and leave inspired. The Fitton Center for Creative Arts isn’t just a building – it’s an experience. The Fitton Center is a non-profit arts organization that has been a part of the community for over 20 years. Learn something new in one of their art classes or...
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Funny Bone Comedy Club

7518 Bales St. Liberty Township OH 45069
Location: Liberty Township
Enjoy an evening full of laughter with Funny Bone's big name headliners and fresh up and comers every week! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show while laughing until your stomach hurts. Work up an appetite after all that giggling? Funny Bone also offers a full menu with your favorite American fare!...
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Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre

215 S 3rd St. Hamilton OH 45011
Location: Hamilton
The Greater Hamilton Civic Theater has been producing dramas, comedies, and musicals for more than 50 years. Their mission is "To provide quality community theater and advance the appreciation and knowledge of the performing arts for the greater Hamilton area." Previously, they have performed shows...
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