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Dairy Art Barn

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Great display of Art

I expected a place where they would have crafts and art. During visit they had international art... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Leesburg, Ohio
Local Artists In A Lovely Location

This was our first trip to the Dairy Art Barn located behind the Ridges buildings for Ohio... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Char S
Avon Lake
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“mental health”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

I expected a place where they would have crafts and art. During visit they had international art displayed. Pictures were very good. Gift shop had many items to chose from.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jackiewH4424NH
Reviewed 18 October 2018

for the beautiful palette that Athens is in the fall but the visit to the Dairy Barn (no... no cows!) was just as enchanting for a beautiful outdoor wedding and the sit down dinner that followed. Unfortunately, there was not an exhibit when we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Immaginative building located in lush park area with trees. When you visit Ohio University, be sure to check it out for the best of regional artwork. The gift shop also always has interesting items in all price ranges. The Dairy Barn also offers music and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great show by the Coolville band, and great food by an independent vender, although not paleo friendly. Cash bar

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lauren O
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was an old cow barn made into an Art Barn. They had Appalachian art when we visited. The building itself is so cool. Across the street is a graveyard where people from a mental institute were buried years ago.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank doriruth
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was our first trip to the Dairy Art Barn located behind the Ridges buildings for Ohio University. Easily accessible. Loved the collection of wooden objects, prints, jewelry and quilts - all made by local artists and reasonably priced. We went to the Spring Show...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We've been frequenting the Dairy Barn since its inception. Lots of fine exhibits. Lots of fine events. Lots of fine memories. To think we almost lost this treasure (the former dairy barn of the Athens Mental Health Center, earlier known as the Athens Lunatic Asylum.)

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank UPLaker
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Dairy Barn provides a beautiful space for the Arts and events. The recent renovations has brought new life this once dairy barn. The expanded gift shops has a selection of original works and locally produced items.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Attended yet another biennial "Quilt National" with friends. The historic and renovated Dairy Barn gallery space is excellent for a show of this kind: lots of wall space and quilts suspended in open areas, so can be seen from both sides. Attention to detail re...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jamakeum
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Dairy Art Barn is a low-key attraction and something anyone can enjoy. I especially like the new (expanded) gift shop. What a great place to shop! The current display of quilts is really amazing.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KellBellHocking
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