Calendar of Events

OCAC Hours:
Monday - Friday 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm
Additional evening hours according to programming schedule

Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
In accordance with the order from Governor Mike DeWine prohibiting mass gatherings of 100+ people, we will be postponing our 2020 Annual Arts Gala: “The Art of Nature...Everything's Beautiful. As our Board of Directors and Gala Committee work to figure out next steps, we will be sharing additional information. Thank you for your patience and support as we work through Continue Reading
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
This event has been canceled. Miami University bassoon professor Aaron Pergram's faculty recital has been canceled.
Mar 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Oxford Lane Library
Event Location: Oxford Lane Library Memory Cafe is a social space where people living with Alzheimer's or other dementias and their care partners are welcomed.  These monthly gatherings provide opportunities to socialize with each other and Miami students, enjoy music, art, games, foods, or other fun activities.  Programs will vary each month. C0-sponsored by Scripps Gerontology Center and Opening Minds Continue Reading
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Community Dances have been suspended until further notice. Join us for our Oxford Community Dances hosted by the Jericho Old Time Band. The caller for 2019-20 is Steve Edwards. Dances are held on the First Friday of every month through the fall, winter, and spring, except January. Admission is just $7 at the door and $5 for students. People of Continue Reading
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Everyone has a Story to tell… care to share? Beginning at 7 pm on March 11th and continuing every 2nd Wednesday the Oxford Community Arts Center is offering “Oxford Tale Spinners: True Stories Told Live”. Modeled after the NPR radio show, “The Moth” and organizations such as Storyclub Cleveland and several groups in Cincinnati who present events and teach the Continue Reading
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Second Friday, sponsored by The Elms Hotel, is a local celebration of the arts. Beginning at 6 pm on the second Friday of each month (except January & July). This free event includes music, new art exhibitions opening reception, open 3rd Floor Studios and ArtShop. Stay tuned for more information about the Art Exhibits and Music featured at this event!
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Oxford Community Arts Center
Let's Celebrate the Season! Bluebell Time April 13, 2020 5:30-6:00 - Social time 6:00 - Class begins - promptly! 9:00 - Class over $35 16" x 20" canvas If you would like to do this on a smaller canvas you will have that choice. REGISTER HERE You know it’s Spring when all your Virginia Bluebells start popping up everywhere! And Continue Reading
Apr 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Oxford Lane Library
Event Location: Oxford Lane Library Memory Cafe is a social space where people living with Alzheimer's or other dementias and their care partners are welcomed.  These monthly gatherings provide opportunities to socialize with each other and Miami students, enjoy music, art, games, foods, or other fun activities.  Programs will vary each month. C0-sponsored by Scripps Gerontology Center and Opening Minds Continue Reading
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm The Oxford Community Arts Center
Dragons Love Tacos is presented by The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's Off the Hill Touring Plays and is ideal for children ages 5 through 12 and their families. Do you know what dragons really love? Tacos, of course! Chicken tacos, beef tacos, big tacos and tiny tacos. As a boy and his dog watch a television show about dragons, Continue Reading
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Boston Brass’ one-of-a-kind musical experience treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment captivating all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, spanning from exciting classical arrangements to burning jazz standards, is touched with humor and personality. Boston Brass tosses out classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. Sponsors Chris Adryan, Realtor, Special Agent @ Continue Reading
May 1 @ 7:30 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Community Dances have been suspended until further notice. Join us for our Oxford Community Dances hosted by the Jericho Old Time Band. The caller for 2019-20 is Steve Edwards. Dances are held on the First Friday of every month through the fall, winter, and spring, except January. Admission is just $7 at the door and $5 for students. People of Continue Reading
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
May's Second Friday event has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Second Friday, sponsored by The Elms Hotel, is a local celebration of the arts. Beginning at 6 pm on the second Friday of each month (except January & July). This free event includes music, new art exhibitions opening reception, open 3rd Floor Studios and ArtShop. Stay tuned for more Continue Reading
May 13 @ 7:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Everyone has a Story to tell… care to share? Beginning at 7 pm on March 11th and continuing every 2nd Wednesday the Oxford Community Arts Center is offering “Oxford Tale Spinners: True Stories Told Live”. Modeled after the NPR radio show, “The Moth” and organizations such as Storyclub Cleveland and several groups in Cincinnati who present events and teach the Continue Reading
May 15 @ 7:00 pm The Oxford Community Arts Center
This event has been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Twice Upon a Time is presented by Madcap Puppets and is ideal for children ages 5 through 12 and their families. Aiden Legend, only child, is making funny faces into a mirror when it falls and breaks, accidentally propelling Aiden’s mirror image into the real world. Is there room in our Continue Reading
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Second Friday, sponsored by The Elms Hotel, is a local celebration of the arts. Beginning at 6 pm on the second Friday of each month (except January & July). This free event includes music, new art exhibitions opening reception, open 3rd Floor Studios and ArtShop. Stay tuned for more information about the Art Exhibits and Music featured at this event!
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
The Oxford Community Arts Center presents Virtual Second Friday, a concert featuring Miami faculty members and OCAC regulars Andrea Ridilla, oboe, and Thomas Garcia, guitar. This live-streamed concert will feature the brilliant “Ent’racte" by the French composer Jacques Ibert, seductive Argentine tangos by Ástor Piazzolla, lyrical music by the Brazilian composer and guitarist Heitor Villa-Lobos, and flashy Brazilian popular music Continue Reading
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDDEdmShKlk Musical Snack #1: Sonata in E, K. 162 by Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in E, K. 162, by Domenico Scarlatti, performed by Bruce Murray at the Oxford Community Arts Center, Oxford, OH, during pandemic summer 2020. Wednesdays at noon wherever you are, take a break, a deep breath and enjoy a few minutes of exquisite music recorded in the beautiful Continue Reading
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
This year, Howl at the Moon, will require reservations to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines. It will take place outside throughout our grounds. Reservations are required and we have currently filled all our slots.  To be put on the waitlist, please call Bonnie at (513) 524-8506.  Thanks! Plans include a gentle "haunted trail" and a predetermined plan for moving small Continue Reading
Nov 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Join Us Online The Oxford Community Arts Center's November Virtual Second Friday will bring you a "don't miss" live-streamed concert featuring Swingfoot on Friday, November 13 at 7:30pm for the energy of Classic Blues, Swing, Country and Boogie as performed by: Dave Jones, vocals and guitar David Burk, vocals and harmonica Tim Sweeten, guitar Continued thanks to Jack & Sally Continue Reading
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
Oxford Empty Bowls 2020 While it won't be possible to hold the usual Oxford Empty Bowls benefit soup luncheon this year, we hope you will join us in the fight against hunger and food insecurity in the Oxford area by participating in the events listed below. For the safety of all, facial coverings and social distancing will be required. Oxford Continue Reading
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 11 @ 4:00 am
Support the Oxford Community Arts Center through the 2020 Cincinnati Gives Challenge, which runs from November 30 at 5:00 p.m. ET through December 10 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We're in the middle of planning a virtual Holiday Concert for your enjoyment. While we can't invite all of you in to experience it in person, we do invite you to Save the Date. Details will be announced in November. In normal years, the Holiday Concert is an important fundraising event for the Oxford Community Arts Center, and one of Continue Reading
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Oxford Community Arts Center
The Gala Committee is beginning to make plans for the 2021 Gala. In the meantime, we encourage you to Save the Date!