The Bryn Du Art Show is an annual juried exhibition featuring current works by professional and non-professional Ohio artists. Sponsored by the Village of Granville in conjunction with grants from the Ohio Arts Council and the Granville Arts Council, it is held each Spring at the historic Bryn Du Mansion in Granville, Ohio. Business and personal sponsorships for our 2018 event are now available. Email Angela for details. Read More
A free community multicultural art show, multicultural dance, music, and poetry experience coming to Bryn Du Mansion September 24.
Newly expanded this summer at Bryn Du is our gravel lot just past the barn.
It will allow for more parking to accommodate larger group events.
For information please visit RunOhio.com
Previously scheduled for June 4th, the Play Polo Club will begin their season at Bryn Du on the Great Lawn on June 11th.
The games are free and go from 3 pm to 5 pm.
Parking is available on the sideline only, please enter the field area from the front gates on Newark-Granville Rd.
For questions, please contact us at 740-587-7053 or go to www.plypoloclub.us for Polo Club information.
New canning classes coming this summer.
If you’ve never canned your summer bounty this is a good starter class, if you’re a seasoned canner, it offers some tips to keep things fresh.
Shari Gallup from the OSU Extension office will go over safe canning techniques for hot water bath canning and check pressure canning lids for your pressure cooker.
July 18th is a general class and August 8th is a special workshop on tomato canning. 6pm both days in the Bryn Du Mansion Carriage House.
On tap for this season are several different kinds of lectures, everything from magic, adventure and science to domestic pursuits.
Join us for one or all eight of our events sponsored in part by the Granville Inn and the Park National Bank.
Programs begin at 7pm with light refreshments.
Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, 7 pm – *Life/Local lecture "An Evening of Deception with Eric Chico.” Dr. Eric Chico pursues his passions - magic, medicine and ministry, the three "M"s. Eric first fell in love with magic when he was 10 years old on a Caribbean cruise with his family. Later, he incorporated this childhood hobby into his medical practice using magic tricks to help diagnose illnesses during patient visits. Dr. Chico will join us to share some magic and talk on logic and deception and introduce different ways that magic is used. Come be amazed!"
Tuesday, April 11th, 2017, 7 pm - *Life/Local lecture “The Importance of Proper Mulching of Trees.” - Granville Tree & Landscape Commission (T&LC) invite Michael Ecker, Director of Living Collections, at Dawes Arboretum to share his expertise on proper tree mulching.
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, 7pm – *Life/Local lecture “Come March with "Uncle Billy"” - General William Tecumseh Sherman: An Overview of His Life will be presented by Mr. Frank Bullock of Lancaster. Mr. Frank Bullock is a Civil War scholar, speaker and historian. He has lectured on the Civil War and Civil War personalities since 2003. Mr. Bullock will present details about the life of Sherman which many will find fascinating. Frank enjoys audience participation and will welcome questions about the Civil War.
Tuesday – April 25, 2017, 7pm - *Life/Local lecture “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” an introduction to the tools and terminology of Philately by local collector & Expert John Denune. He will also share what to collect/not collect, condition factors, etc. Bring your own collection to share.
Tuesday – May 2, 2017, 7pm - *Life/Local lecture “Gentle Moon” by Deanna Windon. The story about Chin Ngood Yin, later known as Molly Lee, her son Owen and her experience in leaving Burma to live in the United States and how their fascinating story became the book ‘Gentle Moon.’ in conjunction with Turn Your Screen Off week hosted by the GPL and GRD.
Tuesday – May 9, 2017, 7pm – *Life/Local lecture - Granville Historical Society’s Laura Evans will present her book on the life of J.S. Jones. www.granvillehistory.org
Tuesday – May 16, 2017, 7pm – *Life/Local lecture “The Twin Sister Planets Venus and Earth, Why are they so different?” by Dr. Robert Malcuit, A comprehensive model for the evolution the planet Earth and Venus over Geologic Time.
Tuesday – May 23, 2017 – *Life/Local lecture “Granville Milling” – presented by Amy Bullard. Discover what passes through Granville on its way to the world and has created a thriving business and symbol of our modern rural America since 1953.
The Art Exhibition is in full swing and runs through Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
We have artist demonstrations happening almost daily (see our facebook page)
Art instructors Paul Hamilton and Jenn Pentecost return with their popular 3-day summer camps programs that include a public mural and July 4th parade float.
Columbus fiber artist Sarah Harste comes to Granville spreading weaver fever March 11.
Bryn Du Mansion executive director Bruce Cramer received the 2016 Tourism Partner of the Year award from Explore Licking County.
Your whole family will create original functional art in time for the holidays with one of Bryn Du Art Center’s holiday workshops. Plus a holiday workshop just for grownups.
The 2016 Rendville Show will not not take place this year due to the retirement of Joel Yaeger, long-time organizer of this popular show.
They do hope to return in 2017 with new art from from their gifted students. Please check back next year for dates and times.