Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Art Pop-Up Shop

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Art Pop-Up Shop

10/13/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – Just in time for the holiday season, the Ashland University Coburn Gallery will open its doors to its first-ever, student-run Art Pop-Up Shop in the Coburn Gallery located in the Center for the Arts building on Friday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will allow customers to browse and purchase the artful handcrafted items created by Ashland University art students and faculty.

“We’re thrilled to host a unique and temporary pop-up experience for art lovers in our own backyard,” said Cynthia Petry, director of the Coburn Gallery. “We’ve created a space that enables our students to discover and explore entrepreneurial opportunities while encouraging students to voice their artistic identity and establish a personal brand in a maker’s world.”

The Art Pop-Up Shop coincides with AU Theatre’s opening night production of The Autumn Garden. Cash or checks are accepted for all purchases. For more information about the shop, contact the Coburn Gallery at 419.289.5652 or coburngallery@ashland.edu.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                    ###