Arts and Crafts

Shop for Southeast Ohio’s finest artwork or learn from the artists themselves. You’ll find paintings, pottery, hand-made jewelry, quilts, hand-made paper and much more at these art retailers and galleries.

Stuart’s Opera House & Gallery 1879

We envision Stuart’s Opera House as the cultural anchor and a center of expression on Nelsonville’s bustling and dynamic Public Square. It is a historic venue sought out by people of all ages, from all walks of life, and from near and far. Its well-earned reputation as an intimate, casual setting for continuous offerings of both familiar and innovative artistic performances and community events brings people back time and again.

The Wooden Spool

Visit Website Visit Facebook Page Location: 540 W. Union Street, Suite G, Athens Phone: 740-249-4245 A Modern Fabric Shop in Athens, Ohio The Wooden Spool carries a selection of fabric, patterns, and sewing supplies. We also offer sewing classes and a drop-off/pick-up service for sewing machine repair and service.  

Dairy Barn Arts Center Gallery Shop

  Visit Website Location: 8000, Dairy Lane, Athens Phone: 740-592-4981 A fantastic place to shop for that special gift… or a treat for yourself. Arts, crafts, one-of-a-kind pieces from artists locally and beyond. The Dairy Barn Arts Center’s Gallery Shop is open year-round, Tuesday–Saturday, 12 to 5 pm, and Thursday until 8 pm; Sundays 1–5 View

Another Fool’s Gallery

Another Fool’s Gallery is a retail gift store that sells art, collectibles, antiques and local crafts. Another Fool’s Gallery specializes in new & vintage music posters & memorabilia.

Walmart Supercenter

Walmart supplies nearly all of your living needs from a grocery market to a retail store.

The Brass Thimble Quilt Shop

The Brass Thimble provides high-end quilting materials for affordable prices. They have a selection of handmade candles as well as homemade craft items.

Mountain Laurel Gifts

Mountain Laurel Gifts features fine leather, jewelry, cards, stationery, candles, gourmet foods, household items, garden and home décor, as well as many beautiful items handcrafted by local artisans.

Marietta Run Clay

Marietta Run Clay ships their handmade pots and painted stoneware across the globe. They locally stock many of the stores around town as well with their pottery products.

Lamborn’s Studio & Custom Framing

Whether you’re looking for portrait photography, custom framing, decorative art, or that special Athens Blockmemento, Lamborn’s is the place to stop.

Hocking College Student Art Gallery

The Hocking College Student Art Gallery is a unique, cooperative gallery that is exclusively student-run. All of the fine artwork displayed in the gallery is created by up-and-coming student artists.

Gemelli Contemporary Crafts

Specializing in fused glass made straight from the Athens area. Jewelry and framing are available as well.

Starbrick Cooperative Gallery

Art enthusiasts will have no trouble at all finding their unique art and craft related needs met. Search the ship for oil paintings, prints, jewelry and more.

Nelsonville Quilt Company

Nelsonville Quilt Company is locally owned and able to provide you with of all of your quilting and fabric needs.

Nelsonville Emporium

Nelsonville Emporium features the artwork of over 75 local artists, a pottery studio on site, and a retail ceramic supply shop.

Hocking Hills Market

The Hocking Hills Market hosts a huge variety of crafts and different stores ranging from art to everyday items. The streets are filled with local merchants displaying their wares.

Beads & Things

Beads & Things has offered a space for people to explore their creativity since 1990.

Passion Works Studio

Images from the fine art have been translated into a highly marketable line of jewelry, metal sculpture, “Passion Flowers,” greeting cards and sublimated tile items.

BananaRoad

BananaRoad is privileged to have a great customer base and an amazing inventory of posters and T-shirts.

College Book Store

Stop in for OU apparel, school and art supplies, text books, and more.

Follett’s University Bookstore

Stop by Follett’s for everything Ohio University you could possibly need. From a wide range of books for classes to apparel and gift ideas, Follett’s has what you need.

Import House

The Import House carries shoes for waking, dancing, hiking or just happy feet, tapestries, beautiful, unique jewelry and stylish clothes also awaits.