Dragon Fly
  • Pottery on Wheel
  • Man playing violin
  • Child with paint on hands


Instrument Lending Library

The Archbold Band Program and Boosters, are partnering with the Black Swamp Arts Council to create an Instrument Lending Library for qualifying youth in our area. If you have a gently used instrument you would like to donate, please contact BSAC at  info@blackswamparts.com

Toledo Symphony Orchestra

 When:  Thursday, March 13, 2014

Where:  Founder's Hall, Sauder Village, Archbold, Ohio


BSAC High School Art Show

When:  March 21-April 1, 2014

Where:  Northwest State Community College Atrium, Archbold, Ohio


BSAC Summer Arts Scholarship

Applications are on the webpage

Due:  May 2, 2014

Awards Night:  June 9, 2013

Time:  7:00 pm

Locations:  Archbold Community Library, Community Room, Archbold, Ohio.

Check out our 2013 Scholarship recipients and the camps they attended!


Creative Arts Camp 2014

Once Upon a Time

Where and when:

Defiance Elementary School July 7-11


Archbold Middle School July 14-18


Montpelier Schools July 21-25

Time:  9:00 am- 12:00 pm (noon)

*Camp fills up fast.  Don't wait to register!


For more information contact us at: info@blackswamparts.com


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Ohio Arts Council

Welcome to the Black Swamp Arts Council website! Celebrating the Arts in Northwest Ohio!

We want to be YOUR resource:

  • If you are skilled in visual, performing or literary arts.
  • If you are ready to unleash your previously untapped “artistic side.”
  • If you want to help your children who are just discovering their creativity. Or if you simply enjoy the arts through being an enthusiastic spectator.

Black Swamp Arts CouncilWe invite you to explore the richness and diversity of arts opportunities, for all ages, available in the area once known as the Great Black Swamp. Please use the links above and to the right for details on upcoming classes and events.

Questions or comments? Contact us at info@blackswamparts.com


Check out our:
Summer 2013 Art Scholarship Recipients.
BSAC Invitational High School Art Show 2014 Award Winners