Holiday Fair running through Dec. 24 at Mansfield Art Center

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Shoppers and art lovers peruse the holiday displays at the Mansfield Art Center on Tuesday morning.
Shoppers and art lovers peruse the holiday displays at the Mansfield Art Center on Tuesday morning.

The Mansfield Art Center is presenting its 52nd annual Holiday Fair through Dec. 24, showcasing the talent of the area’s local artists and craft makers.

Guest will find fine art, fine crafts, jewelry and many unique gifts in all three galleries for a holiday shopping experience. A new feature this year will be hand-blown glass ornaments and items from the ceramic and glass studios.

Decocorations of all varieties are available for purchase at the Mansfield Art Center.
Decocorations of all varieties are available for purchase at the Mansfield Art Center.

“There are over 75 artists participating in this exhibition, presenting a great opportunity to shop for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts at the local level,” executive director George Whitten said.

The holiday season is in full bloom at the the Mansfield Art Center’s 52nd annual Holiday Fair.
The holiday season is in full bloom at the the Mansfield Art Center’s 52nd annual Holiday Fair.

“The Mansfield Art Center has seen tremendous growth in the last year, and we wanted our 52nd Annual Holiday Fair to reflect that by expanding our offerings and making it as exciting as everything currently happening at the MAC,” public relations spokeswoman Jennifer Beavis said.

Novelty foods like Tree Juice are being sold at the the Mansfield Art Center's 52nd annual Holiday Fair.
Novelty foods like Tree Juice are being sold at the the Mansfield Art Center's 52nd annual Holiday Fair.

“All our gifts were thoughtfully selected to support the artists and makers of our community and small businesses from around the globe. It’s a unique opportunity to know that the gifts you are purchasing are not only beautiful and interesting, but are directly supporting the makers and their families.”

Holiday Fair includes a wide assortment of items including: original artwork, handmade ceramic mugs with local coffee, amaryllis bulbs from Kingwood Center, hand-carved Christmas trees, children’s books, and prints from local authors, and lots of items made in-house. T

Shoppers can find a variety of arts and crafts for all rooms of the house at the the Mansfield Art Center's 52nd annual Holiday Fair.
Shoppers can find a variety of arts and crafts for all rooms of the house at the the Mansfield Art Center's 52nd annual Holiday Fair.

Soup au Faire will return this year for two weeks starting Dec. 7-10 and 14-17. Homemade soups and desserts for dine in or takeout will be available. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations are not required for takeout soups. Call 419-756-1700 to schedules.

The Holiday Fair is presented by Alumni Roofing with support from the Ohio Arts Council.

More information is available online at mansfieldartcenter.org.

This article originally appeared on Mansfield News Journal: Mansfield Art Center hosting 52nd annual Holiday Fair

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