Have you found a Dublin Arts Council ARTbox?

ARTboxes look like “little libraries” and include free grab-and-go art activities for all ages and experience levels. Creative prompts and materials rotate seasonally and can be found around Dublin all year long.

You can find ARTboxes:

Outside the Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Rd.
At Scioto Park, 7377 Riverside Dr., Dublin
At Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr., Dublin
At Kaltenbach Park, 5985 Cara Rd., Dublin
In the Frog Park in Historic Dublin near the Visit Dublin Ohio Visitors Center, 13 S. High St., Dublin
In the pass-through pocket park just north of Pins Mechanical/16-Bit Barcade in Bridge Park, 6564 Riverside Dr., Dublin

Visit one today and share your creations by tagging us @DublinArtsCouncil on Facebook or @DublinArts on Instagram or Twitter.

See what you can discover in a Dublin Arts Council ARTbox in 2022!

Winter Creativity Kits – Early Winter 2022
Fuel your imagination this winter with snow-themed, chilly-weather inspired
drawing, sketching and crafting prompts.


“Top 100” Sketch Challenge – Late Winter 2022
Looking for daily inspiration? Sharpen your creative curiosity
with this 10-day sketch challenge.
Doodle your top 10 favorite movies, foods, pastimes and more i
n this special ARTbox activity that draws inspiration
from Dublin Arts Council’s Berry van Boekel: The Top 100 2021
exhibition, on view in March 2022.


Recycled Critters – Spring 2022
Art materials don’t have to be new – many artists utilize
recycled materials for inventiveness.
Dig into the art of “upcycling” and repurposing
to create something new and fun.


Zentangles – Summer 2022
Zentangles are a form of artistic meditation that produces
mini -abstract artworks created by a pattern collection.
Grab a pen and paper and be captivated
by this latest ARTbox feature.


Wildly Creative Naturalist Collage – Fall 2022
Let’s adventure outside! With some creativity, use
found leaves, seeds, flowers, branches and more
to design a collage in the shape of butterflies, foxes, owls
or whatever else inspires you.
You’ll be amazed to discover how simple outdoor materials
can take on new shapes.


Mesmerizing Patterns with Scratch Art – Late Fall 2022
Explore space and design with this fun scratch art activity.
Then connect your artwork to the work of
Japanese ceramic master Masayuki Miyajima,
featured in the Dublin Arts Council gallery late 2022.
His elegant handcrafted stoneware showcases carved and inlayed patterns
perfected by his knowledge of positive and negative space.

We’d love to hear from you:

Do you have an idea for the next ARTbox activity? Or have you participated in the program? Please tell us your thoughts by taking this quick survey. Your feedback is appreciated.

A special thanks! The 2022 ARTbox program is proudly presented in partnership with Cardinal Health, Inc., and City of Dublin.