2021 Holiday Co-Op

The wreaths are hung and the bells are ringing on Waterloo… it can only mean one thing– the Holiday Co-Op is here! From Nov. 27th to Dec. 19th, Waterloo Arts Gallery will host nearly 30 local artists and vendors in its annual Holiday Co-Op sale. Browse the collection and buy up the home goods, textiles, […]

2021 Art of the Ornament logo in gold with dark green holly leaves overlaps a photo of birdcage ornaments from 2019 filled with red and blue foil eggs.

CALL FOR DONATIONS: Art of the Ornament

Each year, dozens of local artists contribute an ornament of their own design to be displayed and auctioned off as part of Waterloo Arts’ end-of-year fundraiser. In 2021, Waterloo Arts will host both an online auction and in-person viewing party in the Waterloo Arts cafe space on Friday, December 3rd from 6-9pm. We will welcome […]

Folks gather in the gallery space and pursue the handmade items in a pop-up shop.


The holiday sale is back at Waterloo! To celebrate the move beyond pumpkin spice and towards the frosty, twinkling days of winter, we welcome back the Waterloo Arts Holiday Co-Op, a near-monthlong holiday sale full of handmade goods and treats to satisfy your gifting needs. We currently have an open call for artists and vendors to have […]


GALLERY OPENING, October 1st, 2021, 5-8pm: God, Houses, y Automobiles

God, Houses, y AutomobilesMiguel Rivera-VeraOctober 1 – November 13, 2021 Always at odds with the efficacy of language itself, Rivera-Vera distills his fondness for the safety of the past into light, image, and sound. His solo exhibition, God, Houses, y Automobiles, ruminates on distance, affection, and harmony, inviting its viewers to listen closely to the […]


Green Up and Clean Up

Join us for a fun volunteer day creating a greener, cleaner community for everyone to enjoy. We need your help to raise the Green Roof on Waterloo Arts and clean up the District in preparation for the 18th annual Waterloo Arts Fest on September 11.  Thanks to a grant from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, Waterloo […]


Inside The Green Palette

Connecting Art and Gardening to Tell Stories and Building Community In February 2021 we invited members of the Collinwood community and the surrounding areas to reconsider public green spaces as sites of creative expression, and gardening as a means of storytelling and engagement with those around us. Nine participants –Storytellers, as we call them– accepted […]


Apply to be a part of Waterloo Arts Fest

Saturday, September 11, 2021 / Noon to 7:00pmWaterloo Arts & Entertainment District(Cleveland on Waterloo Rd between E.161st St and Calcutta Ave) 2021 Waterloo Arts Fest Applications Music Application (Deadline to apply is July 31, 2021) Art Vendor Application (Deadline to apply is August 15, 2021) Food Vendor Application (Deadline to apply is August 15, 2021) […]


GALLERY OPENING, August 6th, 2021, 5-8pm: 2021 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition

2021 Waterloo Arts Juried ExhibitionJuror: Nikki WoodsAugust 6 – September 18, 2021 Waterloo Arts’ annual Juried Exhibition is back for its seventh year! In 2021, we are delighted to include a range of 2D and 3D media from 81 artists residing in 11 different states. Join us in celebrating with this year’s artists during the […]

Various snapshots of gardeners and gardens from The Green palette project

The Green Palette Storybeds featured in GardenWalk Cleveland

Date: Sunday, July 11th, 10AM – 5PM Come and take a look at The Green Palette project in action as GardenWalk Cleveland visits the Collinwood neighborhood. Storytellers, Artist Leads, and WA Staff will be on hand to direct you and share the ideas behind these botanical expressions. Meet at Tower Plaza (at the intersection of Waterloo and […]

A man stands on the back of a van and unloads a dumpster full of food waste on to the ground. The good waste includes scraps like watermelon rind, tomato cores, and pineapple tops among other things.

The Green Palette Webinar: A Hopeful Story of Food Waste with Rust Belt Riders on Thursday, June 24 @ 6 PM

Speaker: Michael Robinson, Co-Founder of Rust Belt Riders Registration is closed, but you can watch the recording here. Join us for the sixth webinar of the The Green Palette project with Michael Robinson from Rust Belt Riders. Rust Belt Riders is an organization dedicated to transforming regional food systems through the creation of soil blends from food […]