Troy-Hayner Cultural Center to host Congressional Art Exhibit

TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will present An Artist Discovery: The Congressional Art Competition.

The exhibit will be on display at the Hayner Center from April 16 to May 2, 2021. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

The Hayner Center will host the competition among high school art students from Ohio’s 8th Congressional District. Students, with help from their teachers, submitted entries to Rep. Warren Davidson’s district offices. Winning entries are selected by a panel of district artists. Winners will be recognized on Saturday, April 17. The grand prize winner will be invited to attend the national awards ceremony in Washington, DC. and their winning artwork will be displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.

Members of the community are encouraged to come and see the talent and skill of local art students that will be displayed throughout the historic Hayner Mansion.

The Hayner Center is striving to provide a safe environment for all guests, volunteers and staff by following the directives provided by Gov. Mike DeWine and the local Miami County Health Department. Masks, hand sanitizing and social distancing are required for all Hayner guests. Groups of 10 or more should call before they visit.

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is located at 301 W. Main St. in Troy. Hours of operation are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The Hayner Center is closed on holidays. For more information, visit our website at or call 937-339-0457.