Ohio River Valley Artist Guild (ORVAG)

has the goal to “support area artists, both with peer group and outside educational opportunities; to promote arts within the community and area; and plan and execute various outreach programs that include guild members, students, and other organizations within the community that would promote the arts and enhance the local environment.”  The Guild  has been highly successful in consistently achieving successes in each of these areas.  The Guild is incorporated as a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) association dedicated to promoting the arts in the Ohio River Valley region.


Cox Gallery Mission Statement

The Cox Gallery strives to bring together, educate, enlighten, and inspire local artists, patrons, and friends of our gallery with the following activities.

  • Member Exhibits
  • Non-Member Exhibits
  • Student Exhibits
  • Community Exhibits
  • Other relevant events and activities

We are committed to bringing quality centered art to the art collector and the local community.

Our Locations

ORVAG Cox Gallery  and Studio

2nd Floor

2 East Third Street

Maysville, KY 41056

e-mail address for scheduling

ORVAG Washington Guild Hall

2111 Old Main Street

Washington KY


  • (606) 759 4906 for messages

Mailing Address:

  • ORVAG, P.O. Box 183, Old Washington, KY 41096


  • ORVAG relies heavily on volunteers to keep the doors open to the public.
  • To see what dates are covered or open please view the calendar pages for Cox Gallery or the Washington Guild Hall
  • Volunteer scheduling is maintained through this web site.  To volunteer please send an email to: gallery.schedule@orvag.org

Upcoming Events


Michael Wagner at the Cox Gallery

Featuring scenes of Maysville

Opening Friday May 6th from 5-7pm
On display through May

Michael Wagner will be painting in the Gallery on Saturdays – May 7, 14 and 21




The Art of Hope at the Cox Gallery

Showcasing expressions of grief through art

  • Pottery Workshop
  • Landscape “Dreamscape” Canvas
  • Passage Quilts
  • Memory Boxes
  • Entangle WorkshopPhotography

Opening Friday June 3rd from 5-7pm
On display through June


Art Camp 2016

June 13 – 17

Make your reservations soon

Art Camp

We have many Workshops and Classes Scheduled in the coming weeks and months. Please check out the schedule and contact the Artist to sign up and get additional information.

Click here to see the schedule.