Arts & Culture

Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum
514 West Third Street, Defiance 43512
The Andrew L. Tuttle Memorial Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the city of Defiance.
Defiance College
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701 North Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts-based institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business.  Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Mission: Defiance College graduates students that lead distinctive lives in their chosen professions through a […]
Defiance Community Auditorium
629 Arabella Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.0070 ext. 3000
Originally constructed as part of Defiance High School in the 1920’s, this historic auditorium is situated at the south end of the downtown area.  The facility serves as venue for various musical and theatrical performances, including the Fort Defiance Players. Seating capacity is over 1,100.
Defiance Public Library
320 Fort Street
The Defiance Public Library System is committed to providing service to the people of the county in a friendly environment, enabling them to: Learn from the Past, Understand the Present and Prepare for the Future.  The Defiance Public Library building is a beautiful historic Carnegie building located on the site of Fort Defiance along the Maumee and Auglaize riverbanks. Additional […]
Huber Opera House & Civic Center
157 East High Street
Hicksville, OH 43526

After many years of housing different businesses, the nostalgic feel of the Huber has been restored by a group of determined citizens. The Huber Opera House is used for many community events and attractions and is home to the Hicksville Village Players.
Just Be Original – JBO’s Fine Arts Academy
1500 North Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Come create memories today that will last a lifetime!
Linda’s Glass Gallery
511 West Second Street, Defiance 43512
Stained-glass artist who does repairs, teaches classes, and makes special gifts. Sells sheet glass and supplies as well.
Performance SmArts Studios
“Better People Make Better Musicians”.  By appointment only.
Rettig Music
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510 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Rettig Music has been a vital part of Ohio’s educational music community for over 75 years. Our focus and goal are to increase the success of music education and the arts by working with band, orchestral, and vocal programs throughout Ohio.
Stroede Center for the Arts
319 Wayne Avenue, Defiance 43512
Stroede Center for the Arts is home to Defiance Community Cultural Council, a non-profit volunteer organization, dedicated to the promotion of the performing arts, communication, and historic preservation and home to DCTV, the local public access station.