• History

    The first settler to arrive in the Milford area was the Rev. Francis McCormick, a Revolutionary War soldier with a thousand acre land grant, in 1796. He built his log cabin on the hill at the present 1000 Forest Ave. In 1797 he founded the first Methodist Class in the Northwest Territory. The Village of More Info

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  • Promont

    Promont is a Victorian mansion circa 1865 and the former home of John M. Pattison, Ohio’s 43rd Governor. It is currently owned and operated by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society. The museum features period furnishings, a reference library, changing exhibits, and a gift shop. Docent-led or self-guided tours are available the second Saturday and More Info

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  • Research/Library

    The Leonard L. Harding, Jr. Library serves as a limited access historical library featuring information on Clermont County and the Greater Milford area.

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  • Teas/Weddings/Events

    PROMONT Teas and Boutique Event Venue Located in beautiful historic Milford, Promont was built circa 1865 as a lovely example of Victorian Italianate architecture in its entire splendor.  The mansion is steeped in old world elegance, period furnishings and modern amenities to help create the perfect backdrop for your Victorian tea luncheon, wedding, reception, corporate meeting More Info

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  • Gift Shop

    Shop and browse our unique Victorian Gift Shop, stocked with treasures for all ages and budgets

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11th Annual Art Affaire

The 11th Annual Art Affaire is a juried outdoor show that features art and fine craft. The emphasis is on original work, both in concept and execution, by artists working in the following mediums: basketry; clay; drawing; fiber (art & wearables); glass (blown, fused, stained); jewelry; leather; metal; mixed media (includes collage and mosaics); painting; paper art; photography; print making; sculpture; wood.

When:  Saturday, September 24, 2016 (11 AM – 5 PM)

Where:  Main Street, historic Milford, Ohio 45150


Call to Artists

The 2016 Art Affaire Call to Artists is now open.

Basic details:
Application deadline:  April 16, 2016
Non-refundable jury fee:  $20 must accompany application
An artist’s statement (approx 175 words) is required that talks about specific medium and your techniques.
Acceptance notifications:  May 20
Booth fee of $75 due within two weeks of acceptance.

For Art Affaire details and guidelines, download:  2016 Art Affaire Call to Artists (88)

For the Art Affaire application, download:  2016 Art Affaire Application (71)

For tips on creating images for jury review, download:  Art Affaire Jury Suggestions (90)

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Art Affaire Sponsors
Art Affaire is now accepting sponsors for the 11th Annual Art Affaire. If you would like to support this event for 2016, please send an email to artaffaire@milfordhistory.net to request sponsor details. Or, download the sponsor levels and sign-up form HERE (15).

THANKS to 2016 Sponsors

Elite Event Sponsor

Lykins Energy Dark



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Entertainment Sponsors

Hospitality Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Contributing Sponsors
D.E.R. Constructon
Doug Smithson Insurance


Cooperative Links
Art Affaire is listed with ArtFairCalendar.com

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