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Mac Worthington Relocating Art Gallery from Short North to Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mac Worthington Relocating Art Gallery from Short North to Downtown

After 28 years in the Short North, local artist Mac Worthington is ready to begin his next chapter in a new neighborhood. This fall, the artist will relocate his gallery from 749 North High Street into the Atlas Building Downtown. To his knowledge, Worthington boasts owning the longest continually operating art gallery in the Short North, […]

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Cast Your Vote for New Public Art Installations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cast Your Vote for New Public Art Installations

Four artists will get a chance to see their work hung publicly on the outside of the A&R Music Bar in the Arena District, but first, the public has to decide which pieces of art will make the final cut out of a group of ten. The online contest, launched yesterday in a partnership between The […]

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Sue Porter Hired as New BalletMet Executive Director

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sue Porter Hired as New BalletMet Executive Director

BalletMet announced yesterday that interim Executive Director Sue Porter has been named the new full time Executive Director of the organization. Porter formerly served the organization as Board Chair, and has been on the Board of Trustees for the organization since 1997. Former Executive Director Cheri Mitchell left BalletMet back in the spring. “We had many outstanding […]

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Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hammond Harkins Art Gallery Relocating from Bexley to Short North

As the Short North continues to change and evolve, many fans of the neighborhood often bemoan the replacement of art galleries with upscale restaurants and clothing boutiques that can afford higher retail rents. So it’s certainly noteworthy to report today the arrival of a new art gallery to the neighborhood, taking the place of a […]

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GCAC Presents: Thurber House Brings Mystery, Magic and More to Columbus with Evenings with Authors

Susanne Jaffe Susanne Jaffe GCAC Presents: Thurber House Brings Mystery, Magic and More to Columbus with Evenings with Authors

From passion-filled love triangles and chilling ghost stories to the aftermath of Alice’s trip to Wonderland, Thurber House has lined up six can’t-miss readings for its latest Evenings With Authors series: Paula McClain, who quickly climbed bestseller lists with her debut novel, The Paris Wife, reads from her new historical novel, Circling the Heat, on […]

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GCAC Presents: OhioDance, a Network of Dancers in Step with the Community

Jane D’Angelo Jane D’Angelo GCAC Presents: OhioDance, a Network of Dancers in Step with the Community

For more than 30 years, Ohio Dance has been an inclusive umbrella for dancers, choreographers, dance companies of all sizes and styles, and dance educators in studios, schools, and colleges and universities throughout the state. Through festivals, conferences, educational resources, networking opportunities, newsletters and dance artist services; OhioDance has created a partnership for all members […]

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Painting Lessons: The 2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Painting Lessons: The 2015 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition

The Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition continues to be the premier venue for sampling some of the best work by Ohio artists. The show has a long and prestigious history, and inclusion in the exhibition looks good on any artist’s resume. Plus, there’s always plenty of prize money up for grabs. That said, the […]

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