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The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus

The last time our readers named the Wexner Center as the number one arts and culture institution in Columbus was back in 2013, but it has continued to place neck-and-neck with the Columbus Museum of Arts every year since. And while it might sound odd to have our biggest art museums battling it out as […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Andre Barrett, Jr. on Performing at Open Mics

Jackie Calderone Jackie Calderone Columbus Makes Art Presents: Andre Barrett, Jr. on Performing at Open Mics

Andre Barrett, Jr. is a Columbus-based dancer, musician/music producer, educator and administrator with TRANSIT ARTS, a program of Central Community House that provides free workshops in the creative industries to young artists aged 12-21. Barrett is also an IT Associate at the Columbus Museum of Art. This month he is an integral part of the […]

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Creative Babes Collaborates with Columbus Zoo on New Coloring Book, Wildlife

Anne Evans Anne Evans Creative Babes Collaborates with Columbus Zoo on New Coloring Book, Wildlife

Creative Babes continues the creativity and giving with their next coloring project, a collaboration with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Hilary Buchanan and Marti Babcock took a moment to share how the next coloring book project came about. “Coloring books have always been a staple in my life,” says Babcock, the Creative Babe leading the […]

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Local Creative Releases New Mini-Series of Children’s Books

Randi Walle Randi Walle Local Creative Releases New Mini-Series of Children’s Books

Local creative Suzy Ultman recently added two new children’s books to her line of products. A self-proclaimed “artist, doodler, designer, crafty girl,” Ultman created a tiny world children can explore and relate to in her mini-series of two books, Tiny Town and Tiny Farm. Suzy Ultman began creating as a young child. From the time […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Origami Folding with Artist Monica Salisbury

John Scully John Scully Columbus Makes Art Presents: Origami Folding with Artist Monica Salisbury

Ohio Paper Folders hosts events and teaches a number of classes throughout the year. On Thursday, Dec. 7, artist and OPF founder Monica Salisbury will be teaching with Ohio Paper Folders at the Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting. Ohio Paper Folders vice president John Scully asked Salisbury some questions about her work with […]

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Columbus Children’s Theatre Exploring New Performance Venue Opportunities

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Children’s Theatre Exploring New Performance Venue Opportunities

There was a lot of buzz last week about the unveiling of a proposal to build a new Downtown soccer stadium — which was downplayed with an update the following day — but within that proposal was the inclusion of a new Children’s Theatre space that would have brought a dose of the arts to a […]

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Two Local Artists Display Bold Works at Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center

Olivia Birdsall Olivia Birdsall Two Local Artists Display Bold Works at Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center

Todd Camp and Richard Duarte Brown are currently at the MAC…since the gallery opening, the MAC’s halls have been filled with people. The artwork in the main gallery and the corridor galleries is large, attention-grabbing, and colorful; no wonder so many guests have been walking the halls. Camp and Brown have both been members of […]

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