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GCAC Presents: Music Among Friends, Chamber Music Columbus

 Diane Driessen GCAC Presents: Music Among Friends, Chamber Music Columbus

Would you join an arts organization, if at the end of the season you would be asked to share the costs of any funding shortfall? This is exactly what people did when Chamber Music Columbus (CMColumbus) got its start. It was called the “system of guarantors” and a group literally brought their checkbooks and wrote […]

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The List: 8 Upcoming Holiday Shopping Events

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 8 Upcoming Holiday Shopping Events

Black Friday has come and gone, Small Business Saturday is over, and Cyber Monday has expired. But if you’ve still got items remaining on your holiday shopping list, fear not — Columbus has several shopping events planned over the weeks between now and Christmas that will help you to secure the most unique, inspired, locally-crafted, […]

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The Vanderelli Room Art Gallery Opens in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Vanderelli Room Art Gallery Opens in Franklinton

Alicia Jean (AJ for short) Vanderelli has been a part of the artistic renaissance in Franklinton ever since she first moved into her studio space at 400 West Rich in late 2011. This weekend, she’s expanding her commitment exponentially with the grand opening of The Vanderelli Room, a brand-new art gallery space located in a […]

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Tax Breaks for Artists Could be a Reality in Ohio

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Tax Breaks for Artists Could be a Reality in Ohio

A state lawmaker wants Ohio’s artists to keep a little more of their money. State Rep. Michael Stinziano, who represents Ohio’s 18th district, plans to propose an income tax deduction on any profits artists make by selling their creations within designated “arts and entertainment districts.” “Artisans love their passions, love what they do, but I […]

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A Look Inside the Gallery of Echoes

 Lisa Much A Look Inside the Gallery of Echoes

There has long existed a sort of disconnect between the various forms of art. Actors often do not understand writers who do not understand musicians, and nobody knows what designers do. They think and act differently. That occurs in performance art; the dissimilarities grow stronger when comparing performance to visual art. Most artists pick a […]

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Exhibition of Every-day Art Collections Prompts Discussion of What it Means to Collect Art

Anne Evans Anne Evans Exhibition of Every-day Art Collections Prompts Discussion of What it Means to Collect Art

You have seen the collections through the Young Art Collectors series, but now you can have a chance to view a curated selection of each collector’s works and find out how to begin your own art collection. Art collecting can be a daunting thing to consider. What kind of budget do you need? Do you […]

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Wild Goose Creative Broadcasts Local Artist Voices via Social Media

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wild Goose Creative Broadcasts Local Artist Voices via Social Media

Would you turn over the reigns of your Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts to someone else to post and publish whatever they like? Wild Goose Creative decided that the idea was just what the organization needed to help place local artists at the forefront of a new program called #wildartcolumbus. “It has been a month-long endeavor to […]

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