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New Permanent Public Art Projects Arriving in the Short North

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman New Permanent Public Art Projects Arriving in the Short North

Two new permanent art projects will be unveiled this summer in the Short North Arts District. The new Graduate Columbus Hotel in the Short North, due to open early this fall, is set to house some of the tallest murals in the city of Columbus. To be created is a series titled “Journey,” made of three […]

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New Temporary Mural Series Announced for Short North Arts District

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman New Temporary Mural Series Announced for Short North Arts District

New public art is coming to the Short North. In July 2019, the Short North Alliance will introduce its newest mural series, “Unconventional,” as the sixth iteration of the Short North Temporary Mural Series. The series was curated in collaboration with Experience Columbus, area galleries and arts institutions in the Short North. “Unconventional” will feature […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Siwoo Kim and Jack Stulz on Classical Music Making Columbus Better

Michelle Vance Michelle Vance Columbus Makes Art Presents Siwoo Kim and Jack Stulz on Classical Music Making Columbus Better

VIVO Music Festival—the annual weeklong chamber music festival—is approaching its fifth year. It returns Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Every summer professional musicians from around the world team up to perform specifically for the Columbus community. Each performance is centered on bringing the Columbus community together to enjoy classical music in a casual, familiar setting. Co-founders Siwoo […]

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Wild Goose Creative Expands to Franklinton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Wild Goose Creative Expands to Franklinton

Wild Goose Creative (WGC) has announced the signing of a new space in Franklinton at 188 S. McDowell St. The community arts organization has resided at 2491 Summit St. in SoHud (South of Hudson) since 2008, but says it can and wants to do more. Among WGC’s plans are providing more space for new and […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Daric Gill

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Artist Spotlight: Daric Gill

Two decades ago, Daric Gill dated a girl over the summer from Urbana, a city near his hometown. He would go and see her on the weekends, but admittedly, Gill doesn’t think the girl was that into him. That was fine, though, because by the end of the summer Gill had become better friends with […]

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Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery

Hope Madden Hope Madden Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery

Gateway Film Center projectionist Rachael Barbash brings her work out of the booth and into the open spaces of the film center for her Gallery exhibition Celluloid Shadows, running Friday, July 5 through the end of September. Barbash has been with GFC since 2007 and has worked as a freelance photographer since 2005. She says […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Justin Withrow, Summer Jam West Muralist

Patti Von Niessen Patti Von Niessen Columbus Makes Art Presents Justin Withrow, Summer Jam West Muralist

Summer Jam West is coming Saturday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Westgate Park. It’s both an arts and music festival, and a non-profit organization committed to placing permanent, public art on the Hilltop. To date they’ve installed two sculptures, two major murals (one 80 feet long and one 95 feet long) […]

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