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Large Mural Project Planned for Harrison West Tunnel

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Large Mural Project Planned for Harrison West Tunnel

The Harrison West Society has announced a multi-year project to improve the Olentangy Trail tunnel and the surrounding area, with a local artist at the helm of a large-scale mural at the site. Harrison West Arts President Annie Keener said an idea was floated to update the tunnel under State Route 315 on the Olentangy […]

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Arts Festival Will Not Return Until 2022

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Arts Festival Will Not Return Until 2022

It has been announced that the Columbus Arts Festival has been canceled for 2021. In a statement released by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, organizer of the festival, the organization noted there is “too much uncertainty” in terms of the pandemic and hosting events. Though acknowledging a decrease in new cases and hospitalizations, new variants […]

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‘As a Matter of Black’: Documentary Connects Art and Activism in Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman ‘As a Matter of Black’: Documentary Connects Art and Activism in Columbus

As a Matter of Black, a new documentary by filmmaker Donte Woods-Spikes, will be screened with other local films at Sundance Film Festival’s first-ever program of constellation theaters, taking place at Gateway Film Center. The film from Woods-Spikes documents the movements taking place inside of Columbus and spotlights artists and activists, while highlighting the intersection […]

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Sculpture Dedicated in Social Justice Park

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sculpture Dedicated in Social Justice Park

A new public sculpture, “Our Single Garment of Destiny,” was uncovered and dedicated in Downtown’s Washington Gladden Social Justice Park on Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Portland artists Julian and Adriana Voss-Andreae created the piece. Their work was chosen through a 2020 national solicitation for public artwork undertaken by the board of the […]

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Art Review: An American Sunrise at The Vanderelli Room

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: An American Sunrise at The Vanderelli Room

“We were running out of breath, as we ran out to meet ourselves”     – Joy Harjo “An American Sunrise” An American Sunrise presents the first exhibition inside The Vanderelli Room since March of 2020. While this alone would be cause for celebration, the show itself (as well as its impeccable timing), is what will likely […]

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2021 Marks Leadership Changes at Franklinton Arts District, 934 Gallery

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman 2021 Marks Leadership Changes at Franklinton Arts District, 934 Gallery

Just over a year ago, 934 Gallery was preparing for a new decade, in which the gallery would begin the year by pursuing 501(c)(3) status, a goal since its inception. Unbeknownst to anyone stateside at the time, a global pandemic would slow many plans and completely cancel others in 2020, including some for 934. Well […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations

2020 was a difficult year for artists, art galleries, art patrons and everyone else involved in the process. Many exhibitioners have had to figure out ways to move shows online if possible, or hold off on programming all together for a full year. We asked our readers and editors about the best arts organizations of […]

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