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Wonderland Brings Community Up to Speed on Project

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonderland Brings Community Up to Speed on Project

Official news on the Wonderland project has been fairly quiet over the last few months, following July’s announcement that the project would be seeking a new home. Since then, the team behind the project has been working toward securing a new building and completing the process to secure their official 501(c)3 status in January. Tonight, […]

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The Big Game Gallery Opens Pop-Up Art Shop Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Game Gallery Opens Pop-Up Art Shop Downtown

A new pop-up retail space sprang up today at 34 North High Street in Downtown Columbus. The Big Game Gallery will be operational through the holiday season, selling paintings from local artists for as low as $25. According to gallery representatives Adnan and Elvira Queder, the shop will keep regular weekday hours of 10am to […]

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NRG Gallery Opens in Westgate

Walker Evans Walker Evans NRG Gallery Opens in Westgate

Nicholas Gonzalez has plans to reinvent what it means to operate an art gallery in Columbus. This artist-turned-gallery-owner was tired of seeing other local venues managed with a rigid traditional structure, so he decided to change things up when recently opening NRG Gallery on West Broad Street. Located in the Westgate neighborhood, far off the […]

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Columbus Museum of Art Breaks Ground on New West Garden

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Museum of Art Breaks Ground on New West Garden

The Columbus Museum of Art is growing once again with the development of a new outdoor garden space. The West Garden is one piece of the CMA’s expansion plan, following the completion of last year’s major indoor renovation. This new public garden is being completed in collaboration with the City of Columbus and The Columbus […]

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Local Arts Organizations Join Forces: The New Albany Art League at the MAC

 Annie Carruthers Local Arts Organizations Join Forces: The New Albany Art League at the MAC

A demonstration of the strong bonds within the Columbus arts scene, the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center’s current exhibit, “The New Albany Art League” showcases the work of six Columbus-based artists and members of the area’s newest art league. As Worthington’s community art center, the McConnell Arts Center shares a common goal with the New […]

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Nominees Announced for the 2011 Community Arts Partnership Awards

Walker Evans Walker Evans Nominees Announced for the 2011 Community Arts Partnership Awards

GCAC announced today the nominees for the 28th Annual Community Arts Partnership Award program. This program recognizes contributions to the arts from local businesses, leaders, organizations and other community groups. This year’s award program will take place from noon to 1:30pm on Thursday, October 20th at COSI. The nominees for this year’s awards include: Arts […]

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Getting to Know The Garden Theater Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Getting to Know The Garden Theater Building

The Short North Stage is the local group of theatrical professionals who are taking on the task of converting the historic Garden Theater building back into a functional performance space. The group held their first “Garden Party” this evening for friends, family and neighbors to get to know the project a bit better. After sitting […]

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