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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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CAPA Announces 2011-2012 Season Lineup

Walker Evans Walker Evans CAPA Announces 2011-2012 Season Lineup

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) announced this morning the lineup for their 2011-2012 event season. The lineup includes An Evening with David Sedaris, Over The Rhine, The Second City and more. Tickets for most shows go on sale Monday, September 12th at capa.com. The full lineup with dates and prices can be […]

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SoHud Community Mural Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Walker Evans Walker Evans SoHud Community Mural Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The SoHud Community Mural that was unveiled in July has officially started raising funds for the development of this new artistic display. Wild Goose Creative is working toward raising $2000 to complete their fundraising goals so that the implementation of the mural can begin on August 21st. You can contribute to this project online via […]

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