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SoHud Community Mural Project Unveiled

Walker Evans Walker Evans SoHud Community Mural Project Unveiled

Over the past few months, Wild Goose Creative has been spearheading a community mural project to replace the graffiti-covered building located on the southwest corner of Summit and Hudson. A design for the mural submitted by Tim Lai Architect was selected and accepted last week by the community group leading this initiative. The design features […]


Homeport Gallery Opens in King Lincoln District

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The Columbus Housing Partnership has maintained a presence in the King Lincoln District over the past few years through their involvement in development projects through their Homeport housing programs, as well as the successful North of Broad development. Their presence just expanded again with the grand opening of the Homeport Gallery, a new arts venue […]

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Columbus Arts Festival Turns 50

 Alexandra Kelley Fox Columbus Arts Festival Turns 50

The 50th anniversary of The Columbus Arts Festival takes place on June 3-5 in the Discovery District. More than 230 artists from around the country were chosen out of 1,000 applicants to participate in the three-day event. The Greater Columbus Arts Council, which organizes the festival, decided to include more local artists and restaurants this […]


Columbus Museum Hosts Local Artist Exhibition

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Starting in April, you’ll be able to find the work of local artists on display at the Columbus Museum of Art in the 2011 Greater Columbus Arts Council Visual Arts exhibition. The exhibiting artists include Mary Jo Bole, Jill Gallenstein, Michael B. Hays, Lynda McClanahan, Danielle Julian Norton and Steven Thurston. “CMA is excited to […]


GCAC Launches New & Improved ColumbusArts.com

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Yesterday, the Greater Columbus Arts Council relaunched ColumbusArts.com, on online directory for the local arts community. The site allows local artists and arts organizations to create profiles and online portfolios to share their work. It also allows arts patrons to connect with local artists and other arts enthusiasts. A new event calendar system also allows […]

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400 West Rich Brings Art Studios to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans 400 West Rich Brings Art Studios to Franklinton

Over the past few years, Franklinton has frequently been pitched as a neighborhood that could become “the next Short North” through focused efforts on attracting artists and creatives to relocate into affordable spaces to live and work. That process has mostly been slow-going, but is about to take a giant leap forward with the official […]


KIACA Gallery in the Short North is Closing

Walker Evans Walker Evans KIACA Gallery in the Short North is Closing

The KIACA Gallery, located at 937 North High Street, announced that they have closed their doors as of December 31st, 2010. They will be hosting a final gallery sale tomorrow, Saturday January 8th and are encouraging patrons to show support by visiting on their final day. The KIACA Board said the following in a statement […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!