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CMA Reopens Renovated Historical Section

Anne Evans Anne Evans CMA Reopens Renovated Historical Section

After nearly a year of renovations, the Columbus Museum of Art is reopening its 1931 Italian Renaissance Revival building. The Elizabeth M. and Richard M. Ross Building renovations began on October 12, 2009 and include: the transformation of Derby Court, adding a Center for Creativity, new seating, improved acoustics and other renovations in the auditorium, […]

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Best Local Artist of 2010 – Joey Monsoon

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Artist of 2010 – Joey Monsoon

The first official “hat trick” for our annual “Best of” awards goes to Joey Monsoon, who has now been elected as the Best Local Artist by Columbus Underground voters for three years in a row. One of Joey’s biggest solo shows of the year occurred in November with an exhibit at the Lindsay Gallery in […]

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Best Art Gallery of 2010 – Rivet

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Art Gallery of 2010 – Rivet

Once every two or three months there’s a business in the Short North that either opens or closes which ignites a new round of discussion about whether or not the arts are supported enough in Columbus. The thing that can sometimes be lost in the shuffle is the group of art galleries who continue to […]

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Best Arts Organization of 2010 – Wild Goose Creative

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Arts Organization of 2010 – Wild Goose Creative

2010 was an exciting year for the local arts community. The Symphony landed a new Director, work on Wonderland began, and GCAC appointed a new president. Of all of the arts organizations in town, one stood out clearly as a community favorite this year: Wild Goose Creative. While the idea for Wild Goose was started […]

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CCAD Fashion Program in Top 20 World Ranking

Walker Evans Walker Evans CCAD Fashion Program in Top 20 World Ranking

The Columbus College of Art and Design was just recognized as having one of the top Fashion Design Programs in the entire World by Fashionista.com, a fashion-industry news outlet. “Imagine our delight: one of New York’s leading sources for fashion information cites our fashion design program as one of the best in the country and […]

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Shadowbox Live Moving to Brewery District

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Via Press Release: Shadowbox Live is thrilled to announce its plans to move to a downtown facility mid-summer 2011. The non-profit, 501c3 organization has been crafting a deal for the past several years with real estate development company Arshot Investment Corporation to bring the popular entertainment ensemble to the Brewery District. Tuesday morning, Stev Guyer, […]

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Wonderland Launches Initial Fundraising Efforts

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonderland Launches Initial Fundraising Efforts

Press Release: In October, the Wonderland Columbus team introduces several ways for the public to support its efforts to create a multi-use creative space in the former Wonder Bread factory at 697 N. 4th Street. On September 30, Wonderland officially became eligible for a Pepsi Refresh Grant. The monthly granting program provides funds of up […]

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