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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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Columbus Foundation Announces Record Arts Support

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Announces Record Arts Support

The Columbus Foundation has announced its largest-ever investment in Central Ohio arts organizations. This year’s arts grants represent the foundation’s efforts to assist arts organizations struggling with the effects of COVID-19. “Columbus is fortunate to have world-class arts organizations that help cement our city’s reputation as a cultural leader,” said Douglas Kridler, president and CEO […]

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Ohio Creative Community ‘Devastated’ by Economic Impact of COVID-19

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio Creative Community ‘Devastated’ by Economic Impact of COVID-19

Ohio Citizens for the Arts and Arts Cleveland have released findings from two online surveys inquiring about the economic impacts felt by Ohio’s arts and creative community due to COVID-19. After being online for one week, the surveys offer just a glimpse of the economic implications experienced now, and are only the beginning of what […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2019

Columbus is fortunate to have many arts organizations doing amazing work across a wide variety of mediums. Music, theatre and the visual arts are all represented, and it’s difficult to single out the work of one organization as “better” than the others as they all play an important role. Our readers and editors vote on […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Arts organizations supply the backbone for creativity in Columbus, and once again our readers and editors have selected the largest organization at the top of our list of the best of the year. The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) provides support for many other organizations on our list, as well as grants and programs for […]

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New Ticket Fee Would Fund Arts Organizations, Capital Improvements for Nationwide Arena

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Ticket Fee Would Fund Arts Organizations, Capital Improvements for Nationwide Arena

In September, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) and partners are expected to propose a plan to Columbus City Council to levy a seven percent fee on virtually all event tickets in the city. Dubbed the “user fee,” the additional charge would be applied on admission to events at any for-profit or nonprofit organization in […]

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Ignite Arts Looks to Engage New Generation of Arts Patrons

Susan Post Susan Post Ignite Arts Looks to Engage New Generation of Arts Patrons

A night at the opera probably conjures images of tuxedos, ball gowns and formality, but Columbus-based Ignite Arts is helping performing arts organizations push the bounds of what a night at the opera or symphony or theater can be. Ignite Arts is a new brand launched by the founders of Acceptd, an online platform connecting […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION