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The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2019

Over the course of the past decade, the arts have played an important role in Columbus. New independent arts events and galleries have sprung up around the city, and our larger cultural institutions have grown in number while existing spaces have seen major renovations. This year, our readers and editors picked The Wexner Center as […]

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Best of 2018

  Best of 2018

The “Best of 2018,” Ohio Designer Craftsmen’s 35th annual juried members’ exhibition, showcases 76 works in clay, glass, fiber, metal, wood and mixed media by 51 artists. The show opens at the Ohio Craft Museum with a reception and artists’ awards presentation on Sunday, May 6. Exhibition hours: Mon–Fri, 10 am–5 pm; Sat–Sun, 1–4 pm.

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Artistically MAD: Celebration!

  Artistically MAD: Celebration!

Join us for the opening reception and celebration of our new exhibit, ‘Artistically MAD: Seven Decades of Satire’! Featuring presentations by legendary MAD cartoonist Sergio Aragones, collectors Glenn Bray and Grant Geissman, exhibit curator Brian Walker, and MAD editor Bill Morrison. FREE and open to the public. ARTISTICALLY MAD: SEVEN DECADES OF SATIRE Harvey Kurtzman’s […]

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Color Outside the Lines: Celebrating Thirty Years at NAAMCC Motown Music Brunch

  Color Outside the Lines: Celebrating Thirty Years at NAAMCC Motown Music Brunch

National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, Wilberforce When the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC) opened its doors in 1988, it was on the vanguard by being one of the first national museums dedicated to African American history. Color Outside the Lines: Celebrating Thirty Years at NAAMCC commemorates the museum’s 30th anniversary. Enjoy a […]

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Community Invited to Help Plan Poindexter Village Museum

Walker Evans Walker Evans Community Invited to Help Plan Poindexter Village Museum

When it was decided that the Poindexter Village subsidized housing development would be demolished and replaced by a new community that includes a mix of market-rate and subsidized housing and community resources, locals on the Near East Side pushed to preserve at least a portion of the site to reflect the history of the area. […]

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Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

It would be easy to survey contemporary art and assume it stole all its best moves from consumer product design and marketing. Whether it is the epic gloss and shine of Jeff Koons, the flawless finishes of Anish Kapoor, the pop-infused stylings of Takashi Murakami, or the cool, oversized appropriations of Richard Prince, art today […]

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Best Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus of 2015

There are many opportunities for taking in arts and culture in Columbus, from indie movie theatres to art galleries to live music venues. But we find it worthwhile to highlight the largest cultural spaces that take the form of permanent museums and cultural institutions that allow access year-round to some of the city’s most profound […]

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