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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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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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Columbus Children’s Theatre Exploring New Performance Venue Opportunities

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Children’s Theatre Exploring New Performance Venue Opportunities

There was a lot of buzz last week about the unveiling of a proposal to build a new Downtown soccer stadium — which was downplayed with an update the following day — but within that proposal was the inclusion of a new Children’s Theatre space that would have brought a dose of the arts to a […]

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Independents’ Day Adds More Arts to Entertainment Lineup

Lauren Verhage Lauren Verhage Independents’ Day Adds More Arts to Entertainment Lineup

Do you like variety in your arts experience? Adding The Independents’ Day Festival into your calendar automatically guarantees you a chance to include some excitement and enjoyment in your weekend. The Independents’ Day Festival is returning to Franklinton for two days of great music and great food on wheels. It also includes a variety of […]

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Columbus Ranked 6th Best City for Arts & Culture

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One question that has been repeated in Columbus many times over the past several years is how we can collectively as a city improve our arts and cultural institutions and programs through increased funding, patronage and visibility. The reason for this importance is not only to improve quality of life measurements for residents and visitors, […]

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Glass Axis Names Rex Brown as New Executive Director

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Local nonprofit glass art studio Glass Axis announced via email on Friday that Rex Brown was named as the next Executive Director of the organization. “I am very excited and honored to have been selected,” said Brown in the release. “I will be working with the Board of Trustees managing the daily operations, the wonderful […]

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Columbus Arts Funding and Support Grew in 2013

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The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) has officially been under the helm of new President Tom Katzenmeyer for just over a year, but the organization is already accomplishing the main thing he set out to do: increase funding for art and culture in Columbus. GCAC released their annual Report to the Community today, which revealed […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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