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Blockfort Gallery

162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States

March 2018

Benchwarmers at Blockfort

March 9, 2018 6:00 pm @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free

Blockfort invites you to Benchwarmers, an exhibition celebrating sports nostalgia. This group exhibition will feature the works of artists reminiscing about their favorite teams, players, movies, games, and cultural icons related to sports. The collection of artists is organized by Blockfort tenant and co-owner of Alison Rose Screen Printing, Nicholas Nocera. Participating Artists: Corey Favor Roger Kent Grosswiler Jr. Micah Kraus Linda Lay Julie Martin Jamarr Michael Mays Mike Neeson Alison Rose Nocera Clinton Reno Sarah Schmidt Marshall L. Shorts…

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Bath Bomb Class at Blockfort

March 28, 2018 6:30 pm @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$55

Personalize and craft your own bath bombs! Bath bombs are fun to create and make awesome gifts. We fully expect you'll want to keep them all for yourself. In this 1 1/2 hour class you'll be supplied with all the tools and materials needed to craft your own bath bombs. Using 3 different size molds as well as our super fun bath bomb press. Students will make 6-8 bombs that you can personalize with scents, colors and shapes. Added bonus,…

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April 2018

‘Odds Are’ Blockfort Artists’ Reception

April 5, 2018 6:00 pm @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Blockfort Gallery and the Columbus Society of Communicating Arts are hosting an all-digital exhibition, “Odds Are.” The event will feature dozens of looping .GIfs created by artists and designers from around the country. The collection of artists is organized by Blockfort tenant and co-owner of Freight, Patrick Torres and includes the following: Jordan Hetzer, Taylor Chou, Eric and Todd, Matt Vojacek, Danielle Deley, Ryan. Wilson, Carl Filer, Jon Yurek, Molly Ross, Katie Chandler, Hunter Preston, Ethan Fender, Breanna Quintana, Dylan…

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June 2018

Alley Islands 2018

June 2, 2018 1:00 pm @ 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free
downtown festivals columbus

Alley Islands is a downtown street festival that encourages people to re-envision how alleys can be used. The buildings will be covered in murals, live music and performances will fill the streets, vendors and food trucks will be on hand and there will of course be drinks. Blockfort, Transit Columbus, and Placemakes ask you to save-the-date June 2nd to come party with us in the Discovery District.

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‘Hidden Layers’ Reception

June 2, 2018 5:00 pm @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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art show openings

Blockfort's next gallery show, Hidden Layers, is an exhibition that gives viewers an opportunity to experience art in a new way. Guests are invited to interact with the work of 17 artists that have used augmented reality technology to create "Hidden Layers" in their traditional artwork. Curators, Natalia Sanchez and Ariel Peguero, saw the chance to merge art and technology, due to their love for traditional art forms and the rise of augmented reality/virtual reality. Artists: - Ariel Peguero -…

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August 2018

Make It Monday

August 27, 2018 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
Making It

Join Craftin' Outlaws the last Monday of the month:Make It Mondays. We love getting together to craft talk, meeting other creatives and throwing fun events Each month we'll have special craft project for you to make and binge watch a fun show while we craft. This month's craft will be a DIY weaving project and we'll watch the first 2 episodes of the NBC show Making It. Snacks will be provided.

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September 2018

BHoles at Blockfort

September 14, 2018 5:00 pm @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 5:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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BHoles at Blockfort

September 14, 2018 5:00 pm @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 5:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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BHoles at Blockfort

September 15, 2018 12:00 pm @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 12:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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BHoles at Blockfort

September 16, 2018 12:00 pm @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 12:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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BHoles at Blockfort

September 21, 2018 5:00 pm @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 5:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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BHoles at Blockfort

September 22, 2018 12:00 pm @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 12:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
+ Google Map
$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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BHoles at Blockfort

September 23, 2018 12:00 pm @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2018 12:00 am

One event on September 21, 2018 12:00 am at 12:00pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
minigolf in columbus

TWO WEEKENDS OF ARTIST CREATED MINI GOLF! Come play! In September, Blockfort is hosting BHoles, an artist-created miniature golf course. Guests are invited to play through 18 holes of wacky and weird fun. Get your pencil and scorecard, grab some refreshments at the entry stand and travel through this indoor installation. This event is family friendly and every purchase of a round benefits the artists that help create the course. PRICE: Adult - $10; Child - $5 (10 and under)…

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Make It Monday

September 24, 2018 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$10
Making It tv show

Join Craftin' Outlaws on the last Monday of the month for:Make It Monday. We love getting together to craft talk, meeting other creatives and throwing fun events. Each month we'll have special craft project for you to make and binge watch a fun show while we craft. The September month's craft will be all about shrinky dinks. and we'll watch the Episodes 3-4 of the NBC show Making It. Snacks will be provided. $10 at the door or secure your…

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October 2018

Something in the Woods: Opening Reception

October 5, 2018 7:00 pm @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free
art downtown

SOMETHING IN THE WOODS An art show glorifying the haunted hollows of the forest, the quiet, resilient inhabitants of forgotten thickets, and the bones and fur left behind by those that feed the forest floor. Something in the Woods invites artists to explore imagery of arcane forests and their ancient residents living and dead. This panoply of woodland reverence may feature allegory, symbolism, as well as direct scientific illustration. It may call to mind the experience of finding an unknown…

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November 2018

Colorchart: Opening Reception

November 9, 2018 6:00 pm @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free
art in columbus

BLOCKFORT COLORCHART November 9th - December 9th Opening Reception, November 9th, 6-9pm Resident Blockfort artists are creating something in their own style that shows off what they normally do. The catch is that each piece is based on a color that will be blindly drawn in a lottery format. The works will then be hung in the gallery in a rainbow order and will be available for sale. Important Dates: Friday, November 9th, Opening Reception 6-9pm Sunday, December 9th, Final…

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January 2019

All About Town – Art Exhibit – Opening Reception

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free

An exhibition at Blockfort Gallery partnering with Goodwill Art Studio & Gallery, Open Door Art Studio & Gallery, and Art Outside the Lines, organizations working to empower adult artists with disabilities. All About Town is an exploration of city, community, and belonging. Viewers are invited to get to know artists in the community they may not be familiar with and learn about the organizations that work to support them. Read CU's preview.

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February 2019

Esteban Was Eaten – Art Exhibit – Opening Reception

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free

TArtists Paul Giovis and Patrick Wayner combine forces for this artist double feature. Traveling to the depths of the ocean with a hint of pop culture. “Esteban was Eaten” is an exhibition inspired by the film “Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou” by Wes Anderson. On display will be your favorite characters, creatures, and epic adventures with a twist of two unique artistic styles. February 4 - March 3 Blockfort Gallery

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Galentine’s Soap Making Party

February 10
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$35 – $60
soap making class

Get bubbly with your BFF's for a DIY soap making party hosted by Craftin' Outlaws and Stinkybomb Soap Sunday, February 10th with 2 sessions to choose from: 1pm - 2:30pm or 3pm - 4:30pm In this 1.5 hour workshop guests will craft 2 - 8oz bottles of custom scented liguid hand soap. You'll design your own label and mix a custom blend utilizing signature Stinkybomb oils and create a color that compliments your home or mood. Each guest will also…

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April 2019

Art: Of Giants and Men

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free

'Of Giants and Men' is a four-person indoor mural exhibition at Blockfort Gallery featuring nationally known mural artists David Tevenal, Scott Santee, Monster Steve, and Malt. Each artist has gained recognition as a large scale painter, though each artist has additional means of expression. Smaller works will accompany the larger pieces so that viewers can see the scaling variations of each artist in the show. The exhibition will be on view from April 6 through April 28. There will be…

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May 2019

The Great Portrait Show

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free
art shows in columbus

A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still position. A portrait often shows a person looking directly at the painter or photographer, in order to most successfully engage…

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One : A Pop-Up Exhibition

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free

Blockfort is happy to present the work of 5 students from the Columbus State Community College. Easton Nguyen, Ashley Figurelli, Jack Koppert, Gail Jones, and Mary Scheer all share their work for this pop-up event. The exhibition will take place in the Blockfort flex space on the same evening as the Great Portrait Show opening reception. We hope you will join us to see what they have been working on. The pop-up will occur on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from…

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June 2019

The Devil’s Mirage | Work by Audrey Galat

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 12:00 am at 2:30pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free
art downtown

Devil's Mirage is a whimsical performance of dancers, sculptural installation and painting, creating illusions in space and form. Blockfort is proud to present this creation of artist Audrey Galat. "Painted in cerulean blue, the color meaning "heavenly", paired with stripes, a pattern that use to represent the deviant or evil, the space becomes a devil dressed as an angel of light confusing its viewers as to what is real. Contour lines painted on the performers, fully three-dimensional objects, and flat…

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Western Transcendence – A Pop-Up Installation by Lauren Mitro

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free

Blockfort welcomes artist Lauren Mitro to our flex space to create a site specific installation that uses action painting and photographic materials to illuminate her experiences discovering the western landscape. The installation will be on view for a short period and will coincide with the opening of the June exhibition, "The Devil's Mirage, work by Audrey Galat". “The initial intent for this exhibition was in response to Audrey Galat’s performance and the idea of my own interpretation of The Devil’s…

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The Devil’s Mirage | Work by Audrey Galat

June 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 12:00 am at 2:30pm

Blockfort Gallery, 162 N 6th St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Free
art downtown

Devil's Mirage is a whimsical performance of dancers, sculptural installation and painting, creating illusions in space and form. Blockfort is proud to present this creation of artist Audrey Galat. "Painted in cerulean blue, the color meaning "heavenly", paired with stripes, a pattern that use to represent the deviant or evil, the space becomes a devil dressed as an angel of light confusing its viewers as to what is real. Contour lines painted on the performers, fully three-dimensional objects, and flat…

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