Couturier Charles James influenced a generation of fashion designers. In the mid-20th century, he was known among the glitterati of Hollywood and New York’s high society for his architecturally stunning ball gowns and highly structured evening wear.
Since its opening more than 125 years ago, the Crocker Art Museum has been a jewel of the Sacramento Art Community. Through the halls of the original Victorian building and into the heart of the more contemporary pavilion, the museum’s director gives us an inside look at this historic institution.
This exhibit currently on view at the Columbus Museum of Art addresses the complex nature of money and its relationship to art. Focusing on work made since the 2008 financial crisis, the pieces in this exhibit use currency as a material or subject as the artists explore issues of representation, value and exchange in items [...]
The Riffe Gallery is unique to Columbus. It’s located in the Vern Riffe Center downtown which also houses the members of the Ohio legislature and other government agencies. The gallery showcases the work of Ohio artists and curators, and this year is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
When you go to COSI you’ve probably got science on your mind. But March 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the popular science center, so it’s a good time to think about history, too. WOSU’s Brent Davis tells us how COSI really began when dream met opportunity.
The Dublin Arts Council – like all museums and art galleries – serves as a caretaker of the Arts, from paintings to sculptures. But the DAC is home not only to fine art displays, but also fine feline displays. Allow us to introduce you to D’Art, the gallery kitty.
“Exchanges” was a recent art exhibition exploring the dynamics of mentorship. Students from Fort Hayes High School worked alongside professional adult mentors for months, who helped them assemble a portfolio of their work and curate an art show recently on display at the Shot Tower Gallery on the Fort Hayes campus.
Ohio State University Students uncover Ohio’s buried past in an archeology field school located in Dublin, Ohio. This is a story we gathered while working on the Adena Mound segment as part of the Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville documentary. Students learn how to be archaeologists in the field and learn the history of the land.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York City recently presented an in-depth look into the work of René Magritte, the Belgian surrealist who produced some of the 20th century’s most innovative images by challenging ordinary and rational conventions. The touring exhibition is the first to focus exclusively on his breakthrough years leading up to WW II.