Most of us can name a fair number of American composers – Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, John Williams. All have written great music which has become part of the musical landscape. How about these composers? Nico Muhly, Amy Wurtz, Michael Daugherty, Augusta Read Thomas and Joan Tower? Possibly not so familiar.That will [...]
Meet the Ohio Writersâ€™ Guild, a supportive community for Ohio authors.Â As the premier organization for Ohio writers since 1988, the guild sponsors weekly gatherings and provides an encouraging community for Ohio’s family of authors. http://ohiowritersguild.org
Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with â€œSuite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parksâ€™ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Claytonâ€™s piece â€œSuite Rosa.â€
Poetry Out LoudÂ will hold its 2013 contest on March 16th at Ohio Dominican University. Make plans to be there to support Ohio high schools students on their way to the national championships! This video story is from the ArtZine archives and covers the 2007 competition. Â For more information about thisÂ year’s activities visit The Ohio Arts [...]
During the 1890s and early 1900s Ohio photographer Albert Ewing traveled southeast Ohio and central West Virginia photographing people and their surrounding environment. He created an enduring record of Appalachian life at the turn of the of the last century.
America is known throughout the world for the creative genius of its people. This exhibition highlights contributions by the genius of African American inventors who contributed to the reshaping of the mechanical world and inventions used everyday.
Meet Aurora Robson, an artist who uses recycled materials to create astounding sculptures.Â Her work is on display at the Franklin Park Conservatory through April 28, 2013.
The Riffe Gallery presents Watercolor Ohio 2012 a new exhibition that illustrates the broad spectrum of work produced by watercolor artists. Each piece was hand picked to delight the viewerâ€™s emotion as well as their eyes.
Annie Leibovitz has chosen 156 photographs to showcase at the Wexner Center to represent the definitive edition of her work thus far.
Some say that the houses you have lived in determine your worldview.Â Maybe you moved around the globe.Â Maybe you stayed in one spot.Â Either way, the walls that surround you might have something to do with how you understand what lies outside of them. A new exhibit at the Thurber House examines this theory.Â [...]
The nature of life is so fleeting, and yet the nature of what we leave behind is so solid; be it an artifact, a piece of art, or even just our corpse. The flux between the permanence and impermanence of the human body is where Alina Szapocznikowâ€™s art lives and breathes so fully.