From The Ohio State University – University Communications Parking booths don’t usually turn heads. But some new playful ticket booths in downtown Columbus have gotten an artful makeover. It’s all part of a public art project that transforms mundane structures and challenges others to think of new uses for everyday spaces.
On Sept. 2, 1925, the U.S. Navy sent the USS Shenandoah was traveling across Noble County, Ohio, a violent storm sent it crashing to the ground, killing 14 of its 43 crew members. Ohio history curator Cliff Eckle shows us some artifacts from the crash site.
The new wing at the Columbus Museum of Art opened last month. We’ll take you inside the Margaret M. Walter Wing (adding 50,000 square feet) and its two new exhibits: Imperfections by Chance features contemporary works by mid-century artist Paul Feely and Keeping Pace focuses on the impact gallerist Eva Glimcher had on the Columbus arts community.
On this week’s episode: Destination Mansfield When Mansfield was established in 1808 as the seat of Richland County, the railroad soon followed. This led to tremendous growth in the late 19th century, as the town became a center of manufacturing and trade in the north-central Ohio region. It continued to prosper into the 20th century, [...]
On this episode of Broad & High: Artists from Sunapple Studio transform the gallery into a gigantic game board with whimsical and colorful installations made out of their chosen enemy: plastic water bottles. Broad & High host Kate Manecke shows us an early 20th century clothes dryer made by W. E. Lamneck Company of Columbus. [...]
On the next Broad & High, we’ll check out the scene in downtown Mansfield, Ohio, choreographer Crystal Michelle uses water to tell stories and filmmaker David Lynch.
Titled Scioto Lounge, the deer sculptures all seem to dreaming about the possibilities of the revamped waterfront. Ohio State’s 60th drum major Nathan MacMaster tells us why his important role as drum major is an “honor of a lifetime.” The highly anticipated new wing of the Columbus Museum of Art opens to the public at the end of October 2015.
The two deer overlooking the banks of the Scioto River behind COSI have found a new friend. A third anthropomorphic deer by Santa Fe artist Terry Allen was recently installed along the Town Street bridge. Titled Scioto Lounge, the deer sculptures all seem to dreaming about the possibilities of the revamped waterfront.
The new wing of the Columbus Museum of Art opens to the public at the end of this month. CMA’s executive director Nannette Maciejunes and Columbus architect Michael Bongiorno discuss the need for the museum expansion, share some behind-the-scenes stories, and tell how the revamped space reflects the community.
Standing at the top of a long, dark ramp, Ohio State’s 60th drum major Nathan MacMaster prepares for his big entrance in front of a crowd of over 100,000 football fans. Much has been written about the Ohio State Marching Band and its innovative halftime performances. MacMaster tells us why his role as drum major is an “honor of a lifetime.”