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Expansion at The Columbus Museum of Art

Expansion at The Columbus Museum of Art

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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Open This End at Urban Arts Space

Open This End at Urban Arts Space

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Currently on view at OSU’s Urban Arts Space are contemporary works from the collection of Blake Byrne. Open This End will travel to four university museums. Byrne began collecting art in 1988 and celebrates his 80th birthday year with this traveling exhibit that comes to Ohio State University to honor his parents who both attended the university.

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Solomon’s Castle

Solomon’s Castle

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Located in a rural swampland region in central Florida, about 90 mins from Tampa, there is a home and gallery like no other.

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American Sign Museum

American Sign Museum

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cincinnati’s American Sign Museum offers a permanent home to hundreds of signs that may have otherwise been lost forever. And with a working neon sign shop right on site, this museum offers a glimpse of Americana that is truly enlightening.

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The Fashions and Designs of Charles James

The Fashions and Designs of Charles James

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

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.

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ARTifacts: The Gowns of Miss America 1963

ARTifacts: The Gowns of Miss America 1963

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 1963, Jackie Mayer of Sandusky was crowned Miss America, and she later donated the dress she wore – in addition to other items from her wardrobe – to the Ohio History Center.

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Big Bugs preview

Big Bugs preview

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, we take a look at Big Bugs at the Franklin Park Conservatory, the Gowns of Miss America 1963 at the Ohio History Connection and Alan Becker’s Animator vs. Animation short film.

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Statehouse Cupola Tour

Statehouse Cupola Tour

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ohio Statehouse was once the tallest building in town and considered a destination spot for honeymooning couples from the countryside. The staircase to the top has been closed to the public for years, but we were given a peek into the space that once offered the best view in town of the Columbus landscape.

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Statehouse Cupola Tour, theater is a blank page, Alfred Tibor

Statehouse Cupola Tour, theater is a blank page, Alfred Tibor

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Take a tour through the Ohio Statehouse which used to offer one of the best views of the city of Columbus. Also the Wexner Center presents theater is a blank page, a collaboration between Columbus Artist Ann Hamilton and the SITI company. Also, Alfred Tibor recently gifted 3 sculptures to Upper Arlington.

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ARTifacts: Japanese Friendship Doll

ARTifacts: Japanese Friendship Doll

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the 1920s, U.S. immigration restrictions created a strained relationship with Japan. In an effort to promote goodwill and ease cultural tensions, an American missionary in Japan initiated an exchange of dolls between children.

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