If you were a superhero, who would you be? And who ¬- or what – would be your nemesis? In the latest exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center (on view through Nov. 14, 2015), artists from Sunapple Studio transform the gallery into a gigantic game board with whimsical and colorful installations made out of their [...]
In this periodic series, Broad & High delves into the seldom-seen archives of the Ohio History Center. With nearly 2 million items in its collections, not everything always gets to see the light of day. We go deep into the collections to shine a spotlight on some of our state’s hidden treasures. In this segment, [...]
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.”
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.
At Tim Maurer’s salon in the Short North, the face acts as the painter’s canvas. He creates and blends custom makeup palettes to suit any skin type using his signature line of mineral-based colors and creams. Tim shares with us his beauty tips and tricks and debunks some common myths of the cosmetics industry.
The National Medal of Arts is the highest award given to artists by the United States government honoring the accomplishments of those engaged in the arts. President Obama presented the awards earlier this month in a ceremony at the White House. Columbus-based artist Ann Hamilton was among eleven who received citations during the ceremony.
This past spring, the Wexner Center for the Arts presented the theater is a blank page, a collaboration between Hamilton and the SITI Company. Enjoy scenes from the stage of this performance that immersed the audience in the physical components of theatre alongside the text of Virginia Woolf’s 1927 novel To the Lighthouse.