Us is Them is an exhibition of 75 works of art from a group of international artists whose work confronts issues of politics, religion and racism. Reflecting timely and potent issues of social justice and current affairs, the pieces aim to inspire reflection and raise awareness about the things that connect us, rather than separate us.
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.
Currently on view at the Dublin Arts Council is a rarely viewed collection of works from Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams. Adams, who died in 2004. Adams’ widow, Alyssa, and Hal Buell, his photo editor at the Associated Press, reflect upon the work and career of the late Eddie Adams.
We learn to make Prohibition Era cocktails from a bartender at Ohio Village and then take a look at the life and career of photojournalist Eddie Adams whose rarely viewed collection of works is on display at the Dublin Arts Council.
Jimmy Orrante and Carrie West discuss their retirement from BalletMet, we take a tour of the Ohio History Center’s collection of hair art, and Fresh A.I.R. (Artists in Recovery) celebrates ten years by featuring new work from old contributors.