Columbus artist Jim Arter has lived his life within art. A retrospective of his career is currently on view at the Cultural Arts Center, where Arter has installed many pieces from his personal residence – from his Japanese-style tea garden to his dining-room tablecloth that boasts the signatures of the who’s who in Central Ohio’s [...]
This episode of Broad & High includes, Artist Profile: Ric Stewart, Amy Kollar Anderson, and Max Beckmann at the St. Louis Art Museum. Columbus artist Ric Stewart combines his love of art and motorcycles, most notably through sculpture. Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson’s medium of choice is acrylic paint. Her paintings are dark and edgy [...]
Ohio State University Students uncover Ohio’s buried past in an archeology field school located in Dublin, Ohio. This is a story we gathered while working on the Adena Mound segment as part of the Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville documentary. Students learn how to be archaeologists in the field and learn the history of the land.
Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes heâ€™s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller â€“ son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America Â¬â€“ travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his fatherâ€™s new museum.
Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest for high-school students who must memorize and perform classical poetry on stage in front of an audience of judges. Six students reached the final round during the statewide competition, which was held in Columbus at Ohio Dominican University in March.
In 1875, German-born Mathias Armbruster opened the first scenic design company in the United States: The Armbruster and Sons Scenic Studios on S. Front Street in Columbus. During the early 1900s, the studio flourished and was considered the second largest provider of stage scenery in the country.