Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
The Short North is one of Columbus’s most vibrant success stories. 40 years ago the area along N. High Street was in serious decline. But a group of art enthusiasts slowly raised the Short North from the ashes. Now rents are rising, threatening the art galleries that have made the district one of the city’s most popular destinations.
In three days a Hilliard-Davidson High School senior will travel to Carnegie Hall to accept a national art award. WOSU reports, for Kyle Boganwright, art is more than a hobby, it’s therapy for his mental illness.
The Columbus Museum of Art has passed the halfway point for its 80-million-dollar Art Matters fundraising campaign. The museum will allocate part of the money raised to an endowment. The remainder will go toward expansion and renovation which includes, oddly enough, a new loading dock.
The Columbus Museum of Art first displayed the work of Aminah Robinson 50 years ago. Now, the museum is planning a center based on Robinson’s work.