GCAC-funded events


Figure Drawing

Figure Drawing
January 21, 2015 — February 17, 2016
at The Wild Goose Creative

Two Wednesdays a month we host a casual figure drawing group for everyone over 18. If you've never worked with a live model before or just want to work on your skills, there will be someone available… (more)

Make a Sculpted Glass Flower

Make a Sculpted Glass Flower
February 1, 2015 — June 6, 2015
at Glass Axis

With an instructor's guidance, use glass-working tools to shape the hot glass. Pick your colors and apply them to the glass; use tweezers to shape a bud, an opening flower, or a full bloom; then… (more)

Beyond Materials: Artists Pushing the Boundaries of Basketry

Beyond Materials: Artists Pushing the Boundaries of Basketry
February 1, 2015 — March 22, 2015
at Ohio Craft Museum

The Ohio Craft Museum will present "Beyond Materials: Artists Pushing the Boundaries," showcasing the work of nationally renowned artist and local resident Dorothy Gill Barnes, along with forms by… (more)

Make a Blown Glass Ornament

Make a Blown Glass Ornament
February 4, 2015 — June 28, 2015
at Glass Axis

This class allows you to work with hot glass up close, while staying on the cool end of the pipe. You'll start by selecting bits of colored glass and the shape of your ornament, and then partner with… (more)

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume I, 2012

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume I, 2012
February 7, 2015 — April 12, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

Moroccan-born artist Hassan Hajjaj blends photography, performance, and fashion in colorful portraits that offer insightful commentary on global capitalism. This three-channel video… (more)

Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present

Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present
February 7, 2015 — April 12, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present is the first exhibition in four decades to broadly examine the development and diversity of fiber-based work in contemporary art. Spanning the 1960s through the present,… (more)

You Never Can Tell

You Never Can Tell
February 19, 2015 — March 8, 2015
at Columbus Civic Theater

A famous author and her grown children have returned home to England after nearly two decades, when her missing husband appears out of the blue. The unconventional family is dealt a full house of… (more)

Make a Sculpted Glass Pumpkin

Make a Sculpted Glass Pumpkin
February 21, 2015 — June 10, 2015
at Glass Axis

If you have ever seen a glass pumpkin you will be unable to deny its year-round charm! In this class, you'll make one of your very own, choosing colors for the stem and body. First, you will dip… (more)

Make a Glass Paperweight

Make a Glass Paperweight
March 1, 2015 — April 25, 2015
at Glass Axis

This class allows you to work with hot glass up close, while staying on the cool end of the punty (stainless steel rods). You'll start by selecting bits of colored glass and the shape of your… (more)

A Tribute to Joe Cocker

A Tribute to Joe Cocker
March 4, 2015 — March 8, 2015
at ShadowBox Live

Come see Shadowbox Live and the Jazz Arts Group in their very first collaboration!!! Shadowbox Live presents a unique performance honoring one of the most well loved rock and blues singers of our… (more)

 

The Marriage of Figaro
March 4, 2015 — March 8, 2015
at Southern Theatre - CAPA

A carnally-minded count, his neglected wife, their wily servants, and a young page that falls in love with every woman he sees, Mozart's greatest comedy contains a cornucopia of wonderfully flawed… (more)

Double Take: Ryan Skinner and Denise Noble on Hassan Hajjaj

Double Take: Ryan Skinner and Denise Noble on Hassan Hajjaj
March 5, 2015
at Wexner Center Galleries

Ohio State faculty Ryan Skinner, an expert in African popular culture and music with a joint appointment in Music and African American and African Studies, and Denise Noble, a professor of African… (more)

ESSENTIAL 3D: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

ESSENTIAL 3D: Cave of Forgotten Dreams
March 5, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Werner Herzog received special permission from the French government to film inside of Chauvet Cave in southern France, site of the oldest known images created by humans. Once a skeptic of 3D… (more)

Interstellar

Interstellar
March 6, 2015 — March 7, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Original Score, Production Design, and Visual Effects, Interstellar follows a team of astronauts as they travel through a wormhole in search of… (more)

The Jungle Book at CATCO March 6-15

The Jungle Book at CATCO March 6-15
March 6, 2015 — March 15, 2015
at Riffe Center Studio Two

Mowgli is a man cub wandering the jungle. He is adopted by the wolves and taught the ways of the jungle by the wise Bear Baloo. It is Mowgli's destiny to grow from a man cub to a man and when he does… (more)

Stile Antico

Stile Antico
March 6, 2015
at First Congregational Church

From the Imperial Court - Music for the House of Hapsburg Stile Antico is an ensemble of young British singers, now established as one of the most original and exciting new voices in its field. Much… (more)

 

Ellis Paul in concert with Antje Duvekot
March 6, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center (Shedd Theater)

Ellis Paul is one of the leading voices in American songwriting. He was a principal figure in the wave of performing songwriters that emerged from the Boston folk scene, creating a movement that… (more)

Standing Room Only Theatre Company Presents Hair!

Standing Room Only Theatre Company Presents Hair!
March 6, 2015 — March 15, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center

Standing Room Only Theatre Company staged in the Van Fleet Theatre, Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. Hair opens on March 6 running through March 15, 2015.… (more)

Columbus Dances Fellowship Concert

Columbus Dances Fellowship Concert
March 6, 2015 — March 7, 2015
at Columbus Dance Theatre's Fisher Theatre

CDT, in partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council, hosts an annual concert of dances chosen from the local dance community with funding provided by GCAC. Five fellowships of $2000 each are… (more)

Joseph Lupo | Nick Fagan

Joseph Lupo | Nick Fagan
March 7, 2015 — March 28, 2015
at ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists

ROY G BIV Gallery presents the work of Joseph Lupo and Nick Fagan. Joseph Lupo removes the figures and text from comics to deconstruct their visual design and narrative. Nick Fagan examines the… (more)

Coffee Talks: Gallery Tour and Conversation

Coffee Talks: Gallery Tour and Conversation
March 8, 2015
at Wexner Center Galleries

Are you an emerging professional, graduate student, entrepreneur, or artist? If so, this event is for you. Join GenWex for an afternoon in the galleries. We'll start with an in-depth, guided tour of… (more)

Bobby Floyd presents Bobby & Bobbie

Bobby Floyd presents Bobby & Bobbie
March 8, 2015
at Via Vecchia Winery

Jazz piano legend and Columbus native Bobby Floyd returns to Via Vecchia Winery on Sunday, March 8th for "Bobby & Bobbie." The show will feature the Bobby Floyd trio accompanied by Floyd's daughter,… (more)

ARTIST'S TALK: Kurt Hentschläger

ARTIST'S TALK: Kurt Hentschläger
March 11, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Chicago-based, Austrian-born artist Kurt Hentschläger creates audiovisual installations and performances. Speaking in Columbus for the first time, he'll present his extraordinary body of sound- and… (more)

ESSENTIAL 3D: Pina

ESSENTIAL 3D: Pina
March 12, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

The great contemporary choreographer Pina Bausch died just as Wim Wenders was preparing a documentary on her incredible life and career. Convinced to proceed with the film by Bausch's company as a… (more)

CJO's "Side by Side" ft. John Clayton, Gerald Clayton & the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra

CJO's "Side by Side" ft. John Clayton, Gerald Clayton & the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra
March 12, 2015 — March 15, 2015
at Southern Theatre

Concert Sponsor: Plante Moran From the masters to the disciples, from father to son, generations of jazz are celebrated in this "side by side" tribute to the Great American Songbook! Grammy… (more)

Fancy Nancy the Musical

Fancy Nancy the Musical
March 12, 2015 — March 29, 2015
at Columbus Children's Theatre

FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL March 12 - 29, 2015 at The Park Street Theatre Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 PM Saturdays at 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00 PM Sundays at 1:00 & 3:00 PM… (more)

St. Patrick's Date Night

St. Patrick's Date Night
March 13, 2015
at Glass Axis

St. Patrick's Date Night March 13, 5-7 p.m. Your Irish (or non-Irish) eyes will be smiling when you see the beautiful glass art you create. Join us for the hottest date idea in town, just in… (more)

Actress

Actress
March 13, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

"One of the greatest documentaries I've ever seen."-Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine Sandusky, Ohio, native Brandy Burre had a recurring role on HBO's The Wire when she gave up her career to start… (more)

OPPArt - The Business of Art: Financial Literacy and Career Planning for Artists

OPPArt - The Business of Art: Financial Literacy and Career Planning for Artists
March 14, 2015 — March 15, 2015
at Millworks

Presented by Elaine Grogan Luttrull March 14 & 15, 10:00-4:30PM Millworks Studios, 2020 Leonard Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219 Join us as we host Elaine Grogan Luttrull for The Business of Art:… (more)

St. Patrick's Day Glass Walk-in Workshops

St. Patrick's Day Glass Walk-in Workshops
March 14, 2015
at Glass Axis

St. Patrick's Day Glass Walk-in Workshops March 14, 11am-3pm Your Irish (or non-Irish) eyes will be smiling when you see the beautiful glass art you create. Join us for the hottest date idea in… (more)

Walk-in Tours

Walk-in Tours
March 14, 2015 — April 12, 2015
at Wexner Center Galleries

Get the most out of your visit to the galleries with a walk-in tour. Tours are free with gallery admission (which is free on Thursday evenings). No registration is required. Just meet your docent… (more)

ESSENTIAL 3D: Hugo

ESSENTIAL 3D: Hugo
March 14, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Adapted from the popular children's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret, the enchanting Hugo follows a young boy who secretly lives in Paris's Montparnasse train station and maintains the station's… (more)

NEXT@WEX: Perfume Genius

NEXT@WEX: Perfume Genius
March 16, 2015
at Wexner Center Black Box on Mershon Stage

"Glittered with transcendent brilliance, gilded shadows do not hide the empowered dramatic turn of Perfume Genius's Too Bright."-PopMatters Seattle-based Mike Hadreas, who performs as Perfume… (more)

Wings of the Morning

Wings of the Morning
March 17, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day (and 100th anniversary of Technicolor) with a new digital restoration of this sparkling romantic adventure. Filmed in stunning locations across Ireland and England, Wings… (more)

ESSENTIAL 3D: Gravity

ESSENTIAL 3D: Gravity
March 19, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Winner of seven Academy Awards including Best Director, Cinematography, and Visual Effects, Gravity stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts who become stranded in space after their… (more)

Tennessee Williams' Suddenly, Last Summer

Tennessee Williams' Suddenly, Last Summer
March 19, 2015 — April 12, 2015
at Columbus Civic Theater

Tennessee Williams' beautiful and grotesque drama about the murder of a young man in Europe one summer is the lyrical master's etude on the visceral and violent nature of lust and passion. In order… (more)

ESSENTIAL 3D: Dial M for Murder

ESSENTIAL 3D: Dial M for Murder
March 21, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

It's never been easy to see the only movie Hitchcock ever shot in 3D in its intended format. This digital 4K restoration not only corrects that problem, but presents the most accurate 3D experience… (more)

 

Chamber Music Columbus presents Brentano String Quartet
March 21, 2015
at Southern Theatre - CAPA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet in B-flat major, K 458 ("Hunt") James MacMillan: Quartet no. 3 Johannes Brahms: Quartet in B-flat major, op. 67 Join Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick… (more)

I'm Not Racist... Am I?

I'm Not Racist... Am I?
March 23, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Join us for the feature-length documentary I'm Not Racist... Am I?, followed by an engaging discussion with filmmaker Catherine Wigginton Greene. The film follows 12 teenagers from New York City who… (more)

ARTIST'S TALK: Beryl Korot

ARTIST'S TALK: Beryl Korot
March 24, 2015
at Wexner Center Galleries

Hear from multimedia artist Beryl Korot, whose pioneering Text and Commentary (1976-77) is featured in Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present. In this early multichannel work-one of the first to integrate… (more)

ESSENTIAL 3D: Goodbye to Language

ESSENTIAL 3D: Goodbye to Language
March 25, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

"At age 83, Godard has given us one of his most glorious works...3D allows him to saturate each image with more beauty from the everyday world."-James Quandt, National Post (Canada) Jean-Luc… (more)

Bert Williams: Lime Kiln Club Field Day (1913)

Bert Williams: Lime Kiln Club Field Day (1913)
March 26, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Headlined by Bert Williams, the first great black star on Broadway, the never-released Lime Kiln Club Field Day is thought to be the oldest surviving feature film with an African American cast.… (more)

 

Don Quixote: A Pilgrimage
March 26, 2015 — April 12, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center

Available Light's version of Don Quixote will be a radical adaption, latching on to the themes and emotions that will enable the book and its characters to outlive us all. Jen Schlueter and Matt… (more)

Butter on the Latch

Butter on the Latch
March 27, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Visiting Filmmaker: Josephine Decker The often dreamlike Butter on the Latch follows two fairly unstable women-longtime friends-who reunite at a Balkan folk music camp in northern California.… (more)

 

MUSIC: Samita Sinha; Cipher
March 27, 2015 — March 28, 2015
at Wexner Center Performance Space

"Mesmerizing. This is fusion...in the best sense: she effortlessly, seamlessly weaves [sounds] yet keeps their distinct flavors intact."-Time Out Enter into a unique sonic and theatrical world… (more)

Jazz Arts Group's Inside Track series presents Ritmos Unidos

Jazz Arts Group's Inside Track series presents Ritmos Unidos
March 27, 2015
at Lincoln Theatre

Led by seven-time Grammy nominee and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music professor Michael Spiro, Ritmos Unidos is a high-energy ensemble comprised of Jacobs faculty and alumni that mixes Latin… (more)

A-Z

A-Z
March 27, 2015 — March 28, 2015
at Columbus Dance Theatre's Fisher Theatre

Twenty six dance phrases, A-Z, will be shown to the audience who will vote for their favorite phrases on score cards. As well, 3 different musical selections will be offered by Columbus jazz pianist… (more)

Inside Track/Jazz Academy artist workshop: Ritmos Unidos

Inside Track/Jazz Academy artist workshop: Ritmos Unidos
March 28, 2015
at Jazz Academy

Ritmos Unidos prides itself on spreading the aural traditions of jazz and Latin music through high-energy performances and educational outreach. From the fundamentals of "clave" - the rhythmic… (more)

Thou Wast Mild and Lovely

Thou Wast Mild and Lovely
March 28, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Visiting Filmmaker: Josephine Decker "Josephine Decker throws herself into the urgency, the infinite promise, and the danger of the cinema-and she seems to thrive, on the edge of that… (more)

Banff Mountain Film Festival

Banff Mountain Film Festival
March 31, 2015 — April 1, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Each year, the Banff Mountain Film Festival presents the most creative and inspiring examples of outdoor adventure filmmaking from around the world. You'll see award-winning selections from the fall… (more)

Maidan

Maidan
April 2, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

"Easily the most rigorous, vital and powerful movie of 2014."-Michael Atkinson, Village Voice "This stunning and epic-scaled film harkens back to the heroic, journalistic roots of… (more)

Almost There

Almost There
April 3, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Introduced by Dan Rybicky and Aaron Wickenden "A strong and original film, and one you will respond to."-Steve James (Life Itself, Hoop Dreams) The unusually engrossing and surprising… (more)

WexLab: Crafty Fiber Jam with Rebecca Morton, Jean Pitman, and Friends

WexLab: Crafty Fiber Jam with Rebecca Morton, Jean Pitman, and Friends
April 4, 2015
at Wexner Center Performance Space

Youth ages 13-18 are invited to join us for an intensive one-day fiber workshop that includes a tour of the exhibition Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present, a free pizza lunch, snacks, and a reception for… (more)

OPPArt: Arts Council 101 - What they can do for you!

OPPArt: Arts Council 101 - What they can do for you!
April 4, 2015
at Ujamaa Book Store

April 4, 12:00-1:00pm Ujamaa Book Store, 1511 E. Livingston Avenue, Columbus, OH 43206 Join us on Saturday, April 4th to learn about the full portfolio of support and services the Greater… (more)

The Final Table by Herb Brown at CATCO April 8-26

The Final Table by Herb Brown at CATCO April 8-26
April 8, 2015 — April 26, 2015
at Riffe Center Studio Two

Imagine Richard Nixon, Warren G. Harding, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman and Lyndon B. Johnson in a cutthroat game of poker in the afterlife. Don't look now but the dealer periodically talks to… (more)

Rosalinda
Viola

Rosalinda Viola
April 8, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Visiting Filmmaker: Matías Piñeiro "Piñeiro is possessed of one of the most idiosyncratic, quietly confident sensibilities in contemporary cinema."-Anthology Film Archives Matías Piñeiro… (more)

CJO's "You've Got a Friend: The Music of James Taylor & Carole King" ft. Dave Powers & Becca Stevens

CJO's "You've Got a Friend: The Music of James Taylor & Carole King" ft. Dave Powers & Becca Stevens
April 9, 2015 — April 12, 2015
at Southern Theatre

From "Fire and Rain" to "You've Got a Friend" to "Up on the Roof," the CJO celebrates the musical partnership of James Taylor and Carole King. In November of 1970, James Taylor and Carole King… (more)

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes
April 9, 2015 — April 26, 2015
at Columbus Children's Theatre

THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES April 9 - 26, 2015 at The Park Street Theatre Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 PM Saturdays at 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00 PM Sundays at 1:00 & 3:00 PM… (more)

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line
April 9, 2015 — April 26, 2015
at The Garden Theatre

"One of those musicals you'll sing about to your grandchildren," wrote New York Times reviewer Clive Barnes, about A Chorus Line, which closes Short North Stage's 2014-15 season. "An occasion of… (more)

Rare Baseball Films: The Newsreels

Rare Baseball Films: The Newsreels
April 10, 2015 — April 11, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Just in time for baseball season, Rare Baseball Films returns for its 12th year. This year, like in 2014, the program draws on newsreels from the Hearst Metrotone News Collection at the UCLA Film &… (more)

 

Kim Richey in concert with Louise Mosrie
April 10, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center (Shedd Theater)

Kim Richey's musical journey has been a dream run. Early on in her career, the Zanesville, Ohio, native thrived on the progressive side of mainstream country. Her first albums showcased twang-pop… (more)

Weinland Park Billboard Project Celebration

Weinland Park Billboard Project Celebration
April 11, 2015
at Godman Guild

Please join us to celebrate the unveiling of the Weinland Park Billboard Project, the result of a partnership between the Wexner Center and the R.I.S.E. Youth Club. For this project (which follows… (more)

"Musical Pairings" - New Albany Symphony Orchestra Concert

"Musical Pairings" - New Albany Symphony Orchestra Concert
April 11, 2015
at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts

Make it a date for this Gala evening, featuring original artwork and specially-selected wines paired perfectly to the performance! Your musical flight will include Bach's Concerto for Violin and… (more)

 

Francesco Pitassio Transnational Neorealism
April 13, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Film scholar Francesco Pitassio discusses the Italian films of a host of international directors-Max Neufeld, Géza von Radványi, René Clément, Wilhelm Dieterle, Michał Waszyński, and Joseph… (more)

OPPArt: Investing and Retirement Saving for Artists and Small Business Owners

OPPArt: Investing and Retirement Saving for Artists and Small Business Owners
April 14, 2015
at Jazz Academy

Presented by Kristy Etling April 14, 6:00-7:00PM Jazz Academy, 769 E. Long St. 4th Floor What should I do with extra savings? How should I be saving for my retirement? There are many tools… (more)

El Mariachi

El Mariachi
April 14, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Introduced by Frederick Luis Aldama Shot on a shoestring budget in northern Mexico, El Mariachi became a surprise hit and helped launch the career of director Robert Rodriguez's career. The first… (more)

The Princess of France

The Princess of France
April 15, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Introduced by Matías Piñeiro Full of clever wordplay and moments of sheer cinematic bliss, The Princess of France sees Piñeiro making his most ambitious film yet. After the death of his father,… (more)

JAZZ: Vijay Iyer Trio

JAZZ: Vijay Iyer Trio
April 16, 2015
at Wexner Center Performance Space

"The Vijay Iyer Trio has the potential to alter the scope, ambition and language of jazz piano forever."-Jazzwise Adventuresome jazz piano artist Vijay Iyer's musical interests are many and… (more)

PAGES 2015-2016
Call for Applications

PAGES 2015-2016 Call for Applications
April 17, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

PAGES is an innovative multidisciplinary program that supports literacy and writing skills through the exploration of contemporary art, film, and performing arts. This free program pairs artists and… (more)

Art in Action 2015-2016
Call for Applications

Art in Action 2015-2016 Call for Applications
April 17, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

Art in Action brings teachers and their students, teaching artists, and the Wexner Center together to create art that effects change. Participating schools and teachers enter a year-long,… (more)

Human Capital

Human Capital
April 17, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

"Human Capital confirms Paolo Virzì as one of the more dynamic directors on the [Italian] peninsula, blending biting commentary with expert narrational skills."-Variety Italy's submission for… (more)

The Fairytale Ball and Royal Feast

The Fairytale Ball and Royal Feast
April 18, 2015
at The Columbus Athenaeum

The Fairytale Ball & Royal Feast is truly a one-of-a-kind family friendly evening overflowing with fun and fairytale frolic. Walk down the red carpet in style to the beautiful Olympian Ball room for… (more)

The Measure of All Things

The Measure of All Things
April 18, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

With live music by the Quavers Audience favorite Sam Green returns to the Wexner Center for his third "live documentary" event (following Utopia in Four Movements in 2010 and The Love Song of R.… (more)

Stations of the Elevated

Stations of the Elevated
April 22, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Preceded by Daybreak Express and The Wonder Ring "Lumbering, skronking, and wonderously paint-bombed, Stations of the Elevated is a proto-hip-hop bliss-out, a masterpiece of train and… (more)

NEXT@WEX: The Mountain Goats with Ides of Gemini

NEXT@WEX: The Mountain Goats with Ides of Gemini
April 22, 2015
at Wexner Center Performance Space

Led by singer/songwriter John Darnielle, the Mountain Goats return to the Wex in support of their upcoming release Beat the Champ (Merge Records), a collection of songs about professional wrestling… (more)

THEATER :Ann Hamilton and SITI Company the theater is a blank page

THEATER :Ann Hamilton and SITI Company the theater is a blank page
April 23, 2015 — April 26, 2015
at Mershon Auditorium

Be among the first to see this unique, immersive performance created by theater innovators SITI Company and renowned visual artist Ann Hamilton-and join us to celebrate one of the concluding… (more)

2015 OhioDance Festival and Conference

2015 OhioDance Festival and Conference
April 24, 2015 — April 26, 2015
at BalletMet Columbus

2015 OhioDance Festival and Conference presents Dance Matters: Engaging Communities with guest artist Liz Lerman. The OhioDance Festival and Conference is inherently creative as the brightest talents… (more)

 

Secret Cinema
April 24, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Each Secret Cinema features a new film never released in Columbus, a new or restored print of a selected classic, or something so rare or unusual it deserves to be screened. Throw caution to the wind… (more)

The Early Interval

The Early Interval
April 24, 2015
at Capital University Mees Hall

The World of Alfonso the Wise The Early Interval's spring concert will explorethe colorful vocal and instrumental music that was composed and performed in 13th-century Spain. The program will… (more)

 

2015 Ohioana Book Festival
April 25, 2015
at Sheraton Columbus on Capitol Square

Join us for the 9th annual Ohioana Book Festival, a celebration of reading, writing, and Ohio literature. Meet more than 100 Ohio authors in a fun-filled day that includes panel discussions, a book… (more)

Ohio Shorts

Ohio Shorts
April 25, 2015
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Our annual Ohio Shorts program is always a celebration, and this year will be even more so because it's the program's 20th anniversary! Join us as we show the best in Ohio-produced short… (more)

 

Joe Crookston in concert with Connor Garvey
April 25, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center (Shedd Theater)

Joe Crookston's music and songwriting are deeply rooted in the grand celebration of life, death, ancestry and the interconnectedness of us all. His music draws from his rural Ohio roots and exudes a… (more)

 

Chamber Music Columbus presents Emerson String Quartet
April 25, 2015
at Southern Theatre - CAPA

Henry Purcell: Two fantasias Joseph Haydn: Quartet in G major, op. 33, no. 5 (H. III, 41) Benjamin Britten: Chacony, from Quartet No. 2 in C major, op. 36 Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in A minor,… (more)

 

Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition
April 26, 2015
at Southern Theatre - CAPA

We've opened this international vocal competition to the public to give Columbus a sneak peek into the next generation of opera stars! See the finalists compete for cash prizes and the recognition… (more)

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Disney's Beauty and the Beast
April 30, 2015 — May 10, 2015
at Lincoln Theatre

DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST April 30 - May 10, 2015 at The Lincoln Theatre Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 PM Saturdays at 1:00 & 5:00 PM Sundays at 3:00 PM Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by… (more)

 

Art & Environment: A Course for High School Students
May 1, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

Eco-conscious and interested in contemporary art? Entering 11th or 12th grade this fall? Here's your chance to learn about the intersections of art and environmental issues at Ohio State while… (more)

CJO's "Big Band Evolution" ft Maria Schneider

CJO's "Big Band Evolution" ft Maria Schneider
May 1, 2015 — May 2, 2015
at Southern Theatre

Grammy Award-winning conductor/arranger/composer Maria Schneider brings her radiant charisma to the stage to lead the CJO in an unforgettable evening of art and jazz. The music of Maria Schneider… (more)

 

Brother Sun in concert with Amy Black
May 15, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center (Shedd Theater)

Brother Sun personifies the word 'synergy'; the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual contributions. The band, comprised of… (more)

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes
May 16, 2015 — August 2, 2015
at Wexner Center Galleries

Ohio-born photographer Catherine Opie returns to the Wexner Center to debut a new series of artist portraits and abstract landscapes. Among contemporary American photographers, Opie is exceptionally… (more)

Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting

Jack Whitten: Five Decades of Painting
May 16, 2015 — August 2, 2015
at Wexner Center Galleries

This spring, join us to explore the groundbreaking work of African American artist Jack Whitten in the first career-spanning retrospective of his dynamic oeuvre. Organized by the Museum of… (more)

NEXT@WEX: Stephin Merritt (of the Magnetic Fields) accompanied by Sam Davol

NEXT@WEX: Stephin Merritt (of the Magnetic Fields) accompanied by Sam Davol
May 16, 2015
at Wexner Center Performance Space

Magnetic Fields front man Stephin Merritt returns to the Wex for an intimate concert accompanied by his longtime bandmate, cellist Sam Davol. One of America's most talented songwriters, Merritt's… (more)

The Christians

The Christians
May 21, 2015 — June 6, 2015
at Riffe Center Studio Two

The hottest, most discussed play from this year's Humana Festival of New American plays is The Christians. This play been called "a theological bombshell." It's the one play that everyone came back… (more)

Buyer & Cellar at CATCO May 27-June 14

Buyer & Cellar at CATCO May 27-June 14
May 27, 2015 — June 14, 2015
at Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts

Buyer & Cellar, written by Jonathan Tolins, outlines the excesses of America's favorite diva, Barbra Streisand, as documented in her recent coffee table book,"My Passion for Design." It's true ...… (more)

anne: diary in dance

anne: diary in dance
May 29, 2015 — May 30, 2015
at CDT at CAPA's Lincoln Theatre

Based on the diary of Anne Frank CDT Artistic Director Tim Veach will choreograph the world premiere of anne: diary in dance as the culmination of CDT's 17th Anniversary Season, Passion and… (more)

Off the Grid

Off the Grid
May 30, 2015 — May 31, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

The contemporary art party of the season returns for its sixth incarnation in May, and this year we'll celebrate 25 years of the Wex. Help us look back to our beginnings in 1989 and look forward to a… (more)

Art & Environment: A Professional Online Course for Teachers

Art & Environment: A Professional Online Course for Teachers
June 1, 2015 — August 31, 2015
at The Wexner Center for the Arts

Designed primarily for K-12 art teachers, Art & Environment is an online-only course designed to provide educators with an in-depth introduction to the field of Eco Art as well as a basic… (more)

 

La voix humaine / Pagliacci
June 3, 2015 — June 7, 2015
at Southern Theatre - CAPA

In Poulenc's La voix humaine, a desperate woman is shunned by her lover over the phone and stumbles through a minefield of emotions towards an uncertain fate. This captivating, 40-minute monodrama is… (more)

Ted Lewis & Sophie Tucker: Jazz Jubilee

Ted Lewis & Sophie Tucker: Jazz Jubilee
June 14, 2015
at Lincoln Theatre

"Is Everybody Happy?" Celebrate Ted Lewis' 125th Birthday with The Ted Lewis Orchestra and Sophie Tucker in a mélange of dance, comedy and melody! Thrill to greatest hits of "The High-Hatted… (more)

NEXT@WEX: Belle and Sebastian with Jungle and Son Lux

NEXT@WEX: Belle and Sebastian with Jungle and Son Lux
June 14, 2015
at LC Pavilion

This year's Next@Wex Fest is headlined by Belle and Sebastian, whose last Columbus performance was at the Wex in November 2003. Belle and Sebastian are touring in support of their new release Girls… (more)

25th Annual Juneteenth Ohio Festival

25th Annual Juneteenth Ohio Festival
June 19, 2015 — June 21, 2015
at Genoa Park, Riverfront Amphitheater

Juneteenth Ohio is your official soul summer celebration for 2015 that is sure to be your family's midwest destination. Juneteenth Ohio celebrates 150 years of African American freedom for all.… (more)

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