GCAC-funded events


Figure Drawing

Figure Drawing
January 21, 2015 — February 17, 2016
at 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 Blown Glass Ornament

Make a Blown Glass Ornament
February 25, 2015 — September 27, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! 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… (more)

Make A Glass Bead

Make A Glass Bead
March 21, 2015 — September 26, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! In this one hour class you will make beads of your very own. After our artist presents a demonstration, you will select your… (more)

Make a Fused Glass Plate

Make a Fused Glass Plate
March 25, 2015 — September 30, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! Design and create your own 6" fused glass plate. You will experiment with stringers, frit, confetti, and sheet glass to build… (more)

Make Fused Glass Jewelry

Make Fused Glass Jewelry
April 26, 2015 — September 30, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! Using a variety of glass materials and colors, in this class you will create fused earrings, rings, pins, hair clips, and… (more)

Local Time

Local Time
April 27, 2015 — May 30, 2015
at COR&P

Jessica Mallios - Local… (more)

Best of 2015

Best of 2015
May 3, 2015 — June 21, 2015
at Ohio Craft Museum

Ohio Designer Craftsmen's 32nd annual juried members' exhibition, "Best of 2015," will feature 91 works in clay, glass, metal, wood, fiber and mixed media by 60… (more)

The 16th Annual Theatre Roulette

The 16th Annual Theatre Roulette
May 7, 2015 — May 23, 2015
at MadLab

In its sixteenth year, Central Ohio's longest running shorts festival presents 3 very distinct nights of new works rotating over 3 weekends culminating in the final day when all 3 nights 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)

"People Who Live in Glass Studios" Art Exhibition

"People Who Live in Glass Studios" Art Exhibition
May 20, 2015 — June 12, 2015
at Glass Axis

Come see the art created by the artists who work in the studios of Glass Axis. From May 11th to June 12th, the Kennedy Galleries are showcasing our favorite pieces. Our current Kennedy Gallery… (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)

YANK! The Musical

YANK! The Musical
May 27, 2015 — June 6, 2015
at Van Fleet Theatre

Yank! The Musical book and lyrics by David Zellnik, Music by Joseph Zellnik May 27 - June 6 YANK! explores what it means to be a man, and what it is to fall in love and struggle to survive in a time… (more)

Talley's Folly

Talley's Folly
May 28, 2015 — June 28, 2015
at Columbus Civic Theater

In this wonderfully written valentine set on the Fourth of July, Matt Friedman woos the only woman he's ever loved, who sees the world exactly the way he does. In this "no holds barred" romantic… (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)

Mosaic Stepping Stone or Tile

Mosaic Stepping Stone or Tile
June 3, 2015 — September 9, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! Students will learn the basics of glass mosaic, while creating a colorful 10×10 tile. Our artists will work with you to… (more)

Make a Blown Glass Tumbler

Make a Blown Glass Tumbler
June 3, 2015 — September 16, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for available dates and times! Create a beautiful multi-colored or clear tumbler, with a real handmade feel! Our artist will guide you through this multi-step… (more)

Create a Blown Glass Vessel

Create a Blown Glass Vessel
June 3, 2015 — September 6, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! Create a colorful bowl or vase! Our artist will guide you through this multi-step process. First you'll learn about safety in… (more)

 

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

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)

Glass Bead-making to create Wine Stopper & Charms

Glass Bead-making to create Wine Stopper & Charms
June 6, 2015 — September 26, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis calendar for hours and class availability! Make your very own custom wine stopper and set of four wine charms! A must for every host and hostess, and always a thoughtful… (more)

Make your own Pandora-style Glass Bead Bracelet

Make your own Pandora-style Glass Bead Bracelet
June 6, 2015 — September 23, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability! Make your own, one-of-a-kind, Pandora-style bracelet. First, watch an artist demonstrate the basics in torch working; then,… (more)

Create a Sculpted Glass Paperweight

Create a Sculpted Glass Paperweight
June 6, 2015 — September 26, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability. Try your hand at the classic round paperweight. Choose your colors then dip molten class into colored bits. You'll use a variety… (more)

Make a Sculpted Glass Flower

Make a Sculpted Glass Flower
June 6, 2015 — September 30, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! With an instructor's guidance, use glass-working tools to shape the hot glass. Pick your colors and apply them to the glass;… (more)

Make a Sculpted Heart Paperweight

Make a Sculpted Heart Paperweight
June 7, 2015 — September 9, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for times and class availability! A sculpted heart made by you is the perfect gift of love! With the help of an artist you will select your colors, then pick up… (more)

Make a Sculpted Glass Pumpkin

Make a Sculpted Glass Pumpkin
June 10, 2015 — September 30, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis website for current hours and class listings! 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… (more)

Make a Blown Glass Witch's Ball

Make a Blown Glass Witch's Ball
June 10, 2015 — September 12, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability! The witch ball has been said to capture spirits in the glass strings trapped inside the globe, making a beautiful display in… (more)

Father's Day Workshops

Father's Day Workshops
June 12, 2015 — June 21, 2015
at Glass Axis

Father's Day Workshops Jun 12th, 5-7p.m., Jun 13th, 11a.m.-3p.m., Jun 21st, 11a.m.-2p.m. Father's Day is coming. What is the plan for this year? New Tie? Slippers? Let him have the TV remote for an… (more)

"People Who Live in Glass Studios" Art Exhibition Closing Reception Party

"People Who Live in Glass Studios" Art Exhibition Closing Reception Party
June 12, 2015
at Glass Axis

Join us for our Closing Reception Party! Enjoy light refreshments provided by Glass Axis while viewing the glass art exhibition and mingle with the artists that created the work in the show! Our… (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 Fest: Belle and Sebastian with Jungle and Son Lux

NEXT@WEX Fest: Belle and Sebastian with Jungle and Son Lux
June 14, 2015
at Lifestyle Communities 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)

Create Enameled Elegance, Painting on Fused Glass

Create Enameled Elegance, Painting on Fused Glass
June 17, 2015 — September 13, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability! For this fused jewelry course, you will start to experiment with glass based vitreous enamels. These colorants can be drawn and… (more)

"[title of show]" Opens June 18 at CATCO

"[title of show]" Opens June 18 at CATCO
June 18, 2015 — July 26, 2015
at Studio Three, Riffe Center

CATCO will celebrate summer with another popular Studio Three cabaret performance, "[title of show]," opening June 18. This Tony-nominated musical (music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen based on the book by… (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)

Decal Tray and Cheese Knife Class

Decal Tray and Cheese Knife Class
June 21, 2015 — September 26, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability! In this class you will use fuseable decals to adorn a wine bottle, which will then be fired in a kiln on for a durable permanent… (more)

 

Opera Project Columbus presents Cavalleria Rusticana
June 26, 2015 — June 28, 2015
at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts

Opera Project Columbus presents Pietro Mascagni's classic verismo opera about love and jealousy in a southern Italian town. Conducted by Maestro Alessandro Siciliani featuring the OPC orchestra and… (more)

Make Dynamic Decals on Glass

Make Dynamic Decals on Glass
June 27, 2015 — September 12, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability! In this intermediate glass fusing course we will introduce you to the graphic wonders of decals, allowing you to transfer a… (more)

Make Dazzling Dichroic Fused Glass

Make Dazzling Dichroic Fused Glass
June 27, 2015 — September 12, 2015
at Glass Axis

Ready to advance your jewelry making experience? Come add some colorful effects to your fashion with our Dichroic Glass Second Experience course. Learn the techniques needed to cut and fuse, color… (more)

 

Shaker Heights Arts & Music Festival
June 27, 2015 — June 28, 2015
at Shaker Heights Middle School

The Shaker Heights Arts & Music Festival will feature functional pottery, blown glass, handcrafted jewelry, fine wearables, yard art and more, by artists from across the country, as well as music by… (more)

Make a small Stained Glass Heart

Make a small Stained Glass Heart
July 8, 2015 — September 27, 2015
at Glass Axis

Please check the Glass Axis Calendar for hours and class availability! In this quick and fun class you will choose from a colorful pallet to customise our heart shaped pattern. You will work with an… (more)

OPPArt: Organizations Under 500K - Columbus Makes Art/Art Makes Columbus

OPPArt: Organizations Under 500K - Columbus Makes Art/Art Makes Columbus
July 22, 2015
at Greater Columbus Arts Council

Hosted by the Greater Columbus Arts Council July 22, 8:30-10:00AM GCAC Large Conference Room, 100 East Broad Street Suite #2250 Come and learn about Columbus Makes Art/Art Makes Columbus from… (more)

ProMusica Summer Music Series

ProMusica Summer Music Series
August 6, 2015 — August 9, 2015
at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Join ProMusica for a 3-concert festival! ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director David Danzmayr, will perform a different program each night mixing the contemporary with classics,… (more)

Columbus Invitational Visual Arts Competition

Columbus Invitational Visual Arts Competition
August 13, 2015 — August 28, 2015
at King Arts Complex

Artists representing the best local community-oriented arts groups compete head-to-head in the Visual Arts portion of the Columbus Invitational Arts… (more)

Columbus Invitational - Performing Arts Competition

Columbus Invitational - Performing Arts Competition
August 22, 2015
at Columbus Performing Arts Center

Six of Columbus' best community-oriented performing arts groups compete head-to-head to be the best in the city, and advance to the 2016 regionals. Featuring dance, music, theater and… (more)

 

Columbus Invitational Awards Ceremony and Gallery Reception
August 27, 2015
at King Arts Complex

Come join us as we celebrate the best artists in the city, and view the visual art exhibition featuring all the entrants in the competition, including the… (more)

Opening Night

Opening Night
October 11, 2015
at Southern Theatre

David Danzmayr, conductor Music Director David Danzmayr opens the season in quintessential ProMusica fashion - a commission and world premiere, the classical refinement of Mozart, and the fiery… (more)

OPPArt: Organizations Under 500K - #GivingTuesday

OPPArt: Organizations Under 500K - #GivingTuesday
October 21, 2015
at Greater Columbus Arts Council

Hosted by the Greater Columbus Arts Council October 21, 8:30-10:00AM GCAC Large Conference Room, 100 East Broad Street Suite #2250 Come and learn tips and tricks to maximizing Giving Tuesday… (more)

Brahms Symphony No. 4

Brahms Symphony No. 4
November 14, 2015 — November 15, 2015
at Southern Theatre

The Spectra Horn Quartet Karl Pituch, horn Tod Bowermaster, horn Bruce Henniss, horn Denise Tryon, horn David Danzmayr, conductor Schubert, Schumann, Brahms and a guest quartet of horns -… (more)

Messiah Side-by-Side Sing-Along

Messiah Side-by-Side Sing-Along
December 11, 2015
at Southern Theatre

Join the orchestra and community members for a beloved holiday tradition! Raise your voice in song with friends, families, and church choirs, and sing selections of Handel's legendary Messiah.… (more)

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Vivaldi's Four Seasons
December 12, 2015
at Worthington United Methodist Church

Vadim Gluzman, violin and leader Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist, violinist Vadim Gluzman, leads ProMusica in a spirited journey of the classic and contemporary. From Kancheli's sonic… (more)

Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Vivaldi's Four Seasons
December 13, 2015
at Southern Theatre

Vadim Gluzman, violin and leader Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist, violinist Vadim Gluzman, leads ProMusica in a spirited journey of the classic and contemporary. From Kancheli's sonic… (more)

Beethoven Symphony No. 4

Beethoven Symphony No. 4
January 23, 2016
at Pontifical College Josephinum

Joshua Roman, cello and composer David Danzmayr, conductor Cellist Joshua Roman returns to Columbus as soloist and creator, joining the orchestra in its "Composer/Performer Project" to premiere… (more)

Beethoven Symphony No. 4

Beethoven Symphony No. 4
January 24, 2016
at Southern Theatre

Joshua Roman, cello and composer David Danzmayr, conductor Cellist Joshua Roman returns to Columbus as soloist and creator, joining the orchestra in its "Composer/Performer Project" to premiere… (more)

The Romantic Piano

The Romantic Piano
April 16, 2016 — April 17, 2016
at Southern Theatre

Martina Filjak, piano David Danzmayr, conductor One of the most exciting young artists to emerge in recent years, pianist Martina Filjak takes the stage to perform Saint-Saens' Second Piano… (more)

David & Vadim

David & Vadim
May 14, 2016 — May 15, 2016
at Southern Theatre

Vadim Gluzman, violin David Danzmayr, conductor Music Director David Danzmayr and Creative Partner and Principal Guest Artist Vadim Gluzman join forces once again for a grand finale. Gluzman's… (more)

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