Cloudy with a Big Chance for Art!

Even though it is supposed to continue to be cloudy and cool this weekend, that won’t keep the art and artists from getting their art on in our Capital City!  There are TONS of places to see and buy art this weekend…Check’em out!

Columbus Craftacular

Rain or shine the Eco-Chic Craftacular will be happening on Saturday, May 3rd, 10-5 at Whetstone Recreation Center in Clintonville.

eccFood, music and lots of vendors/artists selling items made from repurposed/upcycled/recycled materials will be featured once again at this lively event.  Check out their FB page and website for more info.


The Art and Artists of 614 Social Mixerohio historical

The  next social mixer is this Sunday, May 4th from 4 pm to 6 pm. The mixer is being held at the Ohio Village, located at the Ohio Historical Center. There will be tours of the grounds, so that the artists can see the exhibition spaces for the Ohio Made Arts Festival, several art groups tabling up, and plenty of mingling. Art groups from around the city will be there to strut their stuff!  The groups that already have reserved tables are. The Ohio Art League, The Columbus Idea Foundry, The Columbus Cultural Art Center, Wild Goose Creative, The BuildMore Workshop, Underground 64, The Ohio Historical Society and more!!  Looking forward to seeing old and new members there!! And a cash bar and The Good Frank Food Truck will be there!

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Walter Herrmann will have an opening reception at Image Optical from 6-9 at Image Optical in Short North during the Gallery Hop this Saturday, May 3rd.  Come check out his unique perspective featuring a variety of media!

In this body of work you will see a variety of 2-D and 3-D mixed media work that attempts to depict a 1950’s Sci- Fi look, while holding the essence of today. 
The reception is held at Image Optical at 607 N. High St. 

The Ooh La La’s 10 Year Reunion Show

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Krista Kitty celebrates her founding of the burlesque troupe, The Ooh-La-Las at Dick’s Den
April 2004 was her first show. 

Featuring performances by former members of the troupe and The Columbus Burlesque Collective. 

The Ooh-La-Las BurlesqueKrista KittyEmily ApplewaterJaded Jane, Moelicious, Casey Velker and Betty Saponi.

Columbus Burlesque Collective:
Lady MonsterMiss TheresaRoman and JenniferMadam-Ofeelya Redd andPandora Foxx

Stick around for the all night dance party, DJ’d by Krista.

MC: Staci Slaughter


Pinchflat Kick Off Party

Saturday May 3rd 12-5

Wild Goose Creative

pinchflat2491 Summit St.

Wild Goose Creative is proud to be hosting Pinchflat IV. Come enjoy music, food from Hungry Monkey Food Truck, and browse local craft vendors, while we showcase the art and bikes. There will be two raffles; one for a bike and another comprised of local donations.

Pinchflat, which started as a fusion of bike and art concepts, has grown into a gallery showcase that is travelling through Columbus this summer. Bicyclists and local art enthusiasts are excited to know that Pinchflat is participating in 7 total events this summer from May to August. Stay tuned for a complete listing of events!

Founded by Wild Goose Creative, Pinchflat is sponsored by Yay Bikes!, meetmeg, BikeOSU, Jeremy Slagle, Paradise Garage, Roll:, Baer Wheels and Café Brioso. Pinchflat is made possible by grants from The Ohio Arts Council, the Greater Columbus Arts Council, and the Columbus Foundation.

Updates on Pinchflat will be provided at:
@pinchflatcols on Twitter


Roman and Jennifer

601 North High

roman and Jennifer

Come celebrate their new art pieces, on display at Le Chocoholique in the Short North–Mixed Media art, chocolate, and cocktails.

Mandy Cook at Sharon Weiss Gallery

20 East Lincoln Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

sharon weiss gallery

pierce cleaners at sharon weiss

A new piece for her solo exhibition “C-Bus” at Sharon Weiss Gallery for the month of May. Artist’s reception Friday, May 2, 6-8 pm and Gallery Hop reception Saturday, May 3, 6-?.

Sanctuary for the Arts

 8641 Porter Central Rd; Sunbury, OH  43074

Sanctuary for The Arts is opening for the 2014 season on…

 May 3, 12n-6p: World Labyrinth Day 

walk as one at 1pm with others around the globe

 May 4, 12n – 6p:  the first First Sunday and 

the opening of a site-specific, outdoor art exhibit, Art & The Elements, featuring art by Virginia Kistler, Roberta Riley and Vicki Moon Spiegel; enjoy their artwork as it transforms through the seasons

 First Sunday of every month from 12n-6pm, from now through October

Come for free-flowing art, dialogue, exploration

Bring your own art, or take a Watercolor Walk

Stroll the garden, walk the labyrinth, play in the creek, draw on the bridge

Gather with fellow artists to explore, wander, create

Sit on the porch, drink tea

Admission is “donations appreciated”

Stone Village Church

139 E. Second Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201

stone village gallery

 On Saturday, May 3, 5:30-8, Stone Village Gallery presents, “Perspective” by David Gentilini. The exhibit showcases David’s perspective of life now as well as the unknowns in life, which stretches beyond what can be seen and known. 

In addition to David’s exhibit, a delicious array of foods and desserts will be on hand for the opening reception.

We invite you to join us as we celebrate ART!

High Road Galleryhigh road

“Local Color” at the High Road Gallery, 12 E. Stafford Ave. Worthington, Ohio 43085. Artists reception Sunday 2-4pm


MAW (Mother Artists at Work): PatternsMAWEvident in nature, discernible in design, behavior, and movement, patterns bring order to chaos and prediction to mystery. Interpreting how patterns affect, measure and mark our lives is the central theme of the latest Mother Artist at Work exhibition, Patterns.

Wax Nostalgic


1200 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43201wax

Solo exhibition featuring the carved wax crayon works by artist Hoang Tran. This show will present colorful interpretations of animation series in carved large size wax crayons. 

Join Rivet on Saturday, May 3 for an opening reception from 7-10 pm during the Short North Arts District Gallery Hop. Thank you to The Actual Brewing Company for offering libations for our guests.

Exhibition will be on display through May 31. For additional information or interest in work, please contact the gallery.

Columbus Spring Flea

Seventh Son Brewing

May 4th 11-5

spring flea

All kinds of cool stuff… a colossal mix of items for you!  Come have a brewski and then shop or maybe the other way around.



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