LOTS of openings and amazing art to see, buy and SUPPORT LOCAL this weekend and the weather looks like it’s going to cooperate. So get out there and enjoy it!!!
Creative Babes of all ages, check this out!
Creative Babes Happy Hour at Notes
Thursday 5-7 pm
Come out for some low-key babe hangs! This time they’ll be sipping on cocktails at Notes, the rad underground music lounge beneath Copious. They’ll have the place to themselves before the live music starts. This will be a great time to connect with some new babes and toast to being alive and awesome. AND Notes has generously offered to give complimentary tickets to their 8 pm music performance for anyone who wants to stick around for some tunes!
Capital University’s Student Art Exhibition
Friday 5-7 pm
This multimedia juried exhibition showcases a variety of works created by the
students of Capital University. Capital University’s Student Art Exhibition will be open from April 7 – April 25.
(Please note: The gallery is closed April 13 – 16 during Easter break.)
CCAD: Before Next There is Now:2017
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Beeler Gallery
Columbus College of Art & Design is proud to present Before Next There is Now: 2017 New Projects MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring the college’s Master of Fine Arts 2017 graduating class. Works in the exhibition range from installation, video, social practice, design, animation, and photography to fashion design, illustration, painting, and digital media.
The opening reception for the MFA Thesis Show will be held Friday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Beeler Gallery. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.
CCAD’s MFA in Visual Arts: New Projects is a project-based, non-media-specific curriculum that focuses on individual artistic/design growth and creative leadership. It brings together talented individuals from a variety of different media to build a community that fosters exploration, professionalism, and creative success.
Opening Reception: From the Depths by April Sunami
Friday 7-9 pm
Join the Gallery 831 for the opening reception of From the Depths: New Work by April Sunami. Light refreshments and great art provided!
Ohio Made Market Spring Fling
Saturday 9 am. – 2 pm.
On Saturday, April 8th from 9AM to 2PM, join 68 of the best handmade vendors in Ohio at the Creekside Convention and Event Center in Gahanna, Ohio. This is the perfect day to shop locally for any Easter or Mother’s Day needs. We aim to have gifts for every member of the family, even the furry ones.
The event will feature up to six LARGE raffle basket giveaways. Each participating vendor will be donating an item valued between $15-$20. Each basket will have up to TEN items in it that will go home with six lucky winners. There are multiple ways to enter, such as buying tickets at the door, or by “liking,” commenting on” and “sharing” our posts on Facebook.
For the Spring Fling, the ZOE organization has been selected to be the recipient of funds generated by the raffle. Their goal is to help children so they never need help again, by empowering them with training and resources to become self-reliant.
How Art Thou Art Show and Sale
Gahanna Congregational Church
Saturday 10:30 am.- 4 p.m.
THE HI Project’s 4th ANNUAL ~ “How Art Thou Art Show and Sale,” to benefit our HI Project, yet mainly to provide an inexpensive and fun space for artists to show and sell their creative and amazing works of art to the public with our amazing COMMUNITY in mind.
Jewelry, Pottery, Paintings, Prints, Photography, Textiles, Metal works, Glass, Sculpture, Essential Oils, hand made soaps, what have you? Come on!
Gahanna Congregational Church, Gahanna, OH
This Inspired That: Open Door Studio
Saturday April, 8th 5-7 pm
This Inspired That is a collaborative exhibition featuring artists and staff from Open Door and specially invited guest artists from the Columbus area. Each staff and guest artist selected a work made by a studio artist that inspired them. They then used that spark of inspiration to create a companion piece of art. The pairs are displayed side-by-side in this engaging exhibition.
This Inspired That is sponsored by The Family of Amber Griffin
This Inspired That runs from April, 8th through April 28th 2017
Treasures in Technicolor
Saturday 5:30- 7:30
Welcome Josh Hershman (CA) and J.David Norton (OH) in the Hawk Galleries family of artists and welcome back Shane Fero (NC), Stephen Powell (KY) and Alison Ruzsa (NY). Stephen’s vibrantly-colored, wall mounted and back lit fused cast murrini panels will create the Technicolor space in which hi colleagues’ Treasures will be exhibited. We invite you to join us at the preview opening so you can meet these innovative artists and experience their unique works of art.
Moonlight Market Begins!
Saturday 6-11 pm
The Moonlight Market is a monthly outdoor street festival / marketplace on Gay Street in Downtown Columbus. It takes place every Second Saturday from April through October. The event draws thousands of visitors each month to enjoy the brick-and-mortar businesses in the area who stay open late with extended hours and special promotions, in addition to over 100 sidewalk vendors who pop-up to sell a wide variety of artisan products. Street musicians add musical ambiance and sidewalk patios come alive with al fresco diners. Mark your calendar for the next Moonlight Market on Gay Street!
Cafe Phenix: Artwork by Tom Murdoch and Dusty Aleander
Saturday 6-9 pm
Stop by for the first Moonlight Market of the season and check out some new artwork from Tom Murdoch and Dusty Alexander!
39 E Gay St
Columbus OH 43215
**can’t make it? The exhibit will be up for the entire month of April so be sure to take a look!