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Arts events to celebrate love, or not

Valentine’s Day is upon us. I’m trying not to roll my eyes. I’m only bringing it up because while searching the events calendar at columbusmakesart.com I noticed that several organizations have put together arts experiences to celebrate Read More
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Phia Grace, illustrator/painter

“From the moment we begin to form cognizant thoughts, the world begins to force feed us its views and opinions. We are told what is ‘beautiful,’ and what is ‘ugly.’ We are fed a bottle of formula with a spoonful of what we should think. Read More
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School’s Back In, But Summer’s Not Over

This week our two boys head back to school. Which means technically summer is starting to wind down, but when the official start of fall is more than a month away, and the weather being so lovely, I say summer’s still on. Searching the Read More
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Seven events to spark joy in your weekend

I had this idea that over the holiday weekend I would do some much needed cleaning and organizing in my home. But, when the weekend came that idea did not spark joy. What did make me happy was meeting up with friends and enjoying the Read More
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Visit Artist Studios, Get Inspired at Festivals and More Weekend Arts Fun

I’m always amazed at how many different things happen around Columbus every weekend. Just when I feel like we’ve had a big weekend – BAM! – the next weekend comes along complete with festivals and concerts and new exhibitions. I searched Read More
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Holiday Shows, Improv, Celtic Music and More This Weekend

This past Sunday my family and I attended a talk at COSI featuring Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, who served as a NASA astronaut for three shuttle missions in the ‘80s and ‘90s. She was the first American woman to perform a spacewalk, and she was Read More
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Go Virtual with the Arts this Weekend

Wow. It’s amazing to look back on my Weekend Warriors blog post from just two weeks ago. The world looked completely different back then. So much has changed so quickly. I hope you’re all staying at home and staying healthy. While you’re Read More
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Glass Pumpkins, Art Brunches, Immersive Performances & More This Weekend

I’ve said this before, but autumn weather makes me come alive, and these days I am really in my element. That gets me excited to get out and do things, whether it’s as simple as sipping hot coffee on the deck, or bigger happenings like Read More
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Ring Out October with the Arts

Confession: aside from the fun of costumes and trick-or-treating, I’ve never been super into Halloween. Scary or grotesque movies, all the dark and creepy stuff – just never been my thing. But I get why many are into it, and I love all Read More
Artists of Columbus

Beryl K. Thompson, jewelry designer, mixed-media and textile artist

“My foray into making art began as a young teen when I responded to one of the Draw Me ads for an artist correspondence course. I was lauded for recreating the picture, but sadly my family did not have the funds for the course. From then, Read More