- Happy Are The Painters – Artbeat of Columbus
- Visit With The Artist – Artbeat of Columbus
- Art Is For Everyone – Artbeat of Columbus
- Market Days on Broadway Opening – Uptown Columbus
- Columbus’ Largest Paint-by-Number Artwork – Gallery on 10th
- Strut The Hooch Parade – Strut the Hooch
- Dale Niles Photograph Exhibit – CSU Rankin Arts Photogrophy Center
- Kaleidoscope Concert – RiverCenter
- Chamber Group Recital – Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus
- Let There Be Art! Benefit Gala – Columbus Museum
- Friday Night Concert: Laughlin – Uptown Columbus
- Rock n Roses Hair & Barber Battle 2017 – RiverCenter
- Growing Up in the Waverly Terrace Historic District – Historic Columbus
- Let There Be Art! Closing Event – Columbus Museum
- Maestro for a Moment – Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus
ON GOING EVENTS
March 29th – April 15th: Art In MidTown Columbus – MidTown
- Lakebottom Red Frame – Is a big red frame sited among the trees of Lakebottom Park—Columbus’ “Central Park” and one of the community’s favorite places to gather. See this favorite place in a new way. Frame yourself, friends, family and pets in video or photo.
- Lakebottom Red Frame Mini’s – Portable red frames will pop up at events during Artbeat. Hold them up and frame yourself and friends in MidTown or wherever you may be enjoying art and your surroundings!
- Stop! Giant Red Arrows! – Find your way. Stop and sit if you need a break. Linger and play. Take photos with friends and family. Giant red arrows—directional art—add surprise and connect two of the community’s favorite places, Lakebottom Park and the Village on 13th. Architect Will Barnes designed this series of site-specific interactive art. Production and installation is made possible by a generous grant from the Knight Fund at the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. to complement the Minimum Grid demonstration project.
- Lakebottom Park Bendshell Murals – MidTown, Inc. commissioned the Lakebottom Bandshell Murals in 2016 to honor the 20th Anniversary of Arts in the Park. Led by Hadley Mattwig, CSU artists Ashley Colbert and Gazzi Holloway designed and painted the bandshell to complement its natural setting. Another great photo op for families.
March 29th – April 15th: Pop Up Art Project – SPARK
- This project is a gumball style “art dispenser” where local artist challenge themselves to create art small enough to fill the 2 inch capsules. We use their tiny art donations to fill the machine. Then the project “pops up” at different locations and events in order to spread art into the community while also exposing our local talented artist.
March 30th – April 8th: ACE: The Eugene Bullard Story – Springer Opera House
- A 12 year-old black child flees his hometown of Columbus in 1909, joins a band of Gypsies, becomes a jockey and then works his way north as a vaudeville performer and prize fighter. ACE: The Eugene Bullard Story is the breathtaking adventure tale of a local kid who overcomes the odds to become one of the most astonishing figures of the 20th century.
April 3rd, 10th, & 17th: The Rise of Symphony – Columbus Symphony Orchestra
- Learn about the history and development of the symphony as a form that dominated the nineteenth and early twentieth century orchestral music.
April 6th – 13th: Let There Be Art! Fine Art Show – Columbus Museum
- Peruse a variety of art from 80 local, regional, and international artists. The show will debut during the Benefit Gala and remain open to the public during regular Museum hours. The 10”x10” Art for Education Gallery invites artists selected by an art committee, to provide us with an original work that will sell anonymously for $300. All sales from this portion of the show directly benefit the Museum’s educational programs.