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News Date: March 21, 2022

Columbus Cultural Arts Center Announces April 2022 Events


Jon B. Wahling Retrospective
April 1 - May 7; Main Gallery

A longtime weaving and fiber arts instructor at the Cultural Arts Center, Jon B. Wahling is remembered in this celebratory exhibition. The incredible breadth of his artistry in wood, fiber, paper, dye and paint will be showcased, with techniques in fiber solidifying his legacy in Columbus, Ohio and the American Studio Craft Movement.

Opening Night: Friday, April 1
Instagram Live virtual walkthrough: TBA


Beauty in the Balcony
April 1 - May 7; Loft Gallery

Artist and painter Lynda McClanahan will open “Beauty in the Balcony,” featuring oil enamel paint that challenges the hand and delights the eye. See how McClanahan has enlisted this unusual, demanding medium in pursuit of the beautiful.

Opening Night: Friday, April 1
Instagram Live virtual walkthrough: TBA



Conversations & Coffee

Thursdays, noon-1 p.m.

This free program features a different artist every other week, sharing insights into their creative process.

  • April 14: Join us as we explore current Main Gallery exhibition Jon B. Wahling Retrospective, remembering Jon B. Wahling, a longtime weaving and fiber arts instructor at the Cultural Arts Center. This Conversation will be presented by Tracy Brown and Sandra Aska.
  • April 28: We will be joined by musician Scott Brooks who will tell us more about how the blues influenced the development of popular song in America in the program, The Singularity.

COVID-19 Safety Protocols:

The health and safety of participants and staff is our top priority. We have implemented rigorous, department-wide procedures, which include:

  • Access to our studios is limited to registered participants and staff. Our galleries are open to the public. 
  • Face coverings are optional.
  • Social distancing - staying six feet away from others - must be observed at all times, with an understanding of the challenges and limitations for social distancing with very young children and individuals with disabilities. 
  • If you are feeling sick (cough, fever, nausea, runny nose, etc.), you must stay home.
  • Only one person is permitted in the elevator at a time, with the exception of individuals requiring assistance and families/members of the same household.
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