Join ceramic artist Eddie Dominguez and Columbus Museum Curator of American Art Jonathan Frederick Walz, Ph.D., as they walk through the installation of the artists’ work- including several brand new pieces displayed in the Galleria cases. A reception will follow. RSVP via email below or call 706-748-2562, ext 2100.
Explore themes within the Museum’s collection and exhibitions through engaging talks by local and regional history and arts professionals. Each program is free and open to the public.
October 2: Emily Burns
In dialogue with the exhibitions Ansel Adams: The Masterworks and The Idea of West, this talk considers thematic intersections with appropriations of the American West as a flexible metaphor in Franco-American exchange in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
If you are interested in purchasing a $10 lunch, please contact the Education Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 28.
Explore themes within the Museum’s collection and exhibitions through engaging talks by local and regional history and art professionals.
Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM) and Pasaquan
Speaker: Tom Patterson
Please join us as we host one of the foremost experts on local artist-built environment Pasaquan and its creator, St. EOM. Patterson will relate insights and anecdotes that illuminate the man behind Georgia’s “Pre-Columbian psychedelic wonderland.”
This program is free and space is limited. To join a class please contact David Marlowe at the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.
LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered around works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored.
Featured object: Henry Lee McFee, Studio Still Life: Pewter and Gold, 1926
Join us for our annual Fall Festival, get out your art passport, and join us as we travel the world learning about art and artists who were born or traveled abroad! Stop by the art making stations, participate in our annual costume contest, go on a gallery scavenger hunt, and more! Additional crafts and activities will be provided by Coca-Cola Space Science Center, SPARK Art, National Infantry Museum, Liberty Theater, Passion Works Dance Academy, and Columbus Public Library. Need to take a break from the fun? The food truck court will be back!
Quirky, kooky, and a little spooky! Get dressed up for the city’s most elaborate Halloween party. Local bartenders show off their skills in the art of mixology, and you vote for your favorite! Enjoy craft cocktails, hors-d’oeuvres, and live music. A cash bar will also be available. Hosted by 103.7 Lite FM’s Morgan Taylor!
Tickets are $20. All proceeds go to The Columbus Museum.
RSVP by October 12th;
Babies love art! Join us for this special 3-part program and learn how to explore the world of art with your infant. During each session, we will explore a different theme and discover what infants are drawn to during their museum visit. Each session includes a playtime to explore books and hands-on objects as well as an art activity for caregivers. Space is limited, so sign up today!
Featured theme: Faces
This class is full.
Please join us as we engage with three esteemed contemporary photographers—David Taylor, Jeremiah Ariaz, and Will Wilson—who will discuss their projects on view at The Columbus Museum in the exhibition The Idea of West. Director of Curatorial Affairs Jonathan Frederick Walz and Curator of History Rebecca Bush will interview the artists, with time for questions from the public.