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Top 5 Things to Do at the Museum This Summer

1. Enjoy Live Music During our Summer Concert Series, we bring art and music together in one setting. Bands from around the region will perform live.  You can even grab tasty food trucks from our food truck vendors!  Who doesn’t like music, art, and food? >>LEARN MORE 2.  Plan a Picnic Picnics are fun in […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Lindy Burts

Here at The Columbus Museum, we do our best to make sure that all of our volunteers get the recognition they deserve.  We could not do the things we do without your helping hands! Lindy Burts has volunteered at The Columbus Museum since the inception of the Teen Advisory Group (TAG Team) in May 2014. […]

CSU Day of Service

This past Saturday, August 22nd,  we were able to participate in a community wide volunteer event hosted by CSU called Day of Service. The Columbus Museum was one of many participants in this event where CSU students came out to our location and provided us with hours of service to help us in our upcoming […]

The Museum’s Young Art Patrons Light up the Garden

The Museum’s Young Art Patrons Light up the Garden The Young Art Patrons (YAPs) successfully completed Museum’s first crowdfunding effort, Light up the Garden, this summer, raising more than $ 10,000 to help the Museum install landscape lighting in the Bradley Olmsted Garden. The YAPs, led by campaign chair, Willette Shalishali and the sponsorship committee: […]

ARTiculate

The Columbus Museum reaches out into the community in many different ways, but one of the most rewarding is being able to work with a special group of children who live on the autism spectrum. Our community outreach program, ARTiculate, is a focused initiative to help these kids explore art making and the Museum’s collection. At […]

May the Fourth Be with You.

May 4th is a holiday created by Star Wars fans to celebrate the films series, books, and culture . The date was chosen for the easy pun on the catchphrase “May the Force be with you”—”May the fourth be with you”.  In honor of Star Wars day, our staff has taken Darth Vader on a tour through the […]

Najee Dorsey | Artist, Collector, CEO / Founder | Black Art In America™ (BAIA)

Najee Dorsey’s work has been exhibited in five museum shows in 2014, including his first major solo exhibition at the Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, entitled: Leaving Mississippi — Reflections on Heroes and Folklore: Works by Najee Dorsey. In addition, Dorsey has shown his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions. He has been the recipient […]

What are Works on Paper?

Works on Paper include artworks drawn, painted or otherwise created on paper using a variety of media. Works on paper have a broad range of value.  While charcoal studies by unknown, unlisted artists can sell for well under $100 at auction, drawings and watercolors by well-known American artists can sell for tens, if not hundreds […]

A Leader Among Columbus’ Black Professionals

Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. Day wasn’t officially observed in all 50 states for the first time until 2000? Today we are happy to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the successes of his day. Enjoy this short video from Biography.com then read more about one of Columbus’ fine leaders! Video […]

A Sense of Place

The Columbus Museum has asked artist René Shoemaker to develop an exhibition of hand-painted silk banners to enliven our Galleria, an area that provides entrances to our permanent collection galleries, and which can be seen from our event spaces. The installation, which will be on view for a year, beginning August of this year, will […]

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