Category: Tom Katzenmeyer

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New Public Art and New Public Art Opportunities

January 25, 2017 / Tom Katzenmeyer / Uncategorized

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the unveiling of a new piece of public art on the 40th floor, observation deck in the Rhode Office Tower. Created by Columbus artist Mandi Caskey, the 28’ x 6’ mural is replete…

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Give Us YOUR Input on the Arts in Columbus

November 16, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

Last night the Greater Columbus Arts Council hosted its annual Public Forum. The forum gives the Arts Council an opportunity to connect with the community and discuss timely and important topics that relate to our city and the arts.  More…

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Feeling Grateful and Proud After the Community Arts Partnership Awards

October 14, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

We’ve wrapped up another Community Arts Partnership Awards event. We had a record-high attendance at this year’s awards, and I find myself filled with pride and love for our wonderful city, which embraces arts and culture and truly understands its…

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The Arts Line Up for Fall is Absolutely Stellar

September 21, 2016 / All Posts / Performance / Tom Katzenmeyer / Visual Arts

I mentioned last week that I have the Community Arts Partnership Awards on my mind, and I still do. This week I’ve been thinking about our Columbus Makes Art Excellence awards. These awards are an opportunity to acknowledge arts organizations…

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Celebrating National Arts in Education Week

September 14, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

The Community Arts Partnership Awards is on the horizon, and as the tables start to fill up I feel especially proud because I know that proceeds from this event support arts education in Columbus. Did you know that this is…

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Thank You To EVERYONE Who Collaborated on The Columbus Arts Festival

June 22, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

We recently wrapped up  the 55th annual Columbus Arts Festival, and I couldn’t be more proud of the hundreds of people  and many businesses that contributed to the this year’s success. Throughout the Festival and for days afterward members of…

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The Columbus Arts Festival is a Celebration of Community

June 2, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

Earlier this year my team and I went to the new riverfront for a walkabout. We went to explore the new site and talk about how we could best utilize this beautiful new park during the 55th Columbus Arts Festival….

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Columbus Could be a Model of Smart Transportation

May 12, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

Columbus is poised to be one of the great cities in our nation. One thing that could help get us there is the acquisition of a $40 million Smart City Grant, and thanks to city leaders Columbus is a finalist…

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Why I Love Columbus: Columbus Understands the Art of Business

March 10, 2016 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

There is an art to great business. There is business behind great art. I love cities that can see both, and it’s one of the reasons I love Columbus as much as I do. Columbus is fortunate to be part…

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Columbus Celebrates a Rich, Diverse Artistic Culture

January 26, 2016 / Film / Music / Performance / Tom Katzenmeyer / Visual Arts

February is Black History Month and I am excited about the wealth of arts programming happening throughout the city to honor and celebrate the vital contributions of African-American artists to the world. On Feb. 13 the King Arts Complex is…

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