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2020—The year of doing things differently

May 21, 2020 / Uncategorized

It probably goes without saying that this is a year of doing things differently. But what is worth discussing is HOW people and organizations are working differently, particularly when so many of our usual avenues of exchange—both social and economic—are…

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Grateful to Columbus for being Columbus

April 20, 2020 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer / Uncategorized

I’ve been practicing gratefulness a lot more lately. It’s an interesting twist of human nature that we often struggle to truly appreciate and feel thankful for the good things in our life–until they are gone. But today I want to…

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We will get through this together

March 16, 2020 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer / Uncategorized

March 16, 2020 We will get through this together. The one thing I know about the people of Columbus is that we come together to help each other, especially when the going gets tough and the times turn bad. Sadly, while…

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Nominating a business or individual for a Community Arts Partnership award is a way to say thank you

August 1, 2019 / Uncategorized

Lately it may seem as if all of my focus is on public funding for the arts. It’s important and I’ve written about the necessity of keeping our public revenue streams on par with the cities that we compete with…

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Are You a SUPER FAN of the Arts Festival? 

May 8, 2017 / Tom Katzenmeyer / Uncategorized

In case you didn’t know, the Columbus Arts Festival has a program that enables “super fans” to show their support and enjoy VIP benefits while helping to raise money for the Arts Festival. You may have heard about our Friends…

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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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Arts Council Seeks Artists to Create Temporary Public Art Light Installation at 2017 Columbus Arts Festival

January 17, 2017 / Uncategorized

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in partnership with American Electric Power (AEP) seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an outdoor public art light installation at the 2017 Columbus Arts Festival….

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Building Relationships Between Businesses and the Arts

August 30, 2016 / Uncategorized

By Blake Compton The Columbus community is at the center of everything we do at Compton Construction. We continually support local organizations and causes in order to strengthen our connection to the city we help build. When the Harmony Project…

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Weekend Warriors: There Are Many Ways to Shake Off the Eggnog Daze

December 23, 2015 / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Film / Performance / Uncategorized / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce It’s the night before Christmas and all through the city people are prepping for their own version of celebrating the holidays. I, along with many others, am looking forward to an extra day off this Friday; and,…

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Weekend Warriors: Six Events to Map Out Your Weekend

December 9, 2015 / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Music / Performance / Uncategorized / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce I’ve spent a ridiculous amount of time in my kitchen lately (I bake. It’s just a thing I do.).  As a result my kitchen looks like the Keebler Elves snuck in and hosted a rave, and now…

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