Calendar

Sep
22
Sat
Mini Makers @ The Columbus Museum
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Pre-registration is required | Ages 2-4 and caregivers

Your child will discover their inner artist during our Mini Maker program!  During each session of this 3-part series, children will learn about art through story time, songs, and games.  Each session includes a chance to explore new art materials and create mini masterpieces to take home!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

September 22: What is a museum?

Sep
27
Thu
Eddie Dominguez Artist Talk and Reception @ The Columbus Museum
Sep 27 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 12:00 am

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’s work- including several brand new pieces  displayed in the Galleria cases. A recpetion will follow.

 

Oct
2
Tue
Adult Lecture @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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 edu@columbusmuseum.com by September 28.

Oct
9
Tue
Look! @ Lunchtime @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 9 @ 4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

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

Oct
13
Sat
Synovus Fall Festival @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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!

Oct
18
Thu
Halloween Highball sponsored by the Young Art Patrons @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 18 @ 11:00 pm – Oct 19 @ 2:00 am

 

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.

Tickets will be available to purchase soon. All proceeds go to The Columbus Museum.

RSVP by October 12th;

Oct
20
Sat
Artful Babies @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Oct
25
Thu
The Idea of West Roundtable @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 12:00 am

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.

Oct
27
Sat
Mini Makers @ The Columbus Museum
Oct 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Pre-registration required | Ages 2-4 and caregivers

Your child will discover their inner artist during our Mini Maker program!  During each session of this 3-part series, children will learn about art through story time, songs, and games.  Each session includes a chance to explore new art materials and create mini masterpieces to take home!  Space is limited, so sign up today!

Register by September 14;

October 27: Color

 

 

Oct
28
Sun
CSO: The Wild, Wild West
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Co-produced by the Columbus Public Library and the Columbus Museum, this concert lets you and your children and grandchildren experience life in the old West as expressed through music in concert. There’s life on a ranch, what it feels like to be Billy the Kid, and the grittiest grit of “True Grit.” The afternoon includes pre-concert activities and general fun for all.
This concert is appropriate for guests ages 5 and up.