Top 7 Things to do during a Columbus Arts Festival …

June 10, 2018 - garden totes

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Columbus Arts Festival earnings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to a Scioto Mile. (Photo by Em Hammett, pleasantness of a Columbus Arts Festival)

Every year, Downtown Columbus is taken over by a Columbus Arts Festival, a three-day eventuality that showcases internal and inhabitant painters, photographers, sculptures, and mixed-media artists, along with live performances for a whole family to enjoy.

Most will spend this weekend casually browsing a artist markets and throwing a opening or two, but there is a lot some-more to a Columbus Arts Festival than that. Check out a list of a tip things to do during a festival, from grabbing a decoction during a new Beer Garden, to hand-on activities and a children’s gallery.

1. Check out a ABC6 Bicentennial Stage

Photo by Greg Bartram, pleasantness of a Columbus Arts Festival

This year on a categorical stage, you’ll hear song from locals like Zoo Trippin’ and Yesterday Kids, as good as inhabitant acts like Tigue and G. Love. The theatre will also feature a accumulation of genres from alternative, pop, RB, jazz, and hip-hop acts. If that’s not enough, a festival will have 3 other song stages, and oral word and dance opening stages.

2. Visit a Dance and Theater Stage

Photo by Greg Bartram, pleasantness of a Columbus Arts Festival

The Dance and Theater Stage will underline performances from internal museum groups like MadLab Theatre, Imagine Productions, and a Columbus Children’s Theatre, as good as dancers from cultures all over a world, including cloggers, Latin and Celtic dancers, and breakers.

3. Stop by a Local Craft Beer Garden

Columbus seems to have a new brewery popping adult each week, and this year a Columbus Arts Festival will make good on a trend with a Local Craft Beer Garden. The Beer Garden will underline brews from Seventh Son Brewing, BrewDog, Columbus Brewing Company, and Four String Brewing Company, and can be found on Washington Blvd. between Town and Rich Streets.

4. Kayak on a Scioto River During Riverfest

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The festival takes place right on a Scioto River, and what improved approach to knowledge a riverfront than with Riverfest? Kayaking and canoeing on a stream will be offering Saturday and Sunday of a festival, only travel right adult or book an appointment ahead of time.

5. See a Festival Artist in Residence during a Patron Party

Another activity as partial of a festival is a Patron Party during a Cultural Arts Center, that has been non-stop to a open as a ticketed eventuality this year. The eventuality is sole out, so for those who already have tickets, you’ll suffer a night of food and drinks, as good as artist in residence Stephanie Lüning and her installation Painting in Progress: An Art Action. Lüning is set to emanate one of a pieces for a designation live during a party.

6. Make Some Interesting Finds during a Artist Market

Photo by Greg Bartram, pleasantness of a Columbus Arts Festival

Over 270 artists will underline work during a festival, including painters and sculptors, as well as artists operative with less conventional materials like fiber and wood. This is a ideal time to not only browse, though discuss with a artist about their work and inspiration, or make a purchase—no matter your budget.

7. Get Crafty during a Hands-On Activities Village during COSI

Photo by Sally Sugar, pleasantness of a Columbus Arts Festival

This year a hands-on activities encampment will take place during COSI, though will still underline all of a family fun of years past. Local cultural organizations will assistance festival goers make low-pitched instruments, paint flower pots and totes, and get their face painted.

Also located in a hands-on encampment is a children’s art gallery, a kid-sized gallery where kids can squeeze their possess art, during $5 or under.

What else are we looking brazen to during a Columbus Arts Festival? Leave a criticism below!

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Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman is a part-time author for Columbus Underground and The Metropreneur, and is an Ohio University Scripps graduate. She loves podcasts, hip bound and Columbus’ ever-growing humanities scene.


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