Galleries and Exhibits in Columbus
Ivy Tech Gallery
Balthazar Korab: Photographer of Architecture
Through Dec 31
Columbus Area Visitors Center
The Gallery 506 exhibit displays iconic images of Columbus, Indiana from famed professional architecture photographer Balthazar Korab. He is best known for his images of buildings while employed as a designer in the offices of Eero Saarinen and Associates, and received national competition with an AIA Gold Medal for Excellence in Photography.
A book of images and essays by Korab called Columbus Indiana was published with photographs taken over a thirty year span, which included the authors’ personal account of the Columbus story.
Learn about the new edition of A Look at Architecture, featuring photographs by Korab.
David Brody Exhibit
Through Dec 13
The Republic Building
333 2nd Street
The Indiana University J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program presents David Brody, a painter who also works with film and installation. He was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1958, and was educated at Harvard, Skowhegan, and CalArts. He writes about art, primarily for Artcritical, and occasionally for other publications, including Bomb Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, and Cabinet.
The exhibition will run through December 13.
The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Christmas Trees Through Time Exhibit
Dec. 3 – 21
524 Third Street
Don’t miss this holiday tradition. The museum is filled with all-new themed trees decorated by area designers and clubs, a vintage toy display that includes a
one-of-a-kind dollhouse, creches from the collection of Xenia Miller, our extensive Arvin collection and our new comprehensive Bartholomew County exhibit.
Open Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 – 4
Dec. 12 – Feb 14
411 Community Arts Gallery
411 Sixth Street
On view at 411 are two shows celebrating cooperation and individuality. 50/50, A Community Art Project brings together 50 community members to create a group show of small pieces, each with their own take on a common theme.
COLLABORATION^3 by Bob Anderson, Bobbie K Owens and Laurie Wright is the result when three personal aesthetics, three different media and three decades of friendship merge as collective works of art.
Open Thursdays and Fridays, 12–4 pm
Cleo Turns 50 display
Bartholomew County Public Library
536 5th Street
The Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, designed by architect I.M. Pei, opened to the public in 1969 and has served as the main branch of Bartholomew County Public Libraries for 50 years. The “Cleo Turns 50” exhibition shares our community’s memories of this special building and celebrates the many ways it has shaped our civic consciousness.
Mounted by the Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, featuring photography by Hadley Fruits. Open during library hours.
ART CASES AT THE COMMONS
411 – COMMUNITY ARTS GALLERY
411 Sixth Street
411 is a community arts gallery and cultural space for exhibitions, events, and collaborations with Columbus’ arts and cultural organizations. A project of the downtown Arts & Entertainment District, the space is managed by the Columbus Area Arts Council and supported by the Efroymson Family Fund, the Columbus Area Visitors Center, and the community.
GALLERY 506 AT COLUMBUS VISITORS CENTER
GALLERIES AT COLUMBUS LEARNING CENTER
GALLERY AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY J. IRWIN MILLER ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM
Open Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm, map it
GALLERY OF MEDIA, ART, & DESIGN
4475 Central Ave., Columbus
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