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American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery

January 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - December 31, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

In the new permanent American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery at COSI; you can get up close to dinosaurs like the incredible T. rex and find out why these amazing animals never really vanished from the Earth.

Speak Easy: True Stories Told Live!

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - December 5 @ 9:30 pm

DescriptionJoin Speak Easy for TRUE STORIES TOLD LIVE on the first Thursday of every month at Wild Goose Creative!A little about Speak Easy:We are the longest running open mic storytelling event in Columbus; Ohio; held the first Thursday of every month at Wild Goose Creative; 2491 Summit Street. We welcome you to come and listen; come and tell - or both!If you would like to participate in the event by telling a 5-7 minute story on stage (don't doubt yourself…

Dragons; Unicorns & Mermaids: Mythic Creatures

February 23 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

Experience amazing stories you'll uncover exploring our newest special exhibit Dragons; Unicorns & Mermaids: Mythic Creatures in the American Museum of Natural History Special Exhibition Gallery; that shines a light on both the real and imagined side of history's most legendary creatures. $4/COSI Members; $5/Non-members

Franklinton Fridays at 400 W Rich

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - November 9 @ 10:00 pm

On the second friday of each & every month; join us at 400 West Rich and Chromedge Studios on Franklinton Friday; a local arts; music; and food venture! We’re settled right next to the Scioto River; and just a ten minute walk from the downtown area.400 West Rich is a renovated; multifunctional arts complex with rentable private studios; galleries; and an open-floor co-working space. We hold events and exhibitions throughout the year; promoting the work of 150+ resident artists! There are…

Dirty Little Secrets

March 29 @ 7:30 pm - June 9 @ 12:30 am

This spring; Shadowbox Live whispers in your ear with Dirty Little Secrets; a new sketch comedy and rock 'n' roll show that promises to tickle your funny bone...and then some.

Prototype; Play; and Build Workshops

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - September 13 @ 9:00 pm

Come to the Prototype and Play Workshop and collaborate with other game developers for an evening of epic and raw game play fun! Digital; tabletop; and the like are welcome!

Leathercraft Meetup

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - September 13 @ 9:30 pm

Learn about leatherworking tools and tricks and make some new friends!

Introduction to Blacksmithing

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - May 29 @ 9:30 pm

Learn the basics of blacksmithing while making a hook for your home!

Woodturning: Make Your Own Wand

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - May 30 @ 9:30 pm

Become a wizard in this wood-turning experience by turning your own wand out of exotic woods!

Blade Smithing: Intro To Knife Making

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - June 12 @ 9:00 pm

See what the old time craft of blacksmithing is like as you make your very own letter opener!

Nouns; Verb; Adverb-ly with Nancy Kangas

April 26 @ 6:50 am - August 11 @ 10:50 pm

Inauguration ceremony on 12th April 2019 at 2.30pmCollaboration with the OSU Design School and Jeff HaaseIn this highly interactive residency; Columbus native; Nancy Kangas comes to Grandview.  She aims to engage RLS students in the rambunctious process of writing -- from the often difficult beginnings of trying to pick apart a knot of something intriguing or troubling; through the white-water-rafting thrill of rough draft writing; to the intense play of revision; in which we fatten up; trim down; and turn…

2019 ODU Senior Exhibition

April 28 @ 10:00 am - June 14 @ 4:00 pm

Celebrate with Ohio Dominican University's graduating seniors. This exhibition is the capstone of Art; Art Education; and Graphic Design students; and features a range of content and media. Exhibition runs April 28 - June 14; 2019. 

Blade Smithing – Start to Finish (4 Part Class)

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - May 22 @ 9:00 pm

Make a full-tang knife from start to finish during this four-part class!

One person show of new work by Sue Cavanaugh

May 2 @ 11:00 am - May 26 @ 6:00 pm

In May; 2019; Sue Cavanaugh will present new work relating to her platform on Corporations as People; Citizens United and politics.  These are sewn and structured pieces that Sue has spent over a year creating with her traditional Shibori techniques of dying and gathering.  She will also present new linocuts that relate to this body of work.  

Old Worthington Food Tour

May 4 @ 11:30 am - October 26 @ 3:00 pm

Founded by settlers from New England in 1803 (even prior to the establishment of the City of Columbus) Worthington boasts; among many other culinary gems; the largest farmer's market in Central Ohio. As such; the history and charm of Old Worthington is perhaps matched only by the independent spirit of its many noteworthy restaurants and food purveyors. Our tour will immerse you in the ambience and history of Worthington's Historic District while providing plenty of opportunities to sample from the…

Demagogues! An Available Light Theatre Original Work

May 9 @ 8:00 pm - May 25 @ 9:30 pm

A new company created work of epic proportions. Demagogues! Written and directed by Matt Slaybaugh asks you to think: Huge spectacle; vibrant colors and sparkly costumes. Think: Strange violence mixed with original music and audience sing-alongs. Think: incredibly urgent; relevant and political. Clearly you could only be thinking of an Available Light Theatre original play. Closing our 2018-2019 season is a spectacle-filled; gender-puzzle of a revue; satirizing the worst dictators and despots of the last 200 years. Punk rock meets…

Ephemeral Momennts

May 11 @ 9:00 am - June 7 @ 5:00 pm

Photographers from Open Door and the greater Columbus community warmly invite you to an exhibition of moments in time. With the click of a shutter; a photographer can make an instant last a lifetime. With Ephemeral Moments; no memory is fleeting! 

CODE + Sunday at Central: “The Big SCORE”

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Featuring the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble and Sunday at Central; The Big SCORE is an effort to merge creative elements of Central Ohio by featuring the premieres of collaborations between six Columbus poets (Jeremy Glazier; Dionne Custer Edwards; Barbara Fant; Scott Woods; Louise Robertson and Jennifer Hambrick) paired with six Columbus composers (Charlie Wilmoth; Michael Rene Torres; Linda Kernohan; Jennifer Jolley; Jennifer Merkowitz and Dr. Mark Lomax; II). CODE is a new music ensemble that is dedicated to the promotion;…

The Vultures by Mark A. Ridge

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - June 1 @ 10:00 pm

In the vein of And Then There Were None; Clue and Murder by Death; The Vultures puts a modern; comedic; gay spin on the haunted house/ mystery genre.  Relatives gather for the reading of a will and they are”…swooping in like a wake of vultures ready to pick the carcass clean.”  The night progresses; a storm rages; sanity comes into question and one of the group goes missing.  Who will ultimately inherit the fortune?   

by Liang

May 24 @ 11:00 am - June 2 @ 4:00 pm

In a celebration of creative vision; by Liang features three works from globally celebrated choreographer and BalletMet Artistic Director; Edwaard Liang.  Two works with an understated poignancy; Symphonic Dances and Beautiful Child; will be premiering for the first time in Columbus.  Wunderland; Liang's first ballet set on BalletMet dancers; will make its triumphant return to the Columbus stage with incredible beauty and stirring precision.

Dark Star Jubilee 2019

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - May 26 @ 11:30 pm

The 8th Annual Dark Star Jubilee will be taking place Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-May 26) at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio - the historic, sprawling venue where the Dead played six times – the multi-day festival brings the spirit of the Grateful Dead’s music to life with other hand picked acts performing over three days and nights. http://www.darkstarjubilee.com Dark Star Orchestra headlines each of Jubilee’s three nights, offering a full, two-set performance each night, and will welcome: Chris Robinson Brotherhood The Marcus King Band Leftover Salmon Billy Strings…

Johnnyswim – The Moonlight Tour

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Village Pets Fest

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for a family friendly; one day fest celebrating all things pets in the heart of the Italian Village. The event will be held in the parking lot of 995 North Fourth Street; Columbus; behind Royal Rhino Club and Amaze (plus others). The day will be filled with fun pet related activities including: 30+ pet related vendors - treats; accessories; clothing and moreRescue Pet Adoption ApplicationsPet PhotographerPup TreatsHuman Treats and DrinksSpecials + Discounts from local businesses and so much more!Learn…

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

May 25 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

“Jim Henson: Imagination Unlimited” explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture. This comprehensive exhibition reveals how Henson and his team of builders; performers; and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet Show; Sesame Street; Fraggle Rock; The Dark Crystal; Labyrinth; and much more.

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