Category: Sponsored Programs


Saturdays in the park with jazz

PBJ & Jazz concerts offer Columbus children and families an interactive introduction to live music On summer weekends in the city, the sounds of merriment and music fill the Topiary Park as families and friends gather for PBJ & Jazz concerts….

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Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Exhibition – Opening November 19th

Come join us in the Carnegie Gallery to see the new juried show of Ohio artists and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. The Show runs from November 19 – January 10. Vote for the People’s Choice award…

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Origins of Abstraction exhibit at Carnegie Gallery – opening reception August 7th

Join the Friends of the Library for the a new show entitled Origins of Abstraction. Opening reception will be on August 7 from 6-8 in the Carnegie Gallery. The show will run from August 7 through September 19th. Don’t miss…

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Come to the Grand Re-Opening of the Library Store!

On Saturday, June 14, join the Friends of the Library as we celebrate the re-opening of the newly renovated and restocked Library Store. Check out the new merchandise and use the coupon below to get 25% off one item. The…

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See great art, cast your vote for a favorite

The Friends of the Library, in collaboration with Art & Media Division of CML the Ohio Arts Council’s Individual Artist Program, is once again helping to host the Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Show in the Carnegie Gallery at the Main Library. The exhibition is…

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Urban Scrawl Road Show kicks off with June 6 reception at Carnegie Gallery

The Franklinton Arts District and Columbus Metropolitan Library are pleased to present “Urban Scrawl Road Show” an exhibition at the Main Library in the Carnegie Gallery. Please join us on June 6 from 6-8 p.m. for the reception sponsored by…

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Cast your vote at Carnegie Gallery’s latest exhibit

Now through December 29, visitors to the Carnegie Gallery can experience original works created by Ohio artist who are part of the Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry 77th Annual Juried Show. This juried show presents impressive works in various mediums…

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Art Information: work of ROY G BIV member artists now on display through Aug. 24

ArtInformation — a Friends-supported Carnegie Gallery exhibit that opens to the public today — explores contemporary artists’ use of research to inspire creativity. These works, featuring various media strategies artists employ in creating their visionary work, are a representation of member artists affiliated…

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Branch book sale schedule for April – June 2012 now available

An updated book sale schedule is now available on our Book Sales link. Karl Road, New Albany, Northern Lights, Southeast, South High and Whetstone will be holding branch sales in the months ahead.  Be sure to check for dates and times, and…

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Ohio Art League’s 100th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition – May 6 – June 24, 2011

One hundred years ago, the Ohio Art League (OAL) held one of its first exhibitions at the Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) and will return in May to celebrate its 100th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition. The library wide display will feature…

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