FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 12, 2018
Contact: Jami Goldstein
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Arts Festival, presented by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, will debut the first ever Arts Fest Pop-Up during the Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show at the Ohio Expo Center on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Pop-Up will feature 12 Columbus-based artists selling their work and doing live demonstrations on the Simple Bath Home Stage. Visitors can shop for metal sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, photography and paintings, or watch live demos in stained glass, torch work glass and painting, or participate in making a Matisse-a Pizza collage.
The featured artists are:
The Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show will take place Feb. 17 through Feb. 25 at the Bricker and Celeste buildings at the Ohio Expo Center on the State Fairgrounds, located at 717 E. 17th Ave. in Columbus. Admission for adults is $10 online and $13 at the door. Discounted tickets are available at Lowe’s.
Columbus Arts Festival Hours: Friday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Please note: on Friday and Saturday artist booths close at 9 p.m.)
To volunteer at the Columbus Arts Festival, please go to columbusartsfestival.org/get-involved/volunteer.
For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 221-8625 or visit columbusartsfestival.org.
The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2018 Columbus Arts Festival is powered by American Electric Power. Additional sponsors and partners include Smart Columbus, AT&T, Bank of America, Blue Moon, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation, Columbus Recreation & Parks, COTA, CoverMyMeds, Easton Town Center, G&J Pepsi Cola, Graeters, Grange, Hotel LeVeque, Huntington, IGS Energy, Jose Cuervo, LAZ Parking, LBrands Foundation, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Nationwide, The Ohio State University, OSA Technology Partners, PNC, Puffin Foundation West, Three Olives Vodka, Toyota, Vintage Wine Distributors, Westin Columbus, White Castle and Worthington Industries. Media sponsors include ABC6/FOX28, CD102.5, Dispatch Media Group, Lamar Outdoor Advertising, Mix 107.9, Ohio Magazine, Orange Barrel Media, RBX Media, RSVP, WCBE 90.5 and WOSU Public Media.
About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, the Arts Council funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. The Arts Council thanks the city of Columbus and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support. www.gcac.org
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