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Seven Questions with “Field of Corn” artist Malcolm Cochran

by Dave Ghose, Editor, Columbus Monthly Sept. 27, 2019 As Dublin celebrates the 25th anniversary of the quirky attraction, its creator talks about its playful (and somber) origins. View Full Article » In the News

2019-10-25T11:11:46+00:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

From oddity to cherished – Dublin icon ‘Field of Corn’ celebrates 25 years

by Ken Gordon, Columbus Dispatch Sept. 29, 2019 When sculptor Malcolm Cochran unveiled his design, featuring rows of 6-foot concrete corn cobs, public reaction was mixed. When the city threw a 25th birthday party for the installation Saturday, hundreds showed up for what now is considered iconic. View Full Article » In the [...]

2019-10-25T11:07:15+00:00October 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Quilts capture terrain of American Southwest in vivid colors

by Peter Tonguette, The Columbus Dispatch The scorching heat, barren terrain and unmistakable colors of the American Southwest are vividly evoked in a new exhibit at the Dublin Arts Center. Yet, in bringing the area to life, Columbus artist Frauke Palmer does not make use of expected tools such as paint or brush. View Full [...]

2019-08-19T12:29:27+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: In the News, Reviews|

Networking helps Arts Council sign touring performers for Sundays at Scioto concerts

by Sarah Sole, ThisWeek Community News This year’s lineup of artists for the Dublin Arts Council’s annual Sundays at Scioto concert series will feature a lot of talent the nonprofit wouldn’t regularly have been able to book, according to Executive Director David Guion. This year, the Arts Council’s staff reached out to musicians to see [...]

2019-07-31T13:54:49+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Dublin Arts Council Planning, exhibits are focus for 2019

by Sarah Sole, ThisWeek Community News Dublin Arts Council officials are working with city of Dublin leaders on a five-year plan that would identify options for permanent and temporary art in the city. The public-art master plan is the first one of its kind the arts council is working on with the city, said Janet [...]

2019-07-31T13:34:58+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Buddhist monks destroy beautiful sand mandala they created in Dublin

by Doral Chenoweth, The Columbus Dispatch Six Buddhist monks from the The Drepung Loseling Monastery spent five days creating a masterpiece — only to destroy it Sunday night. They spent 40 hours creating a “Budda of Compassion” mandala using multicolored sand as part of the Dublin Arts Council B.R.E.A.D! festival, which was held Sunday at the city’s Coffman [...]

2019-07-31T13:58:15+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Monks making mandala as part of Dublin festival

by Ken Gordon, The Columbus Dispatch The public is invited to Coffman Park pavilion to watch Buddhist monks painstakingly create intricate sand art. Bent over a table, their shaved heads nearly touching, three Buddhist monks painstakingly arranged colored sand into lines and shapes at the Coffman Park pavilion in Dublin. They worked diligently and silently, [...]

2019-07-31T13:32:20+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

B.R.E.A.D! Festival returns for a third year

by Jenny Wise, CityScene With goals to Bake, Reconnect, Educate, make Art and celebrate Diversity, the B.R.E.A.D! Festival continues to grow and evolve each year, and not without community input. The community’s enthusiasm for the festival is actually the driving force behind the event’s planning committee. “We met and assembled a group of community stakeholders,” [...]

2019-07-31T13:29:26+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Cultural diversity at forefront of Dublin Arts Council’s B.R.E.A.D!

by Sarah Sole, ThisWeek Community News For Columbus resident Suzan Bradford-Kounta, West African culture always was part of her life. It was present in her upbringing, and later when she immersed herself in it by traveling to Africa. Now, Kounta said she and her husband, Abdou Kunta, a Senegal native, are teaching their children about [...]

2019-07-31T14:02:02+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

2018 B.R.E.A.D! Festival honors even more diversity

by Colleen D'Angelo, Dublin Life Magazine The B.R.E.A.D! Festival, which was formerly held in Historic Dublin, bolsters connectedness among people of all backgrounds, cultures and even ages. If you are wondering whether you can eat bread at the B.R.E.A.D! Festival on Oct. 14 at Coffman Park, you aren’t alone. I have been asked that several times. [...]

2019-07-31T13:26:37+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: In the News|
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