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Need a Night Out? Come to DAC’s Wine and Craft Beer Tasting!

Are you an avid wine or craft beer connoisseur? Are you passionate about supporting the arts in Dublin? If you answered 'yes' to either of these questions, be sure to attend Dublin Arts Council's Wine and Craft Beer Tasting on December 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., located at 7125 Riverside Drive in Dublin. At [...]

2017-11-03T14:59:26-04:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: D'Art Board|

Sponsor Spotlight: JASStek

Dublin Arts Council is privileged to highlight JASStek Inc. as one of our incredible community partners for this year's multicultural B.R.E.A.D! community and arts festival. JASStek is an innovative and holistic I.T. company based in Dublin, Ohio. The company's mission is "to provide great value-based, innovative, holistic and cost effective solutions that enable its clients [...]

2017-10-19T13:33:40-04:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: D'Art Board|

Sponsor Spotlight: Wolf’s Ridge Brewing

Wolf's Ridge Brewing is a family-owned craft brewery and restaurant in Columbus, and is the exclusive beer sponsor of the 2017 B.R.E.A.D! Festival. I recently sat down with co-owner Alan Szuter to learn more about the business. Szuter, previously employed as a consultant, was a frequent traveler. After visiting numerous breweries and becoming familiar with the [...]

2017-10-12T12:43:17-04:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: D'Art Board|

Updates from Ahmed Ali

Being a part of this interactive project has been amazing for me! I have had the wonderful opportunity to meet local Somali trailblazers from Columbus. Hearing their stories alongside mine has brought a positive light to our community and I believe it’s changing the narrative. Sometimes when people hear  "Somali community”, an inaccurate idea that Somalis are a group of uneducated and insular people may form in their heads.

2017-09-25T09:39:02-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah|

Dublin exhibit shows Somali immigrants integrated into central Ohio

by Nancy Gilson The Columbus Dispatch Among U.S. cities, Columbus is second only to Minneapolis in the number of Somali immigrants. But how many of us really know our Somali neighbors? The Dublin Arts Council has taken a step toward introducing 15 extraordinary young men and women from the area who are of Somalian descent. [...]

2019-07-31T13:04:52-04:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: In the News, Reviews|

A First-Person Experience of Urur Dhex-Dhexaad-Ah

I recently had the pleasure of exploring Dublin Arts Council's Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah, which translates from Somali to English as Community In-Between. This photography exhibition features portraits of 15 central Ohio Somali trailblazers. The photographs explore ideas of immigration, integration, and identity. The portraits, created primarily by two Somali-American high school students, are accompanied by [...]

2017-08-29T12:54:53-04:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: D'Art Board, Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah|