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August 5, 2022

Open Doors: ART FOR OUR TIME: Colour Works exhibition

Tour the exhibition Colour Works with the support of an arts professional. Colour Works highlights acts of reconciliation across Canada around the legacy of residential and day schools, which Indigenous children were forced to attend between the 1870s and 1990s. Orange T-Shirts, inspired by the experience of Survivor Phyllis Webstad, whose own orange shirt was […]

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August 4, 2022

Open Doors: Coping Mechanisms exhibition

Tour the Coping Mechanisms exhibition with the support of an arts professional. Coping Mechanisms takes place as America begins to reckon with its systemic racism, something that became especially blatant in 2020 – not only with the murder of George Floyd, but in the devastating and disproportionate toll of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the […]

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August 3, 2022

ART FOR OUR TIME: It Sounds Like Love, Cadine Navarro (artist), Janice Glowski (curator)

Tour the exhibition It Sounds Like Love with the support of an arts professional. The Frank Museum of Art at Otterbein University hosts one of the most unique exhibitions ever to be held in Ohio. The entire artwork is the floor.  This immersive installation takes as its protagonists the sound vibrations of 9 native Ohio prairie seeds in the […]

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August 3, 2022

Open Doors: Open Gallery at The McConnell Arts Center

Visit a historic school building and tour the on-site visual arts exhibition at The Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center (MAC) in Worthington. The exhibition on view, “Drawing the Line: Comic Artists of Columbus”, features process and published works of emerging and established local comic artists. Enjoy the fine artwork of these local cartoonists, while walking […]

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August 3, 2022

Open Doors: Train Interpretations Exhibition & Open House

Photographer Frederick Ripley, who specializes in the American railroad scene, has created more than 60,000 images since 1988. His photographs of modern railroading in the context of history and tradition will be on view in the solo exhibition, Train Interpretations, at Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr, in Dublin, Aug. 2 through Sept. 10. The […]

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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: Tour the Wagnalls Memorial with Mabel Wagnalls Jones

Join Mabel Wagnalls Jones as portrayed by Carol Gaal for a tour of the memorial Mable built in honor of her parents, Adam and Anna Willis Wagnalls, founder of the Funk & Wagnalls publishing company. The memorial constructed in Tudor Gothic style was dedicated in 1925 and includes a library, auditorium and social hall.

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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: Sharon Memorial Hall Open House

Sharon Memorial Hall has been a residence, a museum and currently serves as office space for a number of businesses. On Sunday, September 18th, visitors will have the opportunity to explore this historical building in Worthington during Ohio Open Doors. Originally this home was the elegant residence for three generations of Wrights. It was built in […]

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August 1, 2022

Open Doors: St. John AME Church Open House

Visit the historic St. John African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Sunday, September 18th from 1 – 3 at this special open house event. Originally called Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, this was the location of the first church to serve African Americans in Worthington. After holding prayer meetings in homes in the early 1890s, Peter […]

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July 18, 2022

Open Doors: Bexley Jeffrey Cottage Museum Open Door Tour

Founded in 1974, the Bexley Historical Society promotes interest and pride in the history of Bexley, Ohio, and the accomplishments of its citizens and institutions. It seeks to educate the community by assembling, researching, publishing, preserving, and interpreting a valuable collection of memorabilia, photographs, genealogical records, and other information associated with Bexley’s heritage. Since 2006 […]

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July 18, 2022

Open Doors: Behind the Scenes at the Old Rectory

The Worthington Historical Society will host a free “Behind the Scenes” Open House at the Old Rectory on September 18th, 2022 from 1 – 4 pm. Visit with Society volunteers throughout the 1845 building, with access to our archives, library, and collections storage along with the Doll Museum. Items from special collections will be on […]