EVENTS AT OAC's RIFFE GALLERY

All events, workshops, and exhibitions are free and open to the public. Some workshops require registration. 

Riffe Gallery Calendar

Upcoming Events
July 2018
Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 - Saturday, Oct 13, 2018
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Creating Identity from Place showcases 73 paintings and drawings created from direct observation in nature by 19 members of the Ohio Plein Air Society. Curated by Artistic Director Charlotte Gordon of the Southern Ohio Museum, this exhibition of Midwestern landscapes is a natural reflection on the everyday beauty of Ohio.
Exhibitions
September 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Spend the afternoon with Columbus artist Mary Jane Ward, and learn about her artwork and technique.
Events & Workshops
Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Spend the afternoon with Columbus painter Michael McEwan, and learn about his artwork and technique.
Events & Workshops
October 2018
Thursday, October 4, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Spend the afternoon with Wapakoneta painter Michelle Walker, and learn about her artwork and technique.
Events & Workshops
Thursday, October 11, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Hone the craft of creative writing while focusing on nature and identity with poet and author Diane Kendig.
Events & Workshops
November 2018
Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 @ 4:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery in collaboration with the Ohio Art Education Foundation presents a juried exhibition showcasing art educators as artists. Members of the Ohio Art Education Association divisions of Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Higher Education, Museum, Supervision Policy and Administration, and Emeritus were invited to participate. Jurors for Art Educators as Artists include Carol Stewart, Elsie Sanchez, and Michael Seiler, who have selected 68 artworks from 46 Ohio educators.
Exhibitions
Saturday, November 3, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Meet the artists, jurors, and other art educators and enthusiasts. Live music by artist and educator Jim Ledford. The gallery will be open regular hours on November 1 and 2.
Events & Workshops
Sunday, November 4, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Timed to daylight-savings Sunday, this event brings together 9 downtown art spaces for a day of art with special programming. Riffe Gallery will offer a hands-on art activity with artist Kurt Reichert from 1 - 3 p.m.
Exhibitions
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Create fused-glass collages with local artist and educator Irene Maginniss. No registrations necessary, however, space is limited to 15. Materials supplied.
Exhibitions
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Make sculpture assemblages with natural materials with artist Alice Bordenkircher Tavani. No reservations necessary; however, space is limited to 15. Materials supplied.
Exhibitions
Thursday, November 29, 2018 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Inspired by the 68 artworks in Riffe Gallery's Art Educators as Artists, celebrate your individual creative process through writing about your surroundings guided by lifelong arts educator Mimi Chenfield. Space is limited, register at riffegallery.org.
Exhibitions
December 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Create unconventional family portraits using inanimate objects that define who we are as individuals with National Teacher of the Year finalist and 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year, Jonathan Juravich. Space is limited, register at riffegallery.org.
Exhibitions
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Riffe Gallery, 77 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
So, you think you can't draw? Learn from artist and educator Sue Washam Witten. No reservations necessary; however, space is limited to 15. Materials supplied.
Exhibitions

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MTWF  10 a.m - 5 p.m.
THUR  10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
SAT  11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed Sundays and state holidays

Contact

MARY GRAY | Riffe Gallery Director
mary.gray@oac.ohio.gov
614-728-2239

Vern Riffe Center for Government & the Arts, First Floor Lobby
77 S. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414


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