Upcoming Events

Catfish Alley at Five

February 2016 Exhibit


Photographs from five years of Catfish Alley magazine: Sam Gause, Masa Hensley, Birney Imes, Chris Jenkins, Luisa Porter & Whitten Sabbatini.


Artist Alley: 

MUW professor

Gillian Furniss. 

Gala 2016   Art in Wonderland

Febuary 19, 2016

6:30 p.m.


Save the date, don't be late!  Our 32nd Annual Auction and Gala is right around the corner-Join us for a night of live and silent auction, dinner, music, and more!


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Blues for Willie

March 3-5, 2016


3 days of hot Mississippi Blues in honor of Blues

Legend Willie King. Gallery exhibit, harmonica workshop, live music,

motorcycle charity

ride & more!


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learn more!


The Left Hand Singing

March 10-12, 2016  

Columbus Community Theatre and the Columbus Arts Council presents this stirring drama by Barbara LeBow, directed by Melanie Hintz.


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Explore Japan

February & March 2016


A series about Japan presented by MUW and the Columbus Arts Council. 


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Winter-Spring 2016 Season at a Glance

Gallery Opening Reception for each month’s new exhibit is held the first Thursday of each month unless 

otherwise noted.

Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.


January 7, 2016
Jim Lucas
The Civil Right Movement in 
MS Photography Exhibit

Artist Alley: Brittnie Hall


February 4, 2016
Catfish Alley 
Photography Exhibit


March 3, 2016
Joe Shelton & Bill Abel
Mixed Media Exhibit


April 7, 2016
Chip Cooper 
Photography Exhibit


May 5, 2016
Grace Buchanan 
Painting Exhibit


June 2, 2016
Ellen Langford 
Painting Exhibit


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Eric Taylor in Concert

Friday, January 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m.


The Making of the Modern Freedom Struggle in Mississippi: What Happened to the Freedom Riders?

A presentation by Dr. Leslie Burl-McLemore.

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 6:30 p.m.


“To Kill a Mockingbird”

A movie showing with commentary by Deborah Johnson.

Saturday, January 16, 2016, 2 p.m.


Twin Kennedy in Concert

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 7 p.m.


Art in Wonderland

The 32nd Annual Columbus Arts Council Auction and Gala.

Friday, February 19, 2016, 6:30 p.m.


Blues for Willie Festival

Three days of tribute to the Blues legend, Willie King.

March 3-5, 2016


Left Hand Singing

A play by by Barbara LeBow, directed by Melanie Hintz.

Thursday, March 10- Saturday, March 12, 2016,

7 p.m. nightly with additional 2 p.m. Saturday matinee.


Hinamatsuri & Chado

Japanese Doll Display, Folk Dance 

& Tea Ceremony

Thursday, March 24, 2016, 5:30-7 p.m.


Discover Japan--Land of the Rising Sun

Chieko Iwata takes us on an educational

and entertaining journey through Japan.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 7 p.m.



The world renowned a capella chorus brings their
 voices to Columbus for a very special concert.

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 7 p.m.


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1st Saturday Arts for All

10 a.m.-Noon (Ages 6-18)


Febuary 6, 2016
Origami and Shodo


April 2, 2016



A Taste of Art

6:30-8 p.m. (Ages 18 & up)


January 12, 2016
New Year’s Calligraphy


February 9, 2016

Spring Poppies Painting 


April 12, 2016



Harmonica Workshop
March 5, 2016
10 a.m.-Noon (Ages 10 & up)


Spring Theater Camp

March 14-18, 2016

(Grades 3-8)


Choral Master Class

with Chanticleer

Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2 p.m.


Summer Arts Camp

July 11-15 & 18-22, 2016

(Ages 5-15)


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class information.

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