April 2021 Main Gallery Exhibit ‘A Cast of Blues’ by Sharon McConnell-Dickerson

Columbus Arts Council 501 Main Street, Columbus, MS

After some years of creating figurative sculptures and full-body life-casts, she began life-casting faces of blues musicians. After years of work, she has now cast 60 faces of musicians! A Cast of Blues is a multi-media, disability friendly and interactive educational, one-of-a-kind collection of blues musicians’ life-cast masks. This exhibit presents an up close and […]

The Barn House Concert Series with Will Kimbrough and Cary Hudson

The Barn 136 Mac Davis Rd, Columbus, MS

One of the top songwriters and performers around, Will Kimbrough is one of the most sought after musicians and producers in the music business. He has written songs for Jimmy Buffett, Todd Snider and many more and performs not only solo but also in Emmylou Harris's band The Red Dirt Boys and the side group […]

$30

The Barn House Concert Series with Wild Ponies and Anse Rigby

The Barn 136 Mac Davis Rd, Columbus, MS

Although they're based in Nashville, Wild Ponies have always looked to Southwest Virginia where bandmates Doug and Telisha Williams were both born and raised for inspiration. There, in mountain towns like Galax, old-time American music continues to thrive, supported by a community of fiddlers, flat-pickers, and fans. Wild Ponies pay tribute to that powerful music […]

$30

42nd Annual Prairie Arts Festival

Downown West Point 746 East Broad Street, West Point, MS

With over 200 exhibitors this festival has been a tradition in downtown West Point since 1979. The Prairie Arts Festival has been recognized as one of the "Top Twenty Events" according to the Southeastern Tourism Association. As one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the country, Prairie Arts attracts crowds of more than […]

Market Street Festival

Downtown Columbus 501 Main Street, Columbus, MS

Market Street Festival will take place on September 17 and 18, 2021. All facets of the festival will continue and vendor space and sponsorships are available. Vendor applications are online at marketstreetfestival.com or, for more information, contact the Main Street office at columbusmainstreet@gmail.com. The deadline for vendor applications is July 31,2021.

August 2022 Main Gallery Exhibit with Abe Partridge

Columbus Arts Council 501 Main Street, Columbus, MS

We're featuring the artwork of Mobile, Alabama's own Abe Partridge in the entire gallery for the month of August! When Partridge is not writing or touring, he is creating his folk art paintings, which now hang in art galleries around the Southeast and in the private collections of Tyler Childers, Mike Wolfe (American Pickers), and […]

September 2022 Main Gallery Exhibits

Columbus Arts Council 501 Main Street, Columbus, MS

Join us as we welcome Jay Cheatham to the Main Gallery and Evonte Shepherd to Artist Alley for the month of September! Our opening reception will be on Thursday, September 8th from 5:30-7 pm.

Downtown Art Walk

Downtown Columbus 501 Main Street, Columbus, MS

Main Street Columbus and Columbus Arts Council would like to invite you to the 2022 Downtown Art Walk, an afternoon of art and music. Join us inside of participating businesses as artists will be selling their work and outside, local musicians will line the sidewalks! This family-friendly event is free and open to the public!!