May 02, 2023
MAY EXHIBITIONS IN THE SHORT NORTH ARTS DISTRICT
Join us on May 6, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., for an inspiring evening of art and entertainment in the Short North Arts District during May Gallery Hop. This month, new and exciting exhibitions take over the District at each local gallery, including Hammond Harkins Galleries, Brandt-Roberts Galleries, and Sharon Weiss Gallery. In addition, gallery hoppers can enjoy local performers, vendors, and more throughout High St.
Scroll down to learn more about each exhibitions, gallery hours and more!
Can’t make it? Follow the day from home on the @ShortNorthArtsDistrict Instagram.
SAVE ON PARKING DURING YOUR VISIT TO THE DISTRICT
Parking in the Short North Arts District is now free for the first hour when you park here and shop at participating businesses. Valid 9-5PM, 7 days a week!
Visit www.shortnorth.org/parking to learn more about participating businesses
MAY GALLERY EXHIBITIONS
83 Gallery | 26 E 5th Ave.
During the May Gallery Hop, 83 Gallery, will showcase over 180 pieces of local artwork from 66 different artists. In addition to their monthly group show, 83 Gallery hosts “Feather and Friends,” a curated Market of local artists and creatives. With artwork starting at $50, this show has something for everyone. Stop by, enjoy a glass of Mead, and support local artists.
83 Gallery’s May Gallery Hop hours are 2 to 11 p.m.
Brandt-Roberts Galleries | 642 N High St.
Brandt-Roberts Galleries is delighted to present a Group Show of BRG artists Christopher Burk, Jane Carney, Teri Dryden, Cody Heichel, Jeffrey Hirst, Richard Lillash, and visiting artists Mark Bush and Alejandro Botubul.
The seven artists included in this exhibition will show the versatility of using the window as their subject, some literally, others metaphorically.
Brandt-Roberts Galleries’ May Gallery Hop hours are from 1 to 7 p.m.
Hammond Harkins Galleries | 641 N High St.
“In Black & White” features three artists, Annie Chrissy Burley, Ron Stephens, and Aminah Robinson, whose works overlap in themes and technique. The works of each artist are inspired by personal experience and a vision of community that is inclusive and accurate in its representations. And all of them, which include mixed media, woodblock prints, and graphite drawings, are in black and white.
Hammond Harkins Galleries’ May Gallery Hop hours are 1 to 7 p.m.
Marcia Evans Gallery | 8 E Lincoln St.
Stop by Marcia Evans Gallery during the May Gallery Hop to see their solo show for Columbus artist Betsy DeFusco. This exhibit explores DeFusco’s walks through German Village during the Pandemic, with many photos of flowers and plants as subjects for her paintings.
Marcia Evans Gallery’s May Gallery Hop hours are 12 to 8 p.m.
Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art | 632 Park St
Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art
“Greater Columbus” features work by artists in central Ohio who have been recognized for their outstanding talent. The exhibition represents a continuing partnership between the Columbus Museum of Art (CMA) and the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC). Featured artists include Hannah Parrett, Benedict Scheuer, Matelli Graves, Roger Beebe, George Rush, and Joshua Penrose. Presented biennially, “Greater Columbus” features work by outstanding artists based in central Ohio.
Also on view: “Was It Your Trigger Finger?” featuring work by artist Bobby T. Luck. Focusing on decolonizing modern imagery and media, Luck’s work re-imagines globalization and the self by breaking down diplomatic and emotional borders through film, collage, and sculpture.
Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art April Gallery Hop hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio | 815 N High St. Ste H
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio is announcing the Sixth Annual Old School Invitational to open during the May Gallery Hop from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a public reception. This year, they celebrate a Fifty Year Reunion by featuring recent artwork by select former art students from the then-incoming 1973 Columbus College of Art and Design Freshman Class.
The exhibition will continue through June 3, ending with a closing reception from 4 to 8 p.m. during the June Gallery Hop.
Sean Christopher Gallery Ohio’s May Gallery Hop hours are 4 to 8 p.m.
Sharon Weiss Gallery | 20 E Lincoln St.
Sharon Weiss Gallery presents “Anita Dawson Solo Exhibition: Histories and Mysteries.” During the May Gallery Hop, there will be an opening reception from 1 to 7 p.m. available to the public.
Sharon Weiss Gallery’s May Gallery Hop hours are from 1 to 7 p.m.
The Little Blue House by Sharon Weiss Gallery | 24 E Lincoln St.
Stop in The Little Blue House by Sharon Weiss Gallery during the May Gallery Hop. There are four working studios and two galleries where you can talk to the artists while they paint.
The Little Blue House by Sharon Weiss Gallery’s May Gallery Hop hours are from 1 to 7 p.m.
Studios On High Gallery | 686 N. High St.
During the May Gallery Hop, Studios on High Gallery will exhibit their show “Along the Way.” Part retrospective, part current exploration, this show features decades of the artist Bill Meyer’s creative journey and artistic exploration. Utilizing a variety of media and techniques, including drawings, ceramics, and digital art, Meyer takes the viewer on a very personal tour of his life, his experiences, and his growth as both an artist and a human.
Studios on High Gallery’s May Gallery Hop hours are from 4 to 8 p.m.
OTHER GALLERY HOP EVENTS
Art Spot | See Map for Locations
Art lovers are encouraged to explore Art Spot, a collection of 13 window installations designed by Columbus-area artists located throughout the Short North Arts District and Downtown Columbus. Each installation is designed around the theme of Climate Conversations, encouraging conversations about the climate crisis and the role of art in science communication.
Four Art Spot installations are located in the Short North Arts District between E. 4th Ave. and W. 2nd Ave. along High St. Art Spot is a project of the Greater Columbus Art Council. For more information about participating artists and locations, visit columbusmakesart.com/artspot.
Blossom Tattoo Co. | 815 N High St.
Stop by Blossom Tattoo Company at 815 N High Street during the May Gallery Hop to celebrate their expanded space and 3-year anniversary. Fine art and fresh flowers will be for sale, with refreshments available.
Blossom Tattoo Company’s May Gallery Hop hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Luxe Redux Bridal | — N High St.
Stop by Luxe Redux Bridal during the May Gallery Hop for an open house with a shoppable section of bridal accessories, wedding wardrobe add-ons, and treats for guests.
Luxe Redux Bridal’s May Gallery Hop Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Prologue Bookshop | 841 N. High St.
Join Prologue Bookshop for their sidewalk sale during the May Gallery Hop. They will present a variety of discounted books for children and adults, puzzles, and more! Most sidewalk sale books are less than $10, so it is easy to find a great book at a great price!
Prologue Bookshop’s May Gallery Hop hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Skully’s Music-Diner | 1151 N. High St.
Stop by Skully’s Music-Diner to witness varying styles of Dubstep, Trap, Riddem, Drum & Bass music at their monthly party, SPACE CAMP ft. Live Electronic DJs!
Skully’s Music-Diner May Gallery Hop hours are 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
TENSPACE | 930 N. High St.
Come see Brownie Points come to life at TENSPACE with an immersive experience for all ages that invites you to celebrate everything, and celebrate you!
TENSPACE’s May Gallery Hop hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
GALLERY HOP SPONSORS
Gallery Hop is an event of the Short North Alliance and made possible with support from our sponsors: