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Rediscover Downtown Events!
As we begin to safely resume gathering and rediscovering all the great things downtown has to offer, we’re especially excited to get back to all the fun events we’ve missed so much!
There’s always something fun going on downtown! Below you’ll find a list of events scheduled for today. Use the filters at the top to find events by date, keyword, and more. You can also view the calendar by month or as a list of 20 events at a time.
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 17, 2021
The premiere of new work by internationally renowned artist, Dayton native and resident, Zachary Armstrong, will christen The Co’s new galleries’ most distinct feature—a dramatic 74-foot wall—with floor-to-ceiling “wallpaper,” featuring a dizzying design of repetitive, swooping, forms sourced from Armstrong’s childhood drawings, family history, a gathering of iconic Dayton signs and symbols (such as the Elder-Beerman logo) and executed entirely in shades of gray. Grids & Abstracts exemplifies Armstrong’s mastery of drawing, encaustic painting, and sculpture in various mediums while drawing upon egalitarian mythologies of home and family with nods to both personal and art history that have served as the powerful and curious amalgams that comprise the basis of his work.
Curated by Michael Goodson. The exhibition will be accompanied by an original short film produced by The Co and a full-color, hard-cover catalogue, with essays and interviews by Goodson and Dr. Greer Pagano, Instructor, Columbus College of Art & Design; and former Chief Curator, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus.
All public programs free and open to all unless otherwise indicated. In-person event capacity determined by current COVID restriction protocol.
Inaugural Event | Friday, April 30, 2021
5:30 pm–7 pm: Members Preview & Artist Toast
7 pm–10 pm: Opening Party
Welcome & Curator’s Tour
Second Saturdays at 2 pm: May 8, June 12, July 10
In Studio: Zachary Armstrong with Michael Goodson
Premiere Exclusively Online, April 29, 7 pm
The premiere of The Co’s new short film series, In Studio, includes an in-depth look at the artist’s Dayton studio with interview by Michael Goodson.