May 19, 2018

31st Anniversary Gala

As The King Arts Complex’s celebrates another incredible year of connecting community through the arts, we invite you to be part of the festivities at our 31st annual Gala!

Join us Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Hilton Columbus Downtown as we honor a true Columbus trailblazer, businesswoman and community advocate Donna A. James. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a VIP dinner followed by a conversation with our guest of honor moderated by Yvette McGee Brown, Esq. The Gala will feature intimate concert performances by Stokley and Tim Bowman, dessert stations, cash bars, and more. NBC4’s Mike Jackson will serve as Master of Ceremony for this special night.

All proceeds from the evening will support The King Arts Complex in its mission to provide our community with artistic programming that challenges and inspires.

On Tour with Kwame Alexander


Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander recently embarked on a month-long tour in celebration of the release of Rebound, prequel to his 2014 novel-in-verse, The Crossover. Alexander traveled to bookstores and libraries across the country aboard a bus featuring artwork from the new book cover. The author also visited schools and surprised students and teachers by picking them up […]