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.


MLK: 50 Years Later

April 3 – 12, 2018

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s untimely death, The King Arts Complex will convene a week-long citywide arts celebration honoring his life and legacy. Organized with community partners from across central Ohio, venues throughout Columbus will host nearly a dozen unique events.


The Human Heart: Pen and Ink Renderings by Talle Bamazi

Running February 8, 2018 12:00 - April 7, 2018 12:00 am

Artist's statement:
Human Hearts is a series of ink on paper drawings, I commonly use accessible materials to make an artistic statement about the core of identity, the "masks" shown to the world, and the strength of the human connection.