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 Anniversary 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 with a VIP Dinner from 7-8:30 p.m., and feature a conversation moderated by NBC 4’s Mike Jackson. Stay for the reception and Gala featuring an intimate concert performance, dessert stations, cash bars, and more.

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.

Facility Rentals – First Time Client Special


First-time clients at The King Arts Complex, contact Facility Director, Darla Reid, at (614) 645-0628 to see how you can save 10% on one room rental. Darla can also be contacted at to schedule your appointment today! This offer is reserved exclusively for first-time King Arts Complex clients. Limited to one usage per client. […]

2017 Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration


Join us for Columbus’ 2017 Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration. Kwanzaa is a week long celebration of family, community, and culture. During the week of December 26, 2017 to January 1, 2018, there will be a multitude activities and events held that celebrate the principles of Kwanzaa. To learn more about Columbus Kwanzaa events visit Also, on […]

Black Excellence – Power of Unity: Black Justice


Black Excellence is an organization that empowers and highlights success stories within our communities. Their vision is to achieve unity within the African Diaspora communities with the goal of promoting philanthropy initiatives. Also, they aim to expand the black voting population through inspiration and encouragement of its youth. We hope you will join us for […]


MLK: 50 Years Later

April 10 – 14, 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.