The HeART of Protest

More than 20 organizations teaming up to lift voices through artistic protest

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HeART of Protest

More than 20 arts organizations have come together to fight injustice through 46 days of remembrance for the 46 years of Mr. George Floyd's life.

The King Arts Complex Updates

Stay tuned for our organization's latest updates.


The Grand Opening for The Elijah Pierce Gallery marketplace is here! Now, some of your favorite items from in our gallery store are available online!

Virtual Soar On Saturdays: Hip-Hop

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Virtual First Tuesday Tea – October

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dialogue on Election 2020: Making Our Votes Count

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Our History, Our Community

Discover the vast and significant contributions of African-Americans to the culture and history of Columbus, Ohio, America, and the world.

King Arts Complex

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Our Galleries

The Elijah Pierce Gallery presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions that include painting, sculpture, graphics, photography, and decorative arts. The gallery is named in honor of the late Columbus Near East Side resident Elijah Pierce, America’s foremost wood carver of 20th century folk art.

Celebrating the
Legacy of MLK

"Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Performing and Cultural Arts Complex connects community through the arts.

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