Art Credits: Human Hearts Collection by Bamazi Talle

The King Arts Complex is proud to present the HeART of Protest - Easton Exhibit.  This exhibit will celebrate culture and creativity through the lens of African American Art and Artists.   Amid a racial, health and economic pandemic, The King Arts Complex answers the call to hire, highlight and help heal black artists with more than 70 black artists being hired during this season of multiple pandemics.

The HeART of Protest - Easton Exhibit will be a featured attraction serving as an art gallery and event space with special cultural engagements taking place at Easton Town Center.

The HeART of Protest presents 46 non-sequential days of artistic protest all while recognizing the vast and significant contributions of African Americans to the culture and history of America and the world.  The King Arts Complex in partnership with Easton Town Center is excited to bring this experience alive.

FAQ's

1. What is the Easton Exhibit?

This exhibit will celebrate culture and creativity through the lens of African American Art and Artists. Amid a racial, health and economic pandemic, The King Arts Complex answers the call to hire, highlight and help heal black artists with more than 70 black artists being hired during this season of multiple pandemics.

2. What will it be used for?
• Gallery/Visual Art Exhibit
• Event/Staging for music concerts, cultural engagements or other performances
• Programming (Events: Dream Awards, Gala, etc…)
• Gift Shop (Events: Kwanzaa, First Tuesday Tea, etc…)
• Rental Space (Approval Required)

3. Why is the King Arts Complex at the Easton venue?

The King Arts Complex in partnership with Easton Town Center is excited to bring the KAC Easton experience alive. The partnership is a tremendous opportunity for the KAC to expand its reach and increase its audience.

4. Has The King Arts Complex moved to Easton?

No. The Easton location is an option and does not replace the main campus at 835 Mount Vernon Avenue.

5. What is the exact address of the Easton location?

3985 Gramercy Street, Columbus, Ohio 43219

6. What is the HeART of Protest?

The HeART of Protest presents a collaboration of over thirty arts and cultural organizations in Columbus for 46 (non-sequential) days of artistic protest to honor the 46 years of Mr. George Floyd’s life. This effort will be both a catalyst and a documentation of the global social justice movement that is underway, all while recognizing the vast and significant contributions of African Americans to the culture and history of America and the world.

For more information on the HeART of Protest, please visit: https://kingartscomplex.com/heartofprotest/

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