Museum of Catholic Art and History

Background Located in the Catholic Foundation Building first floor is the Museum of Catholic Art and History, the museum was first founded in 1998 by a local priest at the Holy Family School on South Grubb Street. The current location (link below) was opened in 2020 and purpose built to house the current collection, which…

Day of the Dead Festival – Greenlawn Cemetery

Background Columbus, Ohio has started to embrace more the traditions of it’s Hispanic community. VisualOhio had previously covered the Latine Heritage Parade, and now we can share some impressions of the Day of the Dead Festival. The purpose of this event is to help you experience an authentic Dia de los Muertos as it is…

Ohio Halloween Decorations

Not sure about you, but Halloween can be a fun time for adults as well as kids. One of our favorite things to so is to drive to different neighborhoods and check out the awesome decorations and displays people put up. We’ve hit a few central Ohio neighborhoods like Columbus, Canal Winchester, Reynoldsburg, and Bexley….

Harrison Park / Side by Side Park

Background Located at 995 Harrison Park Place in Columbus, OH, this Columbus Parks and Recreation park is 4.9 acres of greenway trail access, playground and open space. 995 Harrison Park PlaceColumbus, OH 43201 Impression Finding new places all the time is one of our great pleasures. We’ve been to a lot of places in the…

Chalk the Block 2022

Background Chalk The Block is an annual event that showcases the temporary art of local talent. Held at Easton Town Center at the square. It was held Oct. 1-3, 2022 3993 Easton Station, Columbus, OH 43219Google Maps Address To Square Location Map below of artist locations for 2022: Impression We like to let the artwork…

Topiary Garden (Deaf School Park)

Background Based on a famous paining called, “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”, George Seurat’s work. This installation began in 1989 and was dedicated in 1992. Located at the former Ohio School for the Deaf, the park spans 7 acres and has a walking path, tables, benches and is dog friendly….

1st Annual Latine Heritage Parade

Background Walking from Franklinton to the Scioto Mile, we were graced with luck. Luck being that we discovered the 1st Annual Latine Heritage Parade. This Latine Heritage Parade is the inaugural in Columbus. It started on the bridge by Milestone 229 and ended over at Columbus City Hall. Impression Walking from Franklinton to the Scioto…

The Linh Son Pagoda of Ohio

Background Not much information can be found about the Linh Son Pagoda of Ohio. What we could find is that it was founded in 1999 at the corner of Lehner and Cleveland Avenue. 4045 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio Impression Visiting over the Fourth of July weekend, the temple grounds were not open. So, our view…

Comfest 2022 – Sunday Edition

Background 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbus Community Festival, a.k.a. – COMFEST. This has been an annual event that has brought music, vendors, and activism to Goodale Park for as long as we can remember. If you’d like to know more about the principles of Comfest, check out their own words at the…

The Slingshot at Sullivant and Lucas in Franklinton

Background Designed by Franklinton resident and artist Andrew Lundberg of Lundberg Industrial Arts LLC, a giant slingshot sculpture is now installed at the Lucas Street Plaza. CASTO Communities wanted to place something there and approached Lundberg, whom they have worked on past projects. Half a dozen design ideas were discussed, with CASTO green lighting the…