More than 60 engaging original children’s book illustrations from the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum collection will be featured in a Riffe Gallery exhibition titled “Ohio: The Start of It All.” The event will be held from July 27 through Oct. 14.
Curated by the Mazza Museum’s Dan Chudzinski, the exhibit, in partnership with the Ohio Arts Council, will focus on people, places, inventions and more from the great state of Ohio.
The Museum, Council and Gallery invite you to the exhibit’s opening reception on Thursday, Sept. 21. The Riffe Gallery is located at 77 S. High Street, Columbus, on Thursday, Sept. 21. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m. and welcome remarks will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Self-guided tours will follow at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 cost per person. If you plan to attend, please respond by Thursday, Sept. 14 online at www.findlay.edu/events, or call the University of Findlay’s Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents and Friends at 419-434-4516. The Riffe Gallery is located in the Verne Riffe Center for the Government and the Arts, at 77 S. High Street, across from the Statehouse in downtown Columbus. Parking will be available under the Statehouse in the Verne Riffe Center Garage.
The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is the most diverse collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world. The museum’s goal is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of picture books.
Along with its own exhibits, the Museum regularly provides enriching and entertaining educational experiences for visitors of all ages, and its increasing number of traveling exhibits are bringing additional fun visual literacy opportunities to those throughout Ohio and the nation.