Monday, June 15, 2009

The Ohio Statehouse

The Ohio Statehouse is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed holidays. Free guided tours are offered Monday through Friday on the hour from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., and on Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 3 p.m.

OHIO STATEHOUSE MUSEUM

Open weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends noon to 4 p.m.; closed holidays

Summer Fridays at the Statehouse will take place each Friday between noon and 1 p.m. The CSRAB has partnered with some of central Ohio's performing arts groups to present the 2009 Summer Fridays at the Statehouse. Summer Fridays is a free lunch-time outdoor performing arts series presented on the West Plaza (High Street) of the historic Statehouse. Summer Fridays at the Statehouse will provide an opportunity for the public and downtown community to gather on Capitol Square to experience some of Columbus' diverse arts groups and to visit the beautiful Capitol building.


Scheduled 2009 performances include:

May 29 –Barbershop Harmony with The Alliance of Greater Central Ohio

June 5 –Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival/Blues Musicians

June 12 – Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival/Jazz Musicians

June 19 - Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra

June 26 - RMT Presents Songs of America

July 3 – No Performance

July 10 – TRANSIT ARTS

July 17 –COSI Science Spot

July 24 – Opera Columbus

July 31 – Idiot Boys, bluegrass band

August 7 – KMB/King Arts Complex, R & B Hip Hop

August 14 – Columbus State Community College Gospel Vocal Ensemble

August 21 – Clave Sonic, Latin jazz band

August 28 – Allison Bankieris, country music