Creative Events Round-Up: April

We’re inching closer to festival season, which means very soon, every weekend will be filled with the best of Columbus days and evenings spent with friends celebrating our city’s culture, people and favorite summer holidays. Keep yourself busy until then by checking out this month’s highlighted creative events from our April calendar

OSU Department of Design Spring Exhibition

Saturday, April 8 at OSU Urban Arts Space

Celebrate the outstanding work from OSU’s Department of Design senior class at the downtown Urban Arts Space on Saturday, April 8 from 5-7 pm. An annual tradition, the department will host a reception for the community to participate and congratulate the students preparing to take their next steps toward a future career in design. Learn more about this Saturday’s reception by visiting

AMA Columbus April Luncheon: ‘Authentic Marketing’— Converting a Customer into a Champion

Tuesday, April 11 at Franklin University

Dilara Casey, Hot Chicken Takeover’s Marketing Director and well-known champion for the Columbus business community, will lead a discussion on ‘authentic marketing’ at AMA Columbus’ April Luncheon. Hear how Dilara and the HCT team leverage the ambassadorship of their fanbase to amplify their marketing over lunch at Franklin University on April 11 from 11:30-1 pm. Find out more about Dilara and details on next week’s event by visiting

Startup Storytellers No. 5: The Leap

Wednesday, April 19 at Columbus Museum of Art

This year’s Startup Storytellers theme— The Leap — will feature the stories of local entrepreneurs and their journey into full-time entrepreneurship at the Columbus Museum of Art. The night’s “headliners” are two business partners the city of Columbus wishes to hear from more often— Kevin and Katy Malhame, the founders of Northstar Cafe, Brassica and Third & Hollywood, will lead the keynote address. In addition, more than 10 entrepreneurs from all different industries will take the stage and share their failures, successes and lessons learned along the way. Check out the full lineup and grab a ticket by visiting

Columbus YP Week

Monday, April 24 – Sunday, April 30 

This week will be a first-ever for Columbus— CYP and local partners are hosting daily programs and networking events to celebrate and educate the young professional community from April 24-30. The lineup of activities include service projects such as serving dinners at Faith Mission Community Kitchen, a night out at the Clippers stadium, lunch with United Way President’s Council and much, much, more! Check out the entire week’s agenda at

That’s not all Columbus has to offer this month— click to check out our full calendar of events.