King Arts Complex – Columbus, Ohio
Following a 4.5 million dollar renovation of the old Pythian Theater the King Arts Complex is a 60,000 square foot facility serving as an oasis for cultural and educational activities in one of the oldest areas of African-American life in the city of Columbus.
The King Arts Complex offers performing, cultural and educational programs showcasing the diverse experiences and disseminates knowledge regarding the contributions of the African-Americans to the culture and history of America and the world.
In the lobby you will see a bust of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. created by Elizabeth Catlett and with the push of a button you will hear him speak.
You can learn of the rich and diverse history of the musical legends of the "Cradle of Jazz". You will be able to see and hear the voices of Elijah Pierce, Aminah Robinson, Roman Johnson and many others at this display.
Visit the Ward Moving & Storage Company Pages of History by Aminah Robinson and listen to the voices of artist Aminah Robinson, Eldon Ward and Cathy Nelson as she reads an Ohio slave narrative.
Location: 867 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 645-KING (5464)