The 2022 Westerville Art Hop, scheduled for 1-5 p.m. on April 9, will feature artists exhibiting and demonstrating their work at 35 locations in and around the Uptown Westerville area.
All of the tour stops and performers will be featured on an interactive map online at artscouncilofwesterville.com and uptownwestervilleinc.com, as well as on a printed map to be picked up at the City Hall Yard Welcome Tent. The jump is sponsored by the Westerville Arts Council and Uptown Westerville Inc. and is free to the public.
Linda Wilkins is a member of the Westerville Arts Council.
Until April – Works by Westerville community artists. Java Gallery, 20 S. State St.
April 1 to 10 – The curtain players continue the performances of “Present Laughter”. Tickets are on curtainplayers.org.
April 4 and 6 – Prominent composer Libby Larsen. This most-performed living composer will present at the Church of the Messiah on April 4 and give a talk at the Fritsche Theater on April 6. To learn more, visit otterbein.edu/packlecture.
April 4-25 – Boxland Media Classes, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday. Voiceover lessons provide experience in character voices, accents, and commercials. For more details, visit boxlandmedia.com/academy.
April 5 – Crafting with the Council: Felted Fluffiest, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Participants will learn the art of wool felting by creating a cuddly little bunny at Good Vibes Winery, 2 S. State St. Register at artscouncilofwesterville.com.
April 7 – Poetry workshop for beginners, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will write their own “Imaginary Paintings”. Register at www.westervillelibrary.org.
April 9, 16, 23 and 30 – Live music at Central Java Cafe, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Numbers include blues and country with Charles Sealy, award-winning vocals and guitar from Long Tall Deb and Colin John, rock from String Theory, and harmony from Caroline and Dad. Free at 20 S. State St.
April 12 – Egg-cellent Tribute for Ukraine, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn the art of folk Pysanky designs on wooden eggs at Good Vibes Winery. Register at artscouncilofwesterville.com.
April 19 – Sip & Sketch Art Session, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Participants will paint their own interpretation of “Springtime in Paris” with guidance from the Good Vibes Winery art teacher. Register at artscouncilofwesterville.com.
April 24 – Westerville Symphony Earth Day, 5 p.m. Pianist Caroline Hong and visual choreographer Adrian Wyard present stunning landscape images. Tickets are on westervillesymphony.org.
April 24, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; April 29, 6 to 8 p.m. – Classes at Sunbear Studios include making mobiles and suggesting details in pastel painting. Go to [email protected] for more details.
April 27 – WACKY Art Workshop for Children and Youth, 6-8 p.m. Children aged 7-12 will design paper umbrellas with watercolor sunbursts at The Point at Otterbein, 60 Collegeview Road. Register at artscouncilofwesterville.com.
April 29 – Opening of the exhibition “The Joy of Spring”. The show featuring original work by studio artists mentored by David Myers runs until June 3. David Myers Art Studio & Gallery. For more details, visit davidmyersart.com.
April 30, 1 to 4 p.m.; and May 1, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Auditions for “The Sound of Music”. Westerville Parks & Recreation Civic Theater will host auditions by appointment. For audition details, go to www.westerville.org/arts.