“The Evolution of Art in Mankind”

Abi Fakeye

Curated by Chief Shongo Obadina

Opening Reception

Sunday,  May 15, 2022

4pm to 7pm



– the Gallery in the Hood

African Village

1270 Bryden Road


Ohio 43205

Telephone 614 252 7525   or    614 745 1753                  

 [email protected]

Incorporated in1978 as the Urban Cultural Arts Foundation, the William H. Thomas Art Gallery a well-known community based gallery dedicated to bringing the arts into the center of urban Columbus for over 33 years. The gallery has hosted a variety of artists from the local community, throughout the nation as well as from Africa, Europe and Asia and has received numerous awards and recognitions.

Each year, the gallery hosts WORKSHOPs for children, teens, adults and seniors of diverse backgrounds, THINK TANKs, PRODUCTIONS and the annual AFRICAN VILLAGE ARTS FESTIVAL held since 2007. It also presents up to four EXHIBITS that run for ten weeks and are launched with an opening reception on the third Sunday of the named month from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Our Mission is to create a better world through the arts.

There’s no other place like this

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William H. Thomas Art Gallery is the perfect unique & inspiring space for private parties, celebrations, business retreats, and even extended stays.  Call us or email us to make arrangements for your next event or getaway.