Opening Doors: Calling Central Ohio Home

Thursday, April 18 - 10:00 AM

Opening Doors: Calling Central Ohio Home

on view March 5 – June 7, 2019

opening reception Tuesday, March 5, 6 to 8 p.m.

Dublin Arts Council, 7125 Riverside Dr., Dublin, Ohio



Opening Doors: Calling Central Ohio Home is a group exhibition by New Americans who delve into concepts of identity through their artwork. Featured artists include Iraqi-born photographer/videographer Bilal Alabbood with his project “From Baghdad to Dublin”; and Somali photographer Faduma Hasan, who explores the impact of the hijab as a visual identity trigger.

The exhibition, which is curated by Columbus visual ethnographer Tariq Tarey, will be on view in the Dublin Arts Council (DAC) gallery, 7125 Riverside Dr., in Dublin from March 5 through June 7, 2019. 

The exhibition opens with a public reception for the visual artists and a West African Griot performance on Tuesday, March 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Additional performances featuring Iraqi, Somali and Nepalese cultural traditions will take place at Dublin Arts Council on April 9 and May 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. The opening reception, the exhibition and performances are free of charge.

Gallery hours are Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details can be found at or by calling 614.889.7444.


7125 Riverside Drive
Dublin, OH 43016
Event Type


Dublin Arts Council

Date / Time

Thursday, April 18, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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