Columbus Museum of Art
Located in JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity
On view March 4–November 8, 2023
The Columbus Front Steps Project: How We Found Connection During the COVID-19 Crisis is included with the cost of general admission.
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Discover quarantine stories of local families and individuals through the lens of Worthington-based photographer Erin Brown.
• For over nine years, Erin Brown has dedicated her photographic practice to family portraiture— capturing expressions of love and interconnectedness unique to each family.
• In 2020, Brown launched The Columbus Front Steps Project, inspired by the global social movement The Front Steps Project™, created by fellow photographers Kristen Collin and Cara Soulia.
• Both initiatives collected donations in exchange for a socially distanced family portrait session. All donations went to businesses and individuals suffering from the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Brown’s Columbus Front Steps Project raised over ten thousand dollars in support for local performing artists.
The series on display is a continuation of Brown’s grassroots initiative, commissioned by the Columbus Museum of Art in the spring of 2020 to document the diverse experiences of Greater Columbus families during the stay-at-home order.