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GCAC Presents: Peter Pan’s Origin Story Comes to CATCO

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha GCAC Presents: Peter Pan’s Origin Story Comes to CATCO

Peter Pan, J.M Barrie’s timeless tale about forgotten youth and magic, has captivated and entertained young and old alike for more than 100 years, a story revived repeatedly over the years in a steady flow of new adaptations in literature, TV, film and theatre. But who hasn’t wondered about the back story? Who was Peter […]

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Cast Your Vote for New Public Art Installations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Cast Your Vote for New Public Art Installations

Four artists will get a chance to see their work hung publicly on the outside of the A&R Music Bar in the Arena District, but first, the public has to decide which pieces of art will make the final cut out of a group of ten. The online contest, launched yesterday in a partnership between The […]

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North Market Seeking Public Mural Artists

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Market Seeking Public Mural Artists

The North Market announced last week that it will soon be adding some new public art installations, and that the creator of those installations could be you! The organization has partnered with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) to solicit proposals for three murals to be hung inside the historic Downtown building. The theme of […]

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Riffe Gallery To Remain Open After Talk of Closure

Walker Evans Walker Evans Riffe Gallery To Remain Open After Talk of Closure

Late Friday afternoon, some emails were circulating in the local arts community expressing concern about the possible closure of the Riffe Gallery, located at 77 South High Street. The Gallery, established in 1989, is one of the premiere spaces to see the work of Ohio artists, as managed and maintained by the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). […]

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GCAC Presents: Ohio Art League

Amy Tillinghast Amy Tillinghast GCAC Presents: Ohio Art League

How does a 105-year-old organization remain vital and relevant? Enlist a dedicated group of board members. Engage a cadre of talented members. Evolve with the needs of the community. At least that’s the way the Ohio Art League is doing it. OAL is a non-profit, member-based organization for visual artists. Founded in 1909, Ohio Art […]

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GCAC Presents: Collaborative Focus on Columbus Artists Highlights Hometown Talent

Tom Katzenmeyer Tom Katzenmeyer GCAC Presents: Collaborative Focus on Columbus Artists Highlights Hometown Talent

Columbus has been getting national recognition for our collaborative spirit. Just last year The Atlantic published a series of articles about how we do things differently here – how our business community, our nonprofits and our political leadership work seamlessly with one another to accomplish great things. We’ve seen this in recent years as our […]

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New Campaign Launches to Boost The Arts in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Campaign Launches to Boost The Arts in Columbus

The arts are important to Columbus. That’s easy enough to say, and something that most people would generally agree with. But now the city is putting some big money where its mouth is in order to take this mantra to the next level. The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) launched a new five-year multi-million dollar […]

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