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Top 10 Arts Organizations in Columbus

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When it comes to selecting the top arts organizations in Columbus, it’s hard to choose a favorite. Which is why our readers and editors have selected the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) as the number one pick for the past four years: it offers a way to choose a whole lot of arts organizations at the same time.

When GCAC got its start in the early 1970s, it was due to the growth of the arts in Columbus outside of its original three cultural institutions. Today, the organization funds nearly 100 major local arts institutions, manages the city’s largest arts festival, and funds individual artists, musicians and creatives through individual grants.

You can learn more about individual programs and events through our “Columbus Makes Art Presents” partnership series as well.

The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2017:

For more information, visit www.gcac.org.

  1. Greater Columbus Arts Council
  2. Short North Stage
  3. Columbus Symphony
  4. Wild Goose Creative
  5. Harmony Project
  6. Ohio Arts Council
  7. CAPA
  8. ProMusica
  9. BalletMet
  10. Glass Axis

Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2016 — GCAC
Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2015 — GCAC
Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2014 — GCAC
Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2013 — CAPA

Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2012 — Wild Goose Creative
Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2011 – Wild Goose Creative
Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2010 – Wild Goose Creative
Flashback: Best Arts Organization of 2009 – Couchfire Collective

Note: Our “Best of 2017″ lists are published as the combined results of our annual Reader Nomination Survey and Editor’s Choice picks.

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