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SmART Circuit to Make Route in Franklinton

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman SmART Circuit to Make Route in Franklinton

In partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC), Smart Columbus will host an art circuit on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring four artists depicting visions of Columbus’ future. The SmART Circuit will transport groups to stops along the Smart Circuit self-driving shuttle’s special summer festival route. Groups will get […]

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City Ticket Taxes Face Legal Opposition

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega City Ticket Taxes Face Legal Opposition

The two funding streams created by Columbus City Council to support the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) as well as Nationwide Arena and other publicly funded facilities are under legal attack.  The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, based in Columbus, is circulating a petition to put a charter amendment on the November ballot that would […]

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GCAC Selects Local, International Exchange Artists for Residency Program

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman GCAC Selects Local, International Exchange Artists for Residency Program

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) has selected artists for its new “Space & Time” residency program, including two German artists and 10 local residency participants selected from Cart Pushers Studio Residency. The German artists were selected as part of the council’s annual international artist exchange, a partnership started in the mid-’90s where artists in […]

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Council Announces Lower Ticket Tax, Separate Fund for Nationwide Arena

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Council Announces Lower Ticket Tax, Separate Fund for Nationwide Arena

After months of public input, the Greater Columbus Art Council’s (GCAC) proposed ticket fee has been considered and revised by Columbus City Council. Through the Columbus Art Alliance, council has established two funding streams: the Creativity Fund and the Stabilization Fund, designated for GCAC grants and capital improvements at Nationwide Arena, respectively. “This proposal is […]

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New Citizens’ Coalition Forms in Support of GCAC Ticket Tax

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Citizens’ Coalition Forms in Support of GCAC Ticket Tax

A new coalition has been formed to rally support for the 7 percent ticket fee proposed to Columbus City Council by the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC). Protect Art 4 Columbus, led by residents, small business owners, and artists, launched on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 8 at an event for Momentum, a GCAC beneficiary. […]

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The Fuse Factory: Frequency Fridays

  The Fuse Factory: Frequency Fridays

“The Fuse Factory: Frequency Fridays” at the Cultural Arts Center FREE Doors Open at 7 PM – Performance at 7:30 PM ABOUT: The November 2018 Frequency Fridays event is part of the Columbus Cultural Arts Center’s exhibition “Hypotheses: Art Inspired by the Many Worlds of Science.” This concert features performance artist Muyassar Kurdi (NYC), experimental […]

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Chamber Brews: Celestial

  Chamber Brews: Celestial

“Chamber Brews: Celestial” at the Cultural Arts Center FREE (This event is for all ages) Doors open at 6:30 PM – Music begins at 7 PM ABOUT: What happens when music is inspired by science? Join the Chamber Brews team at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center for a musical exploration of celestially inspired music, as […]

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