Now in its 9th year, the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship program was established to reward creativity, and to encourage emerging and established individual artists by supporting their artistic development in order to increase awareness of contemporary art in the Midwest. The Fe
The Columbus Area Arts Council is in the process of raising $5,000 for our permanent endowment fund and we need your help to make it happen! Earlier this year we were selected to participate in the 2013 Endowment Building Challenge from Heritage Fund, The Community Foundation of Barth
The Bartholomew County Historical Society is opening Otis’ Emporium, the new museum shop at the Haw Creek Heritage Center at 111 Aiken Street in Hope. Otis’ Emporium, named for one of the original items donated to the society in 1920, will open in April highlighting handmade items
The Columbus Area Arts Council has selected eight large-scale outdoor sculptures for inclusion in the 2014 Columbus Indiana Sculpture Biennial. The works will be installed in June at various locations throughout the Columbus Arts District, creating a dynamic physical experience with p
The Columbus Area Arts Council is proud to announce that its Regional Services Director, Jeff Kuehl, has been selected to serve as State Captain for the State of Indiana at National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington DC. Kuehl will lead a delegation of Hoosier arts supporters in lobbying
Students from 19 Indiana schools to compete in statePoetry Out Loud finals (Indianapolis, Indiana) – The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today that 19 Indiana schools will send participants to the annual Poetry Out Loud Indiana State Finals, February 22, at the Indiana
Have you been looking for an available space to peacefully work on your craft? The Bartholomew County Historical Society would like to help you by announcing studio spaces available at their new location at the Haw Creek Heritage Arts Center. These art studio spaces are available for
Dynamic Sales / Display and Merchandising Workshop Art world’s most recognized speaker/teacher leads workshop for artists and food producers On Tue., Jan. 28, Indiana artists will learn how to approach the sales process and increase the sale of their work when Indiana Artisan hosts
Indianapolis – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann has announced the Hoosier Women Artist Contest will continue in its eighth year. Applications are being accepted through February 28, 2014. Winners of the Hoosier Women Artist Contest will have their artwork displayed in the Lieutenant
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission is now accepting entry forms for the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art, Writing and Multimedia Contest. The third annual contest asks Indiana high school students to use art, writing or multimedia to demonstrate what they can do to promote equal
Our mission is to provide visionary leadership in the arts. The Arts Council fosters, supports, and promotes growth in the arts that educate and enrich the cultural environment of Bartholomew County and Region Nine.
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