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Making: 200 Years

Deadline: May 7, 2021

In celebration of the Columbus Area Bicentennial, CAAC is organizing a juried group exhibition, “Making: 200 Years,” at The Workshop. We are seeking artworks from a diverse group of creative talent who live or work in Columbus/Bartholomew County or have significant ties to the area. Artworks that are influenced by Columbus, Bartholomew County or the Columbus Area Bicentennial theme, “Common Ground,” are welcome, but are not required. 


Full Call for Entry PDF at bit.ly/3rWZdSd.

Bartholomew County Courthouse
from 'Artitechture' series 
by Kevin Zeigler

Youth Arts Summer Program
Deadline: May 14, 2021

As part of CAAC's Youth Arts Initiative, Alison Kocur and Maria Souza will lead high school students in a 6-week summer program to encourage creative skills and provide inspiration in where we live. This pilot program will foster and develop young talent in a positive environment that encourages creative exploration, social justice and civic engagement. 

  • Participation is free and open to high school students (ages 15–17) enrolled in BCSC or homeschooled in Bartholomew County. Project materials and any necessary supplies will be provided by CAAC.

  • Students enrolled in the pilot program will be exposed to interdisciplinary practices by trained professionals in visual art, design and the performing arts. 

  • The program will culminate in a community project presented to the public, such as an exhibition, video, digital or printed publication, performance, podcast, etc. 

  • Meetings will be scheduled during the week and on the weekends in-person and virtually at 411 Gallery and Studio 207. 100% student participation and attendance is encouraged for the duration of the program.

  • To apply, please send a letter of interest or 3–5 minute video describing your interest to the Columbus Area Arts Council at info@artsincolumbus.org by Friday, May 14. 
    Please indicate your preference of enrolling in the performing arts track or the visual arts track.

Maria Souza

Alison Kocur

CAAC: Digital Media & Outreach Specialist

Deadline extended: May 14, 2021

CAAC is hiring for a part-time Digital Media & Outreach SpecialistThis new member of our team will provide internal and external support to CAAC, while assisting the Executive Director and Board of Directors with mission-driven initiatives for the organization. As a team member, the Digital Media & Outreach Specialist will work with support staff to ensure in-person and online programs, events and activities are accessible, well promoted, and are successfully executed.

Applications due by April 9, 2021. Find the full description at artsincolumbus.org/jobs.