Official News Releases

Thursday May 07, 2020

Artists Selected for 2020 PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in collaboration with PromoWest Productions has announced the four artists selected to participate in the 2020 PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art exhibition.


Monday February 24, 2020

Greater Columbus Arts Council and PromoWest Productions Announce Call for Entries for Annual Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in collaboration with PromoWest Productions has announced a call for entries for the annual PromoWest Art Exhibition to feature artists, designers and photographers residing in Franklin County.


Monday February 24, 2020

ArtPop Street Gallery Competition Returns for Fourth Year in Columbus

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council), through its Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign, is proud to partner for a fourth year with ArtPop Street Gallery, Lamar Outdoor, City Solutions and Clear Channel Airports.


Wednesday September 11, 2019

Greater Columbus Arts Council Creates Citywide, Statewide Public Art Database

Greater Columbus Arts Council

In an ongoing effort to increase awareness of the diverse mix of public art in Columbus and across the state, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) has created a searchable database of public art on ColumbusMakesArt.com.


Wednesday July 17, 2019

Fourth-Annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage Allows Individuals a Look Into the Creative Process

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The fourth-annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage (COSS) event will take place Sept. 14-15. Presented by the Greater Columbus Arts Council and Art Makes Columbus, COSS invites the public to a self-guided tour of 45 different Columbus artists at 18 locations, enjoy behind the scenes experiences at seven local performance


Wednesday May 08, 2019

Art Makes Columbus Featured Artist Stephanie Rond Installs Mural at ENGIE/Ohio State Energy Partners Office on the Ohio State Campus

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Stephanie Rond, an Art Makes Columbus featured artist since 2015 and internationally known street artist, will be unveiling her newest mural at ENGIE’s offices on the campus of The Ohio State University on Thursday, May 9 at 4 p.m. in the McCracken Power Plant, 2001 Millikin Rd., Columbus, OH 43210.


Wednesday April 24, 2019

Artists Selected for 2019 PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in collaboration with PromoWest Productions has announced the four artists selected to participate in the 2019 PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art exhibition: Ty P. Carroll, Sara Castro, Darrek Robertson and Roger Williams.


Thursday April 18, 2019

Five Columbus Artists Chosen for Third-Annual ArtPop Cbus Street Gallery

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Five artists were selected from 43 applications for the third-annual ArtPop Cbus Street Gallery. The Greater Columbus Arts Council is proud to partner with ArtPop Street Gallery, Lamar Outdoor, City Solutions and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign to shine the spotlight on Columbus’ talented artists by placing their


Wednesday March 06, 2019

Voting Now Open for PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and PromoWest Productions are proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2019 exhibition on A&R Music Bar.


Tuesday March 05, 2019

Arts Council Accepting Applications to Take Part in Columbus Open Studio & Stage

Greater Columbus Arts Council

As part of the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) is proud to announce the call for applications to participate in the fourth-annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage (COSS), which will take place Sept. 14-15, 2019.


Monday February 04, 2019

ArtPop Street Gallery Competition Returns for Third Year in Columbus

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council is proud to partner for a third year with ArtPop Street Gallery, Lamar Outdoor, City Solutions and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign.


Wednesday January 23, 2019

The Greater Columbus Arts Council and PromoWest Productions Announce Call for Entries for Annual Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in collaboration with PromoWest Productions has announced a call for entries for the annual PromoWest Art Exhibition to feature artists, designers and photographers residing in Franklin County.


Thursday July 26, 2018

Third-Annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage Allows Individuals a Look Into the Creative Process

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The third-annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage (COSS) event will take place Sept. 29-30. Presented by the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art, COSS invites the public to step into 31 different Columbus artist studios, see behind the scenes at six local performance spaces


Friday April 27, 2018

Artists Selected for 2018 PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in collaboration with PromoWest Productions has announced the four artists selected to participate in the 2018 PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art exhibition.


Wednesday April 04, 2018

Columbus Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Harlem Renaissance

Greater Columbus Arts Council

More than 30 Columbus area arts and cultural organizations are planning programming throughout 2018 and into early 2019 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance.


Thursday March 22, 2018

Five Columbus Artists Chosen for Second-Annual ArtPop Cbus Street Gallery

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) is proud to partner with Lamar Advertising and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign to present the second-annual ArtPop street gallery. ArtPop Cbus shines the spotlight on Columbus’ talented artists by placing their work on available billboards throughout Franklin County beginning in


Wednesday March 14, 2018

Voting Now Open for PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and PromoWest Productions are proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2018 exhibition on A&R Music Bar.


Wednesday January 24, 2018

The Greater Columbus Arts Council and PromoWest Productions Announce Call for Entries for Annual Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) in collaboration with PromoWest Productions has announced a call for entries for annual PromoWest Art Exhibition to feature artists, designers and photographers residing in Franklin County.


Wednesday January 24, 2018

ArtPop Street Gallery Competition Returns for Second Year in Columbus

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council is proud to partner for a second year with Lamar Outdoor and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign to present the ArtPop street gallery.


Monday August 07, 2017

Second-Annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage Allows Individuals a Look Into the Creative Process

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The second-annual Columbus Open Studio and Stage (COSS) event will take place this fall on Oct. 7-8. Presented by Columbus Open Studio and Stage in partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art, COSS invites the public to step into 50 different Columbus


Wednesday July 26, 2017

Community and Local Artists Work Together to Put ART on the Map

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Sign Your Art, a community visual arts project that includes art from 64 professional Columbus artists and 256 Columbus Arts Festival patrons, is now visible throughout the city and on a Google map. The tiles will be visible on 64 street signs in various neighborhoods around Columbus. The public will


Friday May 05, 2017

Sign Your Art Returns to the Columbus Arts Festival

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Sign Your Art returns to the 2017 Columbus Arts Festival, powered by American Electric Power, June 9-11.


Wednesday March 15, 2017

Five Columbus Artists Chosen for ArtPop Cbus Street Gallery

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) is proud to partner with Lamar and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign to present the first annual ArtPop street gallery.


Monday January 23, 2017

Entries for Annual Promowest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition Now Being Accepted

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council), in collaboration with PromoWest Productions, is now accepting entries for their annual art exhibit on the south side of A&R Music Bar in the Arena District.


Monday December 12, 2016

Columbus Interactive Street Art Project Accepted into Google Cultural Institute’s Global Arts & Culture Initiative

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council is proud to announce that its interactive street art project, Sign Your Art, is now a part of the Google Cultural Institute’s Google Arts & Culture site.


Wednesday December 07, 2016

Three Ways To Make Art A Part Of The Holiday Season In Columbus

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday have come and gone. Those still seeking that perfect gift can look at Columbus’ thriving art scene as a source to solve their holiday shopping needs. Here are three ideas for the art fan in your life. 


Wednesday August 10, 2016

Inaugural Columbus Open Studio and Stage Allows Individuals a Look into the Creative Process

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The inaugural Columbus Open Studio and Stage (COSS) event will take place this fall, Oct. 8-9. Presented by Columbus Open Studio and Stage in partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and the Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign, COSS invites the public to step into select Columbus


Tuesday May 10, 2016

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide; Includes $40,000 awarded to the Greater Columbus Arts Council

Greater Columbus Arts Council

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $40,000 to the Greater Columbus Arts Council for


Wednesday March 30, 2016

Arts Opportunities Abound for Columbus Youth this Summer

Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art

Children ages three to 18 can immerse themselves in the arts this summer with a variety of camps and workshops offered by various Columbus arts organizations.


Monday August 17, 2015

Columbus Arts Campaign Rides City’s Creative Momentum

Columbus Makes Art

The unprecedented campaign to support and promote the arts in Columbus, Ohio coincides with the 15th largest city's growing reputation as one of the nation's top locations for creativity and culture.


Friday December 14, 2012

Technique Talk: Poet Maggie Smith

Columbus Alive

Technique Talk: Poet Maggie Smith


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