Love Your History – Call for Youth Artwork
Bartholomew County students ages 14–19 and/or attending high school (public, private and homeschool) are being asked to submit original artwork for the Inn at Irwin Gardens' event, "Love Your History."
Are you inspired by historic landmarks that make Columbus a special place to live? We have an art assignment for you! Create a one-of-a-kind work of art that visually represents what “Love Your History” means to you and win a chance to exhibit your work at The Inn at Irwin Gardens. Students selected to exhibit work will be entered into an art contest with cash awards.
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Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites announced
The Indiana Arts Commission has approved 72 projects for the 2020 Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites program. Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites is a partnership between the IAC, Indiana State Parks and Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, funding art activities that encourage visitors to create and experience art that celebrates the uniqueness of Indiana’s historic sites, parks, lakes and forests.
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Indiana Women's Suffrage Centennial proposals
The Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission is issuing a Call for Proposals to Indiana-based artists or artist teams interested in designing and fabricating an original work of art to be displayed in the Indiana Statehouse to commemorate the ratification of the 19th Amendment and to remain a part of the State of Indiana’s permanent public art collection.
Proposals should embrace and celebrate a theme of representing the ideals, people, and actions behind the movement for women’s suffrage and the ratification of the 19th Amendment in Indiana and in the United States. Proposals will be reviewed by a selection panel convened by the Indiana Arts Commission, which will include artists working in public art, public art administrators and citizens. Three finalists will be submitted to the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, which will make the final selection. Proposals due January 10, 2020.
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Indiana Arts Commission Opportunities
On-Ramp Career Accelerator
On-Ramp is an accelerator for Indiana creative entrepreneurs looking to rev up their business thinking. On-Ramp gives participants new connections, plans, coaching and access to special funds. Applications due January 16, 2020.
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Individual Advancement Program
Individual Advancement Program provides support up to $2,000 to Indiana artists for career development projects. This cycle, IAC is accepting visual arts (crafts, design, media arts, photography) applications. Applications due February 6, 2020.
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Creative Community Pathway
Creative Community Pathway is a roadmap for any Indiana community to use arts and culture-based strategies to grow community wellbeing. Communities interested in pursuing special designation through the program must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) by February 27, 2020.
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Arts Organization Support I
Arts Organization Support provides annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations. Organizations new to this grant must submit a Letter of Intent by January 15, 2020. Applications due March 5, 2020.
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Arts Project Support
Arts Project Support provides funding to nonprofit organizations to support a specific part of the organization's arts activities or a series of related arts activities such as art classes or training sessions. Applications due March 5, 2020.
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Connect with CAAC!
Do you love the arts in Columbus? Become a volunteer for the Columbus Area Arts Council! With a variety of programs and events happening year round, we are always looking for ways to get others involved in our work. Email email@example.com for more information today!