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First Fridays for Families

Mill Race Theatre Company
Charming Princes

 
February 7
The Commons
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Show starts at 6:00 pm
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First Fridays for Families

Bongo Boy Music School
Jam as a Fam: Family Rhythm

 
March 6
The Commons
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Show starts at 6:00 pm
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49 Fridays: Pat East
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fish Tank
January 31
8:00–9:00 am
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Krieger Plays Beethoven 4
Columbus Indiana Philharmonic
Columbus North Erne Auditorium
February 1
7:30 pm
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Annual Meeting Murder Mystery
Bartholomew County Soil & Water Conservation District
450 N Brewing
February 6
6:00–9:00 pm
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The Vagina Monologues
IUPUC Office for Women
Columbus Learning Center
February 8
7:00 pm
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Comedian Costaki Economopoulus
Harlequin Theatre
February 8
7:30 pm
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2020 Third House Session
Indiana General Assembly
Donner Center
February 10
7:30–9:00 am
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Aaron Schiller Guest Lecture
IU J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program
The Republic Building
February 13
6:30–8:00 pm
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49 Fridays: Phil Luzius
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fish Tank
February 14
8:00–9:00 am
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Loving History
Inn at Irwin Gardens
February 14
5:00–8:00 pm
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Dinner Theatre: Godspell
Jackson County Community Theatre
February 14, 15, 21, 22 – 6:00 pm
February 16 – 2:30 pm
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2020 Brown Music Competition
Heritage Fund
First Christian Church
February 15
8:00 am–3:00 pm
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Young Musicians Concert
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
February 15
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Valentine Dance
Dance Indiana 
The Commons
February 15
7:00–10:00 pm
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Sileo Quartet
Brown County Playhouse
February 15
7:30 pm
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Columbus City Band Concert
The Commons
February 16
2:00 pm
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49 Fridays
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
The Fish Tank
February 21
8:00–9:00 am
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STEAM Night – Neon Night
kidscommons
February 21
5:00–8:00 pm
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Annual Patron & Young Artist Show
Brown County Art Guild
Through February 22
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Hometown Talent
Columbus Symphony Orchestra
The Commons
February 23
3:30–5:30 pm
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The Tragedy of Carmen
North Christian Church
February 28
7:00 pm
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Love Your History – Call for Youth Artwork

Bartholomew County students ages 13–19 and/or attending high school (public, private and homeschool) are 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? 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 will be entered into an art contest with cash awards.

Artwork due by 5:00 pm on January 31, 2020 to the CAAC Office, 431 Sixth Street.

Click here for more information.

 

CAAC seeking grant panelists

All Indiana Arts Commission grants are reviewed and scored by Hoosiers like you! We are looking for Indiana residents representing diverse backgrounds, experiences and knowledge in the arts to serve as citizen grant review panelists in 2020.

Panelists will review Arts Organization Support I and Arts Project Support grants in Region 9: Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties. The Region 9 grant review panel will be held in Columbus on April 23, 2020 (refreshments provided). 

Ideal panelist candidates have experience in one or more of the following: art form(s), arts administration, arts project management, non-profit management or administration, community arts organizing. We also value candidates who have experience working with diverse groups of people. Selected panelists will receive complete training prior to their scheduled panel session.

Click here to learn more and apply or contact Kris Roberts at kroberts@artsincolumbus.org.

 

Open positions at the IU J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program

The J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program of the Indiana University Eskenazi School of Art, Archiecture + Design is accepting applications for two positions based in Columbus: Graduate Studies Administrator and Graduate Recruitment Coordinator. 

Positions open until filled.

Click here to search jobs and apply or contact Megan Tansley at mtansley@iu.edu.

 

Columbus Area Bicentennial Committee Logo Design Contest

The Columbus Area Bicentennial Steering Committee is hosting a design contest to develop the official logo for the upcoming 2021 Bicentennial Anniversary. The committee seeks designers to showcase their professional talents and create a visual showpiece for the Columbus Area Bicentennial. Design proposals should incorporate the history and development of the City of Columbus and Bartholomew County.

Entries due January 31 at 12:00 pm.

Click here for more information.

 

Hoosier Women Artists Contest call for entries

Since 2008, the Hoosier Women Artists program has celebrated and further expanded the important role art plays in our communities by showcasing the work of talented women artists throughout the state.

The theme of the 2020 Hoosier Women Artists competition will be a celebration of women and commemoration of the women’s suffrage centennial anniversary. Artists are encouraged to submit pieces related to this theme, expressed in the artists’ own interpretation.

Proposals due January 31, 2020.

Click here for more information.

 

Public Art Opportunity: Indianapolis Marion County Public Library

The Indianapolis Marion County Public Library is seeking qualifications from artists or collaborative teams for the commission of a large public artwork(s) for its new Michigan Road Branch.

Up to five finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for this project. Each finalist will be paid a $250 stipend for his/her proposal. The selected artist will be paid $11,000 for the commissioned work.

Initial applications due January 31, 2020.

Click here for more information.

 

Indiana Arts Commission Opportunities

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.
Click here for more information about Individual Advancement Program.

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.
Click here for more information about Creative Community Pathway.

Arts Organization Support I
Arts Organization Support provides annual operating support for the ongoing artistic and administrative functions of eligible arts organizations. Applications due March 5, 2020.
Click here for more information about Arts Organization Support I.

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.
Click here for more information about Arts Project Support.

 

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 info@artsincolumbus.org for more information today!

Promoting local events is one of the many ways CAAC supports arts and culture in the Columbus area. Let us know about your event and we may feature it in our newsletter or on social media. Newsletters go out biweekly. Deadline for submission is the Monday before the next newsletter.
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