CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492
jgoldstein@gcac.org

November 23, 2010

GCAC ANNUAL PUBLIC FORUM TO HIGHLIGHT ACCOMPLISHMENTS, 2011 GRANT PROGRAMS AND GUIDELINES CHANGES

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Each year the Greater Columbus Arts Council Annual Public Forum is an opportunity to report to the community and stakeholders about accomplishments, plans and important work undertaken by the agency. Join GCAC to hear about exciting changes this past year and what 2011 holds for GCAC funding programs. GCAC will be presenting revisions to the agency grant funding guidelines for organizations and individuals—the first significant changes in more than a decade.

GCAC’s 2010 Public Forum will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, December 6 at MadLab, 227 N. Third Street. Free parking is available in adjacent lots. For map of available parking spaces visit www.madlab.netand click on Contact or go to:www.madlab.net/MadLab/Contact_files/parkingmap.jpg.

The annual Public Forum seeks to open up a broad dialogue with community members and grant applicants. Forum attendees will have the opportunity to address GCAC’s board of trustees and GCAC Interim President Milt Baughman on any arts or cultural issue after the forum presentation.

GCAC’s 2010 Public Forum is free to attend, but an RSVP is requested. To RSVP, e-mail Jennifer Sadler atjsadler@gcac.org or call 614-221-8691.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County, the Ohio Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts for their continued support.

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