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

March 1, 2011

GREATER COLUMBUS ARTS COUNCIL AND COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN LIBRARY PRESENT ART IN THE HOUSE: CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, MARCH 3- 26

Columbus, Ohio – Columbus Metropolitan Library and Friends of the Library proudly present the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Art in the House: Ceremonial Objects exhibition, March 3 – 26. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

The artwork in this show is by participants in the Art in the House program, an out of school time arts program for children 5-11 years old led by GCAC, and are inspired by the exhibit Ceremonial Objects currently on display atThe Frank Museum of Art at Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio.

The exhibition will be shown in the Main Library’s Carnegie Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, March 16 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Carnegie Gallery (2nd floor).

Art in the House: Ceremonial Objects is curated by Stephanie Rond and sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council, the Columbus Federation of SettlementsFranklin County Board of CommissionersTRANSIT ARTS andOtterbein University.

The Columbus Metropolitan Main Library is located at 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio, 43215. Hours are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 5 p.m. For more information go to www.columbuslibrary.org.

GCAC’s Art in the House program is part of GCAC’s Community Arts Education program and involves arts programming within several of the Columbus Federation of Settlements’ facilities as well as other neighborhood partner sites. Scheduled arts activities at Settlement Houses and other locations are free and open to the public. Modeled in part after GCAC’s award-winning Children of the Future program, children 5- to 12-year-olds can begin their connection to creative thinking, leadership and lifelong learning through the arts.

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, GCAC funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provides programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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