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

January 3, 2013

Panel to Discuss Community Collaborations at Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Annual Public Forum

The Greater Columbus Arts Council’s (GCAC) annual Public Forum will present a discussion regarding collaborations in the community. Designed to provide artists, non-profits, creative businesses and funders with information on building community partnerships through creative collaborations, the panel discussion and Q&A will be hosted by the Columbus Museum of Art on Wednesday, January 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Moderated by David Brown of the Harmony Project, the panel includes Pat Cash, PNC senior vice president, client and community relations director; Nannette Maciejunes, Columbus Museum of Art executive director; Bill Conner, CAPA president and CEO; and Jane D’Angelo, Ohio Dance executive director. Each presenter brings a wealth of experience to the topic of collaboration. The discussion will cover the risks, rewards and challenges of different kinds of community collaborations including: artistic—between arts organizations or between artists and organizations; administrative collaborations such as shared services; and community collaborations between arts and education or social service or organizations.

The Columbus Museum of Art is located at 480 E. Broad St. in the Discovery District. Space is limited, so advance registration is encouraged. To register please email Diamond Zimmerman at dzimmerman@gcac.orgor call (614)221-8667.

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 and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

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