Upcoming Events

September Gallery

Gallery Opening:

Every First Thursday

@ 5:30-7 p.m. FREE


Creating & Evolving 
Over 30 Years:

Drawings, paintings, photography, ceramics and more by Studio 206.


Artist Alley:

CAC CD Calendar

Open Call:

Artwork created by local artists for our newly started annual CD calendar. 

The Peace Project Kickoff

September 10, 2016


Activities for all ages--

Paint peace rocks,

make origami doves,
 write a“Peace Note”, and enjoy a story with

Mother Goose!


Click here to learn more!




5th Annual Possum Town Tales Storytelling Festival

September 22-25, 2016


Save the date! Our

annual storytelling

festival is right around

the corner! 


Look who's telling

stories this year! 




1st Saturday

Arts for All

1st Saturdays of

October-December, 2016


Our Arts for All

classes are back for

fall for ages 5-15!  


Register soon,

classes fill up fast! 


Click here to learn more!

Won't you join us in supporting the

Columbus Arts Council by becoming a member?

Click here to learn more about the benefits of becoming a Columbus Arts Council member.

Summer-Spring 2016 Season at a Glance

Gallery Opening Reception for each month’s new exhibit is held the first Thursday of each month unless 

otherwise noted.

Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.


September 1, 2016

Main Gallery:

Studio 206


Artist Alley:

Open Call for CAC Calendar


October 6, 2016

Main Gallery:

Nancy Scott


Artist Alley:

Studio Art Quilt Association


November 10, 2016

(through December)

Main Gallery:
Thomas & Susa Nawrocki


November Artist Alley: Lowndes County Schools


December Artist Alley:

MUW Alumni Display


Click here for more gallery information.


Peace Project Kickoff
Saturday, September 10, 8-10 a.m. FREE


Starkville/MSU Symphony
Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m. FREE
Possum Town Tales Storytelling Festival
Thursday-Saturday, September 22-24, 2016
Prices vary according to event.

Open Mic--Sing Out/Speak Up for Peace
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 8 p.m. $5


Silver Wings: A Tribute to Merle Haggard
Friday, October 7, 2016, 8 p.m., $10/$12

Drum Circle with Dr. Bob Damm
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 3 p.m., $10/$12


Art in Fashion Show
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 5 p.m., $20


Shakespeare Recitation Competition
Saturday, October 15, 2016
$5/$10/20--entrant price varies by deadline paid by.

$5 for audience for 7 p.m. winner's performance.


Andrew Duhon Trio in Concert
Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m., $10/$12


Ghosts & Legends Tour
Friday-Saturday, November 11-12, 2016, $10/$12

Holiday Floral Design Show & Auction
Sunday, November 20, 2016, 1:30 p.m., $20/$25

Cash for Christmas Drawing @ Wassail Fest
Friday, December 2, 2016, 7:45 p.m.


Tim & Myles Thompson in Concert

Thursday, December 15, 7:30 p.m., $10/$12


Click here for more information closer to each event's date.


1st Saturday Arts for All

10 am to Noon for ages 5-15. Each class $10/ $25 for all 3.


October 1, 2016

Dr. Sherry Damon

November 5, 2016

Visual Arts

Megan Acosta

December 2, 2016

9 a.m.-noon

Miz Claus & Columbus Community Theatre

A Taste of Art
6:30 p.m. for ages 16 and up. Prices vary.


September 13, 2016

October 11, 2016


November 8, 2016

Art Appreciation
Dr. Beverly Joyce


Spring Theater Camp

During spring break

(Grades 3-8)


Summer Arts Camp

2 weeks during summer

(Ages 5-15)


Click here for more

class information.


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