Upcoming Events

Spain & Portugal Trip 2017

May 27-June 9, 2017


The deposit deadline has been extended to Friday, January 20, 2017! Don't miss out on this great opportunity! 


Click here to

learn more!


Tim & Myles Thompson

December 15


This father/son duo mix it up with high energy country and old time music, to 
innovative jazz and classical, with a bit of 
Christmas to celebrate the season .


Click here to learn more and to purchase tickets! 

CAC Calendar 2017

Our 1st Annual Calendar showcasing artwork by local artists is on sale!  Get great gifts while you support the Arts!  Hurry, we are only printing a limited number!


Click here to order your calendar(s)! 







Monthly arts classes 

for ages 5-15. 




Monthly arts classes for ages 16 & up.




Visual & performing arts program for

6th-10th grade.



Cash for Christmas 2016

Our lucky winner for Cash for Christmas 2016 is

Mr. Trey Hodson!  Congratulations!  The CAC is very thankful to those who have purchased tickets-your support allows us to fund future programs for the community!



Won't you join us in supporting

the ARTS 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


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

Jerry Carnathan, Caleb Childs, Joe Whaley, John Staggers,

Lee Graham, Jonny Hollis, and Keatzi Gunmoney

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

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


US Air Force Mission Winds Clarinet Quartet
Sunday, October 16, 2016, 3 p.m., FREE


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 3, 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.


October 11, 2016

Oil Painting

Emmie Sherretz

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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