Upcoming Events

November -December Main Gallery: The Sipsey Arts Alliance

The Sipsey Arts Alliance, an arts appreciation group to promote the work of local artists are currently displaying in our gallery.


Students from Lowndes County Schools are currently displaying in Artist Alley. 


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Cash for Christmas

Win $5000!!!  Your purchase enables the CAC to continue to expand our existing programs and bring new programs to fruition.  Winner will be announced during Wassail Fest, December 4, 2015, at 7:45 p.m. 

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1st Saturday Arts For All: MistleTales

Parents, need time for Christmas Shopping?
Let the kids enjoy Christmas crafts, 
snacks, storytelling, Miz Claus & more!


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Christmas All Through the House with Ralph Null

Renowned floral designer Ralph Null creates exquisite Christmas designs for front door to the dining table. Arrangements from the program will be available for silent bid.


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Jamz' Christmas Carol

Columbus Community Theatre presents a modern, urban take on the Dickens classic that's sure to hit home with a young generation.


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Ceiling and Lights Repair

Our ceiling and lights are falling apart!  We need your help to repair and replace them.  

Click here if you would like to make a donation!


Have you started your Holiday shopping yet?  Do you like to shop on Amazon?

Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/64-0628609 to shop at AmazonSmile and support us every time you shop!  Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to the Columbus Arts Council. 

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.


July: Bradley Gordon

CAC also honoring

Uncle Bunky as our

"Great American".  

Artist Alley: John Lewing


August: Conner Burns 

Artist Alley: Sami Austin & Monteray Baker



Frances Hairston

Artist Alley: Glenn Payne



Brandon Thibodeaux

Artist Alley: Katherine Munsen


November- December:

Sipsey Arts Alliance

Opening Reception: 

November 12

Artist Alley: MUW Alums


Click here for more gallery information.


"Sippi Jukin" Tour with

Honeyboy & Boots and Grits & Soul 

Friday, August 21, 7 p.m., CAC Omnova Theater


Sarah McQuaid in Concert

Thursday, September 3, 7:30 p.m., CAC Omnova Theater 


String Symposium II

MSU/Starkville Symphony Orchestra

 Friday, September 18, 7:30 p.m., MUW Rent Auditorium.     


Possum Town Storytelling Festival

Thursday, September 24 - Sunday, September 27.

All events at the CAC unless otherwise noted. 


"Swamp by Chandelier"

Walter Parks in Concert

Thursday, October 8, 7 p.m., CAC Omnova Theater


Alan Stephens Band

Friday, October 9, 8 p.m., CAC Gallery


"Casseroles & Ghosts"

Wednesday, October 28 - Saturday, October 31,

7 p.m. nightly, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday, Oct. 31 also.


Ghosts & Legends Tours

Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14


Wassail Fest

Friday, December 4, 6 p.m., Downtown

CAC "Cash for Christmas" Raffle Drawing at CAC


Christmas All Through the House

with Ralph Null

Sunday, December 6, 1:30 p.m.


“Jamz' Christmas”
Thursday-Saturday, December 17-19, 7 p.m. nightly,

with 2 p.m. Saturday matinee also.


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1st Saturday Arts for All

10 a.m.-Noon (Ages 6-18)


September 5, 2015
Ross Whitwam -Rock Art


October 3, 2015
Diane Ford-Violins


November 7, 2015
Carole Ann Doughty-

Flower Transfer


December 5, 2015

Columbus Community Theater
Performing & Visual Arts


The Taste of Art

6-8 p.m. (Ages 18 and up)


September 8, 2015
Deborah Mansfield-

Pop Art Pet Painting


October 13, 2015
Brittinie Hall-

Wine Bottle Painting


November 10, 2015
Annis Cox-

Embellished Nut Crackers


The Craft Behind the Smoke & Mirrors
with Walter Parks

Wednesday, October 7

6:30 p.m.


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class information.

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