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The Columbus Area Arts Council Annual Report to the Community
April 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Columbus, Indiana – The Columbus Area Arts Council’s annual report to the community will be held Thursday, April 28, 2016, at YES Cinema. Refreshments will be available at 4:30 pm with the program beginning at 5:30 pm. Richard McCoy will deliver a keynote talk on Public Art and Why it Matters for Cities.
Richard McCoy is director of Landmark Columbus, a program of Heritage Fund-The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County. He is an established leader in the culture sector who has an excellent history of working on art in the public arena, writing for digital and print publications, teaching in graduate programs, and creating innovative web projects. From 2003 to 2013, McCoy worked at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, where he created the nationally-recognized Objects & Variable Art Conservation Laboratory.
“The Arts Council is a strong advocate for public art. Its impact on the local economy and on quality of place are immeasurable. We are fortunate to have Richard’s involvement in Columbus and we look forward to having him share his message with the community,” said Arts Council Executive Director Karen Shrode.
The public is invited to attend the annual report to the community. YES Cinema is located at 328 Jackson Street in downtown Columbus. For additional information, visit www.artsINcolumbus.org.
The Columbus Area Arts Council is a public, not-for-profit corporation supported by private donations, the City of Columbus, the State of Indiana through the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.