A SPECIAL PROJECTS GRANT HAS BEEN SENT TO GCAC IN RECOGNITION OF ALL THE INCREDIBLE WORK THAT THEY DO TO ENSURE THAT ART IS MAKING AND KEEPING COLUMBUS GREAT!
REEL LIFE The Wexner Center for the Arts at the Ohio State University has played a crucial role in demonstrating over and over again how the arts are a spring board for discourse on contemporary issues and how art IS a catalyst for social change. PFW has granted the Wexner Center continuously for many years as their ability to host … Read More
HELPING TO BRING ART IN THE GARDEN The Highland Youth Garden has been an oasis in the Hilltop community for 8 years. They have focused on teaching youth in this low income area about where their food comes from. This year in celebration of the Harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables they will be painting a mural on the storage … Read More
IF YOU ARE TOO OLD TO PLAY IN A PLAYGROUND WHY NOT HELP BUILD ONE Central Community House and its onsite child care partner Columbus Early Learning Centers have the unique opportunity to replace its aging playground thanks to KaBOOM! Central Community House and Columbus Early Learning Centers have served the community for decades. Through various youth and family programs, … Read More
THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT CONVERSATION. BE THERE! Interfaith Association of Central Ohio (IACO) 25th Annual Main Event Dinner Sunday, August 27, 2017 Doors open at 4:30 pm, Program begins at 5:00 pm First Community Church 3777 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43221 In 1954, Congress approved an amendment by Sen. Lyndon Johnson to prohibit 501(c)(3) organizations, which includes organizations … Read More
Puffin West has provided grant support to Dr. Neal Lester, Director of Arizona State University’s (ASU) Project Humanities for his continuing symposiums on Cultural Awareness. The program this fall will be hosted at ASU Preparatory Academy that will invite high school students who have not typically considered critical matters about race, culture, etc. within the context of everyday mascots … Read More
In 1956 MY FAIR LADY, (MFL) based on George Bernard Shaw’s plan Pygmalion opened on Broadway. It tells the story of a lowly street flower girl, who is transformed to a refined lady under the tutelage of phoneticist Henry Higgins. She overcomes barriers of class privilege, prejudice, and misogyny with dignity through education and strength of character. This project addresses … Read More
MIME ARTIST EXTRAORDINARY, KEVIN AUGUSTINE’S, SILENT MEMORIAL DAY REMINDER . Art is one of the most powerful ways to tell a story, inconvenient truths can be difficult to explain in words, and people seem to relate better to pictures. Below you will find some of the best images that show the real “war on terror”.
The “Linen Closet and Other Collections” by Individual Artist and celebrated dancer, SUSAN VAN PELT PETRY will be presented September 7-9 at the Van Fleet Theatre. It will include 4 pieces that through its episodic structure examines and celebrates many facets of women: Their clothes, their bodies and their work. The use of fabric is a theme and through manipulation … Read More
The capital of Ohio is Columbus and it is time we celebrate the cultures, face, and art that our neighborhoods are creating. Everyone deserves to be represented, have a voice, share a story and exchange a smile. No one said things are going to be easy in this life. Our commitment is to be a bridge for diverse people in … Read More