FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2014
Contact: Jami Goldstein
Columbus, OH – The 2014 Columbus Arts Festival, produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, will kick off the festival season by bringing the best in fine art and fine craft to the Downtown Riverfront, June 6, 7 & 8. The Columbus Arts Festival is consistently rated as one of the top festivals in the nation and each year hosts hundreds of juried artists from across North America and beyond. Music, poetry and community performances, hands on arts activities for all ages, arts demonstrations by local artists, exhibitions of local student artwork and quality food and beverages round out Columbus’ favorite outdoor summer event.
The Columbus Arts Festival offers an exciting way for you to get a little more out of your festival experience. Become an official member of our program by purchasing a Friends of the Festival package! Proceeds will support the Festival and the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s ongoing programming and your purchase is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Friends of the Festival packages feature all-weekend passes to an exclusive VIP Lounge providing members a private oasis in the shaded courtyard of the Cultural Arts Center. A private cash bar, complimentary water and snacks, free parking, comfortable seating, private restrooms and other amenities are available.
The Friends of the Festival package will make the perfect gift for business clients or family and friends visiting Columbus during the Festival weekend.
Friends of the Festival packages offer a $150 value for just $75 and are sold prior to and during the festival. Tickets can be purchased online at www.columbusartsfestival.org/get-involved/vip.php.
The VIP Lounge is open during all Festival Hours: Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Festival Hours: Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To volunteer at the Columbus Arts Festival, please go to www.columbusartsfestival.org/get-involved/volunteer.php.
For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 221-8531 or visit www.columbusartsfestival.org for a complete list of artists, entertainers, stage schedules, interactive arts activities and more. The Festival website is optimized for mobile and Smartphone viewing.
The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2014 Columbus Arts Festival is sponsored by American Electric Power, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Hollywood Casino, Blue Moon Brewery Co., Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Limited Brands Foundation, Piada Italian Street Food, Pepsi, Birds Eye, Live! Technologies, Sugardaddy’s and The Westin Columbus. Media sponsors include WOSU Public Media, ABC6, Columbus Monthly, Lamar Outdoor, Ohio Magazine, Orange Barrel, CD102.5, Mix 107.9, Time Warner Cable and WCBE 90.5.
About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.
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