Volunteers Needed for the 2013 Columbus Arts Festival
For immediate releaseMay 10, 2013
Contact: Jami Goldstein
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Applications to volunteer at the 2013 Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable and produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, June 7, 8 & 9 along the Downtown Riverfront are now available.
The Greater Columbus Arts Council seeks volunteers to assist with a variety of duties for this year’s Festival. Applications are being accepted for the following volunteer positions:
- Artists’ Booth Monitor, provide brief breaks for artists as needed
- Festival Ambassador
- General Volunteer
- Hands On Art Activities, assist with interactive art activities for children and adults
- Information Center/Souvenir Sales
- Patron Party Host
- Set-up Crew, assist with tent & table set up, delivering supplies around site, stocking info booths, etc.
- Stagehands, assist with entertainment stages
- Student Art Exhibition Host
- Tear-Down Helpers
- VIP & Artist Lounge Hosts
- Volunteer Registration
To apply, go to www.columbusartsfestival.org/get-involved/volunteer.php. Each shift involves a four-hour commitment. Each volunteer receives an event T-shirt and is registered for a raffle prize with each shift.
“Volunteering at the Columbus Arts Festival is a fun way to meet new people and give back to your community,” said Scott Huntley, Festival director. “And you get to enjoy beautiful art, great music and food and the friendly people of Columbus!”
Recognized as one of the top arts festivals in the country, the Columbus Arts Festival is a juried show, with more than 1,000 artists competing for approximately 270+ booth spaces. Continuous entertainment, interactive art activities and great food from area restaurants are also featured. The Columbus Arts Festival is one of city’s largest and most successful events, attracting approximately 400,000 attendees.
Festival Hours: Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 11:00 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 Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2013 Columbus Arts Festival is presented by Time Warner Cable. Additional sponsors to date are Adept Marketing, American Electric Power Foundation, Bic, Blue Moon, Clear Channel, Coca-Cola, Dine Originals, FlyColumbus.com, Glazer’s, Hollywood Casino, Huntington, Jeni’s Ice Cream, La-Z-Boy, Live! Technologies, Orange Barrel Media, Sugardaddy’s and The Westin Columbus. Media sponsors include Alive, Ohio Magazine, WBNS 10TV, WOSU Public Media, CD102.5, WCBE 90.5, Mix 107.9 & Rewind 103.5/104.3.
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.