Columbus Museum presents annual ‘Let There Be Art’
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Prepare to be amazed with the Columbus Museum’s fourth annual celebration and sale of art, “Let There Be Art!” April 11-17. The event will feature an art show and sale, April 12-17, showcasing various mediums of fine art from more than 90 of the brightest and most talented artists from the East Coast, throughout the South, and Europe. Admission to the show and sale is free and all levels of art enthusiasts are welcome. Museum docents will be available throughout the week to provide guided tours of the displayed art.
A spectacular lineup of events centered around the theme, Cirque Magnifique, will transform the museum into a sight to see with circus performers, outdoor tents, stilt walkers, magicians and musicians beginning with the Cirque D’Art Premiere Party, Friday, April 11, at 7 p.m. Attendees will have a chance to preview and purchase art before the show opens to the general public on April 12. The museum’s young patrons group, The Contemporaries, will continue the celebration with Late Night under the Big Lights at 9 p.m with dessert, dancing and music.
“Let There Be Art!” will continue with live jazz performances, arts and crafts, and a magic show for children at the Big Top Brunch event, Sunday, April 13, from noon to 3 p.m. The Dine in the Center Ring Luncheon, Tuesday, April 15, at 11:30 a.m., will feature Bob Vardaman, an event designer known for the unique, creative talents and originality he brings to special events across the country. Vardaman will host a book signing during lunch for those interested in his newest book about party and event planning, Party Maker. Lunches may be ordered to go.
All proceeds from “Let There Be Art!” benefit the Columbus Museum’s goal to keep admission free, provide educational programming, grow its permanent collection and host the finest traveling exhibitions in the Chattahoochee Valley. As the second largest general museum in Georgia, the Columbus Museum strives to uphold its mission to bring American art and history to life for the communities of the Chattahoochee Valley. For more information about “Let There Be Art!” and the Columbus Museum, visit www.columbusmuseum.com/lettherebeart.
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