Outreach

Art in Jail

Art in Jail is an art based ministry to men incarcerated in the Muscogee County Jail. Art in Jail was founded by Bo Bartlett as an extension of HIWTAI and in collaboration with the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries and Chaplain of Muscogee County Jail, Neil Richardson. Bo leads the class in drawing and painting and…
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Kindness Through Art

This new initiative is designed to benefit the children (ages up to 15) in Columbus homeless shelters and is the brainchild of BBC Board member, Becky Swift. This broad-based initiative is planned to include in-shelter art instruction and activities, story time & snacks by adult volunteers; an “Art Buddies” program involving student volunteers from CSU…
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Artistic Ability

ARTISTIC ABILITY is art based programming for disabled adults, ages 18 to 70, held in collaboration with New Horizons Behavioral Health at the Columbus Service Center, a day center, located at 2401 Buena Vista Road, Columbus. The curriculum for AA is designed and led by Geri Davis, BAA, Auburn University, and trained volunteers. This volunteer…
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Home is Where the Art is

Home is Where the Art is is an a collaboration with the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries, Safe-House at Rose Hill United Methodist Church and the Bo Bartlett Center.art ministry to the homeless founded by Bo Bartlett and dedicated volunteers in collaboration with the Safe House Program, one of three local Columbus Transitional Centers under the…
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Art Makes You Smart!

The Bo Bartlett Center Art Makes You Smart program takes art and artists into select Muscogee County Schools teaching the basic principals of art. Inspired by the 2013 study by University of Arkansas social scientists Jay P. Greene, Brian Kisida and Daniel H. Bowen, the program’s goal is to foster critical thinking, encourage human empathy and…
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