Outreach

K.I.D.S. Workshop

Virtual Drawing Together Videos Family Art Workshops for children ages 4+ with a caregiver Made possible by The Bo Bartlett Center’s partnership with VIRTUAL DRAWING TOGETHER, Family Art Workshops designed by K.I.D.S. Art Education Teaching Artists, a program of Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn, New York Through these videos, children and families will create…
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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 Home Is Where The Art Is and in collaboration with the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries and Chaplain of Muscogee County Jail, Neil Richardson. Goals of the Program: Develop…
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Kindness Through Art

This 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 includes in-shelter art instruction and activities, storytime & snacks by adult volunteers; an “Art Buddies” program involving student volunteers from CSU and area High Schools; and…
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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 team…
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Home is Where the Art is

This program is a collaboration with the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries, Safe-House at Rose Hill United Methodist Church and the Bo Bartlett Center outreach 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 purview of Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministries…
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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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