Columbus and Starkville host art swap

September 12, 2010 12:53:00 AM



The Columbus Arts Council and Starkville Area Arts Council are sharing artistic talent this month. In a mutual exchange, each arts organization is displaying two- and three-dimensional work from the other. 


At the Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St. in Columbus, an exhibit of Starkville area artists'' work will be celebrated with a free reception, plus a membership party, Thursday, Sept. 16, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The exhibit will remain up through Sept. 30. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 


The Greater Starkville Development Partnership at 200 E. Main St. in Starkville is the home of the current collection of art from Columbus area artists. The public is invited to a reception Thursday, Sept. 23, from 5-7 p.m.  


The show will run through Monday, Nov. 1. The GSDP is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  


"Treat yourself to exhibits that are representative of the wide spectrum of talent in two cities in our area, and the receptions honoring the wonderful artists participating," said Candy Crecink of the SAAC. 


For additional information, contact the Columbus Arts Council at 662-328-2787, or the Starkville Area Arts Council at 662-324-3080.