The Yellow Springs Arts Council supports local arts infrastructure through program opportunities, publicity, education, fiscal sponsorship, advocacy, and coordinated partnerships across the community. Each year the YSAC supports over 200 local creative workers. The organization began in the 1950's as the Yellow Springs Arts Association. In 1972 it incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit and adopted the full name, Yellow Springs Arts Council.
YSAC is a member organization and relies on membership dues and donations. The organization is also supported through grant writing and fundraising projects. artists, appreciators, and supporters of all arts disciplines are welcome and encouraged to participate in the organization. Our programs are accessible to YSAC members, local citizens and visitors through free offerings and ticketed events.
The Yellow Springs Arts Council strives for wide cultural participation in our efforts to meet the needs of the community. YSAC does not discriminate on basis of age, ability, background, culture, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation or economic circumstance. Through an inclusive practice, we aim to reflect our wider community and promote positive attitudes about similarities and differences with all participants and visitors.
Give to the Yellow Springs Arts Council on Giving Tues, November 29th, 2016
that best expresses the value you receive from the Yellow Springs Arts Council and join us in supporting the arts here in Yellow Springs. To join by mail, print a membership form and send the completed form with your check or credit card information to The Yellow Springs Arts Council, PO Box 459, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.
For the last few years the elves at the Yellow Springs Arts Council have been accepting the most wonderful donations for their fundraiser and this year there are plenty of goodies. Whether you want to do a little holiday shopping or just love browsing for bargains this is the place to be. Maybe you need a few free art supplies such as frames, matts, brushes, beads, paint, candle making mould, or yarn. Items in the Holiday Art Jumble range from vintage Christmas Tree ornaments, huge wicker baskets,fine jewelry, ceramics, 2d art, bags, vintage fan (works), dolls, vintage camera's and vintage slides of Cameo Glass, vintage photographs.
Check out this gorgeous mango wood bowl below. If this isn't snapped up soon I will be very surprised.
and if you are into brooches
There are some excellent stocking stuffer items that children can buy at prices they can afford.
What rules? Art rules? Your rules? Your Mom's rules? Society's rules?
Can't do it? How about bending the rules, pussyfooting
around the rules.
Maybe it's memories of breaking the rules.
can start with figuring out what the rules are for you when you make art.
Then go on to rules you have lived by.
Rules you have broken.
Rules you were told to live by.
Rules our society makes.
Rules we break.
Of course, you can always break these
rules by not breaking rules.
Work in any medium.
The first artwork submission is free to members. There is a $10.00 entry fee for a second
Work may be NFS or priced for sale (a 25% commission goes to
YSAC on each sale)
This show has a 2 foot horizontal dimension limit.
Drop off dates are February 4rth and 5th.
(1-4 p.m.) at the YSAC Community gallery (111 Corry St.) We will have you fill out a form (and pay if
you have a second piece) when you bring your artwork to the gallery.
Spend a morning walking with
your sketchbook, pen/ pencil/watercolors with a group of other artists. We’ll
stop 6 times to do 15 minute sketches capturing the buildings, trees, streets
and public spaces
of downtown Yellow Springs.
Downtown Village Life- we’ll meet at 11 a.m. in front of the Winds Wine Cellar-209 Xenia
1-3 The Crawl
ends at the Yellow Springs Brewery for beer, sharing our sketches and talking about
Springs Brewery is donating $1.00 to the YS Arts Council for every beer bought
On Sunday, October 2nd.
How sweet is
If you don’t want to Sketch,
but want to support the Arts in Yellow Springs, come have a beer at the Yellow
Springs Brewery from 1-3 on October 2nd