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Hilliard Author Book Signing

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Come join us on Sunday April 30, 2017 to meet seven local authors and learn about their books at the Hilliard Author Book Signing brought to you by the Hilliard Arts Council and Destination Hilliard Location: Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 Time: 1 to 3 p.m. (1:00 p.m. Meet the Authors and learn about their books 1:50 p.m. Book Signing and Reception) Admission is free and any donations accepted will go to to benefit Hilliard Arts Council. Authors include (See Press Release for Details):  Sandra Akers Brian Lidle Shannon Upton Christy Sturtz Rick McGivern Rick Isbell Ed Rothacker Each author will have a supply of their books for sale. Some authors only accept cash. For more information: email The Hilliard Arts Council PRESS RELEASE: Hilliard Author Book Signing HILLIARD, OHIO— The first Hilliard Author Book Signing is slated for Sunday, April 30th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center Street. This collaborative event sponsored by Destination Hilliard and Hilliard Arts Council will feature seven Hilliard authors featuring children to adult books on a variety of topics. Meet the authors at 1:00 p.m. followed...

2017 Summer Improv Camp

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Now is the time to sign up for the Hilliard Arts Council Summer Improv Camp!  Camp runs July 31- August 4, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm. Location: Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 Open to students entering grades 7-9 for the coming school year. Students will learn various forms of improvisation, take part in theatre games and even write their own comedy sketches. The week will culminate in a performance featuring sketches written by the students. There will also be a “competition” where the students will play various improv games and ask the audience to judge the winner. Fee is $150/wk. Registration is limited to 50 kids. You may register and pay online by going to localevelevents.com. For more information: email The Hilliard Arts Council This is not an official activity of the Hilliard City...

Enjoy an evening with Glenn Stout

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Come spend an evening with author, Glenn Stout, at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, Thursday March 23, 2017 at 7pm. Glenn is a Hilliard native and has gone on to achieve great success as an author and editor. Glenn will share stories of his life and career as a writer. Glenn has written, ghosted or edited over 90 books, consulted on a variety of editorial projects with hundreds of writers, and is a respected editor and workshop teacher of narrative journalism and writing consultant. His book include last year’s The Selling of the Babe: The Deal That Changed Baseball and Created a Legend, Yankees Century (Book Magazine’s one of the five Best Sports Books of 2002), and Ted Williams: A Portrait in Words and Pictures (A New York Times Notable Book). A feature film based on his book Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World, is currently under development at Paramount Studios. Glenn also writes a monthly column for Boston Baseball, served as Baseball analyst for WBUR-FM and has published in publications such as The New York Observer, ESPN.com, The Sporing News, Sports Illustrated, as well as numerous television...

HAC Board Member Search

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The Hilliard Arts Council is currently expanding the search for friendly, collaborative, energetic, creative, forward looking people to fill two open positions on our executive board. We are especially interested in those who can bring a deeper marketing expertise to our organization. The Hilliard Arts Council is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that exists to enhance the cultural and economic vitality of our city by inspiring, enlivening and educating our citizens through the arts. As a member of the HAC board, you will play an active roll in the development of HAC plans and programs and help chart the future course of this growing arts organization. You will participate in: Monthly board meetings (generally the third Tuesday of each month) Short and long-range strategic planning Financial oversight Small committee projects Recruitment of replacement members Active/visible participation in HAC activities If you are interested, please complete and submit the application below by email to The Hilliard Arts Council Board  no later than January 20, 2017. boardmemberapplication If  you have questions, or need more information, email The Hilliard Arts...

HAC’s new Improv Company!

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“Yes, and…” UPDATE: 1/12/2017 – Thanks for all who attended our informational meeting last night! We had a great turn out and we received more notes of interest from folks who couldn’t make it out. The conversation went really well and now we are starting to pull together a plan including next steps. Stay tuned to this space for more information on our next meeting , our coming Facebook group page and more coming soon. The Hilliard Arts Council is looking to broaden its theatrical programming to include a new Improv Company and will be holding an organizational meeting at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH 43026 on January 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm. If you are college-age and up and want to give your creative/comedy muscles a workout, come join us! What is Improv? Its a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Improv is unique in that if you see a performance, that’s it… there will never be another show exactly like it ever done again! Sound interesting? Please join us and help us start something new and exciting...

Hilliard Youth Chorus

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The Hilliard Youth Chorus, sponsored by the Hilliard Arts Council, is in its second season and is a choir for children in grades 3-6.  The goal of the Holiday Choir is to learn and perform music related to winter holidays. Our first rehearsal is Wednesday, October 18, from 4:30 – 5:30 at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center Street, Hilliard, Ohio 43026. After that, our rehearsal schedule will be at the same time on the following days: October 25 November 1 November 8 November 15 November 21 (Tuesday) November 29 December 6 The children will perform several concerts throughout the holiday season including: Sunday, December 3, at 4:30 p.m. at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center for the Empty Bowls Project (before the Tree Lighting) Wednesday, December 6, at 6:45 at Stone Oak Retirement Resort Saturday, December 9, at 12:30 p.m. (between the morning and afternoon shows of A Christmas  Carol) at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center There is no audition for the choir and we welcome all who come to the first rehearsal. If you know for sure that you are coming, please send us an email to let us know...