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Poindexter Village Windows of Stories 2021-2022 Youth Art Challenge Now Open

Art Challenge

October 27, 2021 -- Calling all Columbus City Schools K-12 students! 

The James Preston Poindexter Foundation and Ohio History Connection are inviting K-12 CCS students to participate in an historical art project. The project will enable students to create art works for windows in the first African American Museum and Cultural Center located in Poindexter Village. Students can work alone or collaborate with their art teachers to support their efforts.

The project will award winning students with monetary cash prizes and support the efforts of students who need it with art kits. A limited number of art kits containing a canvas, paint and brushes are available. Contact Bettye Stull for art kits (students that need them:

Please read the below information and encourage your CCS art students to get involved in this project! An outline of the art project is below.

Important Dates to Remember:

Artwork drop-off day: Monday, March 7, 2022, 11:00 - 6:00
Location: Ohio History Connection
800 E. 17th Ave.

If you have any questions, please email your art challenge drop off questions to the Poindexter Village project manager at