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The King Arts Complex mourns the passing of King Arts Complex 2011 Legend and benefactor Loann Crane. She was a enormous advocate for the arts and the arts community. We will miss her forever! May she rest in peace.

2021 BlackNativity
Saturday, December 18, 2021
2:30 PM & 7 PM
Ohio Dominican University - Matesich Theatre

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After School Program

Mondays - Fridays

October 11th - Devember 17th

3 PM - 6 PM

The King Arts Complex After School Program is a FREE, 10-week session that targets students between 4th and 8th grade (ages 8-13). This program, thanks to our community of public and private support, is provided at no cost to you.

Participants will be engaged in three different classes, including Film, Dance and Spoken Word. There will also be a homework/study hour with a tutor, and a light snack provided. The session will conclude with a project combining all the artistic disciplines.

Due to COVID-19, masks are required. If you do not have one or forget, one will be provided.

Program support is provided by Franklin County Department of Job & Family Services, Cardinal Health, City of Columbus, United Way of Central Ohio, Mid-Ohio Food Bank and The Arthur and Thelma Clark Scholarship Fund.

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