Vandalia ~ Culture ~ History
Vandalia Cultural Arts Program (VCAP)
Established to exclusively benefit the City of Vandalia and its residents by providing revenue to support artistic and cultural activities, programs, performances, and organizations, or for other purposes as determined by Vandalia City Council and the Advisory Committee. Funds are held by the Vandalia-Butler Foundation.
Committee: Vandalia Cultural Arts Committee is a volunteer organization of seven members, appointed by the Vandalia City Council, whose mission is to advise on the distribution of funds and promote the mission of VCAP.
The winners were:
Annual Vandalia Cultural Arts Endowment Fund Grant Program
Click here for the 2013 Cultural Arts Grant Application and Information
2012 – Photography Contest - Focus on Vandalia
Matt Bueher - 1st place
Kelly Blakesly - 2nd place
Amy Herrfurth - 3rd place
Chad Seymour - Honorable Mention
Monthly Exhibits in Vandalia Municipal Building Gallery
Artist Exhibit Application Packet
2011/2010 – Chalk the Walk, Vandalia "Chiseled", Vandalia Unveiled
Public Art in Vandalia Program (PAIV)
Enhances neighborhoods and urban environments in the City of Vandalia through the installation and maintenance of permanent works of art. PAIV welcomes and embraces public art from the community—donated, loaned or commissioned in an effort to grow Vandalia's public art collection. Funds are held by the Vandalia Butler Foundation.
Committee: Public Art in Vandalia Committee is a volunteer organization of seven members, appointed by Vandalia City Council. The PAIV Committee works in an advisory capacity for the planning, site and artists selection, fabrication and implementation of the program. This Committee shall also serve within the community as advocates for public art.
2012: Brochure on Vandalia Area Public/Private Art
2011: Vandalia Unveiled--The five sculptures were installed and dedicated in an "art crawl" ceremony with a day of art related activities.
2010: Vandalia "Chiseled" – Stone Sculpture Symposium took place in Vandalia. This two-week event produced five large permanent sculptures.
To give your time, money, or art to PAIV or VCAP or to join the Vandalia Art Happenings e-mail blast, contact: email@example.com. To donate to the VB Foundation toward the Public Art in Vandalia Fund or the Vandalia Cultural Arts Endowment Fund go to: www.vandalia-butlerfoundation.org.
Vandalia Youth Theater
Established in 1991, the Vandalia Youth Theater Company is a non-profit educational organization committed to making high-quality live theater accessible, relevant, and memorable for young people throughout the Miami Valley.www.vandaliayouththeatre.net
Vandalia-Butler Historical Society
The Mission of the Historical Society of Vandalia-Butler is to perpetuate the history of the Vandalia-Butler Community and to educate people about the importance of this history. www.historicalsocietyvandalia-butler.org
Vandalia Senior Center/Sinclair College for Lifelong Learning -
Classes are held at the Senior Center with instructors provided by Sinclair Community College. FREE for seniors 60 and older. Registration is required.www.vandaliaohio/senior_center.cfm
Vantasia Dance Team ~ www.vantasiadancers.com
Sister Cities of Vandalia
Sister Cities is a non-profit international organization dedicated to fostering global friendship, understanding, and communication, serving the Vandalia Butler Community.www.vandaliasistercities.org