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City of Worthington

Founded in 1803, Worthington was one of the Midwest’s first planned communities, blending commerce, residential life, education, arts and faith. Its arts community includes several theater, choral, and visual arts groups, and the Worthington Art Festival is ranked as one of the top 200 arts festivals in the country.

Worthington Schools

Worthington City Schools shine in a state with an education system that ranks seventh in the nation according to Education Week’s “2008 Quality Counts Report.”
From the highly educated teachers and the conscientious support staff, to the hardworking administrators and forward-thinking school board members, Worthington students receive top-notch support throughout their entire K-12 careers.

Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce

The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce promotes and supports a vibrant environment for the business community. The Chamber builds strong member relationships through productive networking, meaningful partnerships, relevant and supportive resources, and effective use of technology.

Ohio Arts Council

The Ohio Arts Council was created in 1965 to “foster and encourage the development of the arts and assist the preservation of Ohio’s cultural heritage.”

Convention and Visitors Bureau of Worthington

Whether you are visiting Worthington on your own, with a small group or part of a larger convention, the Convention and Visitors Bureau provides numerous opportunities to explore the old and new. Exciting events or hands-on experiences afford the opportunity to spend time with friends, exploring the many unique and charming shops and talking with local merchants. Great restaurants and small town charm have garnered votes for Worthington to rank as one of the top destinations in Central Ohio.

Worthington Libraries

Worthington Libraries is one of the busiest library systems in Ohio, ranked only behind the eight metropolitan libraries in terms of use. They provide a wide array of high-quality materials, services and programs for residents of the Worthington School District and maintain the pioneering spirit of the library’s founders as they continually look for new and better ways to meet the changing needs of patrons.

Links to some Friends of the MAC

Central Ohio Arts Organizations

Dublin Arts Council
Dublin Area Art League
Delaware Arts Castle
Greater Columbus Arts Council
Grove City Arts Council 
Hilliard Arts Council
King Arts Complex
Ohio Art League
Upper Arlington Arts Council
Westerville Art League
Westerville Arts Council

Central Ohio Arts Venues

Columbus College of Art & Design
Columbus Cultural Arts Center
Columbus Museum of Art
Jeanna B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts
Wexner Center for the Arts

Friends of the MAC

BalletMet– Classes offered at the MAC
Brandt-Roberts Galleries
Carpe Diem String Quartet– Performs at the MAC
CATCO
Columbus Children’s Theater
High Road Gallery
JazzColumbus– The home of jazz music in Columbus, OH
Metro Cuisine
Nashville Songwriters Association International Columbus chapter meets at the MAC
Ohio Fingerstyle Guitar Club Meets regularly at the MAC
Ohio Paper Folders– A group of origami enthusiasts who meet at the MAC
Olde Worthington Business Association
OSU Dance Dept
Songs at the Center– TV show filmed at the MAC and broadcast on WOSU TV
Thurber House
Worthington Community Theatre– Founded in 1970
Worthington Chorus– Entertaining central Ohio since 1976
WeJoySing– Classes offered at the MAC
Worthington Area Art League