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Architectural Rendering of TAG (The Arts Garage).  Exciting things are happening in Ottawa County! 


This year, GPCAAC's annual AFTA fundraiser is called TOASTING TRANSFORMATION.The name is a nod to our newest endeavor: the ongoing transformation of the former City of Port Clinton maintenance garage on West Perry Street into a cultural arts center, The Arts Garage (TAG) for the entire community to enjoy!

The event will include an online auction (similar to the one we hosted last year) and a live auction event (which we hosted in 2017, 2018 and 2019).

We are looking for:





Simply click on any one of the boxes below to see how you can help make this year's event a royal success!

Mon., July 9, 6pm at TAG
featuring Andy Sacksteder and Dave Peltier


Next Evening Out with Art is IN PERSON!


We're looking for items to auction. There are no rules or parameters you have to follow to submit. We have 12x12 wood panels you may use as the substrate for your work.  Simply pick up a panel from Dina Rodgers at Lilly 7 Gerts on Second Street. 

Artwork due August 1 for posting online into GiveSmart.

For more information follow this link


Tickets for Toasting Transformation have just gone on sale. They are $50/per person. 

Click here to purchase your ticket.

For the latest news as to what's happening with the event please visit our Toasting Transformation page on Facebook.


Facebook/Toasting Transformation page. 


We are currently searching for Event Sponsors to help us defray the costs of promoting and holding the event.


Follow the link below to support the event.

Sponsor Letter.

You may all so call one of our Committee Members:

Catharine Hadley,419-341-2922;

Roberta Redfern, 419-680-4824;

Dina Rodgers, 419-320-8542;

Angela Zam, 419-635-6017.


We will be needing volunteers for event set up and tear down

as well as volunteers the night of the event.  

Please send us an email telling us your time preference for volunteering.

Emails may be sent to:



Coming Soon!

GPCAAC brings a rarely viewed collection of 50 compelling photographs from Pulitzer

Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams. His 45-year career covered thirteen wars

and amassed 500 photojournalism awards. He photographed five presidents and

numerous other world dignitaries.

Follow this link to find out more!