TRANSIT ARTS Residency Program (TARP)

Arts Employment for Artists Ages 16-24. 

Online Arts Employment Application Form: HERE

If you need help preparing your resume, artist bio, portfolio, etc. you can call us for help or come to our free Professional Development Open Hours. 

DONATE NOW! TRANSIT ARTS is a program of Central Community House (CCH). You can support us by donating to CCH HERE and adding a note in the "add a dedication" section telling us you want to support TRANSIT ARTS with your contribution.

TRANSIT ARTS offers a blend of virtual and onsite programming and continues to add more onsite programs for the summer.

Please check out schedule updates on our Google Calendar below and check out our videos on YouTube for workshops and special activities for different age groups. Be sure to subscribe to get updates. Follow us on our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok pages and let us know if you would like an invite to a Zoom or onsite workshop or to our Open Mic.


Our programs are FREE to members! Call (614)732-0198 or email for more info. 

Complete our online TRANSIT ARTS membership/permission form HERE

If your family has needs during this challenging time please contact Central Community House at 614-252-3157.

Visit to learn more about how Central Community House supports the whole family!

Check out our TRANSIT ARTS Band!

Learn Pastel Drawing with Duarte!



Come Join Us

Want to join our program? Our online forms to join are below! All information submitted to us is confidential. The Transit Arts Membership form will request information on the interests or your child as well as important information regarding who to contact in case of emergencies. It will also has our SEL/DESSA & Learning Circle forms which allows us to the social and emotional strengths of our students and to help us support their school success.

The Creative Dream Form is our way to better learn interests of new members so we can help nurture your child's creativity and explore new opportunities.  


Work with master artists/materials/equipment. Be inspired by performances & art exhibits. Create your own work & showcase it to the world. Build some major, life-long, skills to launch your career.

Dance! Write! Draw! Rap! Paint! Drum! Beatbox! Sing! Produce Music! Learn the business!

Reach Your Full Potential with TRANSIT ARTS...Artists on the Move...

What can you do here?   

~ Join a weekly workshop in hip hop dance, music, and visual arts, & a monthly writing master class 

~ Come to our Open Studio with access to equipment & supplies (schedule in advance) 

~ Perform & exhibit your artwork throughout Columbus & other cities  

~ Learn how to be an entrepreneur, promote, & earn income with your artistic skills  

~ More... 

TRANSIT ARTS workshops and events are FREE for registered youth thanks to our generous funders.

Check out Central's 2018-19 Impact Report.
Impact Report

How do I sign up?

Programs are free for our members but we do require completed membership and permission forms. The SEL/DESSA & Learning Circle permission forms allow us to show social emotional strengths of our students and help us support their school success. All information shared is confidential. This is a great way to let us know how we can help you pursue your dreams and/or explore new opportunities.