The office of the Creative Arts Council of Wells County,   Balentine Gallery, Wells Community Theater and School of Ballet are located in the Arts Commerce & Visitors Centre, 211 Water St., Bluffton, phone 824-5222, and

Hours for the Balentine Gallery are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours for the office are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Joel Harmeyer is the CAC’s executive director and Janiece Lipsey is the director of programming.

Board of Directors: Ted Smith, president; Bill Hambrick, vice president; Roy R. Johnson, treasurer; Billy Kreigh, secretary; and members Jim Beuter, Jackie Chaney, Theodore E. Chemey, III, Nancy Wagner, Judy Harkless, Nancy Hewitt and  Christine Zadylak.

School of Ballet: Instructors include Janiece Lipsey, Jeni Meeks, Alyssa Plisco and Emily Roop.

School of Theatrical Arts: Acting and tap/jazz classes.

Wells Community Theater: “Cafe Noir”—April 6-8 and “Honk Jr.”—June 22-24.

The Creative Arts Council conducts an annual fundraiser (date to be announced).

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