Cuyahoga CARES for Artists and Small Performing Arts Businesses

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*The deadline to submit to Cuyahoga CARES for Artists and Performing Arts Businesses has passed. If You Applied Monitor your email inbox, including spam and junk folders, for updates on your CARES funds request. Arts Cleveland will send all communication about CARES Act funds distribution by email. Cuyahoga County has announced that $4 million in…

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Arts Industry Survival Depends on Ohio’s CARES Act Funding

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From Ohio Citizens for the Arts Economic Impact Study Shows COVID-19 Devastated Ohio’s Arts and Culture Columbus, Ohio, September 30, 2020 – A survey conducted this month by a statewide coalition of arts and culture organizations, coordinated by Ohio Citizens for the Arts, points to significant widespread financial losses and foreshadows additional layoffs and permanent closures.…

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Megan Van Voorhis to leave Arts Cleveland to assume new position in Sacramento, CA

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For Immediate ReleaseTuesday, August 11, 2020 CLEVELAND—Today, Arts Cleveland announced that President and CEO Megan Van Voorhis would depart the nonprofit service organization in September to take on a new role as Cultural and Creative Economy Manager for the City of Sacramento, CA. Van Voorhis has served Cleveland’s arts community for nearly twenty years and…

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Northeast Ohio Lawmakers Form Non-partisan Arts and Culture Caucus

Members from every level of government discuss relief efforts for creative industries Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Cleveland— On Friday, federal, state and local lawmakers from throughout the region met online to formally establish a new Northeast Ohio Arts and Culture Caucus. The non-partisan caucus was formed by Arts Cleveland to encourage and enable legislators to…

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$250,000 EMERGENCY LOAN FUND CREATED FOR ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS

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In partnership with Arts Cleveland and the Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation, NoteWorthy Federal Credit Union has created a $250,000 Emergency Loan Fund for artists, musicians and people working in arts organizations to replace income lost to COVID-19 cancellations and shut-downs.  “As my friends with free-lance careers saw their incomes evaporate over the past…

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We Are Looking Out For You

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Arts Cleveland has been closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 and the regularly updated news and guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health.

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2018-19 Annual Report Now Available

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Arts Cleveland’s Annual Report for fiscal year 2018-2019 is now available for download. Read more about activities, support and engagement with Arts Cleveland including the announcement of our new name. For more on what’s new and what we’ve heard from the community, watch a quick video with Megan below.

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Northeast Ohio Arts + Culture Caucus

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The Northeast Ohio Arts + Culture Caucus (Arts Caucus) is a non-partisan multi-jurisdictional group of elected and appointed officials. It includes representatives at every level of government for Cuyahoga and surrounding Northeast Ohio counties. Participants are unified by their shared interest in supporting and creating arts and cultural policy. The Arts Caucus serves as a…

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