Organizations Launch Alliance for Arts and Culture in Northeast Ohio

LOCAL ENTITIES COLLABORATE TO UNIFY AND AMPLIFY THE REGION’S CREATIVE SECTOR CLEVELAND, OHIO (DECEMBER 7, 2020) – Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC), Arts Cleveland and the Arts & Culture Action Committee (ACAC) have announced the formation of an arts and culture alliance in Cuyahoga County, beginning in 2021. The alliance will provide for greater impact…

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Cuyahoga CARES for Artists and Small Performing Arts Businesses

MAHALLS Marquee. photo by Kelly Flamos

*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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In Memory of Kevin Moore

Today, Arts Cleveland says a terribly heavy-hearted goodbye to Kevin Moore, Cleveland Play House Managing Director and long-time Arts Cleveland Board member. Greater Cleveland has lost an incredible advocate and positive force in the arts community far too early. Kevin has been a member of Arts Cleveland’s Board of Trustees since 2014 and has dedicated countless hours to serving,…

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Arts and Culture Accessibility Unveiled in New Arts Cleveland report

Path to Access illustration of recommendations by John G.

For Immediate ReleaseFriday, October 9, 2020 CLEVELAND—Today, Arts Cleveland released “Open Caption: Rethinking Accessibility in Cleveland’s Arts and Culture.” The report uncovers what organizations do well, experiences of people with disabilities in the arts and cultural community, where improvement is needed, and the challenges to achieving accessibility goals. The report was funded by a grant…

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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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Toward a More Equitable and Just Creative Future

Black Lives Matter - street mural on Kinsman Ave, Cleveland

We are facing two public health crises that will, and must, have a profound impact on the creative economy of our future. One of them has been simmering for hundreds of years. The other barreled quietly toward us, exploding in a matter of months. COVID-19 has laid bare the many weaknesses in the arts and…

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