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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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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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Several new Board Members were appointed to the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County Board of Directors in late 2019. The Board welcomed new members Crystal L. Bryant, Esq., MS, LSW, Megan Van Voorhis and  Patricia James-Stewart, M.Ed., LSW. Crystal L. Bryant, Esq., MS, LSW is Director of the Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry,…

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How accessible is arts and culture? National Endowment for the Arts gave us a grant at the start of 2018 to research arts and cultural accessibility for people with disabilities. The study is targeted to Cuyahoga County activities. We’ve been hard at work, and now we need your help. Please ask your audiences to provide their…

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Arts and culture can play a powerful role in the lives of those affected by trauma and in helping communities cope with violence. “At Its Very Best,” created by local artist, Donald Black Jr., was commissioned by Arts Cleveland to explore this idea. Read about the discussion led by Black at the video premier event…

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The Arts + Culture Caucus is a multi-jurisdictional group of elected and appointed officials. It includes Cuyahoga and surrounding Northeast Ohio counties. Participants are unified by their shared interest in supporting and creating arts and cultural policy. The Arts + Culture Caucus serves as a vehicle for public officials to connect with like-minded peers and…

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The Public Officials Recognition Breakfast is an annual event where arts and culture professionals and public officials come together in an open atmosphere to share ideas and maintain relationships. All public officials in attendance are added to the Arts and Culture Honor Roll. U.S. SenateMr. John Ryan, State Director, Office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown…

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From left: Judge Groves, Senator Antonio, Megan Van Voorhis, Councilman Zone

WHAT:          Arts Cleveland’s 5th Annual Public Officials Recognition Breakfast The Public Officials Recognition Breakfast is an annual event where arts and culture professionals and public officials come together in an open atmosphere to share ideas and maintain relationships. All public officials in attendance are added to the Arts and Culture Honor Roll. WHO:           Arts Cleveland to…

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Analysis finds Cleveland Dance Sector responsible for 396 jobs, $28 million in economic output CLEVELAND, OH, June 10, 2019 – A new data brief released today through a partnership of Arts Cleveland and The Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs finds that dance in Cleveland is…

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Study shows Cleveland’s literature sector makes significant contributions to the area CLEVELAND, OH, September 27, 2018 – Today, Arts Cleveland, formerly known as Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, released Inside the Margins: A Cleveland Literature Industry Study. The summary report shares employment and income data alongside case studies on local authors and others in…

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