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Ohio Arts Council Board Approves More Than $14.7M in Arts Grants

The Ohio Arts Council board has approved 743 grants totaling $14,733,107 to support Ohio artists, organizations, students, educators, and public arts programming during its initial and major state fiscal year 2020 funding round.
Austin, Texas, artists Albert and Gage perform as part of the 2017 Austin to Archbold Concert series.

The Arts Are Alive in Archbold: How a Northwest Ohio Town Is Becoming a New Music Destination

From top-notch concerts bringing in the biggest names from the live music capital of the world to local arts education programming that spotlights talent that is as rich as the Northwest Ohio topsoil, Archbold is set on becoming a mecca for music-lovers.
A decorated room featured in the Occupied: Warren project in Trumbull County.

Occupied: Warren Takes Abandoned House from Vacant to Vibrant

Buildings slated for the wrecking ball usually do not attract much positive attention, but Martin and his team wanted to change that. Through a partnership with the Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County and an ArtsNEXT grant from the Ohio Arts Council, a group of 20 artists transformed an abandoned house into an immersive art experience.
Ohio Arts Council Organizational Programs Coordinator Jim Szekacs looks at a backdrop created for the Huber Opera House's production of The Lion King, Jr.

It’s the Circle of Life: After 136 Years, Renovated Huber Opera House Looks to a Bright Future

Many have passed through the doors of Hicksville’s Huber Opera House and Civic Center throughout its 136-year history. Now, the renovated Huber has a new purpose: Serving as a training ground for aspiring theatre professionals.
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Ohio Arts Council Board Approves More Than $12.6M in Arts Grants

679 Grants Awarded to Artists and Arts Organizations Throughout Ohio

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