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ArtsOhio Blog

The ArtsOhio Blog is the Ohio Arts Council's way to share stories that highlight the arts in Ohio, feedback from the field, interviews with artists and staff, and more. Sign up for the ArtsOhio newsletter to receive a curated selection of posts each month.

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Leadership Is Giving—Not Taking—Control

As arts leaders, regardless of title or role, we are conserving our most valuable assets, beginning with the leadership that lives within every artist, arts administrator, actor, musician, teacher, and more. In this Executive Message, Donna S. Collins reflects on the importance of growing a culture of bold leadership shared by all members of the team.
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Cincinnati Dance Artist Padma Chebrolu Awarded 2021 Ohio Heritage Fellowship

Padma Chebrolu—a dancer, teaching artist, and the artistic director of the Cultural Centre of India in Cincinnati—has been awarded the 2021 Ohio Heritage Fellowship Award for Performing Arts from the Ohio Arts Council.
A parade at a previous year's FireFish Festival in Lorain, Ohio. FireFish Arts is an Ohio Arts Council grant recipient.

Summer is Hot and So Are the Investments in the Arts

The energy and savvy of arts leaders across the state continues to open venue doors, bring arts professionals back to work, and provide world-class creative experiences to Ohioans. In this month's Executive Message, Donna S. Collins reflects on how historic investments in the arts are setting the stage for a busy summer and year to come.
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Ohio Arts Council Board Approves Historic $18.4M in Arts Grants

The Ohio Arts Council board approved 746 grants totaling $18,479,247 to support Ohio artists, arts and cultural organizations, students, educators, and public arts programming when it met on July 21 for its summer board meeting. This marks the largest amount of grant dollars distributed to constituents applying to OAC funding programs in the agency’s history.

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