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How the Arts Make An Impact

Check here for new blog posts, podcasts and more that point to how the arts make an impact on our community. 

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    CEO Reflections: Immediately Impacting the Region Through the Arts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jul 13, 2018
    Coming off the heels of a successful 2018 Community Campaign, ArtsWave is already distributing nearly $10 million in grants to local arts organizations.

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    And the Winner Is...

    posted by Zach Moning On Jun 01, 2018
    During 2018's ArtsWave Days, brought to you by Macy's, participants in ArtsWave Rewards were offered the chance to win a grand prize: a Cincy Arts Staycation. Now, we have a winner!

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    CEO Reflections: Dear Cincinnatian...

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 20, 2018
    To keep our arts funded at the current level, we need to raise $12,250,000. We need to raise the last million before our campaign ends on Thursday, April 26.

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    Party on the Lawn of the Taft

    posted by Zach Moning On Apr 20, 2018
    The ArtsWave Days event series wraps this weekend with Block Party, with support from Frisch's Big Boy, at the Taft Museum of Art.

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    CEO Reflections: 2nd Place for Arts Support?

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Apr 06, 2018
    The ArtsWave Community Campaign is the largest community arts fundraising campaign in the nation, but that hasn't always been the case — and our spot is not guaranteed.

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    Put Our Service to the Test

    posted by Zach Moning On Apr 06, 2018
    The next two ArtsWave Days are Be Our Guest Tea Parties, sponsored by Dewey's Pizza, and Art Walks, with support from Frisch's Big Boy.

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    Music Hall Plus More

    posted by Zach Moning On Mar 23, 2018
    ArtsWave Days continues with a once-in-a-lifetime open house event at beautifully-renovated Music Hall and a family-friendly celebration of America's favorite pastime.

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    Discover the Community-Building Power of Song

    posted by Zach Moning On Feb 23, 2018
    The focus turns to music in the next two ArtsWave Days, with the Beer Choir Games on February 24 and Jazz, Gospel & Arts on March 3.

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    Celebrate Valentine's Day with ArtsWave

    posted by Zach Moning On Feb 09, 2018
    ArtsWave Days will continue throughout the 12 weeks of the 2018 ArtsWave Community Campaign. Next up: I ♥ Arts and Date Night!

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    CEO Reflections: Making Waves in Greater Cincinnati

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 09, 2018
    Cincinnati keeps making “best of” lists, and it's no accident. It takes hard work and dedication to the region, including our vibrant arts.

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    CEO Reflections: Reinvention and Innovation in 2018

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 26, 2018
    The 2018 ArtsWave Community Campaign is almost here. This year, it's bringing big new ideas to treasured traditions.