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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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    Cincinnati and the Silver Screen

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 19, 2018
    We've seen a spate of local film festivals and major film productions in Greater Cincinnati recently, and none of it is a coincidence.

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    The Important Role of the Arts, All Around the World

    posted by Zach Moning On Jul 27, 2018
    This week, through the International Visitor Leadership Program of the U.S. Department of State, ArtsWave held a meeting with eight NGO leaders from Iraq to share ideas.

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    CEO Reflections: Summer's in Session!

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jun 15, 2018
    As summer heats up, the arts are offering more than ever to attract local and out-of-town visitors to Cincinnati.

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    Cincinnati: On the Map Through Its Arts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jun 01, 2018
    Any way you look at it, leveraging Cincinnati’s arts assets is smart for our economy and a quick return on investment.

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    CEO Reflections: 230 Million Reasons

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 12, 2018
    Greater Cincinnati’s arts are showing their power in building our region’s reputation as a top place to live, work, play and learn.

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    CEO Reflections: Hipper Than You Know

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 03, 2017
    Over and over we see how people’s minds are opened and changed about Cincinnati once they come to visit. Recently, ArtsWave had the chance to wow visitors when we hosted 25 community arts campaign leaders from 10 different cities.

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    In Music Hall, the New York Times Sees a Model for NYC's Geffen Hall

    posted by Zach Moning On Oct 20, 2017
    Music Hall has been open to the public for just about two weeks, and already the extensive renovations are serving as a model for success to other cities. New York City, to be more specific.

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    CEO Reflections: Season of giving reflected in new Catalyzing Impact grants

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Dec 07, 2016
    Over $100,000 in new Catalyzing Impact grants were awarded to 17 local organizations, recommended by community volunteers who reviewed 35 applications. All the projects are worthy and exciting, but a few especially captured my attention for their sensitive responses to ArtsWave’s goals outlined in our Blueprint for Collective Action for the Arts Sector.