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Blueprint Lunch and Learn Series

ArtsWave initiated this series fall 2015 to provide context for how the work of the arts sector aligns to and connects with broader regional initiatives.

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On the Map: Updates from Source Cincinnati and the Regional Tourism Network

February 23, 2017

Presentations by Julie Calvert, Executive Director of Source Cincinnati (Source), and Linda Antus, President and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network (RTN).


Bridge Cultural Divides: A Conversation with Donna Walker-Kuhne

June 15, 2016

Co-host: Chorus America
Special presentation featuring national arts marketing and community engagement expert Donna Walker-Kuhne:

Dynamic community engagement
 is a critical component of expanding audiences for the arts. The changing demographics of our country require that arts organizations develop and implement sophisticated ways to welcome new audiences in a sustainable way that enhances the cultural landscape of their community. Through a multicultural lens, innovative opportunities abound—how do we change our organizational practices to take advantage of them?

Enlivening Neighborhoods: Creative Placemaking- A Conversation with National Leaders

February 3, 2016

Co-host: Local Initiatives Support Corporation Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky (LISC).
Presentations featured Jamie Bennett, Executive Director of ArtPlace America; Regina Smith, Managing Director of The Kresge Foundation’s Arts & Culture Program; and Lynn McCormack, Director of Creative Placemaking for LISC National.

Presentations followed by a panel discussion with national leaders and Sarah Allan, Director of Creative Placemaking at the Center for Great Neighborhoods Covington, Kentucky.
Moderated by Laura Brunner, President & CEO of the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, and ArtsWave Board Member.

Video Short: Regina Smith
Video Short: Jamie Bennett
Video Short: Lynne McCormack