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    CEO Reflections: The Wave of Cultural Landmarks Continues

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 30, 2018
    The restoration of Union Terminal and construction of the new Madcap Education Center are the latest in a continuing wave of arts facilities that are enlivening Greater Cincinnati's neighborhoods.

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    CEO Reflections: Thanksgiving by the Numbers

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 16, 2018
    The 2018 holiday season is approaching, giving us an opportunity to reflect on what we're thankful for.

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    CEO Reflections: Civic Lessons

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 02, 2018
    With an election just around the corner, it's worth noting that the arts have a measurable impact on civic engagement and overall quality of life.

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    CEO Reflections: Fifth Third Demonstrates How the Arts Heal

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 05, 2018
    This week, Fifth Third Bank was honored for their support of the arts at the BCA10 awards by Americans for the Arts. They took the moment to share how the arts can help heal after trauma.

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    CEO Reflections: ArtsWave Arts x Tech Tackles Tough Challenges

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Sep 21, 2018
    ArtsWave Arts x Tech returns for a third year, bringing together the arts, startup and innovation communities to develop new strategies for the arts sector.

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    CEO Reflections: Should Museums Be Neutral?

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jul 27, 2018
    The greatest value of museums may be their ability to intentionally provoke dialogue. If we want to harness that power, they should be accessible by everyone.

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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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    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: BOARDway Bound Deepens Roots and Cultivates Arts Leadership

    posted by Alecia Kintner On May 18, 2018
    ArtsWave's BOARDway Bound program offers professional development for participants and a crop of skilled leaders for local arts nonprofits.

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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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    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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    CEO Reflections: Happily marking the halfway point of Annual Community Campaign

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Mar 24, 2017
    We may be halfway there, but there's still a long way to go. But we're not worried, we're happy! Each day we get to come to work and share this great message about the positive benefits of the arts.

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    CEO Reflections: Love Me a Challenge

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Feb 10, 2017
    Today, ArtsWave Campaign Chair Tim Elsbrock, Cincinnati market president of Fifth Third Bank, is announcing Greater Cincinnati's own arts challenge: he's challenging the community to come together to contribute $12,600,000 to the 2017 Campaign by April 27.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts Ripple Effect impact more important than ever

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 27, 2017
    It’s important for our elected officials and policy makers to understand this impact and hear about the Arts Ripple Effect from all of us, so vital federal agencies which support the arts and culture sector are maintained and adequately funded.

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    CEO Reflections: Want to be a better citizen? Volunteer and engage with the arts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Jan 13, 2017
    ArtsWave’s research has shown a direct correlation between those Cincinnatians who engage in the arts and those who engage in our civic life, which reinforces for me the obligation to expand, expand, expand both groups.

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    CEO Reflections: Grateful for Cincinnati arts supporters

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 23, 2016
    At this time of giving thanks, we are grateful for each and every one of the tens of thousands of people who value and support the arts in our community. You make an impact on the arts, and a new Arts Vibrancy study from SMU shows just how much an impact the arts have made in Cincinnati.

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    CEO Reflections: Arts can help unite us

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Nov 09, 2016
    Whether you feel like you’ve won or lost something today, there is an invitation in front of each one of us: to keep doing the work of building a more vibrant economy and connected community for all. At ArtsWave, we pledge to keep doing that with, and through, the arts.

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    CEO Reflections: P&G honored for supporting the arts

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Oct 13, 2016
    ArtsWave had the pleasure of attending the “BCA 10” awards ceremony in New York City last week and paying tribute to one of 2016’s honorees, Cincinnati’s own Procter & Gamble. And, share how your company shows support by taking the BCA Survey of Business Support for the Arts.

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    CEO Reflections: Our community is stronger #BecauseofArtsED

    posted by Alecia Kintner On Sep 15, 2016
    ArtsWave wants all kids to benefit from arts education, and we know from our research that more than 90 percent of Greater Cincinnati parents agree. Join in us in reminding decision-makers of the importance of arts education by sharing your #BecauseOfArtsEd story on Twitter or Facebook.