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ArtsWave Pride

ArtsWave Pride is a new group that welcomes and connects LGBTQIA individuals and Allies. Members will receive invitations to special arts events to celebrate and support the arts together. All are welcome!

To identify as an ArtsWave Pride member, simply check the ArtsWave Pride box when you make your pledge.

Eligibility & Benefits

All are welcome and members will receive quarterly communications.

Give $75+ and receive invitation to ArtsWave Pride events
Give $1,500 + and receive Leadership Giving benefits

Give an additional $150 beyond your ArtsWave Community Campaign donation to become an ArtsWave Pride Ambassador. Your additional gift will help fund a new grantmaking pool, driven by the ArtsWave Pride Steering Committee, to bring to life arts activities of interest to LGBTQIA+ individuals and allies. We will recognize ArtsWave Ambassadors in our marketing materials and at ArtsWave Pride events.

2018 ArtsWave Pride Events Series

Thanks to PNC Bank, members who make a $75+ gift to ArtsWave receive complimentary invitations to the ArtsWave Pride event series, hosted by ArtsWave-supported organizations.

Invitations to ArtsWave Pride events and discount codes to purchase tickets will be emailed to you through Eventbrite.

Playhouse in the Park’s Pride Happy Hour + Murder for Two
Friday, June 1, 2018: Playhouse in the Park
Invitation to Happy Hour is complimentary for ArtsWave Pride members
Murder for Two tickets sold separately at a discount of 15% for ArtsWave Pride members

Cincinnati Opera’s  La Traviata + Pride Night Celebration
Friday, June 22, 2018: Music Hall
Invitation to Pride Night Celebration is complimentary for ArtsWave Pride members
La Traviata tickets sold separately at a discount of 15% for ArtsWave Pride members or buy one, get one free through your ArtsWave Pass.

Cincinnati Pops Haunted Hall Concert + Spectrum Spooktacular Party
Friday, October 12, 2018: Music Hall, Performance 8:00, Party 10:00
Invitation to post-concert “Pride” celebration is complimentary for ArtsWave Pride members
Cincinnati Pops Haunted Hall concert sold separately at a discount of 25%

Contemporary Arts Center’s “Notions of Desire” + T-Dance
Sunday, November 11, 2018: Contemporary Arts Center, Lecture & Tour 2:00, T-Dance 4:00
Invitation to exclusive lecture and tour of the Akram Zaatori exhibition is complimentary for ArtsWave Pride members
Invitation to Tea Dance is complimentary to ArtsWave Pride members

ArtsWave Pride Ambassadors

John Bruggen, Deb Cohen, Jennifer Damiano, Kathy Nardiello, Tony Phillips, Dianne and J. David Rosenberg, Shawn Scott, Brett Stover, Jack Wolking, Randy Womble
*current 6/13/18

ArtsWave Pride Steering Committee

The ArtsWave Pride Steering Committee works to raise money for the ArtsWave Community Campaign and connects LGBTQIA individuals and Allies to the arts community through engaging arts experiences.

Founding Steering Committee Members

Brett Stover, Jennifer Damiano, & Kathy Nardiello

Connect with us!

Find ArtsWave on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

For more information about ArtsWave Pride, e-mail

Thank you to our ArtsWave Pride event series sponsor, PNC Bank.

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