Cincinnati, OH. – March 23, 2017 – As part of the ArtsWave Annual Community Campaign and its Toast to the Arts event series, an array of wine, beer, and cocktail promotions held at 40+ local establishments, ArtsWave and Rhinegeist have partnered to create a community coloring event to raise funds for the arts. 

The fundraiser will be held Wednesday, March 29, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 PM, at Rhinegeist’s brewery located at 1910 Elm Street. During the event, $1 from every pint poured will be donated to the ArtsWave Annual Community Campaign.

The event features an interactive arts experience from ArtsWave: attendees will be encouraged to make their mark on the 12-foot long coloring book, featuring familiar outlines and images of many local arts experiences from a variety of genres. Attendees can also enter to win an ArtsPass. The ArtsPass is ArtsWave’s most popular donor benefit which is also tax-deductible. A minimum gift of $75 earns an ArtsPass, with more than 100 buy one, get one free and other deals to local arts organizations, restaurants, retail and more.

Alecia Kintner, President and CEO of ArtsWave says, “ArtsWave is proud to partner with Rhinegeist in what promises to be an interactive, creative, and fun evening. This is one of the ways the arts connect all of us – creating positive energy in places you might not naturally expect.” 

As the nonprofit planner, promoter and fundraiser for 100+ regional arts organization, ArtsWave is advancing a more vibrant economy and connected community through the arts. In addition to ArtsWave Toast to the Arts, ArtsWave produces the annual Macy’s Sampler, a free weekend of arts experiences in more than 25 locations across the region; CincySings, the nationally-acclaimed workplace singing event focused on employee engagement; ArtsWave Presents, a series of community engagement events throughout the region; and Toast to the Arts, a variety of wine, beer, and cocktail promotions held at 40+ local establishments. In addition, ArtsWave has created a variety of online resources, such as, a regional calendar of arts events and an online job board accessible at ArtsWave’s funding is used to connect and engage people with the arts and to support the arts sector itself through impact-based grants. The 2017 Community Campaign, which is dependent on donations made by approximately 40,000 area residents, runs through April 27 and has a goal of $12.6 million dollars.