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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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    ArtsWave Names Alecia Kintner New CEO

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jan 28, 2015
    ArtsWave’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Friday, June 20 to elect Alecia Kintner as CEO of ArtsWave, effective September 1. Current CEO Mary McCullough-Hudson announced last summer that she will be retiring in August 2014.

  • Cincinnati Ballet in Washington Park

    ArtsWave Invests $10.4 million in Greater Cincinnati Community

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jan 28, 2015
    ArtsWave announces nearly $10.4 million in grants and initiatives to create a vibrant regional economy and bring people together through the arts. These investments are made possible by the thousands of people and organizations who contributed to ArtsWave’s community campaign—donors who recognize that the arts make the Greater Cincinnati region an amazing place to live. ArtsWave continues to be the largest united arts fund in the country, investing more than $50 million in Greater Cincinnati arts organizations in the last five years alone.

  • Inside Avondale Bach and Boombox

    ArtsWave Announces Strategic Partnership with LISC and Five Place Matters Neighborhoods

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jan 28, 2015
    ArtsWave announces a new strategic initiative in partnership with LISC Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to support arts activities in five Place Matters neighborhoods in the coming year. ArtsWave will award $45,000 in grants to LISC’s designated community revitalization organizations in Avondale, Covington, Madisonville, Price Hill, and Walnut Hills. Each Place Matters neighborhood will use the funds to contract with arts organizations supported by ArtsWave or to support activities that include community-building arts programs.

  • 2014 Campaign Finale

    ArtsWave Delivers Largest-Ever Campaign with More Than $12 Million

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jan 28, 2015
    ArtsWave announced the successful completion of the 2014 Annual Community Campaign, with gifts totaling $12,015,031 in support of arts organizations across the region.

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    ArtsWave’s First-Ever CincySings Event Brings Cincinnati Together

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jan 28, 2015
    On April 9, ArtsWave hosted its first-ever CincySings event at the Aronoff Center. Hosted by artist Drew Lachey, the high-energy evening featured amazing performances by 11 employee choirs from top regional companies. Judges Bob Herzog, Kathy Wade, Pamela Myers, and Casey Hayes reviewed the performances and provided commentary throughout the show.

  • Cincy Dances! in Washington Park

    Interact for Health and ArtsWave Launch New Series to Promote Active Living

    posted by Rebecca Bromels On Jan 28, 2015
    Interact for Health, a catalyst for health and wellness, in partnership with ArtsWave, today launched Join the Fun, a series of community events to motivate residents of all ages to “get moving” and to build social connections. Interact for Health and ArtsWave welcomed the opportunity to collaborate on this initiative when they recognized similar objectives – to bring people together and promote active living – and saw the advantages of combining resources to make them a reality.