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August 11, 2021
City of Cuyahoga Falls Awarded NEA's Our Town Grant
The City of Cuyahoga Falls is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help fund a public art installation along the Cuyahoga River. A series of art installations and performances exploring the relationship between the city and the river will be implemented. Learn More>>
Cultural Plan Update 
The Akron Cultural Plan is a call to action for our community. Everyone is welcome to explore, implement, or promote the strategies outlined in the plan. Get Involved>> 
Equity
Celebrating the ADA 
2021 marks the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Here is a collection of resources, including a brief history of how the National Endowment for the Arts has integrated the ADA into its work, stories from artists with disabilities, and several video on careers in the arts for people with disabilities.
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Millennial Theatre Project
The Akron Civic Theatre’s Millennial Theatre Project aims to bridge the gap between youth and adult community theater - bringing together unique casts who bring their whole selves to the stage. Hear from Founder and Artistic Director, Francine Parr, and Megan Harvey, about how the project was born. Watch Video>>
Field News 
Akron Civic Theatre to run Goodyear Theater in East End -Akron Beacon Journal

Collaborations, Mentorship, and Support for Native Artists on a National Scale  -Americans for the Arts
the artist profile
BENJAMIN REXROAD

Benjamin is a theatre artist with a passion for poetry, travel, and community. He has initiated some incredible projects locally. His theatre company, Wandering Aesthetics, has been running camps for kids over the summer, and is currently seeking a new venue.  Learn More >>
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arts & culture patron
RANDA NEMER SHAHEEN

"Our students and young people are our future. Exposing them to arts and culture at a young age helps them grow with an open and creative mind and see the world from a broader lens." Read More >>
 

 

ways to engage

art-A-palozza 
The Green Arts Council and the City of Green’s Parks and Recreation Division is pleased to present the 16th art-A-palooza, a fine art show, held at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, on Saturday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 70 local and regional artists will be participating in this year’s event along with several food vendors.  Admission and parking are free. Learn More>>
Voices in the 330
Audition with a short video by August 14th to win $500 and recording studio time at The Rialto Theatre. The live show will be on September 4th at 7pm. 
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Summit Art Space Presents...
Community members are invited to this free quarterly celebration to enjoy food, music, art, and more. Visit the Historic Arts District for the Art Walk on Sept. 10th.  Learn More>>
Cuyahoga Valley Art Center 
CVAC’s Vibrant Pallet Scholarship Fund offers full class scholarship opportunities to students (2nd Grade – Adult) with an interest in art and a financial need. Learn More>>
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