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May 5, 2021
Art Speaks
Alicia Hopkins is a strong believer in using art for advocacy. Her most recent artwork raises awareness about the Ohio Caregiver Crisis.  Learn More>> 
Cultural Plan Update 

Updates & News
THE TEN PRIORITIES 
Explore local initiatives that align with the Cultural Plan Priorities 
Equity
Inside Out Work, a free online workshop, presents what it takes to embed racial equity into organizational culture 
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How Emma Amos's Art and Activism Powerfully Confronted Racism and Sexism

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Field News
The "Capacity Building" and "Building Cultural Diversity" grants are available to Ohio organizations; applications are due July 1st. Review the guidelines to determine eligibility. -Ohio Arts Council

Sydney's largest harbor island would be transformed into an arts and culture precinct under a "bold and ambitious" plan. -ABCNews
Skin Art
This blog series highlights the incredible talent of tattoo artists in Summit County. Scotty Oswald can be found at Golden Heart Tattoo in Norton.
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the artist profile
JENNIFER EISENBERGER

Jennifer returned to her hometown of Stow two years ago and has since shown her colorful paintings in a number of local art shows. She was also involved with Women in the Arts in Stow earlier this spring. 
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find more artists
arts & culture patron
ASHLEY PIPPIN
"Exposure to Arts & Culture helps shape the identities & well-being of so many students.  Specifically, the African American young people need more exposure, representation & advocacy.  Without all three weaved into Arts & Culture, some children won't achieve influential educational milestones. 
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ways to engage

Akron in Wonderland: Nocturnes
This series of filmed and photographic artworks will explore the magical realist aspects of the unique landscapes and urban environments in and around Akron.  Learn More>>
Theatre Camps 
Wandering Aesthetics will be hosting three thematic week-long camps for young performers in Peninsula this summer. Heroes and Villains begins on June 28th.  Learn More>>
Rediscover Downtown Akron
Take a walking tour to discover the beautiful new Main Street, public art, complete and upcoming development projects, downtown businesses and much more.  Register Here>>
Invitation for Artists  
Up Front Art Space in Cuyahoga Falls is currently offering free year-long memberships to their Artist Program. The full range of benefits is listed on their website. 
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