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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
Explore local initiatives that align with the Cultural Plan Priorities 
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.
the artist profile

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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arts & culture patron
"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. 


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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