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July 26, 2021
Governor's Awards for the Arts
The Governor's Awards showcases and celebrates exceptional Ohio artists, arts organizations, arts leaders and patrons, and business support of the arts. Nominate an individual, organization, or business in your community today for the 2022 Governor's Awards for the Arts in Ohio! Learn More>>
Cultural Plan Update 
This virtual event will include a rundown of Cuyahoga Falls and Akron's public art plans, their application processes, current projects in process, and a Q&A. Save the date! Learn More>>
Akron Podcast Lab
For several months, Akron residents Ebanee Bond, RaJohn Butler, Joy Gadson, Charlee Harris, Ebony Hill, Dominic Moore-Dunson, and John Smith learned from Futuro Media’s Podcast Lab on how to tell their stories through podcasting.
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Ohio Arts Council Board Approves Historic $18.4M in Arts Grants 
"The amount invested into projects for culturally diverse organizations, via Building Cultural Diversity, will double compared to four years ago."
Field News 
C.A.M.M.O.: Healing through Song - A short documentary that shows how the arts can strengthen the well-being of service members, veterans, and their families.  -Americans for the Arts

Covid Created New Opportunities, Lasting Change in Arts and Culture Opinion piece by Travis Newton
the artist profile

Stephanie and her daughter, Kyla Decatur, recently launched P31 Art & Design. Her abstract expressionist artwork is devoted to her faith and her pieces are printed on canvas totes, wood panels, journals, and more. Learn more >>
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arts & culture patron

"The variety of arts and culture we have access to in our own county make living in this community fun enough that we don’t have to travel to bigger cities often to indulge in the arts." Read more >>


ways to engage

Dance Sutra
Get your body moving and your mind right with Akron Soul Train resident artist Sanjib Bhattacharya on July 31st from 10-11am at The Akron Children's Museum. Learn More>>
Membership Exhibition
From July 27th to August 26th, the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center will be showcasing recent paintings, sculpture, ceramics and works on paper by CVAC’s membership. Members of the public will vote to determine the People's Choice Awards. Learn More>>
Nature Journaling
Join our interpretive artist for an inspiring lesson in nature journaling as a technique for practicing mindfulness. Registration opens on August 13th. Learn More>>
Call for Fiber Artists 
Did you know the Peninsula Art Academy started with fiber workshops? Submit your fiber creations to Carol Adams for the 18th Annual Fiber Show commencing August 14th. Learn More>>
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