Monthly Archives: May 2011

A New NEA Study Finds Americans Like Companionship With Their Arts-Going

Millions of Americans enjoy arts performances. That was evident from the number of performing arts centers built in the last decade, the boom in theater companies and the alarm when a symphony or dance group encounters financial distress. But new … Continue reading

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White House Panel Calls for ‘Reinvesting’ in Arts Education

A presidential advisory panel issued a report that makes the case for expanding access to arts education in schools, arguing that the arts hold great potential to bolster student engagement and academic achievement. At the same time, the report laments that, … Continue reading

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Governor Kasich Appoints Jeff Rich as OAC Board Chair

Governor John Kasich has appointed Jeffrey A. Rich of Dublin as chair of the Ohio Arts Council board. Mr. Rich has served as a member of the Ohio Arts Council board since July 2006. He follows Jacquelyn Nance of Moreland … Continue reading

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Ohioans Value Access to Arts and Culture

Ohioans value and place a high priority on access to arts and cultural opportunities in their communities.  The following points can be used as conversation starters with friends, colleagues, and policy-makers.  Start the conversation today! • Citizens value abundant cultural opportunities … Continue reading

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First Lady Karen Kasich and the Ohio Legislature Turn Out to Support the 2011 Governor’s Awards for the Arts

On Wednesday, May 11, First Lady Karen Kasich will present the welcoming remarks as part of the 2011 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio at the Columbus Athenaeum, located at 32 N. 4th St. in downtown Columbus, from noon … Continue reading

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OHIO HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RESPONDS POSITIVELY TO ARTS ADVOCATES

Last night, the Ohio House of Representatives passed, by a 59 to 40 vote along party lines, its version of the budget for the state of Ohio covering the next two years.  As we reported earlier, the House version includes … Continue reading

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