Monthly Archives: August 2011

News from Ohio Citizens for the Arts

Why We Need the Arts in Medicine An article by Gary Christenson, M.D. in Minnesota Medicine discusses the benefits of the arts in medicine. Christenson cites examples of students using the arts to help study for their medical degrees, using … Continue reading

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A Way Forward: Arts and Economic Development

Les Wexner, Rocco Landesman, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and Mayor Coleman are joining together on Monday, September 19th at 4pm at the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Mershon Auditorium for a discussion entitled, “A Way Forward:  … Continue reading

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Online Nominations Open: 2012 Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio

by Amy McKay Ohio boasts a wealth of talented artists, arts institutions and people who support them. What better way to show your appreciation for those who support and work on behalf of the arts in Ohio than to nominate … Continue reading

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Media Release from the Ohio Arts Council

Gov. Kasich Approves 2012/2013 Budget, OAC Approves 379 Grants Totaling $5.9 Million by Amy McKay On July 1, 2011, Governor John Kasich approved the 2012/2013 biennium budget, which includes $17.2 million for the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). This is an … Continue reading

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Media Release from Culture Works

INCREASES IN FY2012-2013 STATE FUNDING FOR DAYTON AREA ARTS ORGANIZATIONS In stunning contrast to the national trend of states decreasing funding for arts and culture, the Ohio Governor and General Assembly increased appropriations to support the state’s cultural organizations for … Continue reading

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