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Ohio Creative Community ‘Devastated’ by Economic Impact of COVID-19

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Ohio Creative Community ‘Devastated’ by Economic Impact of COVID-19

Ohio Citizens for the Arts and Arts Cleveland have released findings from two online surveys inquiring about the economic impacts felt by Ohio’s arts and creative community due to COVID-19. After being online for one week, the surveys offer just a glimpse of the economic implications experienced now, and are only the beginning of what […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2019

Columbus is fortunate to have many arts organizations doing amazing work across a wide variety of mediums. Music, theatre and the visual arts are all represented, and it’s difficult to single out the work of one organization as “better” than the others as they all play an important role. Our readers and editors vote on […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Arts organizations supply the backbone for creativity in Columbus, and once again our readers and editors have selected the largest organization at the top of our list of the best of the year. The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) provides support for many other organizations on our list, as well as grants and programs for […]

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New Ticket Fee Would Fund Arts Organizations, Capital Improvements for Nationwide Arena

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Ticket Fee Would Fund Arts Organizations, Capital Improvements for Nationwide Arena

In September, the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) and partners are expected to propose a plan to Columbus City Council to levy a seven percent fee on virtually all event tickets in the city. Dubbed the “user fee,” the additional charge would be applied on admission to events at any for-profit or nonprofit organization in […]

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Ignite Arts Looks to Engage New Generation of Arts Patrons

Susan Post Susan Post Ignite Arts Looks to Engage New Generation of Arts Patrons

A night at the opera probably conjures images of tuxedos, ball gowns and formality, but Columbus-based Ignite Arts is helping performing arts organizations push the bounds of what a night at the opera or symphony or theater can be. Ignite Arts is a new brand launched by the founders of Acceptd, an online platform connecting […]

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Sherri Geldin Stepping Down from Wexner Center After 25 Years

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sherri Geldin Stepping Down from Wexner Center After 25 Years

The Wexner Center of the Arts announced this afternoon that Director Sherri Geldin will be stepping down from her role at the end of 2018, following 25 years of service in the position. “The honor and privilege to direct the Wex for 25 years has been the opportunity of a lifetime, and one I will […]

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Top 10 Arts Organizations in Columbus in 2017

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Arts Organizations in Columbus in 2017

When it comes to selecting the top arts organizations in Columbus, it’s hard to choose a favorite. Which is why our readers and editors have selected the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) as the number one pick for the past four years: it offers a way to choose a whole lot of arts organizations at […]

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