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Impact


ArtsWave is creating a more vibrant and connected community through the arts. How do we do this? By providing funding, workshops, and other resources to more than 100 arts and community organizations across the Greater Cincinnati region. Learn more about the ways your gift to ArtsWave creates a Ripple Effect of benefits.

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The arts create community pride.
Arts Across the Region
The arts help everyone lead an expressive life.
Art-making Opportunities for Amateurs
The arts bring people together.
Arts-focused Community Gatherings
The arts fuel learning and creativity.
Arts Education
The arts build thriving neighborhoods.
Cultural Clusters
The arts bring distinction to our region.
Extraordinary Cultural Experiences

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Ripple Effect


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The Arts Inspire Innovation

POSTED BY Alecia Kintner ON 4/14/2015

I’m inspired today by the IT group of First Financial Bank, one of 2015’s 270 business partners conducting ArtsWave campaigns. Their entry into an organization-wide sculpture competition took top prize, thanks to its ingenious incorporation of a list of required everyday materials transformed into something magical. Ladybug buttons, shredded paper grass, pipecleaner flowers and a popsicle stick birdhouse all were combined in a beautiful tabletop diorama.

Arts Partners


ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations in dozens of communities throughout Greater Cincinnati. Find the organizations that are making an impact in your neighborhood. 

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Your connection to exciting music, theater, dance, museums, restaurants, shops, and more! We make it easy to discover all the arts that make Greater Cincinnati an amazing place to live. 

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EVENTS


Join ArtsWave for amazing events throughout the year. Help us support the arts, have fun, and connect with friends and family.

Art in the Park

August 23, 2015 at 1:10pm

Great American Ball Park

ArtsWave brings music, theater, dancing, and hands-on arts activities to Great American Ball Park for pre-game family fun in the Fan Zone and other parts of the park. Sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”, dance with Cincinnati Ballet, or laugh it up at the old “Who’s On First?” routine. Ticket holders to the Art in the Park game enjoy all the extra arts experiences for free.

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FUNDING


ArtsWave offers several different types of grants to organizations that are creating community through the arts. Learn more about the eligibility requirements, application process, and reporting.

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