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Three Observations from 30,000 Feet

POSTED BY Alecia Kintner ON 6/23/2015

Sometimes you need a change in perspective. Each year, the Americans for the Arts convention offers me an opportunity to get the 30,000 foot view of the role of arts in our nation. Three things stood out for me this year at the annual gathering of more than a thousand local, state and national arts administrators, organizers, policy-makers, educators and advocates.

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

Moerlein Brewing Company, Toast to the Arts

June 26, 2015, 4pm-9pm

Moerlein Brewing Company

Join us at the Moerlein Brewing Co. Malthouse and Taproom for a special Toast to the Arts event. From 4pm – 9pm, $1 of every Moerlein pint sold will be donated to ArtsWave.


Ohio Craft Beer Expo - Toast to the Arts

August 2, 2pm-6pm

Thirsty's Oasis in Mason, OH

Showcasing over 25+ Ohio breweries from our neighbors right over the river Ei8htball to all the way up north with Great Lakes and everything in between such as Columbus & Dayton. Over 80 of these local crafts will be will be on draft, along with local vendors such Hopwater, Hoist, Beer Mumbo, and more. Tickets will include samples, pig roast provided by Ole Luigis Wolrd Market & all while benefiting ArtsWave! Give back all while enjoying great beer. Eat, Shop, & Drink Local. Cheers!


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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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.