Author: Nicole Mullet

By Mary Kay Palazzo Over the four months that I’ve been working with ArtsNow, I’ve had so many incredible experiences, and I’ve met many amazing people who care deeply about their cities and the artists living in them. I’ve gotten to visit beautiful places insid[...]
By Kat Pestian, Akron Mom and Partner at Amp Strategy I chatted with my mom this morning and asked her how she wanted to spend Mother’s Day (yes, it’s this Sunday, May 13). Like a mom, she said, “Don’t worry about me. You’re a momma now! Spend the day wit[...]
(Photography by Shane Wynn) This March, Akron will unveil its newest public art in the form of four welcome signs by Akron-native artists who share a passion for their craft and a commitment to repurposing what some see as “scrap” into eye-catching, 3D sculp[...]
Written by Mary Kay Palazzo, ArtsNow Intern and Kent State University Student This past Wednesday, I took a day-long vacation in Summit County! Well, not exactly, but it felt a bit that way. I am not a native Summit County resident, and although I’ve lived in Kent for[...]
We’re thrilled to introduce ArtsNow intern Mary Kay. Mary Kay Palazzo is a junior at Kent State University from Avon, Ohio. She is currently pursuing a BFA in Crafts with a concentration in Jewelry and Metals and a minor in Nonprofit Studies. As an artist, she und[...]
A guest blog written by City of Barberton Mayor William B. Judge The Magic City offers dozens of opportunities to make your own holiday magic this month—from must-see annual traditions to unique local shopping.  Here are a couple of our favorite local happenings this[...]
Guest blog by Heather Roszczyk, Akron Entrepreneurship Fellow at Fund for Our Economic Future As always, holiday shopping has snuck up on me this year. It’s like my own little tradition: at the end of every December I vow to pick up little gifts throughout themonths[...]