View the event here. On April 18, 2024, we hosted 100 Days of Impact: An Afternoon with Elected Leaders sponsored by State and Federal Communications. It was an honor to join together to celebrate the work of our arts and culture sector with elected leaders who make suc[...]
Arnold Tunstall worked for the Akron Art Museum in various curatorial positions beginning in 1985 and served as the Collections Manager and Registrar from 1994 to 2016, prior to becoming Director of University Galleries at The University of Akron Myers School of Art. Se[...]
Brian Fortney is a lifelong Akron resident. He was raised by his mom in Ellet, and she taught him at an early age that the world was a far larger place, and that he could be anything he wanted to be if he pushed hard enough. She also taught him that “to those much is [...]
In early December, ArtsNow partnered with the Dublin Arts Council to send two local influencers to experience the arts and culture scenes in different communities. ArtsNow selected local artist Nick Lee to travel to Dublin, Ohio, and Dublin Arts Council selected Paige D[...]
Tell us a bit about yourself and your role in spreading holiday cheer? Ho ho ho! Greetings, friends! I’m Peekaboo, and I’m one of Santa’s trusty elves. My role in the North Pole, near the Peninsula train depot, is all about spreading joy and cheer duri[...]
Throughout his career, Greg Canda has used his wealth of knowledge in all phases of computing, networking, artificial intelligence, and image analysis. Now, he focuses on how to use those skills to aid nonprofit organizations. He chose this specialty after years of bein[...]
Bronlynn Thurman is a creative and Program Officer at GAR Foundation. Her primary focus at the Foundation is on community development and arts in education. As a creative, she enjoys using myriad media to tell stories, including writing, photography, and painting. Prior[...]