Category: Accessibility

September 16, 2021
Art & Sole, an initiative co-created by the Akron Marathon Charitable Corp. and ArtsNow, a Summit County arts and culture nonprofit, will showcase a diverse group of local artists and entertainment along the scenic running route that runs through 13 neighborhoods thanks in large part to support from Ohio Arts Council, according to ArtsNow officials.... Read Article
September 8, 2021
Art & Sole, an initiative co-created by the Akron Marathon Charitable Corporation and ArtsNow, a Summit County arts and culture nonprofit, is bringing the arts to Akron’s Blue Line. Art & Sole will inspire runners and fans alike during this year’s Akron Marathon by showcasing local artists and entertainment along the scenic route. Together, the... Read Article
March 25, 2021
In partnership with thought leaders from across the nation, local experts and Summit County organizations, ArtsNow is thrilled to announce a curated calendar of 2021 art-based events designed to enable more art in more places for more people, titled ArtsNow Presents. ArtsNow Presents—incorporating key priorities from the recent Akron Cultural Plan like public art, placemaking and connection—is... Read Article
February 11, 2021
Black Artist Guild will host activist and civil rights leader Lisa Scails Last week, more than 50 Black artists in Akron joined the first meeting of the Black Artist Guild to co-create the organization and develop initial plans for advocacy, education, collaboration, and plans to impact the community. The Guild, composed of Black artists serving,... Read Article
January 6, 2021
To support Summit County artists during the COVID-19 pandemic, ArtsNow has been granted $50,000 from GAR Foundation to offer financial support for artists personally or professionally impacted by the pandemic. The Artist Relief Fund will award $500 or $1,000 grants per person to artists needing work- related supplies, rent for studio or home, equipment or... Read Article