News & Press

December 8, 2021
AKRON, OH (Oct. 20, 2021) – As an outcome of the community cultural plan, Summit County has formally launched a diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) advisory board for arts and culture through the county-wide nonprofit ArtsNow. “During the cultural planning process, we heard from voices across our community that we must build more equitable […] Read Article
October 20, 2021
The new Akron Black Artist Guild will feature 16 area Black artists in its first exhibit, “Outlined in Black,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Crea8tive Gallery, 380 S. Main St., Akron. The artists are Sasha Dixon, Jessica Travis, Randi Mull, Sylvia Sykes, Georgio Sabino, Shawn Gooden, Jeff Willis, Donald Peoples, Stephanie Stewart, Denise Harrison, Corey […] Read Article
September 15, 2021
ArtsNow announced today that Dara Harper will join the team as its first Director of Programming, a new full-time position within the organization designed to support ArtsNow’s future growth and advance the strategic implementation of the community-wide Cultural Plan. This position was made possible through a multi-year investment of Knight Foundation. Harper—a creative entrepreneur, community […] Read Article