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May 20, 2020
Thanks to support from Akron Community Foundation and Knight Foundation, ArtsNow has launched two virtual series available to the public beginning Wed., May 20, 2020 at noon. ArtsNow is a Summit County-based innovative nonprofit that connects arts, culture, community events, and artists through collaboration and by supporting the creative sector. Because of COVID-19, ArtsNow is […] Read Article
May 20, 2020
Today at noon, local singer-songwriter Zach Friedhof will launch the new ArtsNow-sponsored Live From the Living Room series.  A Summit County-based nonprofit that aims to “connect arts, culture, community events, and artists through collaboration,” ArtsNow has recruited talented unemployed or underemployed artists to perform for a community unable to take part in normal summer activities that […] Read Article
April 21, 2020
ArtsNow has announced a partnership with Summit County business The Social Dept. to show support and solidarity as a state who values arts, culture, and community. As the state navigates the unprecedented reality of COVID-19, the duo launched a t-shirt series which highlights the united front in Ohio and the core belief that arts, culture, […] Read Article
April 7, 2020
ArtsNow, a backbone nonprofit that works to leverage the arts and culture in Summit County to support and strengthen the region’s economic and social vibrancy, has created a new addition to its central calendar to house all of the virtual/online streaming events happening in Summit County, OH, on SummitLive365. In an effort to support the cultural […] Read Article
August 16, 2019
People enjoy the parks and zoo, value working artists and want to feel welcome in Akron’s arts and culture scene. Those are some of the sentiments captured to date in the process of developing a cultural plan for Akron. The goal is to come up with actionable steps for the city, cultural organizations, artists and the greater […] Read Article
August 11, 2019
Increased accessibility to the arts and supporting working Akron artists as entrepreneurs are two big themes that have emerged from public input over the last several months for the city’s first Akron Cultural Plan, organizers say. The citywide plan stems from in-person interviews, group creative sessions, neighborhood meetups, artist focus groups and online surveys as […] Read Article
August 5, 2019
Northeast Ohio residents have until midnight tonight to weigh in on how they would improve the arts in Akron. ArtsNow launched the Akron Cultural Plan survey in June as the first step in gathering information from people who live, work and play in Akron. Nicole Mullet is the executive director of the non-profit. She says […] Read Article
June 11, 2019
“Make Your Marketing More Accessible” will provide organizations the tools they need to help people with disabilities access their content VSA Ohio, the state organization on arts and disability, has partnered with ArtsNow to present “Make Your Marketing More Accessible,” a workshop designed to help cultural organizations adjust their marketing materials in a way that […] Read Article