Press & Media

Akron Marathon Gets More Support – and so do its Runners – Crain’s Cleveland (09.08.21)

Black Artist Guild Created in Akron to Support and Celebrate Local Black Creative Talent – Cision PR Newswire (01.28.21)

Black Artist Guild Created in Akron to Support and Celebrate Local Black Creative Talent – Yahoo! News (01.28.21)

$50,000 Relief Fund Set Up to Help Summit County Artists Impacted by Pandemic – News 5 Cleveland (01.08.21)

$50,000 in Relief Available for Summit County Artists – Akron Beacon Journal (01.06.21)

Northeast Ohio business leaders reflect on a tumultuous 2020 and look ahead to 2021 – Crain’s Cleveland Business (12.20.20)

Knight Foundation grants $650,000 to Akron’s ArtsNow, Nightlight Cinema – By Kerry Clawson, Akron Beacon Journal (12.17.20)

ArtsNow, Nightlight receive $650,000 in Knight Foundation grants – Crain’s Cleveland Business (12.18.20)

Knight Foundation grants $650,000 to Akron’s ArtsNow, Nightlight Cinema – By Megan Becka, special to (12.18.20)

Commentary: Community feels impact from toll COVID-19 has taken on arts, culture sector – Nicole Mullet, executive director, and Kendra Williams, board of directors president, Akron Beacon Journal (10.18.20)

First Serve to bring interactive educational activities to Akron’s North Hill community starting Sept. 13 – By Megan Becka, special to (11.11.20)

New inclusive digital classes available – Staff Reporter (8.6.20)

After Two Years of Planning, Akron Has a Public Art Plan

Mayor proposing new public art program in Akron: By Kerry Clawson, Akron Beacon Journal (6/29/20)

Akron considering new program to fund public art: By Robin Goist, (6/29/20)

Akron mayor seeks to establish public art program: By Sue Walton, Crain’s (6/29/20)

Canton-Akron Airport selects artist for terrazzo floor (Tim Botos for Canton Repository) 6/23/20

Advocate & Celebrate: Supporting Artists During the Pandemic (Audio Podcast) 6/10/20

ArtsNow Launches New Virtual Series: Grace Myers speaks to the new virtual work ArtsNow created 5/22/20

Local Singer-Songwriter Zach Friedhof to Launch ArtsNow’s New Live From the Living Room Series 5/2-/20

Loses mount as Akron arts venues await guidelines on reopening (Crain’s Cleveland) 5/18/20

Resources for Artists: ArtsNow has transformed part of its website into a resource center for artists, entrepreneurs, arts organizations and contract employees affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Crain’s Cleveland)

Social distancing and self-isolation is crippling northeast Ohio’s arts and culture scene (WKSU)

Smart business leaders see value of arts partners (Crain’s Cleveland)

Akron seeks public review of cultural plan recommendations (Crain’s Cleveland)

Access To Arts Key To Akron Cultural Plan (IdeaStream)

Akron Cultural Plan organizers seeking community input (

Cultural Plan feedback reveals desires for more accessibility, support for working artists in Akron (

Notable Women in Nonprofits: Nicole Mullet (Crain’s Cleveland)

Deadline approaching for participating in Akron Cultural Survey (

Akron releases cultural plan (

Akron’s ArtsNow to lead creation of citywide cultural plan (WKSU)

Akron kicks off collaborative arts and cultural plan, seeks community input (

Akron embarks on arts and culture plan (Crain’s Cleveland)

How you can help Akron create a comprehensive cultural plan (The Devil Strip)

ArtsNow hires corporate liaison to bolster business ties (Crain’s Cleveland)

Fundraiser planned for pianist to attend ‘dream college’ (

Enticing Visitors: The Akron/Summit County Convention & Visitors Bureau is lending a helping hand to those helping to boost tourism in the area (Crain’s)

Study: Ohio creative sector generates $41 billion in economic activities (

Arts and culture take center stage for Rotary club of Hudson (

Park East tennis courts area to be transformed (

Elevate Akron initiative, community programs receive boost from GAR Foundation (Akron Beacon Journal/

ArtsNow looks to strengthen ties with businesses (Crain’s Cleveland)

Welcome to Akron Sculptures: ArtsNow’s Nicole Mullet with Artists John Communale & Michael Marras

Local metal sculptors unveil monumental pieces to greet Akron visitors

City of Akron, ArtsNow to unveil locally designed sculptures to replace welcome signs

Nicole Mullet: ArtsNow’s executive director on making connections and expanding arts and culture in Summit County

After initial successes, Akron’s ArtsNow is looking ahead

ArtsNow works to connect Summit County with its cultural assets

Akron’s innovators get some national recognition

Crain’s Source Lunch with Nicole Mullet

#creativesummit: the art and culture of placemaking

New Akron-area group will seek to bolster arts and culture in Summit County

Nicole Mullet: How Akron already steps up for arts

THE ARTIST NEXT DOOR: ArtsNow connects Summit County arts, businesses

Creativity slides by as Akron hosts its first-ever PechaKucha event

New web site,, to be launched as one-stop-shop for Summit County arts, culture


Taking the new pARTnership movement on the road (Americans for the Arts)

The stairway to dance innovation (Americans for the Arts)

From passion to business (Americans for the Arts)