Here"s which Dayton arts groups landed $1.3M from Ohio Arts Council

A number of Dayton-area arts and culture groups are recipients of over $1 million in grants from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2020

NEA awards $160K to five Cincinnati arts groups

The Ohio Arts Council has received a grant of more than $1 million from the National Endowment for the Arts, which is also awarding five Greater Cincinnati organizations with $160,000 in direct grants. The OAC will receive $1,007,950 to help support art.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

Downtown Dayton arts organizations remain optimistic amid pandemic

Downtown Dayton's vibrant arts scene has been hit with a number of Covid-19 impacts, prompting programming cancellations and layoffs. Despite the blows, hope remains as groups pivot to stay afloat......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

Franklin County Commissioners to give $2M to Greater Columbus Arts Council to bolster arts funding

The Greater Columbus Arts Council will get an additional $2 million in public funds this year to invest in local arts groups and cultural projects. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to provide $2 million to support t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2019

Ohio Arts Council exhibit features 4 Cincinnati artists

Four Cincinnati artists are among 62 statewide whose work has been selected for a juried exhibit beginning next month in Columbus. The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery presents the “2019 Biennial Juried Exhibition” Nov. 7-Jan. 10, 2020. Juri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

These Greater Cincinnati organizations received the largest Ohio Arts Council grants for 2020

The Ohio Arts Council board has approved nearly $15 million in grants, including $2.8 million for artists and organizations in Southwest Ohio. The board approved 743 grants totaling $14.7 million for the fiscal year 2020 funding round when it met pu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2019

FotoFocus announces theme for 2020 Biennial with Dayton stops

FotoFocus, a southwest Ohio non-profit arts organization that champions photography and lens-based art, has announced the theme for its fifth Biennial in 2020. “Light &” will explores light and its contrasts in relation to photography and the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Ohio Arts Council’s Excellence Awards include 7 Cincinnatians

The state of Ohio has recognized 78 artists for individual achievement, including seven Cincinnatians. The Ohio Arts Council approved Individual Excellence Awards for fiscal year 2019 for 78 artists. The awards are peer recognition of artists for t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

Three Cincinnati arts groups land federal grants

Three Cincinnati arts groups are among recipients of more than $1.4 million in funding from the National Endowment for the Arts to the state of Ohio, it was announced Wednesday. The majority of the grants – $995,800 – went to the Ohio Arts Counc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2018

Why small, private universities continue to champion the residential experience

Liberal arts colleges and private universities hope to ramp up enrollment by appealing to students who still want the residential experience. And for two Dayton-area schools, it's working......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2020

Purina to build $550 million facility in south of Dayton

Southwest Ohio has landed its largest economic development project by capital investment of the year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 27th, 2020

"The floor hasn"t stopped dropping": These are Ohio"s hardest-hit industries

Ohio’s arts and entertainment sector is the hardest-hit of any sector in the state from the economic impacts of the coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 27th, 2020

Dayton-area arts center to resume live performances

Live performances will resume next month at a local performing arts center, though the experience will be different......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2020

How the Wexner Center for the Arts will continue to invest in artists despite budget cuts

Ohio State University's Wexner Center for the Arts is confronting a $2.5 million budget cut as the university weathers the coronavirus economic storm. But Director Johanna Burton said investing in artists during a challenging time is "as important .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2020

Dayton entertainment executives: State proposed reopening plans not "financially viable"

"(The order) doesn't present an opportunity for us to reopen, and I don't know of any organization that would be able to reopen in a meaningful way," said one arts executive, whose facility will remain dimmed despite the state's latest reopening order......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2020

OSU cuts $1M from Wexner Center for the Arts budget, affecting staff

The Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University will undergo budget cuts as the university seeks to trim expenses to deal with the financial impacts of Covid-19. The budget for the center will be reduced by $1 million. The cuts are part o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2020

Milwaukee-area performing arts groups turn on creativity, outreach: The List

The footlights have dimmed on arts groups and presenters and their performance venues in the Milwaukee area, and the nation, since the Covid-19 crisis began......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2020

DeWine gives guidance for performance venues to reopen in Ohio

Gov. Mike DeWine recently laid out the parameters for performing arts venues to host live shows. Here's what you need to know......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2020

Fausto restaurant at the Contemporary Arts Center to reopen for carryout and delivery

A downtown restaurant that has remained closed since March, despite Ohio giving dining rooms the ability to reopen as early as May, is firing up its kitchen with a new business model......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2020

Dayton Live faces drastic revenue loss in pandemic

"Locally, this is going to be a difficult road ahead," said one Dayton arts executive, who's trying to move his organization forward through the Covid-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2020

New book explores 160 years of Cincinnati’s women in the arts

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and passage of the 19th constitutional amendment. Ohio was one of the first states to ratify it in 1920. This important milestone is in the public eye right now. But less well known is the more.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2020