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The ArtsOhio Blog is the Ohio Arts Council's way to share stories that highlight the arts in Ohio, feedback from the field, interviews with artists and staff, and more. Sign up for the ArtsOhio newsletter to receive a curated selection of posts each month.

2018 Poetry Out Loud third place winner Magnus Saebo, second place winner Anna Kahle, Ohio Poet Laureate Dave Lucas, 2018 POL Ohio State Champion Caroline Delaney, Ohio Arts Council Arts Learning Coordinator Chiquita Mullins Lee, and Former State Senator Eric H. Kearney

Dayton Student Wins 2018 Ohio Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Caroline Delaney of Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School Will Represent Ohio at the 2018 Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington D.C., April 23-25
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National Endowment for the Arts Awards More Than $520K to Ohio Organizations

Twenty-six Ohio organizations have received grant awards through the National Endowment for the Arts’ Art Works and Challenge America programs.
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2018 Governor’s Awards for the Arts Winners Announced

Nine winners have been selected to receive awards at the 2018 Arts Day & Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Ohio luncheon and ceremony on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at noon at the Columbus Athenaeum in downtown Columbus.
Marlene Von Handorf Steele and Zack Steele

Continuing the Legacy: Ohio Artists Strengthen the Bond of Mother and Son Through Painting

Marlene Von Handorf Steele and her son, Zack, find a multigenerational family connection through their artistic endeavors.
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What's Next in the Riffe: Inaugural Juried Exhibition

The Inaugural Juried Exhibition is one of the largest displays of Ohio artists in the space at a given time—59 artists to be exact. We spoke to a few of them about their selected pieces and how it feels to be a part of the very first Riffe Gallery juried show.


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