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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.

Portsmouth City School District students stand in a flower bed in the Human Rights Garden, a plant and sculpture garden created by Portsmouth students and teaching artists as part of an Ohio Arts Council TeachArtsOhio grant

Imagine the Future

Springtime is a season of renewal, growth, and hope. As flower gardeners plant their seedlings and serious vegetable gardeners sift through seed catalogs, it's time for new beginnings. In this Executive Message, Donna S. Collins shares some of the work arts leaders are doing to grow Ohio culturally, educationally, and economically toward a secure and prosperous tomorrow.
A collage of photos of Ohio Arts Council staff, fellows, and contractors wearing face masks.

I’ll Take the Snapshot Every Single Time

What will the snapshots in our memories of the year 2020 look like? In this executive message, Donna Collins shares why she believes the images and sounds of Ohio artists, makers, and creatives will never be forgotten as we find resilience in the state's artistic community.


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