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Artists attend the Public Officials Recognition Breakfast for $25 (a $100 value). Enter Artist 2019 with your discipline and select general admission.

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Artist Spotlight

Based in Akron and just over a year old, VIBE Collective is passionately working to activate systems-level change for artists in Northeast Ohio. The community-based collective is comprised solely of working artists and activists, all volunteering their time to the cause of elevating the value of grassroots and marginalized artists in our region. We had the opportunity to talk with Amber Cullen and Nichole Epps, to learn more about VIBE’s philosophies and their dedication to artists. We’re excited to connect with our fellow arts advocate neighbors in Akron! 

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Upcoming Events

06/26/19 Inlet Dance Theatre's Summer Dance Intensive

07/07/19 Oberlin Dance Intensive Summer 2019

07/18/19 Taste Of Cultura • Latino Makers Exposition

12/15/18 Teacher Training Workshops

06/01/19 The Power of Poetry: An Introduction w/ Kisha Nicole Foster

06/05/19 Slices of a Life: Memoir Writing w/ Linda Goodman Robiner

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Reinberger Auditorium
Buying property can be a tough process if you don’t know where to get started. That’s why we partnered with Northeast Shores, ArtHome and Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland to launch a new Homeowner Handbook to get you on your way.
Money Museum - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Structuring the best plan for managing your finances as an artist or creative professional may seem daunting. This guide contains a general overview of some accounting principles and financial practices.
How do you budget for what you need and then build a strategy to seek the funding required to complete your work? In this section we will discuss some “tried and true” and “known and new” ways that artists can find the funds they need to make it all happen.
The Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute
Use your creative skills in new contexts. See opportunities in the challenge. Solve problems and change the game. AEI considers your "business" a means for you to keep creating and sharing your work - earning a living as you do so.