Support for Artists Planning Team Update – September 11

On Monday September 11th the Support for Artists Planning Team met at SPACES for a three-hour working session to continue planning their community engagement efforts. They spent their time preparing for the September 11th update to CAC's board and the September 16 World Cafe for individual artists. The world cafe will be an opportunity for the community to learn about the Planning Team's work and provide input as they develop a set of recommendations for the new approach to funding local artists.  Finally, the group agreed on a method to review several national models for funding to individual artists before the next working session, which will be held on Monday September 25.

Two Trustees Appointed to Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s Board

CLEVELAND (September 12, 2017) – Gwendolyn Garth has been reappointed and Kenneth Miller has been appointed by County Executive Armond Budish to serve three-year terms on the Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) Board of Trustees. Cuyahoga County Councilman Pernel Jones, Jr. was present at the board’s September 11, 2017 meeting to swear in the trustees. More...

Arts & Culture in the Square: Jason Estremera

Jason Estremera, Director of Business Services with the Hispanic Business Center, knows from first-hand experience how important diversity in arts & culture is for a community. As owner of Trunk Collective clothing store in Gordon Square, board member of Cleveland Public Theatre, and an actor in Teatro Publico de Cleveland in Gordon Square, he has witnessed how theater has the power to comfort people and challenge conventional thought. More...

Arts & Culture in the Square: Kamla Lewis

Kamla Lewis, Director of Neighborhood Revitalization for the City of Shaker Heights, is a long-time fan of Public Square, and since the renovated Square reopened in 2016, she’s visited many times. She’s also a big fan of the arts and culture scene in Cleveland, and finds herself participating in some arts and culture activity nearly every weekend. More...

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