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Participate in The Power of the Arts and explore questions about the role of the arts and cultural community in regional economic development and quality of life initiatives.

Arts & Cultural District / Tax Funding Initiative RESHAPING THE ARTS IN THE MAHONING VALLEY     POA advocacy web page download

ARTS ADVOCACY INFO – Arts and Economic Development rev 7-15-15

Arts Means Business    

This quarterly series is designed specifically for artists, from emerging to established, and art enthusiasts to receive relevant information and connect you with available resources to expand and professionalize your arts-based business. Building on the success of our first two years, we are pleased to present this 2015 lineup for our now annual Arts Mean Business series. Join us for one, some, or all of the following sessions! All sessions are free; however, registration is required.


Copyright and Contracts for Arts Professionals
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Artists of the Rust Belt: From Grassroots to Renaissance
Thursday, November 12, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

The Arts Mean Business Brochure 2015

Registration begins one month prior to each event. For more information and registration Click on the GET INVOLVED link.


The Power of the Arts integrated structure includes the Community Advisory Council and the Programming Steering Committee

 Committee Structure Overview

The Arts & Economic Prosperity IV study was conducted by Americans for the Arts to document the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry in 182 communities and regions (139 cities and counties, 31 multi-city or multi-county regions, and ten states, and two individual arts districts)—representing all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia

Download Report click Here


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