Mobilizing Arts Impact on Communities

Mary McCullough-Hudson

President & CEO, ArtsWave Cincinnati

Thursday, October 11, 7.30 pm

FITTON CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

Join us again at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts as we continue our exploration of Arts and Community with Hamilton native and President and CEO of ArtsWave Cincinnati, Mary McCullough-Hudson. In 2010 the 83-year-old Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts transformed its focus from arts financial needs to arts impact on community interests and priorities, adopting a new name, mission, and funding framework. Today the ArtsWave annual campaign is the largest in the country, supporting over 100 arts organizations. Tonight’s talk outlines the path of these changes and the organization’s vision and strategies. Reception to follow.

Culture, Politics, & the Creative Economy

Robert Lynch

Chairman & CEO, Americans for the Arts

Wednesday, September 19, 7.30 pm

FITTON CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

The Michael J. Colligan History Project continues its theme of Arts and Community for an evening with with Robert Lynch, one of America’s leading advocates for the arts.  Join us at the Fitton Center as Mr. Lynch discusses the arts, how and why they are central to community dialogue, and funding and policy necessary to advance arts and arts education.  Reception to follow.