Infusing Creativity into Mentorship for Youth in Cleveland
September 14 2023
The founders of the Museum of Creative Human Art are driven by their own experiences at the intersection of art and community as Black artists and educators.
Rural Ohio Curator Brings Palestinian-American Artists Together
July 18 2023
For “Text Me When You Get Home,” Mona Gazala invited Palestinian poets and text artists with ties to Ohio, and explored the idea of community, connection, and care.
Century-old Ohio Church Soon to be a Black Cultural Center
July 11 2023
The church was the center of Black life in Athens, and now Mount Zion Baptist Church Preservation Society is restoring it to be a gathering place for the area’s Black...
Columbus-Based Baby Dance Club Reaches Global Audience
June 26 2023
Dance studio Flux + Flow brings caregivers and their babies together to gently move, proving it's never too early to start dancing.
Honoring Barbara Robinson
June 6 2023
A true champion of the arts, Barbara Robinson left an indelible mark on Arts Midwest and the cultural landscape of the Midwest.
The Endless Creative Possibilities of Zines
May 2 2023
Central Ohio is home to a thriving community of zine makers, zine libraries and zine festivals—proof that, even with the advent of technology, this beloved analog medium is here to...
Embracing Delight and Difference at Passion Works
April 18 2023
People with developmental differences lead the way at this joy-fueled, accessibility-centered arts studio in Athens, Ohio.
For the Community, by the Community: Mizna and Masrah
February 28 2023
Rejecting the erasure of Arab culture and artistry, these Midwestern organizations implore artists they work with to come as their full selves.
Where Midwest Meets Mountains: Explore Appalachian Ohio
July 29 2021
Appalachia has its own distinctive, vibrant, diverse culture, complete with creativity galore. Explore the unique region of Ohio where the Midwest and Appalachia meet with writer Mandy Shunnarah.
Exploring Aging with Humor and Empathy
January 27 2021
How a book about the humorous and difficult parts of aging connected Ohio residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.