Ohio Citizens for the Arts

Ohio arts community faces big pandemic losses, looks to state for help

BY: - June 23, 2021

As an industry with one of the highest unemployment rates in the state, arts organizations are struggling to cover the significant economic losses the coronavirus pandemic caused. In a pandemic impact report, the Ohio Citizens for the Arts asked members where they stood financially following restrictions and closures caused by the spread of COVID-19 through […]

‘Soul-crushing’: Ohio’s performing arts regroup after COVID-19 losses

BY: - August 31, 2020

Opera Columbus was ready for its annual gala, the biggest fundraiser of the year for the performing arts company. The food was ordered and the venue was set for the March event. The next day, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the effective closure of the state, as the spread of COVID-19 began locally. “It was […]