CITIZENS connection

Keep up to date with news, updates, and upcoming events.


Be equipped with the talking points and research to be a strong advocate for the arts. Visit our Resources page for more information.


Visit our Action Center to find your legislator, look up a bill, and take action through advocacy campaigns.

Download the Ohio Creative Economy Report.

Visit the Americans for the Arts Mobilization Center for tools, resources, and information to help you make the case for the arts and arts education.

Explore Americans for the Arts’ 10 Reasons to Support the Arts fact sheet.

Download the Ohio Arts Council 2019 Fast Facts one-sheet.

Listen to Executive Director Bill Behrendt and ArtsNow Executive Director Nicole Mullet on the Jasen Sokol Radio Show discuss Ohio’s Creative Economy and make the case for increased funding for the arts.