News & Events

Arts Midwest receives grant award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Apr. 06, 2016

Arts Midwest is thrilled to announce a recent $75,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help further the work of our Performing Arts Discovery program, in collaboration with South Arts and Western Arts Alliance. Over the next 18 months, Arts Midwest will recruit and host performing arts presenters from China, Chile, and Brazil so these presenters can build relationships and solidify exchanges with diverse, high-quality, and regionally...

Can you name #5womenartists?

Mar. 23, 2016

In honor of National Women’s History Month, the National Museum of Women in the Arts is challenging social media communities to raise the visibility of women artists through the #5womenartists campaign.

Arts Midwest has joined in the campaign to highlight the Midwest’s robust visual arts community, and we’ve gathered a collection of nine...

Arts Midwest welcomes five new board members

Mar. 17, 2016

This month, we are excited to welcome several new members to the Arts Midwest team—five new board members joined our forces, adding to our seasoned and robust Board of Directors. Hailing from four different states, these new members bring extensive experience in the arts, fundraising, and education sectors that will add to the strength and diversity of expertise that is represented among our Board of Directors.

We are honored these successful and influential individuals are willing to...

March 2016 Spotlight: Early Music in Columbus + The Rose Ensemble

Mar. 17, 2016

Early Music in Columbus in Columbus, OH presented The Rose Ensemble in February 2016.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performance and community engagement activities including a K-12 performance and a pre-performance discussion.

Early Music in Columbus is a concert series dedicated to the music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. They present music that spans from the Middle Ages through the mid-...

Creating Connection with Incredible Partners

Mar. 16, 2016

Arts Midwest is sending out a huge THANK YOU to our Creating Connection partners, Metropolitan Group, for their commitment, vision, and ongoing support of our work to build public will for arts, culture, and creative expression.

The work we have done on this project over the last two years has been both challenging and exciting, but fortunately it’s also been incredibly fun and...