PLAY US FORWARD

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  PFW has been supportive of ProMusica’s program Play Us Forward, (PUF) since introduced. PUF not only provides instruments and quality instruction FREE to middle school students whose core curriculum was devoid of music classes it also inspires and empowers. The program prepares them for a life-long journey in music and the arts and is helping to develop and support the … Read More

GROWING RIGHT

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GROWING RIGHT   Our call to only Ohio Not for Profits found it way to The Ohio Ecological Food and Farms Association (OEFFA) and they sent in a first-time grant application. OEFFA is a socially concerned community organization devoted to creating a better neighborhood and a positive planet. Their project fits our Mission of using art to open doors, minds … Read More

SHELTER

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Whether on a global, national, state or local level, today, the need for a safe home is greater than ever, Shelter is universally identified as a basic human right, yet refuge and protection are out of reach for million if not billions of people. Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home is a project being hosted by the Ohio Designer Craftsmen at … Read More

DANCE MATTERS!

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DANCE MATTERS! Formed in 1976, OhioDance is devoted to serving dancers and the dance community throughout the state. We inclusively support the diverse and vibrant practice of dance of all cultures and for all capabilities. OhioDance offers festivals, conferences, educational resources, performance opportunities. OhioDance is committed to honoring, nurturing and advancing dance through the lens of justice, inclusion and equal … Read More

ARTISTS IN THE CLASSROOM

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The Ohio Alliance for Arts Education each year hosts a program of teaching artists that offer a variety of educational programs, including performances, lectures, workshops, master classes, readings and multi-disciplinary experiences who can bring the specialties into K-12 schools, but also parks and recreation centers, senior facilities, correctional facilities, hospitals, libraries, other community centers, as well as private sector businesses … Read More

THE ULTIMATE IN RECYCLING

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The Franklinton Preparatory Academy’s steel band under the direction of teacher Sam McCoy in its two short years as preformed before 1000’s. Music as an art form is truly a universal language spoken everywhere on earth but is it unfortunately missing from urban schools, especially charter schools. The steel pan  is an instrument that was born out of extreme poverty … Read More

ARTY PARTY

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AN ART SHOW AND AUTION WHERE KIDS CREATE ART TO SUPPORT ABUSED AND NEGLECTED KIDS! This will be the second year of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Franklin County Ohio’s event of art work submitted by children (pre-school-high school) being auctioned off with all proceeds going to the benefit the abused and neglected children that CASA serves through their … Read More

FAMILY PICTURES

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A continuing grant to the Columbus Museum of Art for their upcoming exhibit February 19th-May 20th. “Original CMA exhibition Family Pictures explores the ways in which black photographers and artists have portrayed a range of familial relationships, from blood relatives to close-knit neighborhoods to queer communities. Beginning with Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes’s groundbreaking 1955 book The Sweet Flypaper of Life,the exhibition gathers … Read More

Struggles and Journeys

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The Crossing Borders Exhibit comprises the work of 34 artists who have used their craft to provide an emotional journey from one canvas to the next of the strength, hardships and courage of refugees across the world on arduous journeys often fleeing the horrors of terrorism, war, persecution and discrimination. More than half of the displaced are children. The exhibit … Read More

FILM ARTS ENRICH LIFE

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“The Mission of the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) is to promote artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community. In other words, the CIFF presents the newest and best films from around the world and does everything in its power to make sure our audience learns something along the way … Read More