The Arts in Ohio

In big cities and small towns, from Lake Erie to the Ohio River and all points in between, the arts strengthen education, create jobs, and connect communities.

The Ohio Arts Council supports creative expression. With funds from the Ohio Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, we provide financial assistance to organizations and individuals to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically. Learn more about our grants, programs, events, and the OAC’s Riffe Gallery at

World famous orchestras, renowned museums, bustling gallery hops, innovative dance and theater companies—Ohio. Find it here.

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