ArtsWave is Greater Cincinnati’s designated arts service organization and the nation’s first and largest community campaign for the arts. With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave provides grants, strategic leadership, and capacity-building programs for arts organizations that make the region an amazing place to live. ArtsWave wants everyone in Greater Cincinnati to experience the positive benefits of the arts – a more vibrant regional economy and more connected communities.

Support of ArtsWave connects you to music, theater, dance, museums, and more that are making an impact on our region.

Bringing people together through the arts – that’s ArtsWave in action.

ArtsWave Mission: We are a leader and catalyst, advancing the vitality and vibrancy of our communities by mobilizing the creative energy of our region.

To create community through the arts, we:

  • Amplify the impact of the arts
  • Provide funding, resources, and services to local arts organizations
  • Promote our arts and culture assists as a defining characteristic of our region
  • Connect arts organizations and nonprofits to each other and to the broader community

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