Census 2020: We are all equal, but are some more equal than others?

(from a phrase in Animal Farm, by George Orwell) Let’s Count Together Once again, we, the inhabitants of the United States, are going to be counted. The government assigns an extraordinary amount of resources to make sure the census officers reach even the most remote places. Officially, Census 2020 began this past January 21 by counting people who live in any […]

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Census 2020 Todos somos iguales pero, ¿hay algunos más iguales que otros?

(De una frase de La granja de los animales, de George Orwell) Contemos juntos Una vez más nosotros, los habitantes de los Estados Unidos, vamos a ser contados. El gobierno asigna una extraordinaria cantidad de recursos para asegurarse de que los oficiales de Censo lleguen hasta los más remotos parajes. Oficialmente, el Censo 2020 comenzó el pasado 21 de enero […]

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Comunidades que cuentan: historias detrás de los números, Artistas locales e internacionales en nuestros barrios

Este año los Estados Unidos llevarán al cabo su censo poblacional número 24. El objetivo es contar al total de individuos que residen en este país. Pero los números fuera de contexto, sin una explicación, significan muy poco. Por otra parte, cuando consideramos grupos específicos, los números tienen una historia que contar. Tales grupos pueden ser considerados a partir de […]

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The Cleveland Foundation Presents Creative Fusion: Make it Count, with International Artists

This year the United States will undertake its 24th census. The goal will be to arrive at a total number of the individuals who live in this country. But numbers without context, without narrative, mean very little. On the other hand, when considered in contextualized groups, numbers have a story to tell. Such groupings can be based on geography or […]

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Trade Marks and Women Picturing Cleveland at Worthington Yards

The artists in Trade Marks II bring their creative energies to the workforce and rarely get the chance to shake off their “day jobs”—until now! Bruce Buchanan restores stained glass windows in churches, Jamal Collins teaches design-thinking and Photoshop to kids, Karen Beckwith is a Tamarind-trained master printer, Claire Campbell is an art therapist and helps people understand their life’s […]

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Intimate Regard: Roger Anliker

This spring, Valley Art Center is pleased to present Intimate Regard, a retrospective of the work of Roger Anliker curated by Dr. Kirsten Jensen and Dale Roberts, on display from March 20 to April 29. Intimate Regard celebrates the work of Akron native and CIA graduate Roger Anliker (1924–2013), an influential teacher and artist whose body of work is remarkable for its […]

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Morgan Conservatory Residency Program Attracts International Artists

In America, active papermaking studios are few and far between. Consequently, artist residencies with access to papermaking equipment are also rare. The Morgan Conservatory’s residency program is vital to the survival of this artistic medium and has been receiving more out-of-state and international applications every year. “Hand papermaking hasn’t been part of art school curriculum study for a long time. […]

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A Temporary Burst of Joy

Last March, the Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa) Cleveland announced its OPEN HOUSE initiatives, including the big news you’ve probably heard by now—free admission. But other components of the program launched behind the scenes, such as the creation of the Gund Curatorial Fellow. Enter La Tanya Autry, whose work in the Museums Are Not Neutral campaign that she co-founded in […]

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