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CreativeOhio is the leading statewide advocacy for creatives, arts organizations, and the performance community.

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Empowering, energizing, and establishing creativity as a core economic driver benefiting all Ohioans.

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We enrich our communities, citizens, and culture through constant advocacy and relentless support of Ohio creatives and the creative economy.

$55 Billion

in economic output

$18 Billion

in payroll

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Arts Advocacy Action Center

Keep up-to-date with actions that you can take to help advocate on behalf of Ohio’s creative economy.

Tool Kit

Research, talking points, social media campaigns, and downloadable graphics to strengthen your voice and make stronger advocates.

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Being involved as a member of CreativeOhio keep us closely connected to the arts landscape in Ohio. CO’s effective work of advocacy and elevating the case for public investment in arts organizations has never been more critical as it is now in this rapidly changing environment.

— Jonathan Martin, President, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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Discover why Ohio is the creative capital by exploring the state’s cultural institutions, and creative communities.

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