OH Blog and News

Ohio Chautauqua Troupe Meets to Rehearse

Published: February 24, 2016

  On a cold weekend in January, members of the Ohio Chautauqua 2016-2017 troupe—Chuck Chalberg, Dan Cutler, Susan Marie Frontczak, and Dianne Moran—gathered in Columbus for a dress rehearsal. Each troupe member shared a portion of their performances with each other and received feedback from Jeremy Meier, assistant professor of theatre and… Read More

Register for Creative Ohio

Published: November 4, 2015

Please consider registering for Creative Ohio for a day of networking & sharing best practices with leaders from Ohio’s arts, business, and cultural organizations at Columbus College of Art and Design. Registration can be found here. Keynote and Schedule can be found here.  … Read More

Placemaking – A Fresh Approach?

Published: July 12, 2015

Placemaking has recently come under scrutiny for not achieving equitable community development. As one urban Ohio grantmaker recently remarked, “Placemaking is becoming placetaking”. With this in mind, what role can the public humanities play in supporting better models of community development that benefit all who wish to flourish in place? Read More

Ohio Civil War 150

Published: May 26, 2015

On May 17, Ohio’s official commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War came to an end with an event at the Ohio Statehouse. The event featured the recreation of a speech delivered on the Statehouse steps by Senator John Sherman (portrayed by Rep. Read More

Conference at KSU asks “Why the Humanities”?

Published: May 14, 2015

During the Italian Renaissance, the study of literature was designed to offer the reader moral instruction as well as delight and diversion. History—in particular exemplary, ancient history—was a repository of philosophical guidance and subjects worthy of emulation. History, biography, and epic offered the reader lessons on how to… Read More

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