The Arts Vote

The arts sector is a powerful voting force and change-making partner in Cleveland.  How will the arts be integrated and considered in Cleveland’s future Mayoral administration? Be a part of this historic discussion and collective voice in support of arts and culture. Jeremy Johnson, President & CEO, Assembly for the Arts will facilitate this 90-minute forum.

Assembly for the Arts and CAN Journal, will host The Arts Vote, a public forum with Cleveland mayoral candidates Justin M. Bibb, nonprofit executive, and Kevin J. Kelley, President of Cleveland City Council. The two organizations are showcasing the power of The Arts Vote by bringing together a multitude of arts perspectives as they present the forum in partnership with Artist Bridge Coalition, Black Local Artists of Cleveland Kuumba, Cleveland Arts Education Consortium, National Independent Venue Associate, and Third Space Action Lab.

Community questions to candidates will be curated in advance. Submit YOUR question for consideration by October 12.

Read more on the candidates views of arts and culture: Justin Bibb | Kevin Kelley.

  • WHAT: The Arts Vote
  • WHEN: Monday, October 18, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Streamed live via Zoom
  • HOST: Assembly for the Arts and CAN Journal
  • REGISTRATION: Register for email reminders and updates.

Presented in partnership with:

  • Artist Bridge Coalition
  • Black Local Artists of Cleveland Kuumba
  • Cleveland Arts Education Consortium
  • National Independent Venue Associate
  • Third Space Action Lab