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Greater Cleveland’s storied arts and culture sector needs support like never before: Jill Paulsen, Megan Van Voorhis and Fred Bidwell

July 10, 2020

Members of the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus and the Cleveland Orchestra perform at the celebration concert at Severance Hall Jan. 12, 2020. Northeast Ohio’s arts and culture community is under dangerous financial stress because of the coronavirus epidemic. In a guest column today, Jill Paulsen, Megan Van Voorhis and Fred Bidwell suggest needed ways forward. (Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer).


CLEVELAND — Northeast Ohio has long been proud of its arts and culture sector, which features nationally ranked programs and cutting-edge collaborations. COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on public health and our economy. As we work together to provide relief and support our communities, we must also work together to protect one of our greatest regional assets: our arts and culture sector.