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File #: 0356X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2018 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate The Ohio State University’s Urban Arts Space on their Tenth Anniversary
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin



To Recognize and Celebrate The Ohio State University’s Urban Arts Space on their Tenth Anniversary





WHEREAS, Urban Arts Space is celebrating 10 years as The Ohio State University’s downtown arts and cultural hub and reciprocal learning space connecting the city of Columbus with The Ohio State University; and


WHEREAS, since 2008, the Urban Arts Space has curated memorable exhibitions, supported scholarly work and art work by faculty, staff, and students at Ohio State; and


WHEREAS, the Urban Arts Space provides unparalleled hands-on career experience for OSU students with a career interest in the arts, serving more than 15,000 patrons annually via free and accessible programming including exhibitions, artmaking workshops, readings, performances, and more; and


WHEREAS, the space brings together campus and community for exhibition programming that unites town and gown in partnerships and presentations, such as 2017’s major, multivenue exhibition Start at Home: Art from the Frank W. Hale, Jr. Black Cultural Center Collection; and


WHEREAS, programming is always free, always accessible, and supplies always provided creating a no-barrier to entry arts and culture experience; now, therefore



That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Urban Arts Space at The Ohio State University and thanks them for their educational contributions to the City of Columbus and the continued legacy that they provide.