All of us here at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center are delighted to announce a $1 million leadership gift for the first phase of renovations to the historic Clifton School, and a $250,000 capital grant from the City of Cincinnati. These remarkable investments - from an anonymous donor and from the City's 2009 Capital Budget - combine with $250,000 from the State of Ohio to allow us to move forward with renovations. The first phase ofthe Clifton School renovation will make the building fully accessible and code compliant by adding a fire protection system, secured lobby entrance and an elevator to...

November 15 - December 6 Public Opening Night Reception November 15, 6-9 p.m. The Binford Experience (Keith Skogstrom & Andrew Coppersmith) Gavin Price-Fuller Lauren Winnen Emerging Artists Enliven the Spirit of CCAC's Developing Community Making use of CCAC's grand architectural spaces, NeoPorkopolis features four talented artists constructing large, interactive sculptural installations. The unique space on the first floor of the historic Clifton School sets the stage for the artists' use of diverse materials, design and expression. The artists utilize a sense of history in play with organic forms, architectural design, woodcraft and social commentary to create constructed works and transformative spaces. NeoPorkopolis features The Binford Experience (Keith Skogstrom...

The Board of Directors of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center is delighted to announce the reception of a $250,000 capital award from the State of Ohio. This most recent award is slated for renovations to the historic 1906 Clifton Elementary School, at the corner of Clifton & McAlpin Avenue, as part of a multi-million dollar preservation project to create the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC). When complete, CCAC's facilities will include the school and neighboring carriage house and share a 9-acre urban campus with the newly-built Fairview-Clifton German Language School and the City of Cincinnati Clifton Recreation Center. "We would like to thank...

Flood-Damaged Belongings Make Heart-Wrenching Exhibit on Display as Inaugural Exhibit for Emerging Arts Center CINCINNATI, OH [August 1, 2008] — Commemorating the third anniversary of the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) announces Floodwall, a site-specific, multi-media exhibit composed of more than 350 household drawers salvaged from discarded furniture in the neighborhoods flooded in New Orleans in 2005. Over one million visitors have seen Floodwall in previous installations in New York, Baton Rouge and Austin, Texas. Floodwall, presented by Tide, will debut on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and will be on display at the CCAC in...

What started as a chance to show visiting alumni the old Clifton School has blossomed into a very special Memorial Day weekend event: a joint Open House with CCAC and the new Fairview Clifton German Language School! So, whether you're a Clifton School alumnus or just interested in CCAC, Cincinnati Public Schools and Uptown developments, this is your best chance to see the old Clifton School, learn about its rebirth as CCAC and tour the brand new school right across the street - all in just an hour or so. Tour the old Clifton School and hear the latest plans for CCAC Meet...

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