NewCo Conference Comes to Art Academy of Cincinnati

In elementary school, there was nothing quite as exhilarating as a field trip. Nothing beat the excitement of piling into a big, yellow school bus on the premise of learning something new in an environment that didn’t involve the same-old four walls and a desk. Last week, the NewCo conference dusted off this childhood concept, […]

Winner Announced for Annual Shakespeare Competition

Once a year the English-Speaking Union awards a student from the Art Academy of Cincinnati to create a poster promoting their Shakespeare Competition.  “AAC Associate Dean Mark Thomas initiated the program in the early 1990’s. We value collaborating with communities beyond the AAC, and giving our students real professional experiences in the context of coursework. […]

Gary Gaffney Reflects on Cuba Trip

A group of 11 of us arrived in Havana on May 22 for a 6-day tour built around the 12th Havana Biennial. This extensive exhibition of largely Cuban and Third World art fills the city—its forts, former military installations, galleries, libraries, historic buildings and streets. Even in 6 full days, it was impossible to see […]

AAC Partners with Cintrifuse in NewCo

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is excited to announce that it will be a Host Company at NewCo Cincinnati on July 23, 2015. This first annual iteration of global event series brings together startup founders with students, investors and young professionals to build next generation of business leaders in Cincinnati. The goal is to bridge the gap […]

Artwork From AAC Students Brightens New 3CDC Office

Typical “welcome to the neighborhood” gifts can come in all shapes, sizes and forms – from a pie or plate of cookies to a fruit basket or even a small potted plant. In rare cases, it can also mean adorning the entry-level walls in a neighbor’s new office building with artwork, as in the case […]

Letter to the Art Academy

It was at this time last year (around March) that I took my first tour of the school. I had my mind set on going to Cincinnati State to be a firefighter, and nothing else was even an option. My mom and high school art teacher urged me to visit the school just to see […]