CCWA’s Global Art Community Performance 2018

Enjoy watching, sharing, and interacting, as international visitors showcase their passions for artistic expression at the Global Arts Community Performance! CCWA is excited to welcome an international delegation devoted to empowering youth through the performing arts! Hailing from the Middle East and Africa, this diverse group of artistic professionals will present spoken word poetry, a […]

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Cleveland International Film Festival: Burkinabè Rising

CCWA is excited to be a community partner for the Cleveland International Film Festival documentary Burkinabè Rising. Burkina Faso is a small landlocked country in West Africa whose literal name translates to “the land of upright men.” Despite the country’s history of political, social, and economic crisis, Burkina Faso is on the rise. The growth the […]

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Cleveland International Film Festival: Burkinabè Rising

CCWA is excited to be a community partner for the Cleveland International Film Festival documentary Burkinabè Rising. Burkina Faso is a small landlocked country in West Africa whose literal name translates to “the land of upright men.” Despite the country’s history of political, social, and economic crisis, Burkina Faso is on the rise. The growth the […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World- Crossing Borders- The Role of Art in International Relations

What role does art play when it comes to international relations? The poet  W. H. Auden famously wrote “for poetry makes nothing happen” in his 1940 eulogy In Memory of W.B. Yeats. While no poem can be credited with stopping a war or brokering a treaty, the role of the arts is conceivably larger than […]

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Promoting Social Change through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Afghanistan, Bahamas, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Nicaragua, Norway, and Turkey for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and […]

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Global Arts Community Performance

Enjoy watching, sharing, and interacting as international visitors showcase their passions for artistic expression at the Global Arts Community Performance! CCWA is excited to welcome an international delegation devoted to empowering youth through the performing arts! Hailing from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, this diverse group of artistic professionals ranging from puppeteers to […]

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Cultural Heritage Preservation and Museum Management

Visitors will be coming to Cleveland from Iraq to explore museum maintenance and management of cultural heritage assets in the U.S., learn about the funding mechanisms that make historical and cultural sites financially viable, and investigate educational outreach strategies for developing a local support network to educate the Iraqi public about the country’s rich cultural heritage. […]

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