Vote for Mobile Encounters to Receive a Creative Culture Grant!

Voting is now open from February 1 – February 23, 2013 for Cuyahoga Arts & Culture’s new Creative Culture Grants program!  The Mobile Encounters project, which will help to revitalize Cleveland’s AsiaTown, is a finalist to receive a grant worth up to $150,000!

Vote for Mobile Encounters now at  If you’re not a Cuyahoga County resident, you can still help by getting one to vote!


Lead Organization: Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Project Partners: Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Bike Cleveland and others.

This project will temporarily transform two streets in Cleveland into physically active cultural corridors.  Concentrating multiple urban acupuncture points of activity, the temporary interventions will stimulate long-term change, complete with safe bicycle amenities, pop-up shops, reactivated vacant lots, organized play activities and interactive public art installations, which respond to the distinct cultural flavor of each neighborhood.  To take place on Payne Avenue between E. 30th St. and E. 40th St. (May 18 – June 9, 2013), and on Lorain Avenue between W. 41st St. and W. 32nd St. (August 24 – September 14, 2013).

Vote now!

Click here to see all Creative Culture finalist video trailers.