Founders of Bad Art Night Host 48-Hour Virtual Creation Celebration for Community Inspiration

Pam Kravetz, Matthew Dayler and several local creative organizations are teaming up to host a two-day virtual arts extravaganza

Pam Kravetz, one of the founders of Bad Art Night - Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Pam Kravetz, one of the founders of Bad Art Night

The creative minds behind Cincinnati's popular Bad Art Night, Pam Kravetz and Matthew Dayler, have teamed up with some local organizations to launch a 48-hour arts expression extravaganza in order to spread some inspiration to the community. 

Taking place April 22-24, the virtual event is meant to spark hope during a difficult time for humanity and was inspired by Kravetz and Dayler working on figuring out a back-up plan for their recurring art event after the coronavirus pandemic resulted in cancelations and business closures across the nation.

“We wanted to move forward with this project to see how people are being creative and staying inspired during these unprecedented times. I feel that it is important for others to share what is inspiring them even when we are alone,” Dayler said in a press release. 

Participation is easy: Beginning at 7 p.m. on April 22, create work in whatever platform inspires you — a painting, a song, a performance, chalk creation or sculpture. Document your creation and then share your work by either posting on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #UInspireUsAll and tag @badartvirtual, or email your work to [email protected] 

Works will be featured on the @badartvirtual Instagram page throughout April 22-24. For more info, RSVP at

“Creating art together, even when apart!!! Inspiring each other and being inspired by the amazing kindness and resilience of our city (Cincinnati, NKY and beyond) is why we just have to move forward with Bad Art Night!!! I can’t wait to see all the crazy amazing inspiring art, film, songs and silliness that are created," said Kravetz in the same press release. 


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