FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art
July 17 – October 2, 2021
FRONT International is a new art triennial based in Cleveland, Ohio, whose inaugural edition launched in the summer of 2018. This regionwide art program brings together international, national, and regional artists, curators, and scholars to propose a new format for biennials and triennials. It focuses on process, research, collaboration, and long-term engagement with Cleveland and Northeast Ohio to provide an expansive stage to create and share new work that is inspired by and engaged with the social, political, cultural, ecological, and economic issues of our time.
FRONT has teamed up with all of Cleveland and the region’s most renowned arts and cultural institutions, making it unique in the world for the scope of its collaboration.
Learn more about the inaugural 2018 edition of FRONT International: 2018.frontart.org
FRONT is organized by the FRONT Exhibition Company
The FRONT Exhibition Company was formed as a 501(c)(3) non-profit to plan, organize, and present FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art with a mission to:
- Generate new economic activity and opportunity through cultural tourism
- Develop an even stronger, more vibrant and sustainable creative community by bringing new recognition and opportunity to arts institutions and creative professionals
- Enhance the brand of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio by presenting a more nuanced and sophisticated view of its arts and cultural resources
- Stimulate positive change and create new opportunities in Cleveland’s communities