Guidelines and application materials for three National Endowment for the Arts funding categories— Art Works, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships — are available! The National Endowment for the Arts supports projects in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.The FY 2020 Art … [Read more...] about NEA FY2020 FUNDING GUIDELINES
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As part of COA’s Creative Conversations series, Arts Program Specialist Tamara Dimitriorganized an Arts & Economic Impact discovery/working session that took place on December 12 at the New Britain Museum of American Art. The event included conversations on Artists & Mobile Talent, For-Profit Creative Businesses, Small Non-Profits with Big Impact, When Art doesn’t fit … [Read more...] about A CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS: ARTS & ECONOMIC IMPACT
Friday, December 14, 2018 Americans for the Arts today announced new and re-elected advisory council members for each of their four networks: Arts Education, Emerging Leaders, Private Sector, and Public Art Network. These individuals will advise Americans for the Arts’ staff on developing programs and services that will build a deeper connection to the field and the … [Read more...] about AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS WELCOMES NEW AND RE-ELECTED ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Vans and Americans for the Arts envision a country where every child has access to—and takes part in—high quality learning experiences in the arts, both in school and in the community. As such, the two organizations partnered to create the Custom Culture Grant to promote awareness and support arts education in public schools at a time when budget … [Read more...] about AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS NAMES 10 VANS CUSTOM CULTURE GRANTEES
Chances are good that you’ve seen The Nutcracker—in fact, it might be the only ballet you’ve ever seen. But even if you haven’t, you’ve certainly heard of it and can probably even hum a few bars from Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s famous score, which has been featured in movies, television shows, commercials, and even a version of Tetris. But no matter how well … [Read more...] about So You Think You Know The Nutcracker?