Western Arts Alliance Launches International Video Showcase Opportunity for US-Based Artists

From Tim Wilson, Executive Director, Western Arts Alliance – Applications for the Performing Arts Discovery (PAD) program — an international video showcase opportunity for US-based performing artists — are open. PAD will accept applications through January 7, 2022, at 5:00 pm Pacific Time. Western Arts Alliance (WAA) manages the PAD program in partnership with the […]

Twelve Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Projects Selected Across The State

From Dr. Bradley Hanson, Director of Folklife – The Tennessee Arts Commission Folklife Program has selected twelve teams to participate in the 2022 Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program. Entering its sixth year, the Program is designed to sustain Tennessee’s diverse folklife practices by investing in the passing of traditional art forms from master artists to the next generation. […]

TN Arts Quarterly Meeting is December 9, 2021

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The Tennessee Arts Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on December 9, 2021. This will be an virtual conference meeting using Microsoft Teams. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT, and it is open to the public. The Commission meeting agenda includes reports […]

NEA Announces Recipients of ARP Grants

From Liz Auclair, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)  – Washington, DC — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) today announced American Rescue Plan (ARP) grants totaling $20,200,000 to 66 local arts agencies for subgranting to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. The agencies will use this funding to distribute […]

Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

From Mollie Quinlan-Hayes, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) The Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need in the U.S., Tribal Nations, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories who have a dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dancers must demonstrate an urgent […]

South Arts Announces: Southern Cultural Treasures

From Susie Surkamer, South Arts – Atlanta — November 3, 2021 — South Arts is pleased to announce Southern Cultural Treasures: a $6,000,000, four-year initiative funding Black, Indigenous, and People of Color-led and -serving arts and cultural organizations throughout the Southeast. The application process opens today, and cohort members will be announced in May 2022. […]