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Happy spring everyone! April 1st marked my first official day ‘on the job’ as the director of State, Regional and Local Partnerships. And after more than six years of working...
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Are you okay? These three words may seem simple on paper or screen, but when spoken with kindness to people in pain, they can transform worlds and save lives. This...
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The National Governors Association (NGA) recently released Rural Prosperity through the Arts and Creative Sector: A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States , in partnership with the National Endowment...
“I think there is no greater sort of envelope to talk about issues than the arts.” – Janet Langsam Since 1965, local arts agency ArtsWestchester has ensured “the availability, accessibility, and diversity of the arts,” as its mission statement reads, to artists and arts lovers alike. Based in White...
Click the link to take a look at the 2018 NEA Guide for details on the programs and activities of the NEA, as well as funding deadlines and information on Grants for Organizations, Literature Fellowships, Lifetime Honors, and Partnerships.
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Big Car Collaborative is an arts organization rooted in Indianapolis that believes art and creativity are tools that bring communities together. It creates projects that work to improve the quality of life of neighborhoods through art and design—and its...

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Erie, located at the far northwest tip of Pennsylvania on the southern shore of Lake Erie, is the fourth-largest city in the state with a population of roughly 100,000. In...
Some of the most exciting creative work taking place in the country is not seen on stages, in concert halls, or museums. It is happening in city administrative offices, in departments of long-range planning, community relations, transportation, and others. There, artists are using their expertise...
A spotlight on Erie Arts and Culture's NEA-supported Art and Industry Project.
We talk with arts leader Milton Rhodes about Winston-Salem, North Carolina's emerging role as a hub for arts and innovation.

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