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January 2013

"The National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges with great sadness the passing of Roberto Martinez, Sr., who, together with his son Lorenzo, received a 2003 NEA National Heritage Fellowship. An instrumentalist, singer, composer, teacher, and cultural advocate, Martinez...
Washington, DC -- The National Endowment for the Arts is pleased to announce that application guidelines are now available for Grants for Art Projects at the NEA's website, arts.gov. These guidelines are for projects anticipated to take place in 2014. Grants for Arts...

December 2012

Mike Auldridge performs at the 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert
"It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of 2012 NEA National Heritage Fellow and master Dobro musician Mike Auldridge . Over the course of his celebrated career, Auldridge innovated the use of the Dobro, influencing the...
As a music form born and bred in the United States, jazz has committed fans throughout the world. On January 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., EST, the National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Jazz at Lincoln Center, will hold its annual NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony &...
“On behalf of the National Endowment for the Arts, it is with great sadness that I acknowledge the passing of National Medal of Arts recipient and NEA Jazz Master Dave Brubeck. One of our nation's greatest and most popular jazz pianists, Brubeck's experiment with...
Washington, DC -- Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that 153 Challenge America Fast-Track grants totaling $1.53 million will be awarded to organizations in 41 states, Washington, DC, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These include 49 first-time Arts Endowment grantees. The...

November 2012

Washington, DC -- National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA will award 832 grants totaling $23.3 million through its Art Works funding category. Not-for-profit arts organizations in 47 states plus the District of Columbia and...
Today, Rocco Landesman confirmed his plans to step down as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts at the end of the calendar year: "My intention has always been to serve one term, and we have been able to accomplish more than I had ever thought possible: sparking a...
Washington, DC -- On September 13, 2012 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman outlined a bold, new vision for the NEA's commitment to arts education. The arts need to be front and center as part of every school reform strategy...
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and Rear Admiral Alton L. Stocks, Commander, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda, were at The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts to announce
The National Endowment for the Arts expands its landmark arts partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense to bring music therapy to patients at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center including patients at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) located on...

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