2007 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ August 14, 2006 deadline ]
Folk & Traditional Arts |
Local Arts Agencies
Media Arts |
Musical Theater |
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Local Arts Agencies
Americans for the Arts, Inc.
To support the design and implementation of CaFE (Call For Entry), an online system for the digital documentation of public art projects across the United States. Americans for the Arts' Public Art Network (PAN) will collaborate with the Western States Arts Federation using CaFE to produce its Public Art Year In Review.
Arts Council Silicon Valley
San Jose, CA
To support the Community Arts Fund (CAF). The program provides project support to emerging, community-based arts organizations of Santa Clara County.
Churchill Arts Council
To support Routes & Bridges, a series of musical and theatrical performances with accompanying outreach activities. The project will explore various traditional forms and genres from North America, Africa, Europe, South America, India, and the Middle East.
City of Austin, Texas (on behalf of Economic Growth & Redevelopment Services Office) (Consortium)
To support the assessment of the city's public art holdings and the development of a conservation and maintenance plan. In partnership with the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, the Cultural Arts Division will develop a plan of action for the preservation of the city's 150-piece public art collection.
City of Charleston, South Carolina (on behalf of Office of Cultural Affairs)
To support the performance components of A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. The project is the music education component of the 30th anniversary of the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Members of the Charleston Symphony (CSO) and Na Fidleiri, a local Irish music ensemble, will perform for children of the South Carolina Lowcountry.
City of San Diego, California (on behalf of Commission for Arts and Culture)
San Diego, CA
To support the conservation and exhibition of a selection of early California paintings within the city's collection. The selected works include paintings by American artists who painted in the San Diego area during the early 1900s.
Saint Paul, MN
To support the expansion of ArtsWorks, an arts-centered youth employment program for Saint Paul youth. Youth apprentices will learn arts-based vocational skills and contribute to the community through the production of murals, public performances, and marketable crafts.
Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, Inc.
To support community outreach activities associated with the Arts in Public Places Program. The outreach program will highlight Jacksonville's public art collection through a speaker's bureau, printed promotional materials, and a resource kit including digital images.
Cultural Development Authority of King County (aka 4Culture)
To support the creation of 4Culture's e4c, a new gallery space for electronic media artists. The gallery, to be located at the Tashiro Kaplan (TK) Artists Loft Building, will exhibit electronic artworks selected through a panel process.
Cultural Development Authority of King County (aka 4Culture) (Consortium)
To support the King County Performance Network (KCPN) in the presentation of site-specific performances. In partnership with the Duvall Cultural Commission, 4Culture will present jury-selected performances at suburban and rural venues throughout King County.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, Inc. (aka Flushing Town Hall)
To support the commissioning of new works, performances, and associated programming through Jazz Live! Performances will take place in the Flushing Town Hall Theater and will feature both world-renowned and emerging jazz artists.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Inc.
New York, NY
To support Workspace, a site-specific artist residence program. Participating artists are provided with access to studios, monthly stipends for materials and supplies, professional development training, and a formal schedule of guest curator and critic visits.
Pasadena Arts Council
To support the public program series of the Arts and Ideas Festival. Unifed under the theme of "Skin," project activities will include performances, lectures, and exhibitions.
Quad City Arts, Inc.
Rock Island, IL
To support the Visiting Artist Series (VAS). The artist residency program brings performing artists of national and international reputation to the Midwest.
Westchester Arts Council, Inc. (Consortium)
White Plains, NY
To support All Fired Up: A Celebration of Clay in Westchester. In partnership with the Neuberger Museum of Art, the series of exhibitions, workshops, and lectures will take place in various venues throughout Westchester County.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506