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August 8, 2018

Rhode Island: GiveMe5

High school students coach middle school filmmakers during a GiveMe5 Film Making Lab. Photo courtesy of Maggie Anderson An interagency collaboration in the Ocean State supports a multifaceted approach to media arts education that foregrounds experiential learning, public presentation and dialogue with creative industry professionals. GiveMe5, sponsored by the Rhode Island…

August 8, 2018

Ohio: ArtsNEXT

ArtsNEXT grantee MorrisonDance employs vertical dance, an innovative style of movement that incorporates climbing, in a performance at Cleveland’s Ingenuity Festival. Photo courtesy of Bob Perkoski Photography ArtsNEXT is a forward-thinking funding program of the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) designed to incentivize innovation and experimentation in Ohio’s arts ecosystem. With grants…

August 8, 2018

Mississippi: Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition

Joe Overstreet (born 1933), Laurel, 2002. Oil on stainless steel cloth. Collection of the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. Partial gift by Joe Overstreet and Corinne Jennings, and purchased with funds provided by Sanderson Farms, the Katherine Loyocano McCravey Fund and the Mississippi Arts Commission’s Dille Fund for Visual Art Acquisition,…

July 10, 2018

Washington: Center for Washington Cultural Traditions

Master traditional Indian artist Deepti Agrawal will teach her apprentice Rohini Mathur the classical visual Indian art of Madhubani painting under the Center for Washington Cultural Traditions Master Apprenticeship Program. All masters and apprentices in the program will attend a job skills-building workshop, in collaboration with the nonprofit Artist Trust. Photo…

July 10, 2018

Missouri: Minority Arts Grants

Grantee Gitana Productions presents and creates multicultural music, dance and drama, such as “New World,” a one-act play about the true stories of three refugee women who came to St. Louis from Afghanistan, Bosnia and the Republic of the Congo. Photo courtesy of Gitana Productions An effective way state arts agencies…

July 10, 2018

North Dakota: Governor's Photo Contest

“The Cosmic Connection,” by Daniel Kessel, honorable mention in the Adventure and Recreation category in the 2017 Governor’s Photo Contest The North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest for Travel and Tourism is an annual event that recognizes the creative talent of North Dakotans as well as the natural beauty, abundant wildlife, unique…

June 15, 2018

Indiana: On-Ramp

2018 On-Ramp participants. Photo by Bridget Eckert The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) recently announced the inaugural cohort of 36 artists for its creative-entrepreneurship accelerator program. On-Ramp is designed to help early career artists ramp up their entrepreneurial journey, move faster toward their business goals and navigate professional challenges on the way.…

June 15, 2018

Georgia: Conveying the Impact of the Arts

Image courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts Communicating the value of public support for the arts can be challenging without a common language shared by elected officials, local arts leaders, individual artists, educators and other stakeholders. The Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), acknowledging this barrier while developing its Strategic…

June 15, 2018

Delaware: Seashore Poets' & Prose Writers' Retreat

Writers stay in cottages at Indian River Marina. Photo courtesy of Delaware Seashore State Park In recognition of the value of artist residencies—as many artists point to time and space as the factors that foster their most fecund creativity—the Delaware Division of the Arts (DDA) biennially organizes and underwrites the Delaware…

June 15, 2018

State to State Articles Archived on NASAA Website

Great news! All of NASAA’s State to State articles are now available in the new State to State Article Archive. Browsable by date and searchable by state/region, topic and keywords, the archive is a quick and easy way to learn about innovative policies, programs and practices from state arts agencies and regional arts organizations around…

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