The National Endowment for the Arts Awards $698,000 for the Arts in North Dakota
Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity.
In the second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2015, the NEA awarded $698,000 through a state partnership agreement with the North Dakota Council on the Arts for programs that benefit state residents.
Americans for the Arts announces the 2015 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees. Presented every year by the Business Committee for the Arts, a division of Americans for the Arts, the BCA 10 awards honor ten U.S. companies for their exceptional commitment to the arts.
TEACHING ARTISTS ARE ALWAYS NEEDED www.vsanorthdakota.net VSA North Dakota teaching artists are hired using an artist in residency process. Having experience in art, education, and/or working with students who have disabilities is important. Because VSA...
Team ND convenes in Washington DC for the National POL competition. Go Zach!
In case you interested – you can watch a live webcast of the National POL semi and finals competition. Poetry Out Loud National Semifinals – Tuesday, April 28, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm ET, Lisner Auditorium at The George Washington University, 730 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC.
The 2015 Rural Arts and Culture Summit will take place Tuesday, June 2 through Thursday, June 4, 2015. This year’s theme, From the Ground Up: Cultivating Creative People and Places will highlight arts-based strategies for rural community and economic development. The Summit will explore the important role of art and culture in shaping the rural narrative, improving quality of life, and influencing migration patterns to small towns. In addition, attendees will learn innovative ways to support artists and arts organizations in their communities, particularly through cross-sector partnerships that help them tap into their community’s cultural assets as they address major challenges or opportunities. Special early bird discounts for registration are available until Wednesday, April 22nd. For more information, including the Summit schedule, cost, and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.ruralartsandculturesummit.com.
Every Child, Every School: An Arts Education Funders Coalition Forum. Register now for the upcoming Grantmakers in the Arts national forum for arts education funders at the Target Corporate Headquarters in Minneapolis, May 7, 2015. The Forum will include new research on foundation funding, practical examples of funder collaboratives and their successes in changing public policy, and the new “data revolution” which supports the goal that “every child” in “every school” should have the opportunity to experience and participate in the arts. Registration is free for all GIA members and includes an evening dessert reception at the Hyatt Regency on May 6. To find more information on the Forum and to register: http://www.giarts.org/every-child-every-school-aefc-forum Closes on April 30 or when space runs out, whichever comes first.
Every Child, Every School | Grantmakers in the Arts www.giarts.org Grantmakers in the Arts hosts a national forum for arts education funders at the Target Corporate Headquarters in Minneapolis, May 7, 2015. The Forum will include new research on foundation funding, practical examples of funder collaboratives and their successes in changing public policy, and the ne…
In March 2015, Björg Eiríksdóttir, an Icelandic artist and art instructor, visited the James Memorial Art Center in Williston, ND. This video is an overview of her participation in the Icelandic Exchange program supported by the North Dakota Council on the Arts. Watch as she creates a link between Iceland and North Dakota culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkvN02qEiwQ
National Design Competition. The Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation (PCCF) announces an open, two-stage, national design competition to select an artistically exceptional design concept for a permanent commemorative work in Washington, D.C. The commemorative work will honor the American ideals expressed and embodied in Peace Corps service. The competition provides designers from all across the United States an opportunity to create a compelling, truly unique commemorative work of public art that is bold and inspirational. Stage I design competition website, www.PeaceCorpsDesign.net. The deadline for Stage I registration and design concept submissions is Friday, June 12, 2015. For more information visit www.PeaceCorpsDesign.net.
The Northwest Art Center call for artists for the Americas 2015 all media show deadline (postmark) for submitting entries is June 1, 2015. Works in any medium, traditional or experimental, qualify. For more information visit http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac/pdf/am_2015.pdf.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation's On Screen/In Person program tours independent American filmmakers to communities throughout the mid-Atlantic region to screen their recent work. To further engage audiences, Filmmakers also collaborate with host sites to develop community activities, such as artist talks or workshops. The Foundation covers all travel costs, reimburses the selected filmmakers for eligible expenses, and provides $200 per day for expenses. Filmmakers also receive a $400 stipend for each engagement on tour.
Filmmakers from across the United States are eligible to submit films for consideration. Film submissions may include animation, documentaries, experimental and narrative work. NEW! Filmmakers submit their films free of charge through a streamlined online application process. To view the program guidelines and access the new online application visit http://midatlanticarts.org/funding/pat_presentation/OSIP/OSIP_guidelines.html.
The deadline for film submissions is April 10, 2015. Questions concerning On Screen/In Person or the application should be directed to Kimberly Steinle-Super at email@example.com.
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North Dakota Council on the Arts
It is our mission to promote, preserve and perpetuate the arts in North Dakota.
1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 6
Bismarck, ND 58503-0649
(701) 328-7595 (Fax)
Hours of business are:
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on National Holidays