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The National Endowment for the Arts Awards $698,000 for the Arts in North Dakota...

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 9:40am
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.

The state partnership agreements allow the NEA to extend its reach to every community in America; translating national leadership into local, state and regional benefit. The NEA will make 1,023 awards totaling $74.3 million nationwide in this funding round. The full press release is available at http://www.nd.gov/arts/sites/default/files/PDFs/PressReleases/neaawardsndca-698000-5-15.pdf.


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Americans for the Arts announces the 2015 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering wit...

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 8:34am
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.


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Cathedral Students Learn Computer Coding with Fruit (thru a Teacher Incentive gr...

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 8:19am
Cathedral Students Learn Computer Coding with Fruit (thru a Teacher Incentive grant from NDCA)http://www.kfyrtv.com/home/headlines/Cathedral-Students-Learn-Computer-Coding-with-Fruit-303346891.html


Cathedral Students Learn Computer Coding with Fruit

It can be difficult for children to understand invisible concepts such as sound. Teachers at Cathedral School, however, came up with a unique way to help them.

VSA North Dakota is looking for teaching artists for VSA ND in the Fargo and Bis...

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:15pm
VSA North Dakota is looking for teaching artists for VSA ND in the Fargo and Bismarck areas. To learn more visit http://www.vsanorthdakota.net/teaching-artists-are-always-needed.html. Questions? e-mail vsa.northdakota@gmail.com.


TEACHING ARTISTS ARE ALWAYS NEEDED
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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...

NDCA Selected to Participate in Bush Foundation’s Community Creativity Cohort T...

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 2:26pm
NDCA Selected to Participate in Bush Foundation’s Community Creativity Cohort

The North Dakota Council on the Arts receives $100,000 grant and will work with Bush Foundation to advance its effort to meaningfully engage people in the arts and integrate the arts into public life.

The North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA) is one of 16 organizations from across Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota selected to participate in the Bush Foundation’s Community Creativity Cohort. The Cohort is a one-time program designed by the Foundation to both recognize and learn from exemplary organizations that meaningfully engage people in the arts and integrate the arts into public life.
http://www.nd.gov/arts/news/press-releases/ndca-selected-to-participate-in-bush-foundation’s-community-creativity-cohort


NDCA Selected to Participate in Bush Foundation’s Community Creativity Cohort | North Dakota...
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NDCA Selected to Participate in Bush Foundation’s Community Creativity Cohort The North Dakota Council on the Arts receives $100,000 grant and will work with Bush Foundation to advance its effort to meaningfully engage people in the arts and integrate the arts into public life.

Call for Artists and Musicians! The 4th Annual Downtowners Art & Wine Walk is Ju...

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 12:33pm
Call for Artists and Musicians! The 4th Annual Downtowners Art & Wine Walk is June 25, and they are looking for artists and musicians to join them that evening.


Art & Wine Walk Artist/Musician Application 2015
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Zach Howatt's National Poetry Out Loud recitations are available via the followi...

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:05pm
Zach Howatt's National Poetry Out Loud recitations are available via the following links. Way to represent ND Zach! Nicely done!
https://youtu.be/cIJGG_PKv-U

https://youtu.be/bXhtftlXCHg


Zach Howatt - Round 1

Powers Lake Public School has teamed up with the North Dakota Council of the Art...

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 12:02pm
Powers Lake Public School has teamed up with the North Dakota Council of the Arts to employ an Art Teacher. http://www.kxnet.com/story/28895135/eye-on-education-powers-lake-art-class


Eye on Education: Powers Lake Art Class
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Powers Lake Public School has teamed up with the North Dakota Council of the Arts to employ an Art Teacher.

5th Grade students in Jamestown, ND make STEAM with Chihuly and science! Since A...

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 2:37pm
5th Grade students in Jamestown, ND make STEAM with Chihuly and science! Since April 15, about 200 fifth-grade students and their teachers, along with Bonnie Tressler, teaching artist, have been using two-liter plastic pop bottles, paint and mod podge glue to create one entire sculpture. http://www.jamestownsun.com/news/local/3736365-collaborative-artwork-fifth-graders-team-create-sculpture


Artists, there are new calls to artist opportunities waiting for you at http://b...

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:22pm
Artists, there are new calls to artist opportunities waiting for you at http://bit.ly/PACalls_FB.


Professional Artist Magazine | Professional Artist Magazine
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Professional Artist Magazine

Team ND convenes in Washington DC for the National POL competition. Go Zach! In...

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:15pm
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.

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm - Third Semifinal: students from Upper Northwest and Western states (in order: MN, CO, NM, MT, WA, NV, WY, ND, CA, UT, ID, OR, AK, TX, SD, HI, AZ) To view the live webcast, simply click on the following link (remember that we are an hour behind) :
http://arts.gov/partnerships/poetry-out-loud-national-recitation-contest/webcast-national-semifinals-and-finals


The 2015 Rural Arts and Culture Summit will take place Tuesday, June 2 through T...

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:36am
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.


Rural Arts and Cultural Summit |
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Every Child, Every School: An Arts Education Funders Coalition Forum. Register n...

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 9:04am
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
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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…

The Arts Partnership is hiring! Interested in communicating about the arts? This...

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:58pm
The Arts Partnership is hiring! Interested in communicating about the arts? This could be the job for you! Applications due April 30th.


TAP is hiring: COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR AND MEDIA PRODUCER - The Arts Partnership
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The Arts Partnership (TAP) seeks an energetic, seasoned and motivated communications professional to support external and internal communications. The Communications Coordinator and Media Producer (CCMP) will develop and manage initiatives and produce content designed to enhance the visibility of TA…

In March 2015, Björg Eiríksdóttir, an Icelandic artist and art instructor, visit...

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:54am
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


Björg Eiríksdóttir visits Williston's James Memorial Art Center
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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 ...

Dayna Del Val, Executive Director of The Arts Partnership, discusses current leg...

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:31am
Dayna Del Val, Executive Director of The Arts Partnership, discusses current legislative efforts to obtain state funding for arts programs. http://kfgo.com/podcasts/news-views-with-joel-heitkamp/1703/dayna-del-val-executive-director-of-the-arts-partnership-and-state-funding-for-the-arts/


Dayna Del Val, Executive Director of The Arts Partnership, and State Funding for the Arts
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Dayna Del Val, Executive Director of The Arts Partnership, and State Funding for the Arts Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:36 p.m. by Cally Musland Download (9.8 MB) Dayna Del Val discusses current legislative efforts to obtain state funding for arts programs. Tweet Previous Post Todd Tschosik, Ex-Fiance o…

National Design Competition. The Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation (PCCF) ann...

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:15am
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.


Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation (PCCF) - 2015 National Design Competition
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The Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation (PCCF) is sponsoring a two-stage, national design competition for creation of a Peace Corps commemorative work in Washington, DC.

The Northwest Art Center call for artists for the Americas 2015 all media show d...

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:59am
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.


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The April issue of e-Prairie Arts is now available online and features some of t...

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 3:02pm
The April issue of e-Prairie Arts is now available online and features some of the latest local and national arts-related news! Visit http://www.nd.gov/arts/news/e-prairie-arts/april-2015-e-prairie-arts.


Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation's On Screen/In Person program tours independent Ame...

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 2:52pm
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 kimberly@midatlanticarts.org.


Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation - Performing Arts Touring and Presentation - On Screen/In Person -...
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Guidelines for FilmmakersThe application deadline for filmmakers interested in participating in the 2015-2016 On Screen/In Person tour is April 10, 2015. Download On Screen/In Person Filmmaker Guidelines as a PDF Click HERE to go to Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s online application system, then sele…

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