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Apr 22, 2016

Through its Open Spaces program, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation recently released a funding opporunity for temporary public art projects in Oakland and San Francisco. As a means to support projects that "engage communities, showcase artistic experimentation, and energize public spaces" the Rainin Foundation is accepting applications from artists and nonprofit organzations.

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Apr 21, 2016

Americans for the Arts knows that engaging business employees through volunteerism and the arts is key to fostering a desirable work environment, increasing efficiency and morale, and doing good in the community.

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Apr 18, 2016

In the weeks leading up to "tax day," Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) reintroduced the long-standing Artist-Museum Partnership Act (H.R. 4948) that would allow artists the same tax benefits as other Americans as it relates to donations of works of art, including literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions given to and retained by a nonprofit collecting institution. Last year during the same week, Sen.

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Apr 15, 2016

"I forget how we first found out about the CS accelerator, but our first reaction to the description was that it sounded perfect for us — if we’d be able to get in. I think the application deadline was earlier than we thought we were ready for (we had considered looking into accelerators around the end of 2015, not mid-2015), but our CEO Shivani is hands down amazing at taking (and making) opportunities regardless of how ‘ready’ we feel, which keeps up our team’s momentum."

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Apr 12, 2016

Two UPS employees made their mark on a new mural at the Shawnee Community Center in Louisville, KY.

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Apr 12, 2016

SAW was created in 2010 by local artist and business owner John Avelluto (The Owl’s Head Wine Bar) and business owner Heather Hamilton (Long’s Wine & Liquors) as a way to showcase the diverse community of Bay Ridge and give it a unique platform for engagement and dialogue with the visual arts. By supporting and promoting emerging local artists and celebrating local Bay Ridge businesses, SAW broadly explores the intersection between commerce, art and community. While Bay Ridge is home to many artists, the neighborhood is under-served and underfunded in terms of public arts spending and grants.

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Apr 11, 2016
In light of recently passed and proposed laws across the United States aimed at prohibiting local governments from enacting anti-discrimination measures, Americans for the Arts releases a statement affirming that everyone deserves equal access to a full, vibrant creative life—essential to a healthy and democratic society. 
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Apr 01, 2016

Work for Art, the United Arts Fund campaign of Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), is hosting its first ever corporate battle of the bands. A celebration of employee creativity, the event will feature employee bands from some of Work for Art’s partner companies who will perform for family, friends, and co-workers.

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Mar 30, 2016

Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce that eight projects have been submitted for the Robert E. Gard award.

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Mar 25, 2016

When a love of art and Italian food combine, the result is delizioso. In 2011, local entrepreneurs and Neapolitan food purveyors Bruno Cilio and Dario Cipollaro de l’Ero opened a combination restaurant and art gallery, PizzArte, located steps from the Museum of Modern Art.

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