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Goya Foods, Inc. got its start in NYC and now collaborates with artists and arts organizations, like Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, to reflect its values in family, achieving the American dream, and helping cultivate Latin culture in the boroughs and beyond.
A variety of full ride and general scholarships are available to Americans for the Arts members interested in attending the 2018 Annual Convention in Denver June 14-17. Deadline is March 2, 2018.
Arts and community leaders from across the country will gather in Denver June 14-17 to discuss pressing issues around public art, community development, education, advocacy, and equity.
The three-year planning document describes how the organization—in alliance with our members, partners, and stakeholders—will build recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts, and lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America.
The Scholastic Corporation and partners host the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to elevate youth artists working through challenging current events, politics, identity, and emotions.
Join us on Facebook the last Tuesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m. (Eastern Time) for one of our theme-based Public Art Showcase events. These are your opportunity to share the public artworks in your neighborhoods, towns, cities, or wherever!
Throughout the summer of 2017, the Americans for the Arts Private Sector Initiatives department solicited responses to the FY2016 United Arts Fund Campaign Survey. In FY 2016, the 37 participating UAFs reported aggregate campaign revenue of $85.5 million during their campaigns that ended during 2016. These findings suggest that the united arts fundraising sector is continuing its recovery from the Great Recession.
Bryant Park creates a safe space for artists to engage with the community through crafting activities, dance, music, performances, and spoken word.
A Monument to Maggie tells the story of the development and unveiling of a monument to civil rights hero Maggie L. Walker, which was unveiled after nearly 20 years of efforts led by community and political leaders to help tell another part of Richmond's history.