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Art News – The Los Angeles Tribune

  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Monday, May 10, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAmericans for the Arts mourns the loss of ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise, who passed away Sunday, May 2 at the age of 86. He was a prolific dancer, an arts education advocate, and a member of Americans for the Arts’ Artists Committee since 2004.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, May 7, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThis week: Explore with us the work of Indigenous artist Luzene Hill, consider with us the opportunities in using technology to bring public art to people during a pandemic, and join us in saying goodbye to philanthropist Eli Broad.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, April 30, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThis week: Funding news from the NEA, chambers of commerce ask Congress to support creative economy recovery, creating arts spaces for queer BIPOC during COVID, a webinar on creative placemaking, our latest Member Spotlight, ways to build long-term organizational stability, and a new program providing support for our ArtsU digital programming.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, April 30, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewspARTnership NewsBuilding on two previous letters of support for relief and recovery efforts to help the arts, culture, and the creative sector, a coalition of 113 chambers of commerce in 46 states delivered a letter to U.S. House and Senate leadership asking that $18 billion be allocated within the forthcoming infrastructure recovery bills specifically to support creative economic recovery. Signatories come from chambers in communities of all sizes and geographies and collectively serve over 33 million Americans.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, April 23, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsEnjoy this week’s blogs, news, and webinar replays on topics ranging from fundraising, cultural equity and access, and the inclusive creative economy to arts and business partnerships, public art, and funding for the National Endowment for the Arts—plus, learn how to make our Local Arts Agency Dashboard work for you.
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Thursday, April 22, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewspARTnership NewsJust as local arts agencies act as voices and conveners for their arts and culture communities, so do local chambers of commerce for their business communities. Partnerships between the two are essential to community and economic development. But where to start? Register for our new 101-level, on-demand webinar series that aims to flip the conversation away from “business support for the arts” to “how and why the arts are an essential part of business and community development strategies.”  
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Americans for the Arts Interim President and CEO General Nolen Bivens (U.S. Army Ret.) makes the ask of no less than $176 million for FY 2022—at least an $8.5 million increase over FY 2021 funding Wednesday, April 21, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAmericans for the Arts Interim President and CEO General Nolen Bivens (U.S. Army Ret.) submitted official testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies to support federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) at no less than $176 million for FY 2022—at least an $8.5 million increase over FY 2021 funding. This ask matches the most recent highpoint […]
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Tuesday, April 20, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsAmericans for the Arts is pleased to introduce our new online glossary of terms and definitions related to the inclusive creative economy, and a full website of resources, information, and action related to developing an inclusive creative economy. 
  • by Jerelle Jenkins
    The ArtsU Support Program creates access to any public ArtsU digital activityMonday, April 26, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThe ArtsU Support Program is a new initiative designed to increase equitable access to live and on-demand ArtsU digital activities. The program is open for anyone to participate in any public ArtsU webinar and other events. 
  • by Ms. Ann Marie Watson
    Friday, April 16, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsThis week: we launched registration and opened scholarships to the 2021 Annual Convention, dove into arts policy and issues at the state and local levels, explored the importance of intersectionality in anti-racism work, reminded ourselves why creative employees make the best employees, and shined the spotlight on one of our dedicated members.