Between Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 26, panels made up of artists, arts professionals, educators, and community members will review grant applications from nearly 100 nonprofit arts organizations, large and small, from every corner of the state. These panel review meetings are open to the public and this year, you can listen-in live, from the comfort of your own home or office.
We are pleased to report that the $9.6 billion FY2017 budget approved by the State Legislature early last Wednesday morning, signed today by Governor Doug Ducey, includes an additional $1.5 million appropriation to the Arizona Commission on the Arts.
On June 11, 2016, join us for a meet and greet with Margarita Cabrera, a Mexican-American artist whose objects and activities address timely issues related to border relations, labor practices and immigration. Margarita will talk about her latest project Space in Between, a collaboration with ASU Art Museum, Desert Botanical Gardens and various community organizations.
the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded $82,357,050 in grants to fund 1,148 projects in the second major grant announcement of its 50th anniversary year. Arizona arts programs were awarded $663,000 in this round of grantmaking.