Our new artist-to-artist professional development program AZ ArtWorker was featured on 8 Arizona PBS' Arizona Horizon on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The Arts Commission's Artist Programs Coordinator was joined by Douglas, AZ artist M. Jenea Sanchez to discuss AZ ArtWorker events to be held in the border community on Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11.Read more
National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM) is a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. Since 1985, the month of October has been designated to encourage all Americans to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of active participation in the arts.Read more
The school registration deadline for Arizona Poetry Out Loud is only a month away--October 30, 2015. We're happy to see a lot of familiar names on the list of schools that have already registered (welcome back!), and excited by the number of new schools signing up for the first time. Still, we're aiming to break participation records this year and we've got a ways to go yet.Read more
On September 29, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, creating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This week the NEA launched a year-long celebration of their 50th anniversary as well as a new section of their website devoted to the federal agency's history, accomplishments, contributions and impact.Read more
In October 2015, representatives from CDP will present free workshops throughout the state. CDP training sessions set the groundwork for you to use data thoughtfully and effectively, always with the goal of strengthening your organization's ability to do what it does best: provide high-quality arts and cultural experiences.Read more