Poetry Out Loud Regional Competions

Each year, thousands of students across the state compete in Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition. This month, each participating school will send their champion to one of three regional competitions to determine which 9 students will vie for the title of state champion.

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Teaching Artist Symposium: State of the Teaching Artist Field

On Saturday, February 27, the Arizona Commission on the Arts will present a Teaching Artist Symposium with Lincoln Center Education at Mesa Arts Center. Presenting partners include Childsplay, Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture, and Mesa Arts Center.

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Introduction and Approaches to Creative Aging: Tucson Workshop

On Saturday, February 20, 2016, the Arizona Commission on the Arts will visit Tucson for an experiential Creative Aging workshop. Guest artists, Maria Genné and Jane Tygesson will share some of the latest research in Creative Aging and lead an interactive exploration of the different approaches used across the continuum of care.

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3 Million Stories Conference: Special Registration Rate for Arizona Creatives

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University and the National Endowment for the Arts have presented the Arts Commission with a unique opportunity, allowing us to offer Arizona's arts and culture workers a drastically discounted registration rate for the 3 Million Stories conference.

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Governor's Arts Awards Nominees Announced

Each year, Arizona Citizens for the Arts partners with the Office of the Governor to honor Arizona artists, arts organizations, businesses, educators and individuals that best represent the excellence and diversity of Arizona’s arts and cultural community. Since 1981, the Governor’s Arts Awards have provided the state an opportunity to gather and celebrate the best in Arizona’s arts and culture community and the contributions they make to our state’s arts and cultural heritage.

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