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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Upcoming AZ ArtWorker Events in Tucson & Phoenix

A pair of AZ ArtWorker events have been scheduled for February 2016. Launched in August 2015 through a grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine FoundationAZ ArtWorker facilitates dialogue and knowledge-sharing between Arizona artists, their national and international artist peers, and residents of Arizona communities.

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There is still time to register for the last in a series of ADA Compliance Workshops to be offered to nonprofit arts organizations at Tempe Center for the Arts. Space is limited! ... See MoreSee Less

ADA Compliance for Nonprofit Arts Organizations Workshop

February 11, 2016, 1:00pm - February 11, 2016, 5:30pm

Tempe Center for the Arts

Presented in partnership with VSA Arizona and the Tempe Center of the Arts, the Arts Commission is offering two workshops on ADA compliance with Eileen Bagnall, Executive Director of VSA Arizona and A...

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Teaching Artist Symposium: State of the Teaching Artist Field

February 27, 2016, 9:30am - February 27, 2016, 1:30pm

Mesa Arts Center

Join us for a half day symposium with Lincoln Center Education to learn more about the current state of the teaching artist field nationally, to discuss the Arizona survey results, help outline steps ...

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