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AZ Creative Aging Generation(s) Lab: Call for Applications

Generation(s) Lab is an incubator program for arts organizations with a serious and committed interest in better serving Arizona’s older adults by strengthening existing programs and/or developing new initiatives. The Arizona Commission on the Arts is seeking up to 11 arts organizations throughout Maricopa County to participate in this new program of the AZ Creative Aging initiative, to take place November 2016 through May 2017.

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Register Your School for Arizona Poetry Out Loud

Registration is now open for 2017 Arizona Poetry Out Loud. Teachers who would like to participate register themselves for the program. Once registered, each participating teacher/school site receives a toolkit, which includes a program guide to help teach recitation and performance and a DVD and companion guide for learning recitation—free of charge.

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NEA Chairman Visits Arizona

In August, 2016, the Arizona Commission on the Arts was honored to host National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu and State and Regional Partnership Director Laura Scanlan. During a brief, two day tour, Chairman Chu visited several nonprofit arts organizations, spoke with local artists and participated in a town hall conversation at Mesa Arts Center. 

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Inside the App: Work Samples

Welcome to the fifth and final installment of Inside the App, a weekly five-part series designed to walk prospective applicants through the Artist Research and Development Grant application and outline some general principles of effective grant writing for artists.

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2016 JAEC: Register Now

Every two years, the Joint Arts Education Conference brings together Arizona’s teaching artists, educators, arts administrators and arts education advocates to explore key areas and trends in education and the significant role arts educators play in the academic, social and personal success of students. Register now and save 20%! 

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2016 Joint Arts Education Conference

October 24, 2016, 8:00am - October 24, 2016, 7:00pm

Every two years, the Joint Arts Education Conference brings together Arizona’s teaching artists, educators, arts administrators and arts education advocates to explore key areas and trends in educat...

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