New Touring Musician Roster Seeks Jurors

Regional arts agency Western States Arts Federation (Westaf) is preparing to launch a new service for touring musicians called IMTour™. In preparation for the launch, Westaf is looking for jurors to help adjudicate applications of professional musicians and bands.

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ADA Compliance, from Basics to Beyond

Are you new to the world of ADA compliance? Recently appointed as your organization’s 504 Coordinator and unsure where to start? Already familiar with ADA policy but looking to increase your knowledge and improve your practice? Whatever your current level of ADA savvy, the Arizona Commission on the Arts has a professional development workshop opportunity for you!

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Call for Teaching Artists: AZ Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute

Generously supported by Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, AZ Creative Aging is a three-year initiative of the Arizona Commission on the Arts which aims to embed creative aging knowledge and best practices in the community, build an infrastructure for high-quality arts and aging programs, and enhance quality of life for older Arizonans. The AZ Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute is the initiative’s first programmatic module.

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Alberto Álvaro Ríos Receives Public Humanities Scholar Award

On Friday, October 26, 2015, AZ Humanities announced that Arizona Poet Laureate Alberto Álvaro Ríos will be one of two 2015 recipients of the Dan Shilling Public Humanities Scholar Award. Ríos was honored along with his fellow award recipients at the 2015 Arizona Humanities Awards ceremony on Friday, November 13.

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2016 Arizona Poetry Out Loud State Finals Return to Eight, Arizona PBS

The Arizona Commission on the Arts is pleased to announce that the 2016 Arizona Poetry Out Loud state finals will return to the downtown Phoenix studios of Eight, Arizona PBS. The event, which will be held in March 2016, will be taped and broadcast to communities throughout the state that carry Eight, Arizona PBS programming. 

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