R&D Grants provide up to $5,000 funding support to Arizona artists as they work to advance their artistic practice, expand their creative horizons, and deepen the impact of their work. Thanks to a new partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation, we’ve streamlined the application process and will award double the grants in 2019!
Every two years, the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Arizona Department of Education co-host a Joint Arts Education Conference (JAEC) with arts educators from all disciplines. This year, the co-hosts have enlisted a highly qualified cohort of experts on creative youth engagement strategies to lead the planning and presentation of JAEC.
According to Arizonans Speak Out About the Arts in 2018, a new report on a recent national poll, Arizonans exceed the national average in how positively they view the value of arts and arts education, as well as the contributions the arts make to the workplace, tourism, and livability of their communities.
SMU DataArts will be in Arizona in November 2018 offering workshops on how nonprofit arts organizations can use data to support their missions, communicate their value, and ensure their financial health. Workshops will be offered in Flagstaff, Phoenix, and Tucson.