We are proud to introduce the 15 exceptional young people who will serve on our 2022-23 AZ Youth Arts Council! Established in 2019, the AZ Youth Arts Council advises the Arts Commission on grant programs and initiatives that directly affect young people.
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Registration is now open for 2022-23 Arizona Poetry Out Loud! Arizona high schools can register to participate through October 31.
These short videos walk applicants through the key components of the applications for both Lifelong Arts Engagement Grants and Youth Arts Engagement Grants.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts is now accepting applications for Artist Opportunity Grants! Artists may request between $500 and $1,500 in funding support as they take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact their professional growth.
The $18 billion bipartisan budget passed last week by the state’s legislature and signed by Governor Doug Ducey on Tuesday, June 28, includes a $5 million appropriation to the Arizona Commission on the Arts for Fiscal Year 2023.
In the months ahead, I look forward to exploring more places and meeting personally with those of us who make our lives and/or living through Arizona’s vibrant, diverse, intersecting arts and culture communities.
On June 5, 2022, Arizona’s 2022 Poetry Out Loud State Champion, Oscar Landa Samano, placed third in the final round of the Poetry Out Loud National Finals.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites teenaged artists and creatives to join the AZ Youth Arts Council. The advisory group will work to ensure that Arizona’s youth perspective is heard in arts programming and policy.
On May 12, 2021, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced more than $88 million in recommended grants to organizations in all 50 states and jurisdictions. 19 grants, totaling $568,500, were awarded to Arizona arts organizations and projects.
On June 5, 2022, Arizona’s 2022 Poetry Out Loud State Champion, Oscar Landa Samano, will be among the nine contestants to compete in the final round of the Poetry Out Loud National Finals.