“In her work, she provided insightful, thorough, and compassionate service to hundreds of arts organizations and thousands of individuals advancing the work of arts and culture in Arizona cities, towns, and neighborhoods. We know Kristen will bring the same kind of thoughtful engagement to her next endeavor, and we are excited to watch her take this next step.”
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The Arizona Commission on the Arts is inviting teen creatives to join the AZ Youth Arts Council to ensure that Arizona’s youth perspective is heard in arts programming and policy. We are seeking creative young people between the ages of 14 and 19 who have an interest in the arts and represent Arizona’s 15 counties.
Opportunity Grants provide funding support to Arizona artists, teaching artists, and arts administrators as they take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact their professional growth.
Poetry Out Loud invites the dynamic aspects of slam poetry, spoken word, and theater into the English class. Through Poetry Out Loud, students can master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.
R&D Grants provide funding support to Arizona artists as they work to advance their artistic practice, expand their creative horizons, and deepen the impact of their work.
Registration for 2020 Poetry Out Loud will open on Monday, August 26, 2019. Through Poetry Out Loud, students can master public speaking skills, build self-confidence and learn about their literary heritage.
Gabriela Muñoz has been hired in a new role with the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts’ National Accelerator for Cultural Innovation at Arizona State University, and will leave her Artist Programs Manager position at the end of July. The Arts Commission has opened a public search to fill the vacancy.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts provides a wealth of programs supporting the work of individual artists practicing in diverse creative disciplines across Arizona. The Artist Programs Manager provides thought leadership, conceptual and managerial oversight related to these programs.
At their quarterly meeting on June 27, 2019, the Governor-appointed board of the Arizona Commission on the Arts approved the funding of 260 grants to Arizona nonprofit arts organizations, festivals, schools, and community-based programs.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts endeavors to continually improve the service and support it provides to Arizona’s arts sector. To this end, the Arts Commission invites your candid appraisal of the agency and its work in this confidential survey. Information you provide will be used in the construction of annual reports to the Governor of Arizona and to the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as for internal performance measures.