Arizona High School Students to Compete at State Finals of National Poetry Recitation Contest

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The Arizona Commission on the Arts will present the 10th Annual Arizona Poetry Out Loud state finals competition at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix at 7:00pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Nine high school students from throughout the state will compete in the poetry recitation contest for an opportunity to represent Arizona at the 10th Annual Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, D.C.

Arts Commission Awards Artist Research and Development Grants to 13 Arizona Artists

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On December 29, 2014, the Arizona Commission on the Arts announced the recipients of Artist Research and Development Grants for Fiscal Year 2015. This highly-competitive grant program awards funding to Arizona artists practicing in a variety of artistic disciplines in support of research and development leading to the creation of new works of art. This year, 13 of 95 applicants received up to $5,000 in funding.

Report: Access to Arts Education in Arizona Has Increased but Improvement is Needed

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2014 Contact: Arizona Department of Education Sally Stewart, Public Information Officer [email protected] 602-542-5072        Arizona Commission on the Arts Steve Wilcox, Communications and Research Director [email protected] 602-771-6536  Report: Access to Arts Education in Arizona Has Increased but Improvement is Needed More than 115,000 Arizona students lack access to… Read more »

Arts Commission Announces Recent Staff Departures and New Hires

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2014 Contact: Steve Wilcox 602-771-6536 [email protected]  Arts Commission Announces Recent Staff Departures and New Hires PHOENIX (September 22, 2014). The Arizona Commission on the Arts today announced the addition of two new staff members to fill vacancies left by recent departures.

Arts Commission Announces Recent Staff Departures and New Hires

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2014 Contact: Steve Wilcox 602-771-6536 [email protected]  Arts Commission Announces Recent Staff Departures and New Hires PHOENIX (September 22, 2014). The Arizona Commission on the Arts today announced the addition of two new staff members to fill vacancies left by recent departures.