A letter from Anne: Reflections on my first 100 days

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.

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Arizona's State Champion Places Third in National Poetry Recitation Competition

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. 

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Arizona Commission on the Arts Seeks Young Creatives for AZ Youth Arts Council

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.

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Apply Now: Research & Development Grants

Attention Arizona artists working in all artistic disciplines: the Arizona Commission on the Arts is now accepting applications for Research & Development Grants. 

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NEA Awards Grants to 14 Arizona Arts Programs, Projects

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.

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Hot off the presses! The members of our 2021-22 Youth Arts Council created a yearbook documenting their year of work and learning. You can read a virtual copy at azarts.gov/azyac/We are currently accepting applications for our 2022-23 Youth Arts Council. Creative Arizonans ages 14-19 are invited to apply! Visit azarts.gov/azyac/ to apply. ... See MoreSee Less
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