Through the #GiveAZArts social media campaign, let’s remind friends and neighbors who will engage in gift-giving as a part of their holiday traditions this year to think about ways they can support Arizona arts organizations, arts-based businesses, and the artists at the center of all of the work.

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Traditional Artist & Culture Bearer Emergency Relief Fund

SFA will make up to 20 awards during this award period. Awards of $500 will be distributed by Dec. 30, 2020.

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Announcing the 2020-21 AZ Youth Arts Council Cohort

Young creatives from across the state are advising the State of Arizona on grant programs and initiatives that directly affect young people. The Arizona Commission on the Arts announced today the 15 young people selected to serve on the agency’s 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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Poetry Out Loud: In Their Own Words

With only a few short weeks remaining to register for 2021 Poetry Out Loud, we're excited to share this video produced by the young creatives of RE:FRAME Youth Arts Center and Creative Youth of Arizona!

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Teaching Artist Webinars: People to People

Join Teaching Artists Thameenah Muhammad, Mariah Aguilar, and Carlos Lara of Rising Youth Theatre (RYT) for a two-part workshop focused on structuring a youth-driven online arts learning space that centers the whole human.

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Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Consider the gift of Arizona arts! From one-of-a-kind works of art to online art classes, books by Arizona writers, to records by local musicians, Arizona’s arts sector has something for everyone on your list! In many cases, purchases can be made online and some artists and vendors even offer wrapping and shipping options, so you can shop and ship while physical distancing. And the best part is—shopping your local arts scene is also a gift to your community, providing much needed support to a sector that’s been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. #GiveAZArts ... See MoreSee Less

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