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.
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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.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts, an agency of the State of Arizona, has awarded $5,000 Research and Development Grants to 31 artists throughout the state. This year, thanks to a new public-philanthropic partnership between the state agency and the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), and through funding from the Newton and Betty Rosenzweig Fund for the Arts, the number of available awards more than doubled, from 15 to 31.
The $11.8 billion fiscal year 2020 budget passed early Tuesday morning by the Arizona State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Doug Ducey includes $2.2 million dedicated to the arts in Arizona.
This summer, museums in Arizona will open their doors to military and their families as part of the ninth annual Blue Star Museums program, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums nationwide to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
On May 15, 2019, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) made their second major grant announcement of fiscal year 2019, including 14 grants totaling $480,000 awarded to Arizona programs/organizations.
The Arizona Commission on the Arts invites individuals and organizations that received grants in the past year to show Arizona what public funding for the arts can accomplish. By sharing photos of your grant at work you can help the Arts Commission tell the story of Arizona’s arts sector and its statewide impact.
Each year, the Arizona Commission on the Arts convenes volunteer panelists from across the state to review applications for Community Investment Grants. These meetings are open to the public and offer a prime opportunity for current and prospective applicants to learn more about the qualities of successful, competitive grant applications.