The calendar below features upcoming Arts Commission deadlines, events, information sessions and workshop opportunities. Times, dates and event details may be subject to change. For more information, please email [email protected].
Public Meeting Notice
It is the public policy of this state that meetings of public bodies be conducted openly and that notices and agendas be provided for such meetings which contain such information as is reasonably necessary to inform the public of the matters to be discussed or decided. Pursuant to A.R.S. § 34-431.02, all public bodies are required to maintain a Notice of Public Meeting section on their website. All public meeting notices of the Arizona Commission on the Arts can be found at https://publicmeetings.az.gov/ and a link will be posted within the calendar entry below.
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits the Arizona Commission on the Arts from discrimination on the basis of disability. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting Stacey Wong at (602) 771-6527 or [email protected].
Persons who are deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired can contact the Arts Commission through the Arizona Relay Service, 1-800-842-4681 Voice; or 1-800-367-8939 TTY. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Call for Teaching Artists:
The Teaching Artist Institute is a five-month training program that will introduce teaching artists to the variety of settings, programs, and partners that make up the creative aging field, and provide skills-building activities for participants to attain the specialized knowledge needed to work successfully with older adults.
AZ Creative Aging Teaching Artist Institute: Call for Teaching Artists
The Call for Teaching Artists provides additional information about the Teaching Artist Institute and detailed instructions for how to apply.
Please thoroughly review the Call for Teaching Artists prior to beginning your application.
Application deadline: 11:59pm Tuesday, December 1, 2015.
Join the Arizona Commission on the Arts and Flagstaff Arts Council to learn more about Creative Aging, an exciting national movement to advance understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging. Guest artist Elizabeth Johnson will provide an interactive exploration of the different approaches used across the continuum of care, and the brain/body research which shows that older adults who are engaged in the arts experience better overall health, enjoy a higher quality of life, and are more active in their communities.
The 2017 Poetry Out Loud National Finals will be held April 25-26, 2017 at the Lisner Auditorium at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. The semifinals and finals will be webcast live. Click here to view details of the webcast or to host a viewing party.
Don’t forget to follow the action on Twitter @poetryoutloud and #POL17.