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January 20, 2019

Two great opportunities for radio producers and creators this month! 


January 09, 2019

Join AAC and your residency colleagues for a series of online meet-ups on the Zoom video...

December 20, 2018

The Alliance of Artists Communities consortium programs and regranting partnerships have...



December 16, 2015

Washington, DC — The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is the nation’s only arts funder to award grants in all 50 states and U.S. jurisdictions. As the first step in its funding process, the NEA has posted application guidelines for the Art Works and Challenge America categories for art projects anticipated to take place in 2017. New in this fiscal year is a pilot grant opportunity that is part of the NEA’s 50th anniversary initiative, Creativity Connects.*


December 16, 2015

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies two grants for 2016 - one of which will support the second year of the Deaf Artist Residency.

The Deaf Artist Residency program was piloted by the Anderson Center in 2014. A full month session was devoted to hosting five artists and scholars whose native or adoptive language is American Sign Language (ASL). The first cohort of artists included a graphic novelist, two poets, a scholar and...

The first wave of findings, interviews, resources, and case studies from our Artists Residencies and Social Practice research study is now live on the Alliance website! 

While artist residencies have traditionally provided opportunities for artists to work in solitude, many residency programs today are designed specifically around artists engaging the local community. Increasingly,...

December 14, 2015

Banff has announced a series of new program for the upcoming year - including a new emerging artist residency for Canadian artists. More below!

Emerging Atlantic Artist Residency
Apply by: January 20
Program Dates: June 1 – August 31, 2016
Providing one emerging visual artist with strong ties to Atlantic Canada the opportunity to explore, expand, and develop their practice during a fully-funded, eight-week, self-directed residency at The Banff...

December 10, 2015

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its most recent round of grants, awarding $27.6 million to 1,126 organizations and individual fellows nationwide. More than $2.1 Million will support creative residency programs – artist communities, colonies, and residencies that provide artists of any discipline with dedicated time and space for the development of new work.

NEA Chairman Jane Chu said, “The arts are part of our everyday lives – no matter who you are or where you live...