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 The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the Rome Prize competition.  One of the leading overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities, the Academy offers up to thirty fellowships for periods ranging from six months to two years.
 
Rome Prize winners reside at the Academy’s eleven-acre center in Rome and receive room and board, a study or studio, and a stipend.  Stipends for six-month fellowships are...

July 03, 2012

The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to release the publication of “Surviving to Thriving: Sustaining Artist Residencies.” This report, with generous support from The Kresge Foundation, is the result of two years of research into the capacity, challenges, and successful practices of artist residency centers.

While the study addresses issues that are particularly relevant for nonprofits based in the U.S., we believe that other arts organizations operating under different...

The Alliance of Artists Communities was honored on April 21, 2012, with an award from 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA, in recognition of "its 21 years of advocacy and support to artists' communities, advancing the endeavors of artists nationally and internationally." The award was presented during 18th Street's annual benefit dinner, which recognized Susanna Bixby Dakin for her lifetime of exceptional work as an influential artist, arts advocate, and philanthropist. The event...

May 29, 2012

Michael Orlove began as the new Director of Presenting and Artist Communities at the National Endowment for the Arts this May, after serving for nearly 20 years as senior program director for the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. (Read the full press release of Michael's appointment here.) Alliance of Artists Communities’ executive director Caitlin Strokosch...

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (RRF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Kalajainen as the Creative Director of the Foundation’s Artists Residency program in Captiva, Florida. 

In this role, Jason will be responsible for transforming Robert Rauschenberg’s 26-acre estate on Captiva Island, Florida into a creative center that welcomes leaders in the visual arts, music, dance, writing, and a variety of scholarship and disciplines from around the world to live, work,...