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March 19, 2018

Esther Park will be joining ArtCenter/South Florida as their new vice president of programming....

March 05, 2018

The Atlantic Center for the Arts has announced the appointment of Nancy Lowden Norman as...

February 26, 2018

Pilchuck Glass School has announced the appointment of Christopher R. Taylor as incoming...

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March 03, 2016

March 4, 2016 - The Alliance of Artists Communities announced today that Executive Director Caitlin Strokosch will depart the organization in June, to become the next President and CEO of National Performance Network and Visual Artists Network (NPN/VAN). Strokosch is succeeding MK Wegmann, who is retiring after 15 years of leading NPN/VAN.

Strokosch has served the Alliance of Artists Communities since 2002, and was named Executive Director in 2008. She...

March 02, 2016

Rhode Island writers Julie Danho O’Connell, Sussy Santana and Susannah Strong have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation through the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. The program is...

February 26, 2016

A new half-acre array of solar panels at The MacDowell Colony has begun offsetting 74 percent of the 450-acre property’s electrical needs each year. The project is a major move forward for the nation’s first artist residency program as it continues efforts to improve efficiency in its buildings and reduce fossil fuel consumption.

The photovoltaic panels, which started producing electricity for MacDowell Tuesday, will supply about 186,000 kWh each year – more than enough for Colony...

February 26, 2016

Partners for Sacred Places has released Creating Spaces: Performing Artists in Sacred Spaces (Austin, Baltimore, Detroit), a new report exploring the potential for performing arts groups to partner with local...

February 23, 2016

Are you able to make a living through your artistic practice? Do you have health insurance? Have you enrolled in Obamacare How’s it going? What keeps you up at night?

The Mellon Foundation is conducting a survey to better understand the current state of artists currently working and living in the US.   This is your chance to let Mellon know your most pressing needs as it considers the ways in which it might expand its support of the artistic community.