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November 28, 2018

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to announce that five...

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November 28, 2018

AUSTERLITZ, NY - Earlier this month, The Board of Directors of The Millay Colony for the Arts...

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March 22, 2016

The Bogliasco Foundation and Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) have announced a new joint residency that will offer Dance, Music, and Theater Fellows the opportunity to bring work developed in Bogliasco to a wider audience and bigger space in New York City.  

Joint Fellows in the performing arts disciplines will benefit from a month-long residency at the Study Center in Liguria to nurture and develop new projects, followed by a week-long residency at BAC in New York City...

March 14, 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Last October, during a breakout session about performing arts residencies at the Alliance of Artist Communities Annual Conference, a new attendee summed up her experience in the simplest way possible. She said, "I feel like I finally found my people!" Affirming nods and laughter erupted throughout the room, validating her sentiment.  If you have attended this conference in the past, I imagine you can relate to this feeling.

The...

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...