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October 02, 2018

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to announce...

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September 07, 2018

The Alliance is pleased to announce two exciting new opportunities for residency leaders and...

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September 06, 2018

Woodside, CA - Djerassi Resident Artists Program is proud to be part of a collaborative...

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October 15, 2014

The Sustainable Arts Foundation has announced a two year continuation of their Residency Grant program, following a successful pilot program. The program, launched in 2013, was designed to encourage artist and writer residencies to make their programs more accessible to artists and writers with children. Over the two year pilot thirty organizations received funding for a range of projects - from minor physical...

September 06, 2014

The Millay Colony for the Arts has taken a dramatic step to increase access to its programs by adding a second annual application deadline. Artists may now apply in October for the first half of the residency season and in March for the second half.

“This will give artists more options for applying,” said Executive Director Caroline Crumpacker. “Also, the deadlines will be closer to the months an accepted artist would attend. Now there won’t have to be a long lead time between...

September 01, 2014


This month for the sixth time in history Yaddo (Saratoga Springs, NY) opened its doors to the public. Creating a look into the fabled residency for writere and artists the residency is hosting guided tours of the historic Yaddo Mansion and grounds -areas that are generally closed to the public to assure resident artists the privacy they need to work.

Since 1926, the mansion and most of the 400-acre Yaddo property has served as living and working quarters for...

August 21, 2014

Experimental residencies have a long heritage in the South, going back to Black Mountain College in North Carolina. At the Alliance of Artists Communities Annual Conference this October, we are excited to highlight the next generation of artist-run residencies, collectives and pop-up spaces from Florida to Virginia. We took a moment with Executive Director George Scheer of living-museum residency Elsewhere, to...

August 20, 2014

Last month five Pew Fellows were awarded residencies as part of an ongoing partnership between the Pew Center for Arts + Heritage, the Alliance of Artists Communities, and five North American artist residency programs: The Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada; Wyoming’s Ucross Foundation; the...