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January 17, 2018

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

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January 10, 2018

The Sustainable Arts Foundation is now accepting applications for their Residency Grant funding...

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January 09, 2018

Ucross Foundation is pleased to announce that the first Ucross Fellowship for Native American...

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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.

The...

February 17, 2016

As part of the new Connecting Heritage Residency, Pyramic Atlantic Art Center and Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc. (ATHA) invites artists to submit multi or interdisciplinary projects that combine the arts with the rich history and natural resources unique to the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area.

Artists will be encouraged to use resources from local historical groups/museums and find ways to bring nature, trails, and/or cycling into works of art. The project idea can employ an...

February 15, 2016

Superintendent of Weir Farm National Historic Site, Linda Cook, has received the Appleman-Judd-Lewis Award for Excellence in Cultural Resource Stewardship. Out of more than 20,000 National Park Service employees, only three are awarded the prestigious Appleman-Judd-Lewis Award every year.

Linda was recognized for her leadership in the restoration of the famously artistic Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. For nearly a decade, Linda spearheaded this extremely complex,...