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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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March 10, 2015

How can residencies bring reimagined relevance, audiences and pathways for future development to historic properties? How do residencies that are embedded in public spaces support artists in open-ended creative inquiry, while also serving an institution’s public mission and engagement in important social themes?

Using the recent work with Pond Farm as a lens, AAC Executive Director Caitlin Strokosch takes on these questions in the Winter issue of the...

March 02, 2015


The Call for Content for the Alliance of Artists Communities' 2015 Conference is officially open! Join us in one of the most artist-centered cities in the U.S. as we explore ways in which we can advance today's artists - and their role in developing healthy, vibrant, engaged communities. The 2015 Conference will bring together arts leaders, funders, policy-makers, board members, educators, and artists from...

February 09, 2015

Rhode Island composers Shawn Greenlee, Bevin Kelley and Peter Bussigel have been awarded $25,000 fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation through the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund. The program is considered to be one of the largest no-strings-attached awards available to composers in the United States. The Alliance of Artists Communities has managed the application and selection for the awards since 2011.

The fund provides three artistic fellowships each year,...

February 06, 2015

Carl Djerassi, founder of Djerassi Resident Artists Program, died this past week at his home in San Francisco.

A longtime friend of the Alliance, Djerassi had amassed a delightfully varied set of accomplishments in his 91 years. Best known for being a brilliant scientist and key contributor to the birth control pill, Djerassi was the author of numerous novels, plays, and poems, a professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, as well as a prominent art collector and supporter....

February 05, 2015

 

What is the road between a first idea and the launch of a new residency program? In  LAUNCH PAD we are checking in with Emerging Program Institute alumns to hear about the challenges, triumphs, and many surprises on the road to launching a residency.

This month we spoke with Seattle-based writer Jane Hodges, who is preparing to launch Mineral School, a new residency program set in a once-abandoned 1947 elementary school in rural Washington....