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November 13, 2018

The Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Ucross Foundation, Raymond Plank, has died.

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November 08, 2018

Congratulations to Sara Coffey - the Founder and Director of Alliance of Artists Communities...

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November 02, 2018

We are excited to relay news that Jennie Terman has been named the Artist Communities and...

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August 31, 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...

August 20, 2014

This is the age of information.
We are online, on the phone, on newsfeeds, on air, and sometimes on overload. Take a deep breath with us now as we turn off the data streams and make room for some plain old wit and wisdom in This is Personal, a new series of short interviews with directors of artists communities in which we invite them to tell us what's on their minds and ask them how they got here from there.


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August 14, 2014

The Alliance of Artists Communities has a new address! Please update your records:

144 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903 U.S.A.