GIA Blog

Posted on June 21, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A grant Erie Arts and Culture received from The Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art will help local Muslim immigrants and refugees share their artistic talents in this Pennsylvania community.

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Joy Harjo has been named the United States' 23rd Poet Laureate for 2019-2020, the Library of Congress announced.

Posted on June 19, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In Building Stronger Communities Through Media: Innovations in local journalism, public media, and storytelling, Wyncote Foundation's new report, innovative local and regional media projects are highlighted for making a difference in local communities with local support, as one of the report's authors, Sarah Lutman, writes in Medium.

Posted on June 18, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF), in the Westchester County, recently announced plans for the creation of the David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center, a public venue that seeks to nurture the arts with performances and exhibits, residencies for artists working across disciplines, and space for school and community programs.

Posted on June 14, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A grassroots initiative designed to support small local organizations and block associations was recently launched by Bronx Council on the Arts to increase attendance to the neighborhood's block parties and single block festivals.

Posted on June 13, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent article that tackles gentrification and creative placemaking, Next City features three programs that, as James A. Anderson writes, activate community networks and help artists and residents lay down economic roots.

Posted on June 12, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A blog post in Alliance magazine makes the case for investing in community-owned solutions and "pursue a paradigm shift to match peoples’ climate actions in the philanthropy sector."

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

South Arts launched a program that seeks to provide significant support to projects that harness the power of “Arts & …”.

Posted on June 5, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Invisible Histories Project (iHP) is a non-profit based in Birmingham, Alabama with a mission to collect and preserve the material history of the Queer South.

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"Artists contribute artistically, economically, socially, and culturally within our communities. By engaging public consciousness and discourse, artists can and do catalyze social change," writes Vickie Benson, McKnight Foundation's Arts program director, as she prepares to step down from the foundation at the end of June.