GIA Blog

Posted on July 2, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Small arts and culture organizations leverage cultural practices to lift up urgent community issues in Oakland, California, but they are facing challenges that hamper their growth, stability, and sustainability, according to a new report commissioned by Akonadi Foundation and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.

Posted on July 1, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of July, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Fractured Atlas.

Posted on June 29, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation welcomed Brandi Stewart as its new program officer for the Arts.

Posted on June 28, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Jerry Brown, the governor of California, signed on June 27 a $139 billion state budget that includes a $44,080,000 one-time federal Title IV funding for grants enhancing arts education or expanding access to physical and mental health care in schools in fiscal year 2019.

Posted on June 26, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Singer Nina Simone’s childhood home, in Tryon, North Carolina, was named a "National Treasure" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Posted on June 25, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Jerome Foundation announced the inaugural recipients of its Organization Grants Program. The program supports nonprofit arts organizations based in the state of Minnesota and the five boroughs of New York City across artistic disciplines that offer programs for research, development, and production of new work by early career vocational artists.

Posted on June 21, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

June 15, 2018

Jennifer Jessup
Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 6616
14th and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20230

Dear Ms. Jessup,

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Lane Harwell, the executive director of Dance/NYC, will transition this summer from the organization to join the Ford Foundation as program officer, Creativity and Free Expression, where he will support the foundation’s explorations of how the arts can contribute to fairer and more just societies, Dance/NYC announced.

Posted on June 19, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

About 28 million people or 11.7 percent of the U.S. adult population read poetry in the last year, according to a new survey by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This number means that "as a share of the total U.S. adult population, this poetry readership is the highest on record over a 15-year period."

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Civic Practice Partnership is the Metropolitan Museum's new collaborative residency program for New York artists committed to social change.