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Posted on August 9, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The Pittsburgh Foundation, in collaboration with The Opportunity Fund, is seeking submissions from local artists striving for social justice solutions in recently available funding for the grant initiative “Exposure: An Artists Program.”

Posted on August 3, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

The “Fix Team” at Grist, an independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions and a just future, brought together Anjali Nath Upadhyay, a philosopher and political scientist at Liberation Spring, and facilitator Gibrán Rivera in what Rivera described as an experiment called "Where Shift Happens: A Narrative and Cultural Power Mini-School."

Posted on August 2, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

National Assembly of State Arts Agencies released a new report that "provides a forecast of state government funding for the arts in fiscal year 2022."

Posted on August 2, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awarded recently more than $2 million to 26 performing arts organizations to "help strengthen performing arts organizations’ re-emergence following severe disruption caused by the pandemic and provide vitally important access," according to the press release.

Posted on August 2, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

"Discover Somatic Practices to Embody Racial Justice in Your Work," a free workshop with Dara Silverman & Brooke Stepp offered by Strozzi Institute, seeks to tackle "how to transform patterns that reinforce unhealthy power structures — in your life, in your practice, and in the world" and to "explore new practices for embodying your chosen values of liberation, justice, and healing."

Posted on August 1, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

For the month of August, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Nadia Elokdah

The LA County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) is issuing this Request for Proposals to businesses, organizations, and individuals that are interested in and qualified to provide an Arts and Culture Needs Assessment for Los Angeles County. An early implementation action of the Countywide Cultural Policy, the Needs Assessment will help Arts and Culture understand the potential impact of the policy and inform long-term planning for arts and culture in the region.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

In a recent opinion piece, Misty Copeland, Wynton Marsalis, Jody Gottfried Arnhold, and Russell Granet make a case for the transformational power of arts education.

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

Philadelphia's arts and cultural organizations response to the pandemic and what's next is at the center of a recent article at The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Posted on July 23, 2021 by Carmen Graciela Díaz

A recent article in Alliance magazine discusses how "unrestricted funding has been more talked about than practiced by foundations."