10 hrs ago
Rochester Hills Museum to Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel, Families
The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer with the launch of Blue Star Museums, according to Pat McKay, a spokesperson for the museum.
17 hrs ago
Strawbery Banke Museum admits military families, veterans free
Today Streawbery Banke Museum announced the return of its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America.
23 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Museums to offer free admission to active duty military personnel
Two thousand museums across the country will offer free admission to the active duty military personnel and their families, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Tuesday.
Mon May 20, 2013
'Stories Matter' Exhibit Presented at NCAS 'Think Show', 5/21
Stories Matter, a project of the Mizel Museum, Louisville-based artist/photographer Dona Laurita and 9th and 10th grade students at Noel Community Arts School in Denver, will culminate in the unveiling of a traveling exhibit based on the project, which received a prestigious award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Fri May 17, 2013
Spun spins a museum-wide web of textile-related exhibits at the Denver Art Museum
Lucas Samaras, "Reconstruction #20," 1977. Sewn fabrics; 87 x 85 in. Denver Art Museum; National Endowment for the Arts, Dayton Hudson Foundation, Alliance for Contemporary Art M/M Edward Strauss, M/M Donald S. Graham, and anonymous donor, A© the artist.
The Blind Boys Of Alabama Sign To Sony Masterworks Worldwide
The Blind Boys Of Alabama have signed a worldwide deal with Sony Masterworks, and the label will release the band's next album this Fall.
PRLog US Entertainment
Provincetown International Film Festival Announces Line Up
The 15th Anniversary of the Provincetown International Film Festival will take place in Provincetown, Massachusetts from June 19th through June 23rd.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Education Isn't Sustainable In I...
Study after study demonstrates the importance of music education in the development of children, including higher test scores, more creative students, better language development and an improved ability to see how things fit together.
Mon May 13, 2013
You Paid For It: $10,000 to teach utility workers to 'pole dance'
It's an interesting use of taxpayer money. A dance company out of Austin has gotten a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to teach utility workers to pole dance.
Mayor, artists begin painting a picture of Flint master plan that would include the arts
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling met with artists at The Local 432 in downtown Flint Monday, May 13, to discuss how arts may be implemented into an updated master plan for the city.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center will exhibit contemporary art from the storied 50 x 50: The Herbert and Dorothy Vogel Collection from May 11 - Aug.
TPT wins grant for new, artist-curated TV channel
Twin Cities Public Television's Open Air -- a programming and engagement initiative -- has received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for an upcoming artist-curated television channel, TV Takeover.
Thu May 09, 2013
RI arts council, community programs get $765K
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and several community arts programs are getting a total of $765,000 in federal funds to support arts programs throughout the state.
Wed May 08, 2013
Feds drop $10K on pole dance lessons for telephone linemen
Despite the Obama Administration blaming Congressional Republicans for seemingly every fiscal dilemma real or imagined, the federal government somehow managed to find thousands of dollars to teach telephone line repairmen how to perform stripper-style pole dancing , as reported by Cybercast News Service on May 8, 2013.
The Wichita Eagle
Feds hand millions in grants to states for arts, music
The grants come at a time when arts budgets are especially tight and reflect the government-wide budget cuts that are in place through the end of the fiscal year, Sept.
The Jersey Journal
NJ Arts Council receives $825K from National Endowment for the Arts
TRENTON - The National Endowment for the Arts today announced $45 million in state and regional partnerships grants, including $825,600 to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
Cybercast News Service
Feds Help Fund Pole Dancing - For Linemen
An Austin, Texas dance company has received a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant for its upcoming performance featuring electricity linemen dancing on utility poles.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Montclair Times
Montclair arts organizations receive national and local grants
In a financially unstable time, grants from the government and from foundations help keep the lights on at some local arts groups.
Vermilionville Awarded $25,000 NEA Grant
The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation is pleased to announce they are the proud recipients of a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts Art Works Grants in the Folk & Traditional Arts category to support Vermilionville's Folklife Education Program.
Mon May 06, 2013
11 arts organizations in region get grants
Eleven organizations and entities across the Hudson Valley and Catskills have been awarded 2013 Art Works grants by the National Endowment for the Arts.