In the United States, government expenditure for the arts remains minuscule when compared to the amount of money the government spends in other areas of the public sector. An assessment committee made up of OAC staff from the visual arts and craft office,the Deaf and Disability Arts & Access committee as well as artists or arts professionals from the disability arts sector reviews applications and makes recommendations on an ongoing basis.
As a Co-Founder of Arts @ Large , I have attended numerous Americans for the Arts conferences where my national network has grown. The goal of the Culture Program is to strengthen arts organizations by ensuring racially diverse program offerings, artists’ commissions, staff, board leadership, and ultimately audience – and do that in measurable, sustainable ways.
In addition, awards are made to the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies to support national leadership services and to Pacific Resources in Education and Learning for delivery of arts education services and technical assistance to the jurisdictional arts agencies of the Pacific territories.
Mitch was first appointed as the Minister for Communications and Minister for the Arts on 21 September 2015, and reappointed on 19 July 2016. The Leadership Award was established by the Business Committee for the Arts to recognize individuals whose vision, commitment and leadership champion the arts.
NEW: The AFA 25th Anniversary Commemorative Art Projects are a one-time funding opportunity to create a legacy artwork, performance, or composition that reflects the evolution of Alberta’s arts community over the past 25 years. A longtime Brookfield resident, former finance executive and political candidate, Howard Lasser, Heart of the Arts honoree, dedicated nearly two years to help the Brookfield Craft Center after they reopened in 2014. In addition to enhancing quality of life, Flint’s arts and cultural organizations are expanding educational opportunities for children and youth throughout Genesee County and contributing to the region’s economic vitality. The best arts young professional organization engage you in the work of the organization. Applications in this program are assessed by a jury made up of artists and arts professionals who are Deaf or who have disabilities.