State Government funding will create new arts experiences for Queensland audiences with investment from the Queensland Arts Showcase Program. Other projects already funded through the Queensland Arts Showcase Program include Blue Roo Theatre Company’s three-year collaboration with Opera Queensland on a production of Orpheus in December 2016, the 2016 Cairns Tropical Writers Festival in August, and unique dance collaboration between Torres Strait dancers and Townsville’s Dancenorth resulting in a dynamic new work to premiere in 2017.
The opportunity to meet leaders in arts education from across the country provides current and valuable advice that has helped shape the way I approach my work. In October 2014, OAC launched Vital Arts and Public Value, a strategic plan for 2014 to 2020.
By supporting arts organizations that commission and exhibit work by artists of color, employ all levels of staff of color, and regularly offer programs with content expressing multiple ethnic viewpoints, we ensure the arts are at their best and the canon is flush with the necessarily diverse expressions of 21st century creativity.
Over the years, we’ve seen these arts YPOs come and go (Bring back Austin Opera’s Bravo Club! More than 3,000 classroom visits from arts educators help bring the arts to life for thousands of local students and help teachers reinforce school curriculums. National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Parent organization of the Emmy Awards, honors the best in music composed for television.
Americans for the Arts presents the 29th Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eisenhower Theater of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The arts industry in Greater Hartford generates more than $230M in economic activity and supports nearly 7,000 local jobs. We’ve also helped nurture other local arts and cultural organizations of nearly every size and focus. The 2013 National Arts Index revealed art spending made up just 0.28 percent of the government’s non-military budget in 2011, with local government spending also dropping by 21 percent over that time. More than 80 per cent of the projects announced today are by small-to-medium arts organisations, with half of the activity occurring in regional and remote communities. For more information or to apply, visit the Ministry for the Arts website, /catalyst or call 1800 590 577.