BMI has a long tradition of honoring and supporting the creators of all genres of music, and those who bring that music to the public. 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.
The NEA’s signature program for creative placemaking, or art-based community development, Our Town awards grants to projects that contribute to the livability of communities and place the arts at their core. For more than 50 years, the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has played a vital role in promoting and assisting the development of the arts for the enjoyment and benefit of Ontarians.
The annual Bloomin’ Beautiful Blackbutt Festival in September will feature the talents of Queensland favourites Topology and The Kransky Sisters, while North Stradbroke Island arts group the Saltwater Murris will present their work at the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair in July.
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.
The Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program supports a professional, viable and ethical Indigenous visual arts industry with strong participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also strive to increase the capacity and resources of community-based arts organizations.