The Cultural Recovery Center in Brooklyn has openings available for artists or collections damaged by Sandy. FAIC is offering volunteer services, supplies, and work space to help clean and stabilize artworks and cultural materials. The CRC will remain open through at least the end of February, but appointments should be made as early as possible by phone: 718-757-2140 or email: [ … ] Read more
This is important information for arts groups and individual artists seeking funding for recovery of loss due to the recent storm. Much of this funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is important to check it out NOW. Thanks to Laura Aden Packer from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation for relaying this info as soon as [ … ] Read more
It is no wonder why Michael Kaiser has 4,694 Facebook friends. After hearing the Kennedy Center president speak at the ‘Arts in Crisis: A Conversation with Michael M. Kaiser’ event at McCarter Theatre last Wednesday, I was inspired by his optimistic, yet realistic, can-do attitude. For those who missed it, key points can be found here at the Arts in [ … ] Read more
A few weeks back I wrote a blog post on the Arts and the Economic Crisis Symposium held by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts (“The Arts and Creating Social Change”.) Another wonderful panelist at the event was President and CEO of Americans for the Arts Bob Lynch who recently posted a great ArtCast on Americans for [ … ] Read more
As an arts advocate and theatre person, I frequently find myself in conversations where I am asked to explain why the arts are important to fund, to attend, to practice, etc. Saturday at the Arts and the Economic Crisis symposium hosted by Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts, I had one of those “aha” moments that will forever change [ … ] Read more
Advance teams have been visiting Pittsburgh during the past few weeks to scope out the summit’s main venue, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
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Arts groups throughout the state are bracing themselves for a rocky economic road ahead. The ArtPride NJ Foundation, along with the NJ Theatre Alliance, Dance NJ, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the South Jersey Cultural Alliance , the NJ Arts Education Partnership, and the NJ Association of County Cultural & Heritage Agencies (whew, [ … ] Read more