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September 01, 2011

The Alliance of Artists Communities is proud to announce the recipient of the 2011 Mary T. Wolfe Catalyst Award, to be presented to Ms. Lois Weisberg in a special ceremony on Thursday, October 20, 6-9 pm (School of the Art Institute Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago).

The event will include live music, cocktails and hors d'ouevres, and silent and live auctions featuring one-of-a-kind art pieces and exclusive behind-the-scenes tours and performances.

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The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is excited to announce the addition of 12 new annual fellowships to its world-class residency program located in downtown Omaha, NE. By increasing the annual number of residencies from 24 to 36 - a 50 percent expansion - the Bemis Center is better equipped to meet escalating demand. Last year, over 1,000 artists applied to the Bemis Center's residency program and more are expected this year. The deadline for applications is now September 30.

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Austerlitz, NY: The Millay Colony for the Arts today announced three important new additions to its roster of artist residencies on its pastoral upstate New York/Berkshire area campus. While continuing to offer month-long residencies to visual artists, writers, and composers, the Millay Colony is now offering three new ways to spend time as a resident. "In our continuing efforts to meet the ever-evolving needs of the artistic community," says Executive Director Caroline Crumpacker, "we are...

Washington, DC - Today, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced the inaugural round of "Our Town" funding, totaling $6.575 million in grants to 51 communities in 34 states that have created public-private partnerships to strengthen the arts while shaping the social, physical, and economic characters of their neighborhoods, towns, cities, and regions. NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman made the announcement during an online press conference.

Chairman Landesman said, "Communities...

June 28, 2011

The Djerassi Resident Artists Program Executive Director, Dennis O'Leary, announced at a recent Board of Trustees meeting his decision to retire after 14 years in this position. O'Leary said he would remain in the position into the summer to assist with the transition to new leadership, to oversee the completion of the Diane Middlebrook Memorial Writer's Residence currently under construction, fulfill already scheduled public programming, and complete the panel-review selection process for...