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The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts are delighted to announce the five recipients of the 2011 Alpert Award in the Arts:

Natalia Almada (film/video)
Jess Curtis (dance)
Marc Bamuthi Joseph (theater)
Emily Jacir (visual arts)
Nicole Mitchell (music)

With a $75,000 grant per artist, the Award supports a shared vision of the transforming power of the arts and honors artists respected for their creativity, bodies of work, and...

President Barack Obama honored Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival with a National Medal of Arts, the highest arts award given by the United States Government, in a special White House ceremony today. The National Medal of Arts is awarded to individuals or organizations who "are deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support and availability of the arts in the United States." Named a National Historic Landmark in 2003, Jacob's...

February 01, 2011

With 14 case studies - from dense urban neighborhoods to small rural towns - "Creative Placemaking" chronicles how local artists, activists, government leaders, and everyday citizens are reimagining their communities through the arts.

The report - authored by Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa - was recently released as a white paper for The Mayor's Institute on City Design, a leadership initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the United States Conference of...

December 13, 2010

Warhol Foundation Demands Reinstatement of Censored Art Work or Will Cease Funding all Smithsonian Institution Exhibitions

The following letter was sent by The Andy Warhol Foundation to Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution:

December 13, 2010
Mr. Wayne Clough
Smithsonian Institution SIB Office of the Secretary
MRC 016 PO Box 37012
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012

Dear Mr. Clough,

The Warhol Foundation is proud to have been a...

The National Endowment for the Arts announced in late November its most recent round of grants, awarding $26.68 Million through 1,057 organizations and individual fellows nationwide. More than $1.6 Million will support artist communities, colonies and residency programs - places that provide artists of any discipline with dedicated time and space for the development of new work.

This marks only the second year for the NEA's "Artist Communities" funding category, which was created in...