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November 28, 2018

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to announce that five...

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November 28, 2018

AUSTERLITZ, NY - Earlier this month, The Board of Directors of The Millay Colony for the Arts...

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November 25, 2013

Beginning in July of 2014, The Santa Fe Art Institute will implement yearlong thematic programing that will address pertinent questions facing diverse regional and global communities. By hosting residencies for creative practitioners, fostering partnerships with regional cultural and educational organizations, and integrating social entrepreneurship incubators and design/build workshops,...

Over 60 Hermitage Artist Retreat fellows - including writers, actors, visual artists, filmmakers and composers - created new work for "The Day Before: November 21, 1963", a special evening of short works presented by Symphony Space in New York City. The event was conceived and produced by Symphony Space's artistic director Laura Kaminsky and Hermitage Artist Retreat.

This multimedia event reimagines the day before the assassination of JFK, a day when the world as we knew it was...

October 30, 2013

For immediate release: 10/31/13

Playa’s Executive Director Deborah Ford, was excited to announce that the 2014 Spring residency sessions will be expanded to include an additional 8 weeks from April 21-June 13, 2014. Due to increased demand and Playa’s commitment to providing further opportunities for scientists, artists and others engaged with creative inquiry we are extending our previously limited Spring residency schedule. To accommodate this addition, we will have a special...

Playa Founder, Julie Bryant, announced today that Deborah Ford will be the new Executive Director, beginning November 1st. Bryant said, “We are thrilled to have Deb as Playa's Executive Director. She brings the skills, experience and commitment to nurture Playa beyond its successful beginnings and to realize our highest vision of an interdisciplinary residency. Deb is not only an accomplished artist herself, she has been a professor, developed a gallery, and served as both staff and board...

September 25, 2013

The MacArthur Foundation today named its 2013 class of MacArthur Fellows, recognizing 24 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future.

Photo: Carrie Mae Weems, courtesy of The MacArthur Foundation

Fellows will each receive a no-strings-attached stipend of $625,000 (increased from $500,000) paid out over five years. Without stipulations or reporting requirements...