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December 20, 2016

In June 2017, Otis College of Art and Design hosts its inaugural three-week L.A. Summer...

December 16, 2016

Washington, DC—For its first major grant funding round of fiscal year 2017, the...

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March 28, 2016

A new article in Curbed offers an inspired picture of accessibility through inclusive design. The piece profiles DeafSpace, a design movement rooted in the ways the Deaf inhabit and experience space. DeafSpace was launched ten years ago at ...

March 24, 2016

What is the road between a first idea and the launch of a new residency program? In LAUNCH PAD we are checking in with our Emerging Program Institute alumni to hear about the challenges, triumphs, and many surprises on the road to launching and the first year of running a residency.

This month we caught up with Stefan Hagen, founder of the Montello Foundation. With a mission of supporting artists who foster our understanding of nature, its fragility and our need to...

March 22, 2016

The Bogliasco Foundation and Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) have announced a new joint residency that will offer Dance, Music, and Theater Fellows the opportunity to bring work developed in Bogliasco to a wider audience and bigger space in New York City.  

Joint Fellows in the performing arts disciplines will benefit from a month-long residency at the Study Center in Liguria to nurture and develop new projects, followed by a week-long residency at BAC in New York City...

March 14, 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Last October, during a breakout session about performing arts residencies at the Alliance of Artist Communities Annual Conference, a new attendee summed up her experience in the simplest way possible. She said, "I feel like I finally found my people!" Affirming nods and laughter erupted throughout the room, validating her sentiment.  If you have attended this conference in the past, I imagine you can relate to this feeling.


March 03, 2016

March 4, 2016 - The Alliance of Artists Communities announced today that Executive Director Caitlin Strokosch will depart the organization in June, to become the next President and CEO of National Performance Network and Visual Artists Network (NPN/VAN). Strokosch is succeeding MK Wegmann, who is retiring after 15 years of leading NPN/VAN.

Strokosch has served the Alliance of Artists Communities since 2002, and was named Executive Director in 2008. She...