Stay up-to-date on the latest news in the artist residency field.
Artist Communities Alliance (ACA) News provides information about happenings at our organization and throughout the artist residency field. This includes announcements about upcoming ACA events, Advocacy Alerts that spotlight policy issues, funding opportunities for artists and arts organizations, and press releases.
In addition to this News page, ACA regularly sends newsletters that feature important news and happenings that are relevant to artists, artist residency staff and other arts administrators.
ACA PRESENTS | 2023 Equitable Capacity Workshop Series
ACA PRESENTS | Performing Arts Residencies
Artist Communities Alliance Welcomes Deonté Griffin-Quick Appointed as Managing Director of External Affairs
ACA is thrilled to welcome Deonté to our leadership team in a crucial role for the organization.
FIELD NOTES | Safety Is Not a Performance
Questions about physical and psychological safety come up so often in my conversations with artists, administrators, funders and partners that it has become core to my job to think about how we can create safer creative environments for all.
Artist Communities Alliance Awarded $3 Million Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The grant is the largest in ACA’s history and will enable the organization to increase its ability to actively help residency programs build equitable capacity.
Artist Communities Alliance to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
This grant is one of 1,251 Grants for Arts Projects awards totaling nearly $28.8 million announced by the NEA.
ACA PRESENTS | 2023 Programs + Events
ACA PRESENTS | The Aftermath: Supporting Black Arts Workers after the 2020 Racial Reckoning
ACA’s President and CEO, Lisa Funderburke hosts a conversation with thought + arts leaders, who are committed to supporting Black arts workers in the artist residency field and beyond.