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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.
Earlier this week, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced 846 nonprofit arts organizations that have been recommended for grants through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
“But all our phrasing—race relations, racial chasm, racial justice, racial profiling, white privilege, even white supremacy—serves to obscure that racism is a visceral experience, that it dislodges brains, blocks airways, rips muscle, extracts organs, cracks bones, breaks teeth. You must never look away from this. You must always remember that the sociology, the history, the economics, the graphs, the charts, the regressions all land, with great violence, upon the body.” ―Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me
We have expanded our COVID-19 Residency Preparedness + Response page where you can explore AAC field surveys, letters to the field, and a compilation of resources organized by topic.
New additions include:
- A timely Dance Magazine article by Raja Feather Kelly who questions “Has Anyone Asked Artists What They Need?”