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.

COVID-19: Residency Preparedness + Response FAQ

March 20, 2020
Magnification of Coronavirus

We recognize that residencies operate in communal contexts, and we are considering how COVID-19 affects artist mobility and general program operations.


We will continue to connect you with translatable resources to support you in your decision-making processes during this public health crisis.

We encourage all of our member programs to contact their near-peer residency organizations (i.e. other residencies in your region or similar program types) to share information and discuss flexible terms for artists and staff.

2019 Diversity + Leadership Fellows Announced

September 19, 2019
2019 Diversity + Leadership Fellows Image
The Alliance of Artists Communities is thrilled to announce the recipients of the third annual Diversity and Leadership Fellowship. Funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Fellowship is a full-year program aimed at celebrating and supporting the careers of emerging residency leaders of color and emerging residency leaders with disabilities.