2007 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ March 13, 2006 deadline ]
Folk & Traditional Arts |
Local Arts Agencies
Media Arts |
Musical Theater |
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
1000 Friends of Wisconsin Land Use Institute, Inc. (aka 1000 Friends of Wisconsin)
To support a collaborative planning and design process with Madison area citizens. Community members, elected and appointed officials, local government staff, developers and design professionals will create a neighborhood plan to improve the quality of their built environment.
Art Center College of Design
To support a publication that documents a collaborative emergency preparedness project. The Inevitable: Earthquake Los Angeles Volume 2 will present effective disaster responses using design innovations and solutions.
Artists Space, Inc. (aka Artists Space)
New York, NY
To support the Architecture and Design Project Series. Exhibitions will introduce current design and architectural debates to visual arts, design, and general audiences.
ASLA Library and Education Advocacy Fund, Inc. (aka ASLA Fund)
To support a "green roof" exhibit, student workbook, and discovery program. The project will raise awareness and promote the "green roof," a rooftop garden or landscape, as a tool for providing needed green space in urban communities.
Confluences (aka Confluence Project)
To support a landscape art installation by Maya Lin at Sacajawea State Park. The installation will be located at the confluence of the Snake and Columbia rivers, part of the homelands of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla, and a location that Lewis and Clark passed through.
To support a competition for the master plan of a "green" arts campus in Clark County, Indiana. Modeled after an arts campus in North Carolina, the project will use methane gas from a nearby landfill to provide energy for art studios and businesses.
Museum of Modern Art (aka MoMA) (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support the design and production of a site-specific architectural installation. The project will create a public venue at the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and provide exposure to emerging architects and designers.
New York Foundation for Architecture, Inc. (aka Center for Architecture Foundation)
New York, NY
To support the exhibition "Powerhouse New Housing New York," a showcase of the New Housing New York Legacy Project, a competition for affordable housing design.
New York, NY
To support an event guide, interpretive handouts, and Web site for a New York City architectural tour. The weekend event tours all five boroughs and provides access to buildings and facilities not typically open to the public, such as an MTA subway substation and the Rockefeller Center rooftop garden.
Public Design Studio (aka Public Architecture)
San Francisco, CA
To support the 1% Solution, a network for architecture professionals to pledge one percent of their billable hours to pro bono work. Using an interactive Web site, willing architects will be connected with not-for-profit organizations and communities seeking design services.
School of the Building Arts
To support Masters of the Building Arts, a festival presenting the skills of master craftspeople. World-renowned artisans with experience in carpentry, masonry, ornamental metalworking, plasterwork, stonework, and timber framing will participate in the festival.
Tennessee State Museum Foundation
To support a design competition for a structure to house Red Grooms' Tennessee Fox Trot Carousel, a 36 figure carousel that depicts Nashville's history. This new pavilion will house the public art piece on the grounds of the new Tennessee State Museum.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506