2010 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ August 13, 2009 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
Local Arts Agencies
Acadiana Arts Council, Inc. (aka Acadiana Center for the Arts)
To support Inside/Out, an exhibition series at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. The series will highlight regional artists (insiders) who have had an impact on the national arts community, and national artists (outsiders) whose work has impacted the Gulf Coast region.
Arts & Cultural Affairs Department, Tampa (aka City of Tampa, Art Programs)
To support Lights on Tampa, a biennial public art project that brings the work of major and emerging contemporary artists to downtown Tampa. A jury of professionals with expertise in media technologies will select a group of qualified artists to design, fabricate, and install artworks.
Arts Council Silicon Valley
San Jose, CA
To support the Community Arts Fund. The regranting program supports artistic programming presented by arts organizations in Santa Clara County, California.
Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council
Bainbridge Islan, WA
To support the Winslow Way Streetscape Improvements Project, a public art project. Artist Bruce Myers will design, fabricate, and install a sequence of cast and colored concrete surface treatments with bronze inlays for integration into a utilities and street infrastructure project.
Boston Cultural Council
To support a muralist-in-residence program. Selected muralists will work with area youth to create original works for installation throughout Boston.
Brooklyn Arts Council, Inc. (Consortium)
To support the expansion of the 1st Thursday DUMBO Gallery Walk. In partnership with the DUMBO Improvement District, the project will highlight the area's galleries and visual arts groups.
Churchill Arts Council
To support DiverSounds, a series of musical performances and related activities that will celebrate the council's 25th anniversary. Performances, workshops, lectures, and other outreach activities featuring varied musical genres will be presented at the Oats Park Art Center.
City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs (Consortium)
To support the Cultural Experience Project (CEP), providing youth with exposure to local arts and culture performances. A partnership with the Atlanta Public School System, CEP will provide Atlanta schoolchildren the opportunity to attend a performance at selected arts or cultural venues throughout the city.
City of Chicago, Illinois Department of Cultural Affairs
To support the exhibition Stranger in Paradise: the Works of Reverend Howard Finster, and related programming. Curated by Glen C. Davies, the exhibition and accompanying programming will feature the work of the self-taught artist known for his depictions of popular culture and religious imagery.
City of New Haven, Conneticut
New Haven, CT
To support the inventory and documentation of New Haven, Connecticut's, public art collection. More than 400 works of public art are known to exist in the historic city.
City of Roanoke (on behalf of Roanoke Arts Commission)
To support the survey and conservation of selected pieces in the city's public art collection. The city has, since the late 1970s, built an art collection of more than 80 two- and three-dimensional works that range from paintings to a monumental sculpture.
City of Santa Monica, California (aka Santa Monica Cultural Affairs) (on behalf of Cultural Affairs Division)
Santa Monica, CA
To support Glow, a series of temporary site-specific installations of contemporary art. Anchored by a new digital artwork by Jennifer Steinkamp, the second biennial will be presented at Santa Monica's pier, beach, and downtown promenade.
Cultural Development Authority of King County (aka 4Culture)
To support Mobile Media, a program commissioning and presenting new media artworks throughout King County, Washington. Regional and national artists will be invited to create innovative media artworks that will be temporarily exhibited in public spaces.
Denver Office of Cultural Affairs
To support the documentation, preservation, and community access to public art through the Denver Public Art Digital Access Project. Project activity will generate enhanced digital content of the publicly accessible online database and expand the capabilities of the existing digital repository and user interface.
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, Inc. (aka Flushing Town Hall)
To support Cultural Crossroads 2, featuring the presentation of world music and jazz at Flushing Town Hall. The project will present selected artists in public performance and include their participation in educational and community engagement activities.
Harlem Arts Alliance
New York, NY
To support the initial launch activities of the Harlem International Exposition of the Arts, featuring the presentation of contemporary art by local, national, and international artists The event will showcase Harlem?s arts institutions, cultivate international cultural exchange, and feature presentations at traditional and non-traditional venues throughout Harlem.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Inc. (aka LMCC)
New York, NY
To support Workspace and Swing Space. The artist workspace programs will provide artists with the space and opportunity to create and present innovative new work.
Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc.
To support the Mariposa Storytelling Festival. Selected storytellers Miblre Burch, Peter Cook, Baba Jamal Koram, Sunny Dooley, Gay Ducey, and Jim May will perform for audiences drawn from Mariposa County and central California.
Metropolitan Arts Council of Greater Kansas City (aka Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City)
Kansas City, MO
To support the Catalyst Project Grants. The program supports nonprofit organizations for arts projects and activities in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs (aka Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs)
To support the creation and implementation of the Open Access Theatre Series. The project is a comprehensive ADA/accessible theater arts program featuring audio description, Computer-Assisted Real-Time (CART) captioning, and shadow-interpreted theater performances for South Florida audiences.
Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (on behalf of Oneida Nation Arts Program)
To support Celebrate Creativity, a series of artist residencies. Selected artists will work with intern apprentices to create works of art within the community.
Quad City Arts, Inc.
Rock Island, IL
To support the Visiting Artist Series, including performances and community outreach activities. The series focuses primarily on arts education and community outreach by conducting residencies at both schools and community sites in six counties of Illinois and Iowa.
Regional Arts & Culture Council
To support the restoration of the sculpture Leland #1. The Cor-Ten steel and porcelain enamel sculpture was designed and fabricated in 1975 by Northwest artist Lee Kelly in collaboration with his late wife Bonnie Bronson.
San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco, CA
To support the installation of the monumental sculpture Three Heads Six Arms. Created by contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Huan, the sculpture will be installed at the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza.
Westchester Arts Council, Inc. (aka ArtsWestchester)
White Plains, NY
To support the development and mounting of the multimedia exhibition Life Savings: The People's National Bank Building Show. Artists from Westchester and the New York region will explore the changing perspective of American financial institutions.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20506