2005 Grant Awards: State Listings
Access to Artistic Excellence II/American Masterpieces/
Folk Arts Infrastructure/Learning in the Arts/Partnerships
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change,
contingent upon prior Endowment approval.
Artists Working in Education, Inc.
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Visual Arts
To support a summer program that brings art classes by vans to city parks. Four brightly-painted vans will deliver art teachers, interns, and art supplies to children at 18 urban parks for one- and two-week periods.
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Dance
To support the Kuumba Festival, Harvest Concert Series, and a residency by choreographer Ronald K. Brown. Held at the Pabst Theater, the Kuumba Festival and Harvest Concert Series will take place in the spring and fall, respectively.
Milwaukee Public Schools (on behalf of Arts @ Large)
CATEGORY: Learning in the Arts FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Learning in the Arts for Children & Youth
To support Through OUR Eyes: Views from Inside the Neighborhood. Artists residencies in photography, filmmaking, writing, and public art will lead to student documentation of social and environmental issues and other concerns pertaining to Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood.
Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (on behalf of Oneida Nation Arts Program)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Local Arts Agencies
To support Planting Seeds, an artist residency and training program. The project will include performances, residency activities, creation of joint marketing tools, and artist booking services.
Sheboygan Arts Foundation, Inc. (John Michael Kohler Arts Center)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Multidisciplinary
To support Connecting Communities, and commissioned new works. Artists will collaborate with area cultural minorities, the elderly, farm families, disadvantaged youth, and industrial workers to develop five residency projects and community-based commissions.
Skylight Opera Theatre Corp.
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Musical Theater
To support the KidsWrites Workshop Program. The project, intended to advance children's understanding of musical theater, includes a writing workshop that culminates in the creation of a musical.
Wisconsin Arts Board
CATEGORY: Folk & Traditional Arts Infrastructure Initiative FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk & Traditional Arts
To support coordination of a teacher network and an educational Web site. Core activities will include development of the organization Wisconsin Teachers of Local Culture (WTLC), and continued production of the Wisconsin Folks Web site.
Wisconsin Arts Board
CATEGORY: Partnership FIELD/DISCIPLINE: State & Regional
To support Partnership Agreement activities.
Woodland Pattern, Inc.
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support a series of readings, exhibits, and community workshops. Participating writers will include Ammiel Alcalay, Robert Creeley, Bei Dao, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Simon Ortiz.
WISCONSIN total grants: 9
WISCONSIN total dollars: $825,400
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