2011 Grant Awards: Access to Artistic Excellence
[ March 11, 2010 deadline ]
Artists Communities |
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Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc. (aka Downtown Alliance) (on behalf of River To River Festival)
New York, NY
To support the River to River Festival. Free outdoor activities in Lower Manhattan will include contemporary music performances and screenings of New York City-themed feature films and experimental short films.
Alternate ROOTS, Inc.
To support ROOTS Fest 2011: Many Communities, One Voice in Baltimore, Maryland.
To support the ¡Globalquerque! festival. The multi-day event will include performances, family-oriented workshops, and a global village of arts and culture at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.
Anchorage Concert Association, Inc.
To support music and visual arts presentations at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Activities will include jazz, world, and classical music performances; a multimedia photographic presentation; school performances; and lectures.
Ann Arbor Summer Festival
Ann Arbor, MI
To support the Diversity Initiative, a series of multidisciplinary arts performances and related activities at the 2011 Ann Arbor Summer Festival. A diverse group of local, national, and international artists will perform and participate in workshops, master classes, and discussions.
ARCH Development Corporation
To support the Honfleur Social Arts Initiative for the Anacostia neighborhood of the District of Columbia. Programs will include exhibitions, music performances, artist residencies, and after-school digital photography classes for youth and young adults.
To support the multidisciplinary Artown Festival. Activities will include performances by local and touring artists, hands-on visual arts programs, and film screenings during the month of July.
Asian Arts Initiative
To support Home: Far and Near, a festival of Asian American performance. Asian American performing artists will be presented individually as well as collaboratively in a newly developed and created ensemble work.
Baltimore Festival of the Arts, Inc. (aka Artscape)
To support the 30th annual Artscape Festival. Activities will include visual arts exhibits, outdoor sculptures, music, dance, opera, and theater performances, film screenings, and children's art activities.
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
To support the American Roots and Jazz multidisciplinary presenting series. Activities will include performances, workshops, lecture-demonstrations, student matinee performances, and teacher training programs.
Brooklyn Information & Culture, Inc. (aka BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn) (on behalf of Celebrate Brooklyn Performing Arts)
To support BRIC's Multimedia Performance series of the Celebrate Brooklyn Performing Arts Festival. Free performances of collaborative works by music artists, filmmakers, photographers, video artists, and visual artists will be presented at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
Cedar Cultural Center, Inc. (aka The Cedar)
To support The Cedar's Global Roots Festival. Performances will be complemented by workshops, lectures at the University of Minnesota, educational components for students, and artist residencies.
Central Consolidated School District #22 (on behalf of Phil L. Thomas Performing Arts Center)
To support the Naturally Native series at the Phil L. Thomas Performing Arts Center. Activities will include performances, residencies, and classroom visits by Native American artists.
Centro Cultural Aztlan, Inc.
San Antonio, TX
To support Cultural Expressions/Expressiones Culturales, a series of community arts projects involving Chicano/Latino artists. Activities will include exhibitions, workshops, literary events, and performances that preserve cultural traditions and support new and evolving art forms.
Chicago Humanities Festival
To support Stages, Sights & Sounds, the children's component of the Chicago Humanities Festival. International performing groups will present works at local cultural institutions and direct workshops and lecture/demonstrations.
City Parks Foundation
New York, NY
To support CityParks SummerStage: A New York City Arts Festival. Free dance, music, and theater performances will be presented at public parks in New York City.
Class Acts Arts, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
To support Project Youth ArtReach. The program will provide multidisciplinary residencies and performances by artists to juvenile and adult offenders in correctional facilities in Maryland.
College of Saint Benedict
St. Joseph, MN
To support residency activities and multidisciplinary performances at the Benedicta Arts Center. Pilobolus Dance Theater and violinist/composer Daniel Bernard Roumain will participate in activities in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota.
New York, NY
To support a series of dance, music, and theater presentations at the Dwyer Cultural Center. The series will feature performances, exhibitions, and film screenings.
COSACOSA art at large, Inc.
To support Changing Places, a series of community-building art projects. Professional artists will teach community members artistic techniques, resulting in the design and creation of permanent public art projects for public and neighborhood spaces.
To support the 11th annual outdoor Fire Arts Festival. The multidisciplinary arts facility concentrating on the fine and industrial arts will offer performances, interactive sculptures, fire installations, and demonstrations.
Dance Theatre Etcetera, Inc.
To support the 18th annual Red Hook Waterfront Arts Festival. Free outdoor music, dance, and spoken-word performances will be presented in conjunction with a youth film festival, arts workshops, and a parade.
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
San Antonio, TX
To support the Arte es Vida Westside Cultural Project. Activities will aim to revitalize and engage San Antonio's Westside community by organizing and presenting public events, concerts, dance performances, film screenings, and workshops.
Ford Theatre Foundation (Consortium)
To support the Community Bridges Program. In partnership with Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural, the project will facilitate participation of local Latino and Asian American communities through programming, marketing, and audience development strategies.
Foundation for World Arts (aka World Festival of Sacred Music-Los Angeles)
Los Angeles, CA
To support the World Festival of Sacred Music. The citywide festival will feature local and international artists working in Western and world music, dance, theater, and the visual arts.
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion-Pasadena (aka Levitt Pavilion Pasadena)
To support a series of music and dance performances at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts. The free, outdoor presentations will be supplemented by lecture/demonstrations for youth at local community-based organizations.
Fund for Boston Neighborhoods, Inc.
To support Summer in the City. The series of festivals will include free presentations in the performing and visual arts at various locations throughout the city.
GALA Inc., Grupo de Artistas Latinoamericanos (aka GALA Hispanic Theatre) (Consortium)
To support the ArteAmericA 2011 series of performing arts presentations and educational activities at the GALA Hispanic Theatre. In partnership with the Washington Performing Arts Society, the project will include performances and residencies celebrating Latino cultures throughout the Americas and Europe.
Georgia State University Research Foundation (on behalf of Rialto Center for the Arts)
To support the Rialto International Series and related educational programs at the Rialto Center for the Arts. World music and dance artists will perform and participate in pre-concert lectures, narrative programming, question-and-answer sessions, master classes, demonstrations, residencies, and audience discussions.
Los Angeles, CA
To support Changing Neighborhoods, Changing Communities: Boyle Heights, a multidisciplinary arts series at California Plaza. Events will include music, theater, storytelling performances, film screenings, and related lectures exploring the Boyle Heights communities.
Harvestworks, Inc. (Consortium)
New York, NY
To support the third New York Electronic Arts Festival on Governors Island. In partnership with the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation, the project will explore the geography of the island through a series of sound landscapes, performances, installations, and workshops.
Hudson Opera House, Inc.
To support the Tales and Transformations multidisciplinary series. Performances, readings, and exhibitions will be augmented by workshops and educational sessions with collaborating public schools and community service organizations.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
To support The Presidency of John F. Kennedy: A 50th Anniversary Celebration. A series of performances, exhibitions, and educational programs will pay tribute to memorable artistic moments at the Kennedy White House.
Kahilu Theatre Foundation
To support a series of performances and outreach activities. The presentations will include artists performing Western classical, Hawaiian, and world music; ethnic, modern, and classical dance; and theater.
Kings Majestic Corporation (aka 651 ARTS)
To support a series of multidisciplinary performances and residencies at 651 Arts. Artists from the United States and abroad will participate in educational and outreach activities.
La Peña Cultural Center, Inc.
To support Breaking the Paradigm Old vs. New. Artists will be featured in dance and music performances, panels, and film screenings that will explore the reciprocal influences of folk cultural traditions and contemporary forms of hip-hop.
Lake Eden Arts Festival (aka LEAF)
Black Mountain, NC
To support the presentation of dance and music ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock. Performances (accompanied by educational and contextual explanations) will be held at the festival and at various community centers and schools.
New York Shakespeare Festival (aka The Public Theater) (on behalf of Joe\'s Pub)
New York, NY
To support Voices of New York. The series of commissions and performances will celebrate the diversity of the city's communities through the performing arts.
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
Saint Paul, MN
To support the Flint Hills International Children's Festival. Artists from varying cultural backgrounds will perform in a variety of artistic genres in presentations, visual arts projects, video screenings, an "ArtMoves" parade, and workshops targeted for children and their families.
To support the presentation of dance, music, and culturally specific works. Each of the presentations will be accompanied by related public events, such as discussions, lectures, workshops, master classes, and open rehearsals.
Queens Theatre in the Park, Inc.
To support the multidisciplinary Latino Cultural Festival and the Latino Cultural Series. The programs will feature music, dance, spoken word, film, visual art exhibitions, and residency activities.
Regents of the University of California at Riverside
To support the creation and presentation of a multidisciplinary work at the Culver Center for the Arts. Visual artist Lewis deSoto and mezzo soprano Erin Neff will create a new work based on the local Native American stories of the primordial creature Tahquitz.
Regents of the University of California at Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
To support ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Barbara!, a multidisciplinary arts project focusing on Mexican arts and artists presented by Arts & Lectures. Activities will include artist residencies and free performances for low-income communities and schools.
ReStart, Inc. (Consortium)
Kansas City, MO
To support Arts at reStart for Adults. In partnership with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the multidisciplinary project is designed to provide homeless adults with three levels of weekly art presentations and instruction, and subsequent opportunities to exhibit or perform their work.
Seattle International Children's Festival (aka Giant Magnet)
To support the Giant Magnet 25th Anniversary Festival and related educational and outreach activities. The festival will feature an array of world cultures and disciplines, including traditional and contemporary music, dance, theater, puppetry, circus arts, and storytelling.
Sheboygan Arts Foundation, Inc. (aka John Michael Kohler Arts Center)
To support the John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Connecting Communities and related new commissioned works. Artists will collaborate with area immigrant communities, at-risk youth, unions, homeless families, seniors, and domestic-abuse shelters to develop residency projects and community-based commissions.
Spoleto Festival USA
To support a series of multidisciplinary performances at the 2011 festival. International artists will perform opera, dance, and theater works, including American premieres.
Stern Grove Festival Association
San Francisco, CA
To support a series of free, outdoor music and dance performances. Artists will be presented on Sundays from June through August at the Sigmund Stern Grove amphitheater.
Stuart's Opera House
To support the seventh annual Nelsonville Music Festival. Activities will enable the underserved rural community to experience performances by both local and national musicians, children's art activities, a community mural, and local visual arts displays.
Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
To support the By Local Series presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Local performing artists and arts organizations will create new works as well as receive technical, marketing, and production assistance.
University of the Pacific
To support DeltaFusion, a multicultural celebration of the city of Stockton's diversity. Workshops led by master artists in such art forms as puppet-making, mask-making, costume design, and storytelling will culminate in a carnival-style event.
Utah Arts Festival Foundation, Inc.
Salt Lake City, UT
To support a series of performances and commissions at the 2011 Utah Arts Festival. Artists working in dance, music, literature, and street theater will present works at both indoor and outdoor venues.
World Music Institute, Inc. (aka WMI)
New York, NY
To support the Dance Around the World series. Music and dance artists from Brazil, India, and Spain will perform and participate in workshops and master classes.
Yerba Buena Arts & Events (aka Yerba Buena Gardens Festival)
San Francisco, CA
To support the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. The project will connect the diverse communities of the Bay Area in shared arts and cultural experiences presented by many local arts organizations as well as national and international artists.
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