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Invitational Call to Artists: Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature...

Invitational Call to Artists: Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature

Invitational Call to Artists Request for Proposals (RFP) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) Public Art Commission Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature Introduction: The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) Public Art Commission (PAC) is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an exterior, permanent art feature at the new Forsyth County Central Library in downtown Winston-Salem. The library is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in the late spring of 2017. The library’s mission is to connect the community to reading, information, and lifelong learning. Its vision is to be a destination that serves as a civic space that encompasses the roles of public library, cultural center,...

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Invitational Call to Artists: Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature...

Invitational Call to Artists: Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature

Invitational Call to Artists Request for Proposals (RFP) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) Public Art Commission Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature Introduction: The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) Public Art Commission (PAC) is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an exterior, permanent art feature at the new Forsyth County Central Library in downtown Winston-Salem. The library is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in the late spring of 2017. The library’s mission is to connect the community to reading, information, and lifelong learning. Its vision is to be a destination that serves as a civic space that encompasses the roles of public library, cultural center,...

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Invitational Call to Artists: Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature...

Invitational Call to Artists: Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature

Invitational Call to Artists Request for Proposals (RFP) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) Public Art Commission Forsyth County Central Library Art Feature Introduction: The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County (NC) Public Art Commission (PAC) is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an exterior, permanent art feature at the new Forsyth County Central Library in downtown Winston-Salem. The library is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in the late spring of 2017. The library’s mission is to connect the community to reading, information, and lifelong learning. Its vision is to be a destination that serves as a civic space that encompasses the roles of public library, cultural center,...

Arts Council News Stories

Arts Council Seeks Proposals for Four Targeted Initiatives

Arts Council Seeks Proposals for Four Targeted Initiatives...

posted on:Oct 26, 2016

Winston-Salem, NC (October 26, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking proposals for the following targeted initiatives: Creative Ventures Art in Unexpected Places Early Learning and After-school Enrichment Novant Health Arts and Healing Program For more information about the targeted initiatives click here or contact Dara Silver, Senior Administrative Assistant, Special Projects, and Grant Program Manager at 336-747-1426 or dsilver@intothearts.org. These initiatives are designed to encourage new creative endeavors, provide greater access to the arts for everyone in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County community, and foster innovative solutions to community needs. “There is an extraordinary range of opportunities available through these four initiatives,” said Dara Silver, Arts Council Grant Program Manager. “ We know that arts...

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Awards Six Mini-Grants

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Awards Six Mini-Grants...

posted on:Sep 30, 2016

    Winston-Salem, NC (September 30, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced its first round of 2016-2017 grants made through its Wells Fargo Community Enrichment Mini-Grant program.  These awards provide community groups and individuals with grants up to $500 to infuse the arts into all segments of the community, promote creativity, provide greater access to the arts and bring people together.   This program is sponsored by Wells Fargo.   “These fall mini-grants will bring art experiences to diverse populations and enable unique collaborations in our community.” said Dara Silver, Grant Program Manager for The Arts Council.  “We continue to be inspired by the ideas coming from individuals, community organizations, and businesses...

Arts Council Announces Date for Annual Meeting

Arts Council Announces Date for Annual Meeting...

posted on:Sep 13, 2016

Winston-Salem, NC  (September 9, 2016) —  Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has announced that The Arts Council’s  annual meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday,  September 26,  at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem.   “The Annual Meeting is always a highlight of the Arts Council’s year,” said Sparrow.  “We present our awards, give the arts community a detailed update on Arts Council activities, and share our vision going forward, including discussions related to the downtown theatre district. The Arts Council is volunteer driven,” said Sparrow, “and each year countless people contribute to the vibrant and diverse arts scene that makes Winston-Salem a ‘City...

Arts Council Awards $100,000 in Arts Education Programs for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Arts Council Awards $100,000 in Arts Education Programs for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools...

posted on:Sep 13, 2016

New initiative to fund Arts Teacher Professional Development Winston-Salem, NC (September 9, 2016) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County’s Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education grant has awarded $100,000 in arts education programming for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools.    This grant connects professional artists and arts organizations with elementary, middle and high school students by funding programs that enhance core arts curriculum, including visual art, dance, theatre, and music classes.  The Arts Council works in partnership with the WS/FCS Arts Program to ensure that selected programs align with the NC Common Core and are equitably distributed in the school system. In an effort to have a more comprehensive impact on arts education, The Arts Council met with lead...

Engaging with the Arts

Engaging with the Arts

posted on: Oct 10, 2016

TAKE PRIDE IN ART EXHIBIT AT SAWTOOTH SCHOOL

October 10, 2016 through November 14, 2016 251 N. Spruce Street Winston-Salem NC Take Pride in Art opens in the Corridor Gallery at Sawtooth School for Visual Art on October 4 and runs through November 14. An artist reception sponsored by Pride Winston-Salem will be held on Thursday, October 6 from 5 to 7 PM. This exhibit features visual art created by Triad area LGBTQO artists. Accompanying the exhibit will be an educational display (underwritten by the Adam Foundation) featuring nationally recognized LGBTQO artists that have made a significant impact on the world through their art. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Sawtooth is located upstairs in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts at 251 N. Spruce Street. For more information, visit sawtooth.org or call...

posted on: Oct 10, 2016

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP

October 10, 2016 through October 16, 2016 209 N. Spruce Street Winston-Salem NC A stylish and hilarious funhouse escapade featuring tour de force performances, lightning fast changes and hair-raising special effects. Vampires, ghosts, werewolves and a mummy wreak havoc in this raucous parody of Victorian morals and Hollywood horror by anarchic comic genius Charles Ludlam. From England’s mysterious moors to the depths of an Egyptian tomb, no one is safe from the terrors of bad puns and dueling dulcimers. Be afraid, be just a little bit afraid as Triad Stage returns to the smash hit from our first season, the play that The New York Times called “the funniest two hours anywhere.”...

posted on: Oct 4, 2016

AUDITIONS: MACY’S YES, VIRGINIA: THE MUSICAL

October 10, 2016 through October 10, 2016 610 Coliseum Drive Winston-Salem NC Twin City Stage will hold auditions for Macy’s Yes, Virginia: The Musical on Monday, October 10. Auditions for actors ages 7-15 will begin at 5:30 pm, and auditions for actors 16+ will begin at 7:30 pm. No appointment is necessary and everyone is welcome to audition. Actors should come to the lobby for check-in. There are roles available for 20 children (ages 7-15) and 10 adults (ages 16+). Everyone who auditions needs to be prepared to sing 16-32 bars of a musical theatre song of a non- contemporary genre. Actors should wear comfortable clothing, as they will be taught a brief dance/movement sequence. Children who can tap dance should bring their tap shoes to the audition. For further information, please visit...

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