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

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

    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...

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

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

    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...

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

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

    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...

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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...

Arts Council Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards...

posted on:Aug 17, 2016

Friday, September 9, is deadline Winston-Salem, NC  (August 17, 2016) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is accepting nominations for  awards to be presented at its 2016 annual meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, September 26, in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. Jim Sparrow, President and CEO of The Arts Council said, “Presentation of these awards is a highlight of our annual meeting.   The Arts Council is volunteer driven, and each year countless people contribute to the vibrant and diverse arts scene that makes Winston-Salem a ‘City of Arts and Innovation” and our city and county a highly desirable place to live, work, play and learn.  It is a privilege to...

Engaging with the Arts

Engaging with the Arts

posted on: Aug 16, 2016

Arts Council Seeks Nominations for 2016 Annual Awards

2016 Annual Awards The Arts Council is currently accepting nominations for the following awards of merit to be given during its Annual Meeting and Celebration on September 26 at 5:30pm.  Nomination forms are due on September 9. Nominations are being accepted for the following awards: Arts Council Award The honoree selected as the recipient of this recognition award has exhibited a strong commitment of service and has made a significant impact and contribution to the arts in our community.  2016 Arts Council AwardNomination Form Arts Educator Excellence Award The Arts Educator Excellence Award recognizes an educator or teaching artist who has enriched the education of our community’s youth and inspired the next generation of artists, patrons and creative individuals.2016 Arts Educator Excellence Award Nomination Form Arts-Integrated Workplace Award This new award will recognize a local company for their exemplary efforts to integrate the arts into all facets of their corporate culture and employees’ lives.  2016 Arts-Integrated Workplace Award Nomination Form   Young Leader Recognition Award The honoree selected as...

posted on: Apr 7, 2016

Burke Street Food Truck Festival- Informaton

Volunteer Parking pass Map for Volunteers Parking will be available for Volunteers at the Kilpatrick Townsend Parking Lot (1001 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101) Parking is limited so carpool if you can. After parking, please come to the Information Booth at the corner of Brookstown and Burke. That is where you will check in and receive your t-shirt and koozie. The friendly folks at Airtype will provide a bathroom for you to change into your volunteer t-shirt. A long-sleeved, undershirt might be needed as the temps may be a bit cooler on Saturday. We will have sun! For those of you volunteering during the VIP hour, we will get you a wristband so you will be able to grab a bite to eat from one of the trucks. If you are working later in the day, come to the information booth at Brookstown and Burke between 1pm and 2pm and we will get you a VIP wristband, too. It’s our way of thanking you for your...

posted on: Mar 28, 2016

Student Artists of the Month: March 2016

  In partnership with Forsyth County high schools, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is proud to present the Student Artist of the Month. All Forsyth County high schools (private, public, and charter) that have arts programming were invited to participate in the Student Artist of the Month program. Arts educators and administrators from each school will select one student each month for recognition based on academic rigor and artistic merit. A variety of arts disciplines will be recognized over the course of the school year. September 2015 Winners October 2015 Winners November 2015 Winners December 2015 Winners January 2016 Winners February 2016 Winners     Tyra Penn Atkins High School Principal: Joe Childers Nominating Teacher: Janet Blakely Arts Discipline: Visual Art Grade: 11 GPA/QPA: 4.2   What is your favorite part of the arts genre in which you were selected? My favorite is Collage. Where would you most like to attend college and what might be your major? I would like to attend Duke University and...

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