Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 10 Mini-Grants that create community access to the arts

Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Announces 10 Mini-Grants that create community access to the arts...

posted on:Jun 13, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (June 12, 2018) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced its Summer 2018 grants made through its 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. “These summer mini-grants will support an array of community-wide arts events, programs, and support new partnerships” said Dara Silver, Grant Program Manager for The Arts Council.  “We continue to be inspired by the creative ideas coming from individuals, community organizations, and businesses that have the desire to make a difference in our community through the arts.” Projects...

Arts Council Seeking Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education Grant Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year

Arts Council Seeking Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education Grant Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year...

posted on:Apr 9, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (April 6, 2018) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for Wells Fargo Arts-In-Education grants for its 2018-2019 grant cycle. An information session is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. in the Hanes Conference Room in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce Street.  First-time applicants are especially urged to attend. The deadline for applying is Friday, May 4, by 5:00 p.m., for projects taking place October 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019. These grants, which are funded by Wells Fargo and the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System, are available to artists and arts organizations for programs that awaken the intellectual and creative curiosity of elementary, middle...

Arts Council Awards 14 Duke Energy Regional Artist Grants

Arts Council Awards 14 Duke Energy Regional Artist Grants...

posted on:Apr 5, 2018

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has made 14 awards to local artists through its Duke Energy Regional Artist Grant program.  A total of $24,500 will allow the artists to further their artistic professional development through a specific project. Award recipients include  Kate Carey (Literature/Davidson Co.), Mike Chamis (Film/Forsyth Co.), Amy da Luz (Theatre/Forsyth Co.), Owens Daniels (Visual Art, Forsyth Co.), Zach Deas (Craft/Davie Co.), Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet (Visual Art, Forsyth Co.), Nathan Ross Freeman (Film/Forsyth Co.), Kendra Harding (Music/Forsyth Co.), Cashavelly Morrison (Music/Forsyth Co.), Zach McCraw (Visual Art/Stokes Co.), David Petty (Storytelling/Forsyth Co.), Leo Rucker (Visual Art/Forsyth Co.), Jessica Singerman (Visual Art/Forsyth Co.), and Will Willner (Visual Art/Forsyth Co.). Regional artist grants are available to artists...

The Arts Council Launches 2018 Community Fund for the Arts Campaign...

posted on:Jan 31, 2018

On Monday, January 29, 2018, nearly 200 people gathered at the Hanesbrands Theatre to kick-off the new 2018 Community Fund for the Arts campaign, and hear guest speaker Kevin Buist, Director of Exhibitions at ArtPrize – the largest public art festival in the world. ArtPrize takes place in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a community about the size of Winston-Salem, and attracts more than 500,000 attendees, generating $28 million in annual economic impact. ArtPrize serves as a great example of what a community can do to disrupt current models of how a community can support the arts and broaden arts audiences. We hope that everyone who attended left inspired to think about unique ways in which this community can evolve its...

Win a Trip to ArtPrize!

posted on:Jan 30, 2018

On Monday evening, we launched our 2018 Community Campaign for the Arts and our new Creative Conversations Speaker Series, with Kevin Buist, Director of Exhibitions for ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ArtPrize is an open, independently organized international art competition which takes place for 19 days each fall in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  More than $500,000 in prizes is awarded, which includes a $200,000 prize awarded entirely by public vote and another $200,000 prize awarded by a jury of art experts. Artists working in any medium anywhere in the world can participate. Art is exhibited throughout downtown Grand Rapids—museums, bars, public parks, restaurants, theaters, hotels, bridges, laundromats, auto body shops, vacant storefronts and office spaces. Artists and venues register...

Arts Council Seeking Applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants...

posted on:Nov 20, 2017

Artists in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties eligible  Online and in-person information sessions scheduled Winston-Salem, NC (November 20, 2017) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grants which offer support to artists in a six-county region to help them further their professional development.  Committed, gifted individual artists and collaborative groups in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties are eligible to apply.  Deadline for applications is Friday, January 5, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. “We are looking for opportunities to make grants that support the careers of area artists at pivotal points in their professional lives.  These grants always are diverse because the needs...

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