Arts Council Asks for Proposals for Spring Round of Wells Fargo Community

Arts Council Asks for Proposals for Spring Round of Wells Fargo Community...

posted on:Dec 22, 2016

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has issued a call for proposals for the spring round of Wells Fargo Community Enrichment Mini Grants.  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 and individuals may apply as well as organizations.  Nonprofit status is not required. The due date for spring mini-grant applications is Friday, February 3, by 5:00 p.m. for projects to take place March 1 – May 31, 2017.  For more information about Community Enrichment Mini-Grants contact Dara Silver, Senior Administrative Assistant, Special...

2017 Regional Artist Grants Awarded

2017 Regional Artist Grants Awarded

posted on:Dec 7, 2016

    Arts Council Makes Its Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Awards 12 local artists receive a total of $25,000 in career-development awards   The Art Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has made 12 awards to local artists through its Duke Energy Regional Artist Project Grant program.  A total of $25,000 will allow the artists to further their artistic professional development through a specific project. This program is open to artists working in the disciplines of music, film, literature, dance, visual art and craft and residing in Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties.  It is sponsored by Duke Energy and is supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and...

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...

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