Arts Council Seeks Applications for Organization Support & Annual Event Series Grants for 2018-2019 Funding Year...

posted on:Sep 6, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (September 6, 2018) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for its operational and programing support grants for its 2018-2019 grant cycle.  These grants are the Organization Support Grant and Annual Event and Series Grant, which serve organizations and groups that present arts and cultural programing for the Forsyth County community.  Programming must take place within Forsyth County.  Funding for these grants is supported by donors to The Arts Council’s Community Fund for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Deadline for both grant applications is Wednesday, September 26, by 5:00 p.m.  Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dara Silver,...

Randy Eaddy Selected to Head Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County...

posted on:Jul 17, 2018

Winston-Salem, NC (July 16, 2018) —  Rick Moss, Board Chair of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has announced that Randy Eaddy, corporate attorney and long-time arts advocate, will serve as the Council’s President and CEO.  Eaddy will succeed Jim Sparrow who held the position for five years before resigning effective July 31 to become Executive Director of the Fort Wayne Ballet. Moss described Eaddy, who is retiring from the Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton law firm after almost 25  years as a partner there, as “ someone who knows the Arts Council well, who knows the needs of the Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County community, and has the ability to keep the organization moving forward seamlessly.” ...

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...

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...

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...

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