.@AAM_LGBTQ is seeking volunteers to help create a communications and resource guide for the interpretation and discussion of transgender and gender non-conforming narratives in cultural institutions. Join their information session on 8/12 to learn more: https://www.aam-us.org/event/trans-inclusion-task-force-resource-guide-kickoff/
Arts and culture nonprofits have less than two weeks to apply for @NEAarts' American Rescue Plan Grants! 🚨
Eligible entities are encouraged to apply regardless of whether they received NEA funding in the past. Check your eligibility and apply by 8/12: https://www.arts.gov/grants/american-rescue-plan-grants/american-rescue-plan-grants-to-organizations/eligibility
Weekend reads: In today's #caareviews, crystal am nelson reviews Richard J. Powell’s timely volume dedicated entirely to Black visual satire as a genre, Going There. Read the full review: https://bit.ly/3l34WFz @yalepress #BookReview #BlackVisualSatire #art
One expects to see a bird high up in a tree, but not a bear cub. Well, a cub in a tree is a common sight here at the Brooks River. Mother bears teach their cubs to perch in trees while they fish for salmon. Safety first for the cubs!
NPS Photo/N. Boak
Excellent discours de l'UNESCO DG @AAzoulay hier soir à l'ouverture #G20Culture à Rome. Le trafic illicite est l'une des nombreuses menaces qui pèsent sur le patrimoine. La ratification des conventions de l'UNESCO est une étape importante vers la protection du patrimoine @g20org
The new @bentonatpomona aims to celebrate more cultural heritage in inland LA. It's also going for a LEED certification! @pomonacollege @calmuseums @USGBC @EnvirandClimate @icomus @ClimateHeritage @Culture_LA @LAWeeklyArts @futureofmuseums
Are you excited to meet your museum's legislators during #InviteCongress?
We can't help but notice everyone was all smiles at the @Cheekwood when @senAlexander and @repdianeblack visited in 2017 📸
Deadline extended to August 16th! Submit a 2022 Art Curators Conference Panel Proposal. Our first hybrid in-person and virtual Art Curators Conference will be held in NYC and online April 30-May 4, 2022. See more details and submit a proposal: https://bit.ly/2W1Ribb #AAMCNYC
Nityanand Jayaraman, "The Perils of Climate Activism", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (@Guggenheim) and e-flux Architecture, "Survivance".
Read here: https://bddy.me/3x91s6M
The @Americans4Arts visual map of @SBAgov
disbursed #SVOG grants is still being updated! Take a look to see how the map is filling in: http://public.tableau.com/app/profile/americansforthearts/viz/shared/WJNYKJ7M8
Registration is now open for WESTAF's Creative Vitality™ Summit! The summit will feature a series of discussions from today's creative economy experts, arts and culture leaders, and equity champions. View more details at https://bit.ly/3eWe1fC! #CreativeVitality
Black Public Media’s 2021 Open Call will start accepting submissions on August 1st! We are looking for feature-length documentaries and shorts (non-fiction or scripted). Up to 3 proposals will receive up to $50K in production funding! Find out more: http://blackpublicmedia.org/open-call-2021/
As part of our #VaccineVoices series, #NEALitFellow Vanessa Hua shares one reason she got the COVID-19 vaccine: to meet her readers at live events again.
Check out the series here & make your vaccine appointment: https://go.usa.gov/xFKRQ #ArtistsCanDoThis
Jela Krečič discusses two instances of damaging attacks on art, one by a right-wing, populist government, the other self-censorship by a museum itself.
"Cancelling Art: From Populists to Progressives", e-flux journal issue 119.
Read here: https://bddy.me/3j8H8gM
This news should not fly under the radar! $2.6 is a nice chunk of money for new public art projects in our beloved City. Spread this news please. @Arts4LA @NEAarts @Americans4Arts @Socalgrantmaker @GIArts https://twitter.com/culture_la/status/1421153105723346945
ICYMI: blogs on the #STARAct, supporting Native artists + a North Carolina arts leader; redefining public art monuments with AR; and the final sessions of our DIALogues professional development webinar collection for early arts leaders. Catch up now! https://bit.ly/3zRcFdR
New post: NAGPRA Coordinator/Senior Collections Manager – Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico https://www.aamg-us.org/nagpra-coordinator-senior-collections-manager-maxwell-museum-of-anthropology-university-of-new-mexico/
New post: Executive Director – Burke Museum, University of Washington https://www.aamg-us.org/executive-director-burke-museum-university-of-washington/
New reading: “Tech as Art” from @NEAarts showcases artists + organizations successfully working at the intersection of art and technology, with support and recommendations for increased engagement both in and outside the creative field. Check it out! https://bit.ly/36wrE0c
The National Trust is thrilled to announce 2021 grant funding for historic interiors, murals, and planning for historic sites!
Grantees represent 30 organizations in 19 states & the District of Columbia!
See the full list of grantees and projects:
Museums are increasingly utilizing "co-creation" to build stronger partnerships with community stakeholders and better serve their diverse audiences. @LuciCreative shares five tips for approaching and implementing these practices for long-term success: https://www.aam-us.org/2021/07/30/designing-for-engagement-five-steps-for-co-creating-exhibits-and-programs-with-your-communities/
Arts advocates can and DO make a difference!
After a milestone victory for the cultural grants program in the San José city budget, local education, advocacy and action group San José Arts Advocates @SanJoseArts wants to give thanks: "Our people power makes a difference!"
Image: San José Arts Advocates
**Today at 11 am ET** Get all your federal arts funding questions answered by @Nina4Arts!
Are you working on Part 1 of your nonprofit organization's application for @NEAarts American Rescue Plan funding? Register now for one of our free Applicant Q&A sessions! https://go.usa.gov/xFKbZ
(More sessions coming later in August for questions about Part 2.)