CULTURAL APPROPRIATION

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: A ROUNDTABLE: “CULTURE IS ITSELF an act of citation—of reference, response, and transformation. From Mayan iconography to Warhol, the Pictures generation to Nanook, orientalism to punk, art has copied, taken, simulated, re-created, and appropriated all manner of images, styles, texts, and experiences. When is such movement a form…

2017 Fed Budget

Today, President Trump released the full version of his FY 2018 budget proposal, A New Foundation for American Greatness. As you may recall, the FY 2018 "skinny budget" was released in March and called for a total elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and other cultural grant-making…

Shutting Down the NEA

Statement from Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle on New Proposal to Close the National Endowment for the Arts New York – Kate Shindle, President of Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers, released the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s proposed budget for…

Florida State 2017 Convening Culture Conference

  Secretary Detzner in Gainesville Sun: “Arts and Culture Stimulate State Economy” Upcoming Convening Culture Conference in Gainesville (Feb. 22-23) will explore how arts and culture benefit entrepreneurship in the Sunshine State “Arts and Culture Stimulate State Economy” Gainesville Sun Guest Column: Ken Detzner is Florida’s Secretary of State and…

Calls-to-artists – Jan 2017

The Village of Pinecrest invites you to participate in the 14th Annual Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, January 21st and Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Historical Pinecrest Gardens. Submit your application early via e-mail, fax or regular mail before the deadlines and…

Retirement Opens New Director Position

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Announces Retirement of Executive Director Alan W. CooperArts Consulting Group Engaged to Spearhead New Director Search   Baltimore, MD - August 3, 2016 - Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) announced today that Executive Director Alan W. Cooper will retire effective May 2017. As Executive Director of the Foundation…
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