NEA Approved

The full House Appropriations Committee met and approved funding for the National Endowment for the Arts at $145 million for FY 2018.  While we're still gathering details of the meeting, this completes the U.S. House committee consideration and advances the proposal to a possible action on the U.S. House floor…

Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 7:00pm Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 Photo by : Annie Leibovitz, 2000 One morning in 1995, Irene Williams was spotted by Eric Smith, a New York City designer, entrepreneur and founder of E.G. Smith Socks, and they began a…

ArtCenter/South Florida New Fellowship Program

ArtCenter/South Florida announces The Recalibrated Institution, a fellowship program with the Bureau for Cultural Strategies The Recalibrated Institution Fellowship September 18-December 15, 2017 APPLY NOW Click here Application Deadline: July 10, 2017 11:59 PM (EST)From September 18 to December 15, 2017 ArtCenter/South Florida and the Bureau for Cultural Strategies (BUX)…

Platform “Music In Africa”

“Music In Africa” brings together the creative potential of 54 African countries: More than 120 English- and French-speaking authors from the entire continent write here about Africa's musical landscape. The website is primarily aimed at African musicians, concert organizers, fans and journalists – but also at interested individuals from all…

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…

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”

Malick Sidibé’s “Chemises”: "Only someone with a lying mouth, according to Yoruba oral tradition, would speak first and look for visual confirmation second.(1) Untold centuries later, the expression retains its value: photography’s maneuvers depend on the fact that truth is determined by the eye. The complete history of photography is…

Scott Houston: Incarceration Inc.

Scott Houston: Incarceration Inc.: " Estrella Jail © Scott Houston I am pleased and honored to share Scott Houston's insight into the overwhelming subject of the racist mass incarceration of Americans, Incarceration Inc.: Today's American Slavery. The project features male and female inmates of Estrella Jail... " (Via acurator.com.)
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