October 2016
A monthly newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts
Dance/AZ: Shaping the Future of Arizona Dance   
Saturday, November 19, 2016; 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at Mesa Arts Center  
Facilitated by Liz Lerman, Yvonne Montoya, and National Dance Project (NDP) Advisors, this convening brings together Arizona's diverse community of dance professionals to envision a future for our field together! Whether you're an independent dance artist, a dance company, dance educator, organization/venue/group who presents dance, or dance supporter, come share your voice in creating an inclusive vision for dance in our state. 
AZ ArtWorker: Yadira De La Riva in Douglas
TransBorder Hermanx Regalos
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 7:00 - 10:00pm  
AZ ArtWorker will host a workshop and a binational performance led by visiting artist Yadira De La Riva in Douglas, Arizona. Participants will develop short dramatic works focused on reclaiming community narratives, some of which will be featured in a binational performance on October 22.

Click here to learn more 
AZ ArtWorker: Yadira De la Riva in Sells 
Borderland Stories Performance
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 5:00 - 9:00pm 
AZ ArtWorker will partner with Tohono O'odham Community College, Shining Soul, and Red Ink Magazine to present a workshop and a performance led by visiting artist Yadira De La Riva. Participants will develop short dramatic works focused on reclaiming community narratives, some of which will be featured in a performance on October 27.
Open Call for Residency Program  
New special grant initiative and webinars for Storying Arizona   
Arizona Humanities   
Location: Phoenix, AZ 
Deadline: November 1, 2016
A one-time grant of $10,000 will be awarded to a team of organizations proposing public programs designed to support a collaborative team of two (2) or more organizations' planned Storying Arizona programming. Programs may include those which educate, interpret and/or promote awareness of the architectural, cultural and archaeological resources of Arizona using a community-centered approach.
Arts Grants  
The Shubert Foundation 
Location: New York, NY 
Deadline: December 1, 2016
The principal goal of the Shubert Foundation is to support not-for-profit, professional theatre and dance companies in the United States. The Shubert Foundation awards unrestricted grants for general operating support, rather than funding for specific projects.
Click here to learn more

Funding Opportunity | The Centerline Arts & Cultural Initiative   
City of Glendale   
Location: Glendale, AZ  
Deadline: 5:00pm, first Monday of each month, through March 2017 
The Glendale Public Art Program is pleased to announce an expansion in funding for arts and culture, the 2016-2017 Centerline Arts and Cultural Initiative. The city has developed this program to motivate, increase and support free cultural events and performances to enrich the quality of life and experiences of all Glendale citizens, while increasing foot traffic in the Centerline District. The Centerline District is bounded by 43rd Avenue to the east, 67th Avenue to the west, Myrtle Avenue to the north, and Ocotillo Road to the south.
Music Program Grants  
Spread Music Now   
Location: Redding, CT 
On a national basis, SpreadMusicNow welcomes inquiries from nonprofit music, arts education and youth development organizations, public school systems, higher education institutions, and cultural institutions and venues. Eligible organizations must demonstrate a commitment to Spread Music Now's three strategic priorities and to building strong connections between in-school and out-of-school learning experiences as well as continuous pathways to college, career, and life success.
Click here to learn more 
Arts and Culture Grants 
The Kresge Foundation   
Location: Troy, MI 
Deadline: Ongoing 
For programs that have established specific objectives to advance programmatic goals. Place-based initiatives and local systems. Arts and culture organizations, as well as artists, are encouraged to apply. Proposals are reviewed in an ongoing basis .
Thank you for subscribing to the Arts Opportunities Newsletter. To view more available opportunities:
Click here 

Have an arts opportunity? Share it by posting to the Arts Commission database of searchable entries: 

Gabriela Muñoz 
Artist Programs Manager
This monthly online newsletter from the Arizona Commission on the Arts provides Arizona artists with relevant local, national and international opportunities, including announcements of agency programs and services, upcoming artist grant opportunities and application deadlines, and much more.

Job and Arts Opportunities listings on the website are maintained by Arts Commission staff and are not comprehensive. Questions regarding a listed opportunity should be directed to the corresponding contact person identified in the posting. 

417 West Roosevelt Street 
Phoenix AZ 85003-1326  
tel: (602) 771-6501
fax: (602) 256-0282

Stay Connected

Like us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter   Subscribe to our Blog