The National Arts Action Summit: Legislative Meetings & Advocacy Training
Americans for the Arts
March 30-31, 2020
Join arts advocates from across the country on March 30-31, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
for the Annual National Arts Action Summit. The National Arts Action Summit is a multi-day event bringing together arts advocates from across the country. Attendees will learn the latest research and legislative arts priorities from the experts in a full-day training on March 30th. The evening will begin with The Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts & Public Policy at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The following day, March 31st, is Arts Advocacy Day, when advocates meet with their congressional leaders.
Opportunity Grant for Teaching Artists
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Apply by February 14, 2020
Opportunity Grants for Teaching Artists provide funding support to Arizona teaching artists as they take advantage of specific, unique opportunities that have the potential to significantly impact their professional growth. A teaching artist is a practicing professional artist with the complementary skills and sensibilities of an educator, who engages people in learning experiences in, through, and about the arts. Teaching artists may work in long term or short-term residencies in classrooms or in a community setting or may lead program development through involvement in curricular planning and residencies with school or community partners.
Call for Student Designers of the Arizona Arts Proficiency Seal
Arizona Department of Education
Apply by December 20, 2019
The Arizona Department of Education is seeking designers to create the State Seal of Arts Proficiency. The selected design will be affixed to the diplomas of all graduates who meet the minimum arts education requirements. Each school may submit the online application for up to 2 students per grade level 9-12. Each student entry will require a separate application.
Playwright Discovery Program Competition
Department of VSA and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Apply by January 2, 2020
The Department of VSA and Accessibility at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is accepting writing submissions ― scripts, videos, screenplays, musical theater works, or other performance works ― from young writers with disabilities and collaborative groups that include students with disabilities for this annual competition. Selected winners will have the opportunity to participate in networking opportunities and work with industry professionals on their selected writing piece.