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A MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE ARIZONA COMMISSION ON THE ARTS
Peer-to-Peer Webinars for BIPOC Teaching Artists, Arts Educators
This winter, the Arizona Commission on the Arts will present 4 webinars for BIPOC teaching artists interested in exchanging best practices. Teaching artist Sharah Nieto will facilitate four sessions specific to different age groups and disciplines. This is a great opportunity to connect with peers in your area of expertise, ask questions, share ideas and build community.
Through the #GiveAZArts social media campaign, let's remind friends and neighbors who will engage in gift-giving as a part of their holiday traditions this year to think about ways they can support Arizona arts organizations, arts-based businesses, and the artists at the center of all of the work.
Leslie Odom Jr. discusses importance of arts education
"My arts education has made me a more empathetic person and has nurtured my natural curiosity about humanity and the human condition," Odom said during the virtual Arthur Miller Foundation Honors gala on Monday.
This project designs the first arts‐based schooling strategy for empathy for people with dementia, creates a dementia friendly generation, age‐friendly environments, supports young people to understand dementia. Objective of the project is to develop artistic strategies to strengthen empathic abilities with arts‐based methods & interdisciplinary collaboration between people with & without dementia.
Western Governors' Foundation | 6th Annual "Celebrate the West" Regional High School Art Competition
The Western Governors' Foundation is proud to announce its 6th Annual "Celebrate the West" regional art competition challenging high school students to create works inspired by their state. Here is a link to this year's contest: https://westgov.org/celebrate-the-west Students are welcome to submit artwork used for other contests or assignments, as long as entries also depict our theme of "Celebrate the West."
Civic Leadership Award | Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Southern Arizona Civic Leadership Award. Nominations will be accepted from November 10, 2020, until January 15, 2021. Since 2016, CFSA's Civic Leadership Award has honored members of our community who have...