2013 Grant Awards: Art Works
[ March 8, 2012 deadline ]
Artists Communities |
Arts Education |
Folk & Traditional Arts |
Local Arts Agencies |
Media Arts |
Theater and Musical Theater |
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior
Americas Society, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the Iconic and Emerging Figures from Latin America series. The project will pair established and up-and-coming artists in literature, music, and visual arts to present literary programs, concerts, an exhibition, a literary publication, as well as a visual arts catalogue.
Ann Arbor Summer Festival
Ann Arbor, MI
To support the Ann Arbor Summer Festival. This three-week festival includes local, national, and international artists.
Apollo Theater Foundation
New York, NY
To support music, dance, and theater programs, as well as accompanying educational and outreach activities. Activities will include The James Brown Project, a dance piece conceived by choreographer Otis Sallid; The Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival, a celebration of jazz in historic venues across upper Manhattan; The Apollo Music Cafe, an intimate performance series featuring independent musicians; The Salon Series, a new work incubation program focusing on music and poetry; and Breakin' Convention, an international multidisciplinary hip-hop festival.
BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, Inc. (on behalf of Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival)
To support the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival. Free performances of collaborative works by music artists, filmmakers, photographers, video artists, and visual artists will be presented at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
To support World Class Artists for Local Underserved Audiences, a series of performances and outreach programs by visiting artists. Featured artists Circus Oz, the Mark O'Connor Quartet, Whim W'him, and the Simon Shaheen Quintet will participate in residencies, workshops, master classes, and lecture-demonstrations with the local community.
Chicago Humanities Festival
To support Stages, Sights & Sounds, a world stages festival. With an assortment of theater, dance, and puppet performances, this project focuses on children and families.
City of Asylum Pittsburgh
To support the Jazz Poetry Festival. American jazz ensembles and international poets, sometimes censored in their home countries, will perform collaboratively and individually in this free street festival.
City Parks Foundation
New York, NY
To support Summerstage: A New York City Arts Festival. As many as five dance, music, and theater performances will be presented at public parks in New York City.
Class Acts Arts, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
To support Project Youth ArtReach. The program will provide multidisciplinary residencies and performances to juvenile offenders in Maryland correctional facilities by such artists as poet Lyubomir Nikolov; actor Sasha Olinick; and visual artists David Amoroso, Carien Quironga, Peter Krsko, and Maria Anasazi.
College of Saint Benedict
St. Joseph, MN
To support the presentation of multidisciplinary artists throughout Minnesota for underserved audiences. Writer Diane Ackerman, poet and hip-hop artist Dessa, and musician Simon Shaheen will participate in performances and workshops for audiences including at-risk youth, residents of a domestic abuse shelter, the elderly and their caregivers, and immigrant communities.
New York, NY
To support Community Matters NYC. Activities will include up to four multidisciplinary series at as many as six anchor sites across Upper Manhattan, featuring live theater, music, and dance performances, as well as exhibitions, film screenings, and interpretive programming.
COSACOSA art at large, Inc.
To support Home/Away from Home, a series of community-building art projects. Through direct, extended collaborations with professional artists, inner city residents will create permanent, site-specific public artworks.
Dance Theatre Etcetera, Inc.
To support the Red Hook Fest. The two-day outdoor performing arts festival features music, theater, spoken-word performances, and dance groups.
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
San Antonio, TX
To support the Arte es Vida Westside Cultural Project. Activities including concerts, dance performances, film screenings, and workshops will engage the community.
To support the ART SPARKS inaugural performance and education series. The project will present Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra, the Joffrey Ballet, and the Kronos Quartet in a series of performances and engagement activities.
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion-Pasadena
To support Vintage Revisited. This free, five-concert series, part of a 50-concert outdoor summer festival, is intended to attract diverse audiences. Proposed artists including Mexican Institute of Sound, Bei Ru, and Hanni El Khatib create new genres of music that blend traditional or classic styles with modern-day sounds.
Los Angeles, CA
To support Los Angeles: An East Asian Gateway. The series of free multidisciplinary arts events featuring artists On Ensemble, Los Angeles Cantonese Opera Orchestra, Kayamanan Ng Lahi Philippine Folk Arts, Un-Cabaret, and Miwa Matreyek will also include related lectures, workshops, and an artist residency serving at-risk youth.
Santa Monica, CA
To support the Latino/a Engagement Project. The series of multidisciplinary events will engage residents through a Latino LGBTQ writers series, a new works festival featuring Latino performers, and a Dia de los Muertos event.
Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (aka IBA)
To support the Latino Performance Series, Festival Betances, and the Tito Puente Latin Music Series. Programming will include performances by Latino, Chinese, and African American music and dance ensembles, as well as community engagement activities, including matinees for children, open rehearsals, workshops, and mini-recitals. The project, which will take place throughout diverse neighborhoods in Boston, will serve more than 12,000 residents.
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Inc.
To support Connecting Communities, a series of multidisciplinary, community-based artistic collaborations. The first collaboration will examine the multifaceted intersections of food and art through community design of a culinary art car with Poetic Kinetics and site-specific performances with Kaotic Good Productions. Additionally, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Kohler Arts Center's Arts/Industry residency program, the second and third collaborations will feature the creation of a large-scale collaborative sculpture with visual artist Kim Cridler and an examination of the local labor force with visual artist Michael Dinges.
Kings Majestic Corporation (aka 651 ARTS)
To support a series of multidisciplinary performances and residencies at 651 Arts. Activities will include several community engagement events as well as presentations of new and existing work, from theater, music, and dance artists, including choreographer Nora Chipaumire, hip-hop artist Chen Lo, Haitian musician BélO, and theater artist Ping Chong.
Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
To support the Global Dance Parties series. Each Global Dance Party will consist of a lesson for participants led by a master dancer, followed by an extended evening of participatory dancing to music performed by leading practitioners of the genre.
To support the presentation of dance, music, and culturally specific works. Each presentation by artists such as the Joffrey Ballet, ETHEL, The Bad Plus, Imani Winds, Voices of Afghanistan, and Pablo Ziegler Trio will be accompanied by discussions, lectures, workshops, master classes, and open rehearsals.
Puerto Rican Arts Alliance
To support the inaugural Cultura Viva Festival. This year's festival will feature the music, dance, and visual arts of the Ponce region of Puerto Rico.
Scottsdale Cultural Council (on behalf of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts)
To support Discovery, a festival and performing arts initiative at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. This program will focus on the arts and culture of India as well as local Arizona Native American tribes.
Spoleto Festival USA
To support multidisciplinary programming for the Spoleto Festival. This project will include the American premieres of the opera Matsukaze by Toshio Hosokawa as well as Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream adapted by Bristol Old Vic and Handspring Puppet Company.
Stern Grove Festival Association
San Francisco, CA
To support a series of admission-free outdoor concerts. Performances will include concerts by the San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera, and San Francisco Ballet.
Storytelling Arts Center of the Southeast, Inc.
To support Eclectic Arts Programming for a Diverse Community, presenting storytelling and jazz performances. Activities will include the Bold-Faced Liars Storytelling Showdown, the Storytelling Festival of Carolina, monthly Jazz Jams, and a performance by the jazz band Sweet Dreams.
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (aka Straz Center)
To support the Community Reflections multidisciplinary series at the Straz Center. The project include a series of performances, discussions, workshops and community outreach activities featuring solo theater artist Paige Hernandez, a capella group New Directions Veterans Choir, Momix Dance Ensemble, violinist Hillary Hahn, and Indian Classical music performers Shivkumar Sharma and Zakir Hussain.
Tigertail Productions, Inc.
To support dance, music, and spoken-word performances, accompanied by related public events. Tigertail will present Japanese percussionist and instrument maker Tatsuya Nakatani, choreographer Emily Johnson, and Montreal-based Marie Chouinard Dance Company, as well as WordSpeak, a series of spoken-word residences for teenagers led by Teo Castellanos.
University of Utah (on behalf of Kingsbury Hall)
Salt Lake City, UT
To support community outreach programs at Kingsbury Hall. Events will include free performances for underserved communities, student and senior matinees, master classes, and workshops.
Voices Breaking Boundaries
To support Borderlines Living Room Art. The project will examine the struggle of Mexican American and South Asian border regions through performances, community workshops, documentaries, catalogues, and an interactive website.
Walton Arts Center Council, Inc.
To support Artosphere: Arkansas' Arts + Nature Festival. This month-long festival will present local, national, and international artists in music, theater, puppetry, movement, and visual arts.
Wormfarm Institute Inc.
To support The Farm/Art DTour, a 50-mile loop with artwork and performances interspersed through scenic working farmlands. The tour will be part of Fermentation Fest in Sauk County, Wisconsin.
Yerba Buena Arts & Events (aka Yerba Buena Gardens Festival )
San Francisco, CA
To support the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. This project will include nearly 80 live concerts and performing arts programs in a range of artistic genres and styles.
Young Audiences of Maryland, Inc.
To support the Rural Access for All program. The program provides theater, dance, music, and other arts experiences led by professional artists to youth and families in rural, low-income communities in Maryland.
Zeiterion Theatre, Inc. (aka The Z)
New Bedford, MA
To support the multidisciplinary Explorations and Encounters programs. Explorations will survey the art and culture of local Puerto Rican and Maya K'ichi communities through performances, artist residencies, discussions, and exhibits. Encounters will engage artists and audiences in a series of formal and informal performances and conversations.
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