Arts: 92 May 2018

Arts: 92 newsletter from the Indiana Arts Commission

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Students at Meadows Elementary School with their PACE certificates (IAC photo)

Three Indiana schools complete inaugural PACE programs

The conclusion of this school year will also mark the conclusion of the first three projects from the Indiana Arts Commission's PACE (Partnering Arts, Communities, and Education) program. The first three grant recipients and partner schools are:

Indiana State University's Community School of the Arts / Meadows Elementary School
Terre Haute, Indiana

Robinson Community Learning Center / McKinley Primary Center
South Bend, Indiana

Young Audiences Indiana, Inc. (Arts for Learning) / Pine Elementary School
Michigan City, Indiana

Six additional partnership programs are currently taking part in either first-year planning or second-year implementation phases of their projects. Learn more.

Plan your summer with Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites

Summer is nearly here and this is the perfect time to consider including some of the activities offered through Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites. There will be more than 170 arts activities taking place across the state through the year. To see a listing of opportunities including dates, locations and program summaries click here, or contact a state park or historic site near you for details.

It's not too late to register for Community Canvas

There's still time to register for the Community Canvas Workshop on public art. The workshop will be Friday June 29, 2018 at the Indianapolis Professional Firefighters Union. Find out why public art is important, how it can transform a community, and how to plan for successful project outcomes. These topics and more will be covered in this important workshop. There are still a few spots open, but space is limited. Register today.

Looking for TAF?

Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF), the Indiana Arts Commission's Regional Arts Partner for Region 4, has temporarily relocated their office space to the new History Center at 522 Columbia Street, Lafayette, Indiana during the renovation of their primary location at the Historic Wells Cultural Center at 638 North Street, Lafayette, Indiana.

Twelve Indiana arts providers to receive NEA grants

Twelve Indiana arts organizations and cultural programming providers will receive a total of $1,098,300 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The NEA will be awarding more than $80.5 million nationwide during this second round of grants supporting 1,070 projects. Learn more.

Arts district announces changes to Nashville Art Walk

The Nashville Arts and Entertainment Commission (Arts Village Brown County cultural district) recently announced changes to the Village Art Walk in Nashville, Indiana. The program is now under the auspices of the Arts Village Brown County cultural district and has changed the dates and times of the events. They are now held every fourth Friday from 4 - 7 p.m.. Twelve downtown Nashville galleries are participating. Learn more.

Goshen Theatre restoration fund drive gets $1 million infusion

Jasper's historic Astra Theatre once again open for business

Once the lights come on, owner hopes Crown Theater will add to downtown vibrancy

Phoenix Theatre seeks city's help with financing $11 million building

Nappanee Art Path to open soon

District Theatre is the new name for longtime Indy venue

Downtown Marion gets a new look from Indiana Wesleyan art and design students

Indiana Landmarks seeks to pair art groups, religious buildings for Art in Sacred Places

New visiting artist program announced at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Arts district continuing to develop west of downtown Bloomington

Gary preservationist named to National Trust for Historic Preservation 40 under 40 list

Artists lofts, shops add color to downtown Michigan City

iMOCA's executive director is stepping down

How Houston Ballet kept going and got its season onstage after Hurricane Harvey

Organization launches crowdfunding effort to aid artists in Puerto Rico

NYC ballet star says it's time for ballet to embrace feminism

How art therapy helps children with autism express themselves

Lending libraries for art are catching on

Public libraries are reinventing access to higher education

TED-style art history platform aims to promote arts education online

The best leaders see things other don't. Art can help.

Study says Chicago arts district has $2 billion impact on the city

Dogs get their day, and their own art museums

Arkansas's largest theater cancels rest of season and suspends operations

Gallery, seen by many as a symbol of gentrification, will close this month

What's going to happen to the American Jazz Museum?

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