Arts: 92 December 2018

Arts: 92 newsletter from the Indiana Arts Commission

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Three new cultural districts approved by Arts Commission

Cultural districts in three Indiana communities received official state designation earlier this month from the Indiana Arts Commission.

The latest designated Statewide Cultural Districts include:

  • Nickel Plate District, Fishers, Indiana
  • NoCo Arts and Cultural District, Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • Terre Haute Arts & Cultural District, Terre Haute, Indiana

These communities join Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District, Carmel Art and Design District, Columbus Arts District, Madison Arts and Cultural District, Nashville Arts and Entertainment District, Noblesville Cultural Arts District, and Tippecanoe Arts and Cultural District (Lafayette / West Lafayette) in receiving the official designation. Learn more.

IAC approves Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites grants

Grants for 73 projects in the 2019 Arts in the Parks and Historic Sites program were approved recently by the Indiana Arts Commission.

The 73 grants, totaling $213,385.90 were approved by the Commission during its December 7, 2018 Quarterly Business Meeting in Carmel, Indiana. Learn more.

Organization grant program applications are open

The Indiana Arts Commission has posted program guidelines on the agency's website for Arts Organizations Support and Arts Project Support grants for the upcoming fiscal year. Applications for those grant programs are also currently open. The Commission approved revisions to its program guidelines during the December 7, 2018 Quarterly Business Meeting in Carmel, Indiana. Learn more.

AOS II, AOS I, and APS applicants in Region 7 will make their applications directly to the Arts Commission for the upcoming fiscal year.

Arts providers to benefit from nearly $49M in Lilly Endowment grants

Arts Council of Indianapolis launching a new web tool for arts education

In the new age of writing (and texting) Hoosier teachers try new methods

After 40 year, Logansport Performing Arts Council takes final bow

Portland residents want places to eat, shop, and be entertained in their downtown

Huntingburg, Nashville, and Salem to get 'extra art outlets' with rural series

Dishing up art monthly at the Harrison Center

ISO reports record annual ticket sales

Indy concert venue upgrades delayed

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir appoints new executive director

Terre Haute Children's Museum selects new leader

Fishers announces members of Arts & Culture Commission

Can the arts help the families of opioid crisis victims? One museum wants to find out

ARTS publishes report 'Capacity Building for Racial Equity in Public Art'

Bloomberg Public Art Challenge awards $1M to Jackson, MS for public art project

Visitor attacks art at Denver museum

L.A. backs off plan to paint over mural

Why there are so many cheesy Christmas movies

Nutcracker by the numbers

How Blockchain is changing philanthropy

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