• Posts Tagged ‘2015’

    Good news for Arts and Arts Education policies

    by  • December 18, 2015 • Events, Legislation, News

    Arts and Arts Education policies move forward in Washington

    Two arts-related bills were released by Congress this week:

    1. FY2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act
    2. Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act.

    Highlights include:

    • The budget for the NEA was increased to $147.949 million to the President’s request.
    • The budget for the U.S.. Department of Educations’ Arts in Education program also increased to...

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    Survey – How should the National Dance Project evolve?

    by  • December 14, 2015 • News

    via the NEFA blog

    Dancemaker Survey – how should NDP evolve?
    Sara C. Nash
    Program Manager

    As the National Dance Project (NDP) approaches our 20th anniversary in the 2016-17 season, we are using this opportune moment to reflect on NDP’s impact over the years and to consider how NDP can best support artistic and...

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    Two interesting job postings in the MA non-profit sector

    by  • December 9, 2015 • Artist Space, Jobs, News

    DS4SI seeking experienced artist for new social practice
    and creative placemaking position!

    Job title: Principal – Social Practice and Place Making

    Job summary: The Principal will lead and expand our work with social practice, social interventions, and interactive, community-engaged art. This person will lead the organization of our work with artists, including fellowships, residencies, classes and...

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    Please sign the petition to support the MFA Guards!

    by  • December 7, 2015 • Calls to Action, News

    Petition: Save Guards at Museum of Fine Arts Before It’s Too Late

    Once again, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts management is trying to negatively impact the museum guards’ union.

    Sadly, it needs to be pointed out that the MFA museum guards “represent the most diverse staff in the whole Museum with people from all ethnic and...

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    Important! Comments due today for Baker-Polito Economic Development Plan

    by  • December 3, 2015 • Calls to Action, Issues, News

    It is important that artists and artists’ run organizations submit their comments today on the Baker-Polito Economic Development Plan.

    The “draft” Baker-Polito Economic Development Plan was released on November 12, 2015. The mandatory public hearing for it was held last week, November 16, 2015, by the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies.

    It is...

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