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British Artists Create Art to Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

As reported in Artinfo: "In response to the British government’s proposal to cut funding for the arts by 25 percent, British artists have taken not to the streets, but to their studios. Under the aegis of the Turning Point Network...more

advocacy   artists   Oct 27, 2010 • Views:6602 • Comments: 0


 
 

Major Resource & Leader: Performing Arts Alliance

This website is full of great resources for advocacy on the federal level such as information on the issues, tools for taking action, and an easy one-step system for contacting your federal officials about performing arts issues. The Performing Ar...more

advocacy   artists   Jun 7, 2010 • Views:5318 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Institute for DIVERSITY in the ARTS

The Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA) is an interdisciplinary program in the humanities that involves students in the study of culture, identity and diversity through artistic expression. Our mission is to engage artists, students and the loc...more

diversity   education   artists   Apr 27, 2010 • Views:7494 • Comments: 0


 
 

Asian American Actors in the Bay Area

This article offers a historic look at the challenges and opportunities Asian American artists have faced in the Bay Area. It covers Cabaret and Chop Suey; Art as Politics;  The New Millennium; and The New Generation. "Opening the Golden...more

diversity   artists   May 22, 2010 • Views:8480 • Comments: 0


 
 

Artists In the Workforce

Of all the popular stereotypes of the modern artist, when is the last time that you saw artists portrayed as significant contributers to the nation's economy?  In 2008, the NEA released Artists in the Workforce: 1990-2005.  It is the first ...more

artists   advocacy   May 28, 2010 • Views:5246 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Funding Reductions to Impact Diversity

"If we leave it to mainstream institutions to create work by [minorities], we will be left with a kind of chainstore arts world." Topher Campbell   As of February 17, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives has put forward the FY11...more

diversity   advocacy   artists   Apr 4, 2011 • Views:9254 • Comments: 0


 

Calling all Washington State: Artist Trust Grant Deadline

Artist Trust is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to support individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust was founded in 1986 by a group of local artists, arts...more

artists   Jun 3, 2010 • Views:3661 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:13390 • Comments: 0


 

Machine Project: Innovative Homes for Artists

Art21 Blog recently posted a fascinating article by Mark Allen, Founder of Machine Project in Los Angeles.  In his write-up, he discusses Machine's recent "Artist In Residency" collaboration with UCLA's Hammer Museum in which they are ...more

artists   Jul 12, 2010 • Views:3364 • Comments: 0


 

YouTube Gem: Proposal Plea 01

In honor of REDCAT's upcoming 2010 New Original Works Festival, this week features a performance art gem by current Executive Director of REDCAT, Mark Murphy.  Video taped long before he became the director of one of the country's most innovativ...more

artists   Jul 19, 2010 • Views:2569 • Comments: 0