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Battery Dance Company connects the world through dance. We pursue artistic excellence and social relevance by creating vibrant new works, performing on the world’s stages, presenting dance in public spaces, serving the field of dance and teaching...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The NAMES Project Foundation is the custodian of The AIDS Memorial Quilt, the largest ongoing community arts project in the world. As such, it seeks to preserve, care for, and use The AIDS Memorial Quilt in order to foster healing, heighten...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The musical voice of Arab America in the Bay Area is ASWAT, the Arabic Music Ensemble sponsored by Zawaya. True to Zawaya’s commitment to pluralism and inclusion, Aswat is a multi-ethnic and multi-racial music ensemble that reaches out to the...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Face Up: Telling Stories of Community Life, a collaborative public art project in Durham, North Carolina, engaged more than 1,500 people in a series of events hosted between 2007 and 2009 that fostered new connections and dialogue, expanded...
Last Updated: September 22, 2014
Our Mission: Through performances of the highest artistic quality, post-show discussions, and creative workshops, to honor and serve our veterans and to help our communities process the social and cultural effects of war with integrity, in an honest...
Last Updated: June 8, 2015
If life were a photo, then my artwork would be its negative, seeking to explore those aspects in our society that have been ignored or forgotten such as history, lynching, misogyny, slavery and suicide. By printing these forgotten negatives, I give...
Last Updated: July 8, 2015
The Lynch Quilts Project is a community based effort, which examines the history and ramifications of racial violence, especially lynching, in the United States of America through the textile tradition of quilting. Join us in weaving a new future...
Last Updated: July 8, 2015
Mourned and Unmourned is a socially-engaged, interactive art project that was presented at the 3rd Annual Canine Memorial Ceremony at Baldwin Park in Orlando, FL, on April 25, 2015 from 6-9 PM.  During the ceremony, community members of all ages...
Last Updated: September 4, 2015
What is American culture? While many countries long ago defined their culture and heritage, our culture is less easily described. A recent New York Times essay on identity raised thought-provoking questions about the diversity and fluidity of the...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
Project Description The Youngstown Social Cause Poster Project is a gestalt-inspired program that aligns several art programs and organizations into creating a massive social cause advertising campaign inspired by and distributed throughout...
Last Updated: December 22, 2016
My art work examines the ways in which people honor or do not honor nonhuman animals following their deaths.  While companion animals are frequently grieved and honored, those that we depend on for food and other products are rarely recognized. ...
Last Updated: February 3, 2017
The Park City Summit County Arts Council promotes, supports, and strengthens arts and culture in our community through markeitng, programming, and policy/advocacy activities.
Last Updated: February 23, 2017
I am from a non-federal treaty tribe. In 2001, Gov. Jeb Bush signed legislation abolishing all state recognition for tribes in Florida. This left thousands of people, and over 500 non-recognized tribes, alone and oppressed. Artists could no longer...
Last Updated: March 12, 2018
Founded in 2000 by Noel “Paul” Stookey (of the 1960’s folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary) and his daughter, Elizabeth Stookey Sunde, Music to Life builds on the strong historical legacy of social movements’ intentional use of music to educate, recruit...
Last Updated: April 24, 2018
Build the capacity of arts organizations and strengthen greater Houston’s arts ecosystem Provide innovative solutions to system challenges such as inclusion, relevance and financial sustainability; Build the capacity of arts and culture...
Last Updated: November 15, 2018

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