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16 Partner organizations receive NEA funding

Posted: Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 1:27 pm in News

NPN/VAN celebrates 16 Partner organizations awarded NEA funding in the first round of FY18 grants to organizations. The grants ($480,000 in total!) were awarded in artist communities, dance, museums, music, presenting/multidisciplinary arts, theater and visual arts. Read NEA’s press release for more information. 

Please join us in congratulating the following organizations: 

  • On the Boards (Seattle, WA) – $30,000 to support dance presentations, residencies, and developmental activities for choreographers
  • President and Trustees of Bates College (Lewiston, ME) – $40,000 to support the Bates Dance Festival
  • The Yard (Chilmark, MA) – $30,000 to support contemporary dance performances and artist residencies
  • Outpost Productions (Albuquerque, NM) $25,000 to support musical performances, educational and related audience engagement activities at the New Mexico Jazz Festival
  • City of Dallas, Texas (on behalf of South Dallas Cultural Center) – $10,000 to support the creation and presentation of multidisciplinary works by artists of African descent
  • Contemporary Arts Center (New Orleans, LA) – $40,000 to support programming about women artists of color from the 20th century
  • Fusebox (Austin, TX) – $50,000 to support selected presentations at the Fusebox Festival
  • Myrna Loy Center (Helena, MT) –  $25,000 to support a series of guest artist residencies
  • Junebug Productions (New Orleans, LA) – $35,000 to support a series of multidisciplinary arts performances and exhibitions
  • Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (Portland, OR) – $40,000 to support the Time-Based Art Festival
  • Pregones Theater (Bronx, NY) – $20,000 to support the development of “Tito & the Cement Pagoda,” a new play with live music developed by Jorge B. Merced and Desmar Guevara, and to conduct related outreach activities
  • Skirball Cultural Center (Los Angeles, CA) – $20,000 to support a Family Puppet Festival
  • Women & Their Work (Austin, TX) $25,000 to support a series of solo exhibitions with a focus on emerging and mid-career women artists of Texas
  • Real Art Ways (Hartford, CT) $20,000 to support an exhibition series featuring the work of emerging artists



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