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NPN/VAN Receives Two NEA Grants

NPN/VAN was awarded two grants, $50,000 from Art Works: Dance and $75,000 from Our Town: Design. The Art Works Dance grant will support NPN’s national dance programs, supporting commissioning, touring, community engagement, and convening of U.S. choreographers and dance artists.


NPN/VAN Welcomes New Board Members

NPN/VAN is thrilled to announce three new board members who will start their tenure in July 2017: Eyenga Bokamba, Executive Director, Intermedia Arts (Minneapolis, MN); Rachel Cook, Curator, DiverseWorks (Houston, TX); and Jorge Rojas, artist, curator, and educator (Salt Lake City, UT).


The NPN/VAN Local Program in the Spotlight Again!

NPN/VAN is proud to be the recipient of another award for its contributions to its home community. The New Orleans Chapter of the National Conference of Artists annually honors outstanding individuals and organizations whose work enhances the creative, cultural, and economic climate of New Orleans.


2017-18 Creation and Development Fund Awards

Creation & Development Funds are given to a diversity of artists that reflect NPN’s commitments to equity and access through the arts. Sixteen of the 20 artist companies are first time Creation Fund recipients and the artists hail from 19 different cities across the country.

Pictured: Combat Hippies, Weapons of Mass Creation, Photo: Combat Hippies, Credit: From Combat Hippies Facebook Page

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