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National Arts Strategies (NAS) welcomes 95 arts leaders into the Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy class of 2018. With a record number of 150 applicants, this year we are welcoming the largest class to date representing 4 countries and 26 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
National Arts Strategies (NAS) would like to thank the Barr Foundation for their $300,000 grant to support the development of a Creative Community Fellows program for New England that will be piloted in 2018.
National Arts Strategies, in partnership with the Bush Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of a new program for North Dakotans and South Dakotans who have the desire and potential to make positive changes where they live or work.
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 89 awards totaling $6.89 million supporting projects across the nation through the NEA’s Our Town program. National Arts Strategies (NAS) is one of the recommended organizations for a grant of $75,000 to support the Creative Community Fellows program. The NEA received 274 eligible applications for Our Town this year and will make grants ranging from $25,000 to $100,000.
National Arts Strategies welcomes 24 artists, entrepreneurs, community organizers, city officials, advocates and urban planners…
Applications for Creative Community Fellows are now open. Creative Community Fellows unites a group of twenty-four creative…
For three years, we’ve partnered with the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice to provide a certificate in cultural leadership through the Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy. Today, we are honored to announce the class of 2017.
We would like to thank the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation for their $85,000 grant through its Fund for National Projects to support our partnership with the International Association of Blacks in Dance.
National Arts Strategies is pleased to announce the participation of 50 exceptional leaders in the fourth and final class of The Chief Executive Program. The Chief Executive Program: Community and Culture brings together an international cohort of 50 CEOs who are working to lead change in their organizations, communities and in the cultural field.
At 8am on a Wednesday morning in Vermont, our farmhouse kitchen is already bustling with Creative Community Fellows, staff and mentors. There is a group of five sitting at the table talking about how Peter Frumkin challenged them in yesterday’s session on logic models. There are several Fellows spread out on the balcony, discussing the leadership mantras they created with faculty Jessica Solomon.
Creative Community Fellows brings twenty-five artists, activists, community organizers, administrators and entrepreneurs from around the U.S. together for nine months to learn from each other and from a community of support. We give them tools, training and access to a network. This combination fuels their visions for community change, sparking new ideas and helping propel them into action.
We are thrilled to share that the National Arts Strategies’ (NAS) Creative Community Fellows program has received $35,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fund of Akron Community Foundation, to advance community change and cultural entrepreneurship.