2016 Annual Convention News

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 12:03pm

Help us recognize the great work of arts leaders from across the nation! Nominate yourself or your peers for one of seven Annual Leadership Awards today! Members are invited to submit nominations for this year’s awards program, held in conjunction with Annual Convention. Nominees may be individuals, organizations, or programs that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and a commitment to enriching their communities through the arts. Nominations close Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (EST). Questions? E-mail membership@artsusa.org.

Click here to submit a nomination!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 10:49am

Americans for the Arts is pleased to offer a number of full ride and reimbursement scholarships  to individuals interested in attending the 2016 Annual Convention in Boston from June 16 -19, 2016.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 11:59 P.M. (EST). Applicants must be individual members of Americans for the Arts or receiving benefits through a member organization. Applicants can apply for multiple scholarships but finalists will only be awarded one scholarship.

Scholarship opportunities are also available to Massachusetts-based artists and professionals thanks to generous support provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Klarman Family Foundation. Applicants of these scholarships are not required to be members of Americans for the Arts. The deadline to apply for these opportunities is Friday, February 26th at 11:59 p.m. (EST).

Visit the Ways to Save page for details on regional scholarship opportunities from New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) and Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.

For questions regarding scholarships or your membership status, please contact membership@artsusa.org or call (202)371-2830.

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