2016 Convention News

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.

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:54pm

Register today for the 2016 Annual Convention, taking place June 17–19, 2016 in Boston! The conference will take place at the Sheraton Boston, with more than 100 speakers in 32 sessions, three keynotes, three preconferences, 10 ARTventure Tours, and an opening reception at the Skywalk Observatory and Museum! Stay tuned over the next few months for more sessions, speakers, and other special events to be announced.

Don’t wait to register! Save big by taking advantage of our special Early-Bird registration rate, which ends Friday, April 8, 2016. It’s easy to register online, by fax, or by mail.

See the schedule, read about the themes, and learn more about Beantown! Plus, check out our Ways to Save page for tips on how to attend on a tight budget.