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October 2014

Washington, DC — The multiplatform convening, Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and T ransforming Place , will be live webcast on Monday, November 3, 2014, from 9:00 am-5:00 pm ET. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), with support from ArtPlace America , is...
Washington, D.C. –The National Endowment for the Arts has selected Ann Meier Baker as its new director of music and opera, effective January 12, 2015. As head of the NEA’s Music and Opera Office, she will lead NEA grantmaking in music and opera grants as well as the...
Washington, DC—NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Houston, Texas, on October 15, 2014. Her visit will include a speech hosted by the Houston Arts Alliance, as well as a visit to Project Row Houses. Follow @NEAJaneChu on twitter for photos and commentary on her visit to...
It is with great sadness that the National Endowment for the Arts acknowledges the passing of Mexican Mariachi musician and educator Natividad Cano, recipient of a 1990 National Heritage Fellowship. We celebrate Nati Cano's lifelong dedication to sharing mariachi music with...
Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Little Rock, Arkansas, October 7­­–8, 2014, to meet with the arts community and learn more about Little Rock's creative placemaking efforts. On October 7 at 1:30pm, the city of Little Rock will hold an...

September 2014

Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit New York, New York, October 1-2, 2014, to meet with the arts community and visit several NEA grant recipients. On October 1 at 9:30 a.m., Chairman Chu will visit the New Museum of Contemporary Art, recipient of an FY 2014...
Washington, DC —The National Endowment for the Arts is launching new resources to assist practitioners who are working on arts-based community development projects. These resources will assist those practitioners to develop projects that are authentic, equitable, and that...
Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 21 and 22, 2014, and Freeman, South Dakota, on September 23. Chairman Chu will begin her trip with a visit to the Northern Plains Indian Art Market on Sunday, September 21. On Monday, the...
NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, September 19, 2014. Her visit is hosted by Charlotte Kessler, a member of the National Council on the Arts.
Washington, DC —NEA Chairman Jane Chu will visit Kansas City, Missouri, on September 15, 2014. This will be the first time she will return to Kansas City in her official capacity as chairman of the NEA. Chairman Chu will visit three area arts organizations that have...

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