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Friday, June 14, 2013

NEWS: Performing Arts 2013 @ Utah Department of Heritage & Arts (SLC)

OnStage in Utah funding application NOW OPEN for Utah Presenters 

Utah Arts & Museums recognizes the important role of Utah's presenters in linking performing artists with Utah audiences. OnStage in Utah is competitive funding available to presenters to support a public performance and an educational outreach activity. Funding can be awarded for in-state or out-of-state performing artists.Performance and outreach must take place between July 2013 and June 2014. If you are interested in applying, please review the Funding Guidelines thoroughly.
Deadline - June 19, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Apply through My A&M
Please note: the grant system works best in Firefox and Google Chrome. 

OnStage in Utah

Orem Public Library 
Edgar Meyer

Performing Artists -

We're looking to feature the original music of local artists in the various videos we create for the Division. These short videos focus on the different programs and events we manage and are shared on our website and social media outlets (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook).
Performing artists will be given full attribution in each video and will be compensated for the use of their work.
If this is something you are interested in, please contact Kirsten Darrington for more details: kdarrington@utah.gov, or 801-236-7553.

Arts and Museums has a new look

As you may have noticed, we have a new logo.  If you receive funding from the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, please contact us for the new logo to use in your marketing material.  

Logos will be available online in July.

Performing Artists - Funding to attend the Western Arts Alliance or Arts Northwest Booking Conferences

Booking conferences are gathering places for performing arts professionals. These conferences provide opportunities for performing artists to market their art to presenters who are looking to bring art to their communities. The Arts Northwest and Western Arts Alliance booking conferences are exceptional opportunities for artists to market their work, obtain professional development and network with other professionals in the field. 

Western Arts Alliance 
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • August 27-30, 2013
  • Application deadline 07/02/13
Arts Northwest
  • Tacoma, WA
  • October 17-20, 2013
  • Application deadline 08/20/13
The Kennedy Center - VSA Programs

VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, was founded more than 35 years ago by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to provide arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and to increase access to the arts for all. VSA's signature programs offer multifaceted, unparalleled opportunities for youth with disabilities who have aspirations in the performing and visual arts.
Explore their program links to find out more about how you can engage in the arts or to apply.

Congratulations to our new Director

Lynnette Hiskey has been appointed as the new Director of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums.  Lynnette has served at the Division as the Assistant Director for the past 9 years.  Prior to joining Arts & Museums she managed Salt Lake County's Zoo Arts and Parks Program.
Full Press Release...

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