South Arts Upcoming Grant & Fellowship Deadlines

Current Opportunities from South Arts Traditional Arts Touring Grants Applications due December 5, 2020 Grants of up to $5,000 for organizations who present traditional artists and folklorists Traditional Arts Touring Grants work to increase the public awareness, understanding and appreciation of the traditional arts in the South by funding projects that bring a traditional artist/ensemble […]

Southern Prize & State Fellowship for Visual Arts Applications Due Dec 3

Grants will support nine visual artists with $80,000 in awards and a touring exhibition Submission Deadline: December 3, 2019 Review the guidelines and apply today South Arts’ Southern Prize and State Fellowships support the best visual arts being created in the South. Through a lens acknowledging the diversity of artists and creators in our region […]

Call for Artists: Rays Artist Print Series 2019

Deadline for applications is November 27th 11:59pm Creative Pinellas and the Tampa Bay Rays are pleased to announce the second year of the Rays Artist Print Series. The series of fun, unique prints brings artists and fans together around a community-oriented, accessible art collectible. We are looking for artists from throughout the region to create […]

Webinar for Performing Arts Touring and Literary Arts Touring Grants

December 11, 2019 @ 11:00 a.m. ET Join Nikki Estes, South Arts’ Director of Presenting and Touring, for an overview of our Performing Arts Touring and Literary Arts Touring grants. These programs, with deadlines in March and May 2020, offer up to $7,500 to organizations in our nine-state region who engage out-of-state Southern performers and […]

Economic Impact Study of Nonprofit Arts Orgs in Lakeland (Dec 2014)

View or download the Economic Impact Study by the [Fullscreen] button below. Or, you can flip through the pages on the image. 

Milford Myhre named Lake Wales Pioneer of the Year 2019

44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival Milford Myhre named Lake Wales Pioneer of the Year 2019 LAKE WALES, Florida – The Lake Wales History Museum hosts the 44th Annual Pioneer Days Festival on Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day in Lake Wailes Park. This event is a heritage celebration […]

Check out the Culture Builds Florida Blog

The State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs has a blog which is located here: culturebuildsflorida.org/ For more information about the Division and its programs, visit the official Division website at www.florida-arts.org. Culture Builds Florida is a campaign to develop unified awareness for Florida’s cultural community. Led by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the campaign […]

Arts, Culture and Heritage Sponsorship Determination Workshop

The Polk County Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants committee will be meeting this Thursday, July 25, 2020 at 9am to review and announce scores and the grant awards for this coming year. If you have applied for a grant, I encourage you or someone from your organization to attend should there be any questions on […]

Upcoming Creative Capital Award Application

The Creative Capital Award has an open application February 1-28, 2019. Speak with Creative Capital and local artists to learn how artists can apply for funding of up to $50,000 for innovative project ideas, plus receive career development and advisory services valued at an additional $45,000. On January 17 at 6pm is an online information […]

“Nunsense 2: The Second Coming” opens Mar 8-17, 2019 • Twice the Nun, All the Fun!

SHOW INFO & TICKETS: TheatreWorksFL.org  DAVENPORT, FL (Jan 1, 2019) – TheatreWorks Florida opened their 2018-19 season with the internationally acclaimed musical comedy hit, Nunsense, and are now preparing for the return of “The Little Sisters of Hoboken” in the hysterical musical sequel, Nunsense 2: The Second Coming. The production will open March 8-17, 2019 […]

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