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National Arts Magazine Features Memphis Organizations

The new issue of Arts Link , the official magazine of Americans for the Arts, highlights community engagement efforts by Memphis arts organizations. The article quotes ArtsMemphis President & CEO Elizabeth Rouse: “We know that arts organizations and communities must build deep trust and that this work must be approached as part of an organization’s mission. The arts organization and the community should be equal partners from the get-go. We strive to do this... Read More
at Monday, Nov 6, 2017

Press Release: ArtsMemphis Receives $25,000 for Community Engagement

For immediate release   Memphis, TN   (December 13, 2016) — Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced awards totaling more than $30 million, including a $25,000 grant to help Memphis-based community leaders use the arts to revitalize local neighborhoods.  The grant will be administered through ArtsMemphis, and it will go toward projects led by participants in the organization’s Community Engagement Fellows Program – an initiative aimed at... Read More
at Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

ArtsMemphis wins national award for exemplary work at the intersection of the arts and community life

Today, Americans for the Arts named ArtsMemphis as the winner of its 2016 Robert E. Gard Award at the organization's Annual Convention in Boston, MA. The award recognizes exemplary work at the intersection of the arts and community life. The ArtsMemphis Community Engagement Fellowship Program was nominated for  its groundbreaking curriculum ,  which trains arts and civic leaders in how to use the arts as a tool for positive social change. ... Read More
at Friday, Jun 17, 2016

Press Release: The National Endowment for the Arts Supports Our Fellows Program!

For immediate release   photo: ArtsMemphis 2014 Fellow, Lecolion Washington, presents his case for support to peers and faculty Saad&Shaw.  MEMPHIS, TN   (December 8, 2015) – Today, the National Endowment for the Arts announced a $40,000 grant to help ArtsMemphis train emerging leaders in the nascent field of arts-driven social change.  The initiative is called the Community Engagement Fellows Program. ArtsMemphis launched the Fellows... Read More
at Tuesday, Dec 8, 2015

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