News from M-AAA
Below you’ll find some of the latest news about our programs, opportunities, and grants available to artists and arts organizations. Downloads of M-AAA’s logo are also available.
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Arts Connect Houston appoints Jack McBride as Executive DirectorFind Out More
Arts Connect Houston (ACH), a partner organization of Mid-America Arts Alliance, announced today that Jack McBride will serve as its new executive director. In this position, McBride will identify strategic alignments and opportunities to expand access to arts education for…
Lakisha Bradley Receives $25,000 Artists 360 Creative Impact AwardFind Out More
Arkansas-based Lakisha Bradley—artist, entrepreneur, leader, mentor, and therapeutic art practitioner—has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the new Creative Impact Award from Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA). The Creative Impact Award recognizes an exceptional artist…
US RAOs Welcome Shannon Daut as National DirectorFind Out More
The United States Regional Arts Organization (US RAOs) today announced the appointment of Shannon Daut as the US RAO Collective’s first ever National Director. The US RAOs are a national collective of six, place-based, nonprofit arts service organizations that strengthen…
$5 Million in ARPA Funding Invested in HoustonFind Out More
Four months following approval by Houston City Council, 62 Houston arts and cultural organizations learned that their requested funding, up to $100,000, was approved. The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) was able to accomplish this effort in collaboration with…
The Uvalde Love Project: Healing a Community through ArtFind Out More
On her tippiest of tiptoes, she reaches over the mosaic waves of the Nueces River, past a field of sun-dappled blanket flowers and butterflies, just downstream from a large live oak, and less than a foot away from a howling…
Upcoming Free Workshops to Build Your Art CareerFind Out More
Artist INC Express announces upcoming free professional development workshops from Nebraska to New Mexico. The facilitators were so phenomenal and the subject matter was exactly what I needed to build my practice and scale myself up. – Artist INC program…