November is Native American Heritage Month, and this week John W. Haworth (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) makes the case for arts professionals to be taught extra concerning the work of the Affiliation of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums as an important connection to Native tradition, each nationally and in their very own communities. We encourage you to revisit Haworth’s year-long ARTSblog sequence exploring the work of Indigenous artists and quite a few organizations devoted to supporting and uplifting Native tradition and heritage.
A number of different information this week, together with the announcement of greater than $20 million in NEA grants funded by the American Rescue Plan, the primary ever binational World Design Capital alongside the U.S.-Mexico border, a brand new platform of energy for African-American arts leaders, the launch of the Arts & Cultural Fairness Studio skilled improvement assortment, and extra nationwide recognition for two of our former Johnson Fellows. Plus, now you can rewatch a current webinar on a transformative public artwork mission in Camden, New Jersey. Learn on to be taught extra!
Sustaining and Advancing Indigenous Cultures at the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums by John W. Haworth
Turning into extra accustomed to the work of ATALM (and likewise with related organizations serving numerous organizations) offers professionals working in native arts businesses each a greater understanding of key points, in addition to connections to colleagues within the Native cultural area, to assist them handle essential issues of fairness and variety.
“At the Table” Group Creates the Means to Amplify Power
At The Desk is a brand new group of African-American arts leaders chargeable for organizing dynamic discussions that showcase and leverage our collective cultural and philanthropic energy. The group goals to supply alternatives for connection, a platform for monetary development, infrastructure for group constructing, and encouragement to have interaction in wellness.
San Diego and Tijuana Named First Binational World Design Capital
The World Design Group acknowledged the cities of San Diego in the USA and Tijuana in Mexico on account of their dedication to human-centered design and legacy of cross-border collaboration to rework the area’s pure and constructed environments.
Americans for the Arts Launches 2021 Arts & Cultural Equity Studio
Arts & Cultural Fairness Studio (ACES) facilities the experiences of arts leaders of colour navigating the sphere and presents webinar attendees insights into varied skilled journeys the paths which have led to management roles within the arts sector. The primary session on Fairness and Arts Advertising and marketing with Mark E. Smith and Donna Walker-Kuhne is arising on Friday, December 3.
NEA Announces American Rescue Plan Grants to Local Arts Agencies
American Rescue Plan grants from the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts totaling $20,200,000 will go to to 66 native arts businesses to assist the humanities and cultural sector recuperate from the pandemic. The funds might be used to supply subgrants to qualifying recipients in native communities with the intention to save jobs, fund operations and services, procure well being and security provides, and extra.
Mark Valdez Awarded 2021 Zelda Fichandler Award
2019 Johnson Fellow Mark Valdez was acknowledged by the Stage Administrators and Choreographers Basis with the Zelda Fichandler Award, which acknowledges administrators and choreographers who’ve demonstrated nice accomplishment with singular creativity and deep funding in a specific group or area.
Tanya Aguiñiga Receives the 26th Heinz Award for the Arts
The Heinz Household Basis introduced their twenty sixth Heinz Awards recipients together with Tanya Aguiñiga, who additionally was the inaugural recipient of the Johnson Fellowship for Artists Reworking Communities. Aguiñiga is a visible artist acknowledged for mixing modern craft, sculpture and efficiency to deal with problems with migration, gender and identification.
“A New View – Camden”: A Community-centric Public Art Project
The Metropolis of Camden, New Jersey obtained a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Artwork Problem to wash up blighted areas round its transit corridors and recreate them as showcases for public artwork. “A New View – Camden” reworked six unlawful dumping websites in Camden into dynamic artwork areas, inspiring residents and guests to take “a brand new view” of the town.
Pictured: This system e-book for the 2019 ATALM convention that includes artwork by Invoice Soza Warsoldier (Soboba Band of Southern California). Picture courtesy of the Affiliation of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.