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Due to Covid-19 restrictions on large gatherings, the 33rd Annual Community Arts Awards will be held virtually on Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. For award descriptions and other details, please click HERE
News of the ill effects of the pandemic have quite rightfully focused mostly on the threats to life and physical health. However, we know that personal finances have also been threatened for a number of people. Across the country, perhaps the world, arts organizations have [...]
Promoting Art Series - Returns Correction: August 28th (not the 27th as earlier stated) The Promoting Art Series returns on August 28, 2020, at noon. The topic of discussion will be the Arts Directory, a new initiative at DAAC, and a follow-up to last year's [...]
CURRENT PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITIES Prospectus #260 Acclaimed Artist Series Purchase Initiative Calling all Southwest Artists and Galleries located in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. The objective of the 2020 Acclaimed Artist Purchase Initiative is to diversify the state's public art collection by [...]
The 49th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire Goes Virtual Hear Ye! Hear Ye! the 49th annual renaissance artsfaire, laid siege by the covid plague, will now be a virtual event on the 7th of november, 2020. The faire shall offer many festivities, yet at a safe [...]
Great news! the new on-line Arts Directory is live and in "test mode". Please bear with us as we complete the database of over 500 names. If you would like to be listed in the directory, or would like to correct/update information that is [...]
Bids accepted through July 31st Daphne Wirthlin donated this lovely artwork to the Arts Council to help us raise funds for our arts education programs. Thank you, Daphne, for your generous gift. Please stop in the gallery, call or email with your bid on this beautiful [...]