District Arts Update

thumbnail DAUAs the umbrella arts organization representing the interests of artists and arts organizations within Fairfax County, we feel it is a critical part of our mission to serve as a bridge between the arts and local government. Every four months, a detailed District Arts Update is published highlighting the creative assets in the respective districts, which groups have received funding from the Arts Council, and what type of arts activity is occurring.

Dec - Feb, 2016

Vance and Kamen for JoomlaThe December - February issue provides information on the 2016 Arts Awards, fiscal year 2017 Operating Support Grants, artist residencies in middle school programs, topical arts news and upcoming holiday arts events. You can find out the specifics for your district by clicking on the links below.

Image Caption: Jim Vance and artist Rebecca Kamen at the 2016 Arts Awards. Photo by Neshan Naltchayan.



Read more: Dec - Feb, 2016

Jun – Aug, 2016

stephen GorbosThe June - August issue provides information on Cultural Arts Districts, 2016 Creative Aging Festival, arts and veterans, Organizational and Professional Development Grants, Strauss Artist and Fast Track Grants, public art, festivals, and highlights leadership in the arts. You can find out the specifics for your district by clicking on the links below. 

Image Caption: 2016 Strauss Artist Grant awardee Stephen Gorbos

 

 

Read more: Jun – Aug, 2016

Dec – Feb, 2015-16

culturehouseThe December - February issue provides information on Operating Support Grants; ethnically diverse arts organizations, public art, festivals, impact of arts education services by the nonprofit arts industry, and highlights leadership in the arts. You can find out the specifics for your district by clicking on the links below. 

Image Caption: Culture House by artist Foon Sham at the Workhouse Arts Center

 

 

Read more: Dec – Feb, 2015-16

Jul – Oct, 2015

korusfestivalThe July - October issue provides information on the Imagine Art Here: Tysons Tiles public art project; FY16 Project Support Grants; summer festivals; and stories of arts entrepreneurship around the nation. You can find out the specifics for your district by clicking the links below.

Image Caption: The 2015 Korus Festival took place at Tysons Corner Plaza.

Read more: Jul – Oct, 2015

Apr – Jun, 2015

fcparkauthorityThe April – June issue includes information on the Organizational and Professional Development Grants program, Fast Track Grants program, 2015 Arts Awards nominations, summer arts camps, public art, and the 2015 Helen Hayes awards. Click below to find your District Arts Update.

Image Caption: Young campers enjoying chalk drawing offered at the Fairfax County Park Authority’s summer camps.

Read more: Apr – Jun, 2015

Nov – Feb, 2014-15

frostyThe November 2014 – March issue includes information on the 2014 Arts Awards, Operating Support Grants program, Fast Track Grants program, winter arts programming highlights, and public art. Click below to find your District Arts Update.

Image caption: The Metropolitan School of the Arts presented "Santa’s Frosty Follies" at Kingstowne Town Center.

Read more: Nov – Feb, 2014-15

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