By Elaine Low, Rebecca Davis | Republished from Variety In trying to explain why 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long would walk into three Atlanta-area massage spas...
Archive for tag: news and opinion
Why Language is Critical to Advancing DEI in the Nonprofit Sector
A Future So Colorful — coined by our student Shahmeer Mirza, this phrase embodies a world rich with diverse narratives woven into its social fabric, abundant with equitable opportunities for young creatives to pursue their passion.
THE ALLIANCE FOR MEDIA ARTS + CULTURE RECEIVES $900,000 GRANT
The Alliance for Media Arts and Culture today announces a three-year, $900,000 dollar grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to support Arts2Work
National Endowment for Arts Announces Second Round of Fiscal Year 2020 Funding
The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture’s Arts2Work is the first federally-registered national apprenticeship program in media arts and creative technologies. Saki Bowman, pictured above,...
Tribeca Film Institute’s Closure Should Worry All American Independent Filmmakers
As those of us involved in independent film know well, the ecosystem for creating this work is tenuous at best.
Artists, Curators, and Dealers Launch Initiatives to Support Black Lives Matter Movement
As protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd by policemen in Minneapolis have continued to rock the United States, many in the art world have gotten involved. Earlier this week, artists,
National Endowment for the Arts to Distribute $75 million in Relief Aid to Arts Organizations in Need
Washington, DC—In recognition of the arts’ $877 billion contribution to the U.S. economy and a source of 5.1 million American jobs, the National Endowment for the Arts will distribute $75 million in funding provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Why The Obamas’ Inclusion Of ‘Crip Camp’ In Their Netflix Film Lineup Means So Much
On Tuesday, Barack and Michelle Obama announced that they’ve signed a deal with Netflix to release seven films through the Obamas' new production company, Higher Ground. The Obamas launched Higher Grounds in spring of 2018 in hopes to create story-telling content that amplifies the voices of often underrepresented communities.
THE ALLIANCE FOR MEDIA ARTS + CULTURE ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD PRESIDENT N’JERI EATON
The Alliance for Media Arts +Culture is pleased to announce that the Alliance Board of Directors has elected N’Jeri Eaton as Board President, effective January 1, 2020. N’Jeri succeeds Kasandra Verbruggen, the Executive Director of SpyHop, who has served as Alliance Board President since 2016.