New England

5.9.16

June AFTA convention is around the corner

The Americans for the Arts convention is coming to Boston in June! NEFA has been hard at work to encourage regional participation in this annual conference.

We have awarded 11 scholarships to the main conference to arts leaders from Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, and 15 scholarships to the public art pre-conference to constituents in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

NEFA’s deputy director Jane Preston is...Read more »

4.22.16

Inaugural Native Arts in New England Gathering

On Saturday April 9th amid much camaraderie, Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance (NIAA) in partnership with New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) joined for the inaugural Native Arts in New England Gathering. With over 55 artists registered to attend and many last minute inquiries, we had a fantastic turnout. From the very beginning of the day, there was...Read more »

4.13.16

CreativeGround Office Hours - Hartford, CT

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Connecticut Office of the Arts
One Constitution Plaza, 2nd Floor | Hartford, CT 06103

Hosted by Connecticut Office of the Arts

Artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses are invited to CreativeGround's Office Hours workshop. Sign up for a free one-hour time slot to work with a NEFA staff member to walk through how to create or update your profile and use CreativeGround to locate others for potential collaborations.  It is...Read more »

4.4.16

CreativeGround Survey

CreativeGround, NEFA's free, online directory of artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses is two years old! We're constantly seeking feedback from users in order to continue to improve the site and insure it is a useful tool for those looking to promote themselves or their organization, search for partners and collaborators, explore their New England creative community, and more. Last year, we received over 200 responses to the 2015 survey and learned a tremendous amount about how people are using the site and what...Read more »

3.16.16

NEFA and CreativeGround Workshop - St. Johnsbury, VT

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Hosted by 
Catamount Arts
115 Eastern Avenue | St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
FREE

Presentation: 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Questions & Office Hours: 4:30 - 5:00 PM

Artists, cultural...Read more »

3.16.16

NEFA and CreativeGround Workshop - Burlington, VT

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Hosted by Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
153 Main Street | Burlington, VT 05401
FREE

Presentation: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
Questions & Office Hours: 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses are invited to the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts to learn about NEFA's...Read more »

3.15.16

Equitable Arts-Based Community Development

Thank you to those who attended the recent New England Foundation for the Arts and PolicyLink webinar, Equitable Arts-Based Community Development. For you - and for those who could not attend - here are many of the resources that were discussed.

The webinar featured great presentations by Rebecca Berrios from Metro Nashville Arts Commission, Jeremy Staab from...Read more »

3.4.16

RFP for Creative Economy Employment Study & Artist Survey

NEFA is seeking research proposals for the third installment of the Creative Economy Employment Report of the New England creative sector to be published on NEFA’s website in spring 2017. Submissions are due March 31, 2016.

Lead funding for the project activities in this RFP is provided by the Barr Foundation. Project partners...Read more »

2.29.16

CreativeGround Office Hours - Belfast, ME

Friday, March 11, 2016
Waterfall Arts

256 High Street, Belfast, ME

Hosted by Belfast Creative Coalition

Artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses are invited to CreativeGround's Office Hours workshop. Sign up for a free one-hour time slot to work with a NEFA staff member to walk through how to create or update your profile and use CreativeGround to locate others for...Read more »

2.29.16

CreativeGround Office Hours and Presentation - Waterville, ME

Thursday, March 10, 2016
93 Main Street | Waterville, ME 04901
Hosted by Waterville Creates!

Prentation: 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Office Hours: 12:00 - 3:30 PM

Artists, cultural nonprofits, and creative businesses are invited to Waterville Creates! to learn about this CreativeGround and NEFA's grant programs...Read more »

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