Native American Arts

Basket by Eric Otter Bacon (Passamaquoddy)

Watie Akins (Penobscot)

Robert Peters (Mashpee Wampanoag)

Native Arts Program Update

NEFA is currently in a planning phase to determine how our programs and services can serve the Native arts community in New England. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore grant opportunities and services in other NEFA programs, and contact us with questions. Learn more.

Grants

For artists

  • Enables artists to create projects of all disciplines that take place in the public realm in the city of Boston and that integrate public participation into artistic process and presentation.

For presenters

Programs

  • Enables artists to create projects of all disciplines that take place in the public realm in the city of Boston and that integrate public participation into artistic process and presentation.

  • Supports artists and nonprofit organizations in the creation and touring of contemporary dance.

  • Supports the development and touring of artist-led collaborative, ensemble, and devised theater work.

  • Supports Native American artists and Native-led nonprofit organizations through grantmaking and network development.

  • Using CreativeGround, a searchable directory of Native American artists and Native-led nonprofit organizations in New England.

  • Funds nonprofit organizations to present New England performing artists.

  • Supports the field of public art through professional development, networking, and grantmaking.