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

  • Enable 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/or presentation.

For presenters

Programs

  • Creative City grants will enable 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.

  • The National Dance Project fuels the creation of new dance works and brings the work of the most compelling dance artists of our time to audiences across the nation.

  • The National Theater Project (NTP) promotes the development of artist-led, ensemble, and devised theater work while extending the reach and life of these projects through touring.

  • New England States Touring (NEST) provides support to New England-based nonprofit organizations (known as presenters) for performances and community activities by select New England performing artists.

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