Professional Development

5.11.18

CreativeGround Office Hours - Providence

NEFA is excited to have Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) host our CreativeGround team in Providence, RI on May 30th! Members of our staff will facilitate office hour sessions to provide guidance on updating user profiles on CreativeGround to meet roster profile minimum requirements.Read more »

5.4.18

Art & Culture Discussion Series: Art & Public Health

Art and culture implemented in community spaces through public art and cultural events can have a positive impact on community health in multiple ways. On Monday, April 23, a discussion about Art and Public Health wrapped up the third and final installment of a three-part Art and Culture Discussion Series co-hosted by the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC). Designed to explore how public art can address a range of planning goals and objectives related to green infrastructure, community building, economic development, and...Read more »

5.2.18

2018 National Dance Project Advisors

This year the National Dance Project (NDP) received its highest number of Preliminary Applications ever, with 148 applications from artists and companies in 28 states and three countries! Over a third of these applicants have never applied to NDP before, and 70% have not previously received an NDP Production Grant. Read more »

5.1.18

Call for Local Host: CCX 2019 in Vermont

Would you like to help NEFA produce the next CCX and bring 250 New England leaders to your community for peer learning and networking? Apply to be the Local Host for CCX 2019 in Vermont!

It’s time to start planning the next iteration of NEFA's biennial regional creative economy convening, the Creative Communities Exchange! Prior events have traveled around the region to Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire,...Read more »
4.27.18

May 2018 Opportunities

Here are opportunities for this month - check them out and pass them along to your colleagues. And as always, email us if you know of any professional development events or calls to artists that we should consider posting in the future.

Visit NEFA's events calendar for even more opportunities.

Opportunities in New England

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05.01.2018
4.20.18

Building Knowledge and Networks for Performing Artists

On April 4 and 5, Amy Smith, Co-Director of Headlong in Philadelphia and Seth Lepore, Co-Founder of Mass Collaborative in Easthampton, Massachusetts, led an intensive two-day workshop titled “The Nuts & Bolts of Being a Performing Artist,” co-hosted by NEFA, the Boston Foundation, and MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists program, and held at the office of the Boston Foundation.Read more »

4.3.18

Creative Community Fellowship for New England

NEFA is partnering with National Arts Strategies to get the word out about their upcoming Creative Communities Fellowship specifically for New England leaders like you.Read more »

3.29.18

April 2018 Opportunities

Here are opportunities for this month - check them out and pass them along to your colleagues. And as always, email us if you know of any professional development events or calls to artists that we should consider posting in the future.

Visit NEFA's events calendar for even more opportunities.Read more »

3.23.18

NEFA at Arts Advocacy Day 2018

On March 12-13, 2018, I joined a passionate delegate of arts professionals from across the country for Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. to remind our legislators of the importance of federal support for the arts.Read more »

3.12.18

Social Media Social

Creative City’s artists have a wealth of expertise to offer one another to help fill gaps in sustaining their practices. On March 1, we gathered for our first cross-cohort gathering of the year, the Social Media Social. This evening paired short presentations on some best practices for using social media along with some time for grantees from across cohorts to connect with one another in person.Read more »

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