Literary Arts

California Poets in the Schools is the largest writers-in-schools program in the nation. While encouraging youth self-expression through creative writing and art, the program also seeks to foster cultural diversity by utilizing multicultural...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Conceptual and behavioral artist, Marcus Young's practice attends to the collective experience of our inner, natural, and civic lives, and has included works involving slow-walking and smiling, wishing and flying kites, drawing lines miles long,...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Germantown Arts Alliance is an advocacy and funding organization whose mission is to promote, enrich and celebrate the community’s cultural arts environment.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Art at Work, founded by Marty Pottenger in 2007, is a national initiative piloted in Portland, Maine, designed to improve municipal government through strategic art-making projects with city employees and elected officials. Since 2007, the project...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Kresge Foundation's mission is to promote human progress.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
In December 2006, Voices Breaking Boundaries (VBB) established our living room art series, an innovative approach designed to bring art directly into residential communities in Houston. The Living Room Art series was created by artist Oskar Sonnen...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
To enhance the quality of life of New Jersey by helping the arts to flourish.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Strengthening Los Angeles communities through effective philanthropy and civic engagement.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
COMPAS strengthens communities in Minnesota by engaging people in creating art.
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center works toward a world where everyone has civil rights and economic justice, where the environment is cared for, and where cultures are honored and communities are safe. The people of Esperanza believe that to...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Council on the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island (COAHSI) cultivates a sustainable and diverse cultural community for the people of Staten Island. COAHSI creates opportunities for dialogue among and works hand-in-hand with individual artists...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Andrea Assaf is a performer, writer, director, & cultural organizer. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Art2Action Inc., a not-for-profit collective of women artists, artists of color, queer or trans-identified artists, and creative...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Santa Barbara Poet-Teachers (SBPT) is an independent educational organization that places poet-teachers in the classrooms of both public and private schools in Santa Barbara County. Our goal is to nurture a knowledge and appreciation of diverse...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Marcus Young describes sidewalks as "the blank pages of our city as a book." Inspired by names or initials stamped in concrete, Young capitalized on sidewalks as an underutilized public space to give poets a new place to showcase their writing....
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
The Harford County Cultrual Arts Board, in cooperation with Maryland State Arts Council and Harford County government, serves to enhance the cultural arts in the County through the granting of State and County funds to local non profit cultural...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014

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