PPAC Accepting Applications for Arts Scholarships 2018

The Providence Performing Arts Center is now accepting applica­tions for the ARTS Scholarships 2018 program, with a deadline of 3:00p on March 2, 2018.  The ARTS Scholarships program awards 30 scholarships valued at up to $500 each to qualified, talented Rhode Island middle school students (aged 11-14 as of June 1, 2018). These scholarships, sponsored by The Textron Charitable Trust and PPAC’s Annual Fund donors with support from Ocean State Charities Trust, offer young artists an opportunity to attend local, sum­mer arts education programs that will broaden their experiences in a chosen area of study.  Applications, guidelines, and list of summer arts programs are available online at https://www.ppacri.org/outreach/arts-scholarship or in person at the Providence Performing Arts Center’s Ad­ministrative Office, 220 Weybosset Street, 2nd Floor. For more information, visit the PPAC website or call Cynthia Goldsmith at 574-3105.

RISCA Grant Deadline Tomorrow!

Just a reminder that your Arts Access Grant, Arts in Healthcare, Fellowships in Choreography, Drawing & Printmaking, Music Composition, New Genres, and Painting, Project Grants for Education, Project Grants for Individuals, Cultural Facilities, Design Innovation Grants, and Teaching Arts Roster applications are due tomorrow! Make sure you hit submit by 11:59pm on Monday, October 2nd. If you have any last minute questions, we will be by our phones and emails on Monday until 4pm.

As a bonus, submissions to have your work shown at TF Green Airport are also due by the end of the day Monday, for all exhibitions in 2018. Click here for more information- and we extended the deadline by a day, so don’t panic when you see October 1st.

Sustainable Arts Foundation Awards to Artists with Children Application due August 31

The Sustainable Arts Foundation offers unrestricted cash awards to artists and writers with children. This year, they are making awards of $5,000 each to twenty artists and writers. This is an award program that recognizes excellence in a creative field, and the selection process is focused on the strength of the submitted portfolio. This award is open to literary and visual artists. For more information, click here.