National Endowment for the Arts http://wfpl.org en National Endowment for the Arts Awards Funding to Five Louisville Arts Companies http://wfpl.org/post/national-endowment-arts-awards-funding-five-louisville-arts-companies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded its first round of grants for the next fiscal year, and twelve Kentucky projects received more than $200,000 in arts funding.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Five Louisville organizations are receiving grant support for developing and producing new artistic work, the highest single-city concentration of funding in the state.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 7973 at http://wfpl.org National Endowment for the Arts Awards Funding to Five Louisville Arts Companies A Wide Umbrella: Weber Gallery's Exhibit Awarded NEA Access Grant http://wfpl.org/post/wide-umbrella-weber-gallerys-exhibit-awarded-nea-access-grant <p>The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded Louisvilleā€™s <a href="http://www.councilondd.org/">Council on Developmental Disabilities</a> a Challenge America Fast-Track grant to help fund a group art exhibit, The Striped Show, in the spring. &nbsp;The $10,000 grants, which receive an expedited application review, are intended to increase access to the arts for underserved communities.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 2819 at http://wfpl.org A Wide Umbrella: Weber Gallery's Exhibit Awarded NEA Access Grant Kentucky Opera's Composer Workshop Program Receives NEA Support http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-operas-composer-workshop-program-receives-nea-support <p>The Kentucky Opera is on the list of Kentucky artists and organizations receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Arts for the next fiscal year. The opera will receive $12,500 to help fund the development of a new one-act opera by composer Paul Moravec and librettist Terry Teachout through its innovative composer workshop.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:37:08 +0000 Erin Keane 2695 at http://wfpl.org NEA Study Associates the Arts with Higher Student Achievement http://wfpl.org/post/nea-study-associates-arts-higher-student-achievement <p>The National Endowment for the Arts has released a new report that draws a strong association between arts involvement and academic achievement for at-risk youth.&nbsp;</p><p>In his introduction to the report, NEA chair Rocco&nbsp;Landesman&nbsp;writes:</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:42:05 +0000 Erin Keane 643 at http://wfpl.org