ArtsWA and Dept of Commerce Announce New Round of CARES Act Funding for Arts and Culture Nonprofits in Washington
ArtsWA, in coordination with Dept. of Commerce is accepting applications for CARES Relief grants to be distributed to arts & cultural organizations this fall. Applications will be accepted between September 28 to october 23, 2020.
From West African drumming to Nordic boat building, Hebrew calligraphy to Mexican folk music and more, The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions is excited to announce selections for the 2020-2021 Washington State Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program.
The Washington State Arts Commission will hold its quarterly Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, August 5, from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm. This is an open public meeting that will be held on a virtual online platform.
Our partner Artists Up is providing no-cost professional online advice on finance/accounting, unemployment, law, healthcare/insurance, housing/space, grant-writing, basic needs, and more.
ArtsWA, in partnership with Oregon Arts Commission and the Idaho Comission on the Arts, hosted a webinar on June 10, 2020.
We, the Board of the Washington State
Arts Commission, share the following statement:
“Violence, bloodshed, and the wasting of
the human spirit in these times seem almost inextricably woven into the fabric
of our society. “
The recent deaths of George Floyd and
many other black men and women in circumstances that involved police
use-of-force adds another sickening stain to an unimaginable chronicle of
To Washington State’s Arts + Creative Communities,
The staff and board of ArtsWA stand in solidarity against racism. We acknowledge the historic and persistent legacies of inequity, violence, and community resilience in Washington State. As a staff and an agency, we are saddened and deeply affected.