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AES Awarded NEA "Access to Artistic Excellence" grant

Friday, January 1, 2010

The UMass Arts Extension Service is pleased to announce that it was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts:  Access to Artistic Excellence grant in the First Round of FY2010 grants. The Arts Extension Service’s $35,000 award was part of those designated for Local Arts Agencies and will be used to develop and implement a new Local Arts Agency Fundamentals Training Series, a professional development series for local arts agency staff to be jointly developed by the Arts Extension Service and Americans for the Arts. 

Artist Residency Programs and Artist Retreat Centers

Monday, December 1, 2008

When was the last time you had the privilege of devoting a block of time solely to your art? If now is your time to focus on your work, we encourage you to seek a meaningful and appropriate Artist Residency Program. 

Maren Brown and Craig Dreeszen appear at the ArtsME conference

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Workshops and lectures:

UWW's Arts Administration Program Represents a Degree of Progress

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

What do a mural and a balance sheet have in common? Ask an artist, and he may scratch his head. Ask an accountant, and he’ll probably compare costs of supplies versus profit from the sale of the...

MCC Adams Planning Grant Training

Wednesday, March 1, 2006

On Monday March 26th, 10:00am-3:30pm, Craig Dreeszen and Maren Brown delivered training programs for up to thirty John and Abigail Adams Arts Program planning grant recipients.

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AES is awarded grant from the NEA

Sunday, January 1, 2006

AES is awarded $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to launch the initiative, “Peripheral Vision:  A New Look at Communities.” Peripheral Vision:  A New Look at Communities is a two-year project examining cultural economic development initiatives in the U.S. and distilling the best practices and practical tools into a series of workshops to be delivered around the nation.