Received this press release from the Broward County Cultural Division. They always do good stuff, so check it out.
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Twenty-four Broward County artists will be selected through a Call to Artist application process, to attend a one-day Real Community Engagement Workshop. Hosted by Broward Cultural Division and ArtServe, Inc. and presented by Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program, the workshop will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Young At Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave. in Davie.
Creative Capital blog
PDF of the workshop description
Online Application Link
To be considered, Broward artists will be submitting proposals to participate in the seminar. Participants will apply online and be chosen by a competitive review and panel selection process. There will be a series of informational sessions to prepare Broward’s performing and media artists, writers, musicians, dancers and visual artists for this opportunity.
Information Sessions will be held on:
Saturday, October 13 at 10 AM
1350 East Sunrise Blvd.
Fort. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Tuesday, October 23 at 6 PM
7th Floor, Cybrary
100 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Saturday, October 27 at 2 PM
Lauderhill Arts Center
5450 NW 19th Street
Lauderhill, FL 33313
Today, artists in all disciplines are choosing to collaborate with institutions and individuals outside the traditional art community to create work that engages topics of social and political relevance. The Real Community Engagement workshop is designed to help artists clarify their objectives and gain the management skills they need to produce successful community-engaged projects. Professional Development Program workshops are designed to accommodate artists in all disciplines and at all stages of their careers. This diversity of participation helps create new alliances across genres and generations, which, in turn, leads to one of the program’s lasting effects: stronger artistic communities in the cities where these workshops are presented.
The facilitator, Aaron Landsman, is a playwright, performer and teacher. His stage plays have been presented in New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Minneapolis, as well as in Sweden, Norway and Belarus. He has taught at The Juilliard School and NYU and guest lectured at many colleges and universities including Columbia and Stanford Universities. He is an advocate for artists in Belarus and Turkey, whose freedom of expression, he feels, is under threat. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Johanna S. Meyer and their son Harold Emmett Landsman.
For more information, please call Adriane Clarke, grants specialist, 954-357-7530.
Creative Capital is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing integrated financial and advisory support to artists pursuing adventurous projects in five disciplines: Emerging Fields, Film/Video, Innovative Literature, and Performing and Visual Arts. Working in long-term partnership with artists, Creative Capital’s pioneering approach to support combines funding, counsel and career development services to enable a project’s success and foster a sustainable practice for its grantees. In its first decade, Creative Capital has committed more than $20 million in financial and advisory support to 325 projects representing 406 artists and has reached an additional 3,500 artists in more than 50 communities around the country through its Professional Development Program.
PDP was established through the generous support of the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and the program is also made possible through the continuing support of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation.
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