A reception and artist talk featuring NAC Fellow and Las Vegas artist Matthew Couper will take place at the Nevada Arts Council’s OXS Gallery in Carson City on Tuesday, July 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The talk begins at 6:15 p.m. The event is open to the public and free.

Couper’s exhibition, “From Dust to Water” has been featured at the OXS Gallery since May 21, and will remain in place until July 13. The OXS Gallery is located at 716 N. Carson St., Suite A, in Carson City. It is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free. Read More

PERFORMING ARTISTS PLEASE TAKE OUR SURVEY

The Nevada Arts Council is planning to host professional development workshops for performing artists in the coming year. In order to better design these workshops, please take a few minutes to complete the following survey to help us learn what types of professional development opportunities will best support your work.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to share and strengthen the network of Nevada’s performing artists.

If you have questions, contact:

Michelle Patrick
Community Arts Development  (Southern Nevada)
Nevada Arts Council
702.486.3732 | email

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FY19 ROLLING GRANTS NOW OPEN

Rolling grants are noncompetitive and are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible applicants throughout the year while funds are available. As applications arrive, each is reviewed for eligibility and completeness by NAC staff and processed.

The following rolling grants are now open for FY19:

ARTIST RESIDENCY EXPRESS
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
LIVING TRADITIONS
NEVADA CIRCUIT RIDER

To apply for any of the grants above, please visit GO Smart and select the corresponding FY19 application form.

INTERESTED IN BEING A NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL GRANT PANELIST?

The Nevada Arts Council invites members of the community to apply to serve as panelists for our grant panels. Serving on a peer-review panel is a powerful learning experience and a valuable contribution to the arts in Nevada. By providing your support to the arts and culture community throughout the state, you are participating in cultural policy in action and gaining insight about the grant making process. Peer review panels include artists, arts administrators, and community leaders who represent Nevada’s diversity in all forms including age, race, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, and heritage.

 

Must be a Nevada resident for at least 12 months prior to serving on a panel
Must have access to a computer to review applications and all work samples (photos, videos, etc.) through our online system prior to the virtual panel meeting
Must disclose any conflicts of interest (Panelists are asked to disclose any relationships they have with an applicant or applicant organizations. Having a conflict of interest does not make you ineligible to serve as a panelist; however, during the public panel meeting panelists are […]

NAC Awards Q4 ‘JACKPOT’ GRANTS

A dozen Nevada artists and organizations were awarded Jackpot Grants from the Nevada Arts Council for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year.

The Jackpot Grants, which range up to $1,000, are designed to support first-time or sudden opportunity arts and arts learning/education projects initiated by artists, teaching artists, schools, nonprofit organizations and public institutions.

Grant recipients include:

Amanda Alvey, Sparks, $700: To create and hold an acting and music class for teens. The class is called “Audition Skills: Musical Theatre and Beyond!” and will culminate in a showcase for the students.

The Clark County Children’s Choir, Las Vegas, $1,000: To support the 5th annual choral festival for local charter and private schools. The event theme is “I Dream a World.”

Todd R. Green, Minden, $1,000: For a lecture and hands-on demonstration of string, flute and percussion instruments from many different parts of the world. This teaching project will be attended by approximately 150 students, grades 6-12, as well as local senior citizens.

Paula Jacoby-Garrett, Henderson, $784: To support creation of a catalog for artists and visitors of the upcoming exhibit MONUMENTS at The Studio at Sahara West Library […]

FY19 ANNUAL GRANT REVIEW PANELS

Please join NAC on May 22, 23 and 24, to hear panelists review the grant applications for FY2019 Project, Partners in Excellence and Arts Learning Project/Arts Learning Component grants.

PANEL LOCATION:
Legislative Counsel Bureau
401 South Carson Street
Room CC 2134 (PIE/ALP) / CC 2135 (PRJ)
Carson City, NV 89701

Please note, if you cannot attend the meeting, you can listen or view it live over the Internet. The address for the Nevada Legislature website is http://www.leg.state.nv.us. Click on the link “Calendar of Meetings.”

FY2019 Project Grant Panel Review
DATE/TIME: Tuesday May 22, 2018 – 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Panelists will review, discuss and score the FY2019 Project Grants.

FY2019 Partners in Excellence Grant Panel Review
DATE/TIME:  Tuesday May 22, 2018 – 12:30 PM-4:30 PM
                            Wednesday May 23, 2018 – 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Panelists will review, discuss and score the FY2019 Partners in Excellence Grants.

FY2019 Arts Learning Project/Arts Learning Component Grant Panel Review
DATE/TIME: Thursday, May 24, 2018 – 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Panelists will review, discuss and score the FY2019 Arts Learning Project Grants and Arts Learning Component Grants.

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NAC SEEKING CIRCUIT RIDER CONSULTANTS

Are you interested in sharing your skill-set with Nevada’s nonprofit arts and culture organizations? Nevada Circuit Rider Consultants’ (NCR) work with local arts agencies, municipal entities and nonprofit organizations to address specific issues and/or challenges, such as cultural planning, board development, program development and strategic planning. Click here to download the NCR application. Deadline to apply is May 25 @ midnight.

If you have questions, please contact:

Shoshana “Shosh” Zeldner
Community Arts Director
775.687.7119     Email

 

DEADLINE FOR FY19 1ST QUARTER JACKPOT GRANTS IS MAY 15

The Nevada Arts Council Quarterly Jackpot Grants support new or exemplary art projects by nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations, schools, public institutions or artists. The FY19 1st Quarter Jackpot Grants support projects or activities scheduled for July 1 – September 30, 2018.

Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to: art exhibitions, performances, readings and concerts, sponsoring of arts-related workshops and conferences, marketing and promotional activities and planning, implementation, and/or evaluation of arts education/learning programs for school-aged students or other targeted participants. Individual artists of all disciplines and teaching artists are encouraged to apply. Nevada nonprofit organizations and public institutions such as schools, colleges, community centers, youth organizations, museums, tribal entities, senior centers, park districts and libraries are also encouraged to apply.

For more information about the Jackpot Grant program click here.

APPLY at nevada.gosmart.org