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Phoenix Conservatory of Music Hits High Note with National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awardhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/arts-and-culture/189Arts and Culture11/9/2017 5:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/189/Newsroom_Arts_001.jpgPhoenix Conservatory of Music Hits High Note with National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award<div class="ExternalClassC78F75DF784F49A98E5FEB5DB8992A23"><html> <p style="text-align:center;">​<span style="font-weight:700;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">Ho</span><span style="font-weight:700;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">nor is a first for the program supported by Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture operating grant</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">As Phoenix's arts community continues to grow and thrive, one of its own arts organizations has received national recognition of its excellent programming for young people. The Phoenix Conservatory of Music was recognized today with a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation's highest honor for these programs. PCM was one of twelve organizations across the country to receive the honor, which recognizes effectiveness in promoting learning and life skills in young people by engaging them through creative youth development programs.  </p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">In addition to the national recognition bestowed by receipt of the prestigious award, PCM will also receive $10,000 to support its programming and engage more young people from the community.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">"Phoenix is home to an incredible arts community, and organizations like the Phoenix Conservatory of Music are key to the city's cultural vibrancy," Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said. "This award is testament to the great work PCM is doing to expose children in our community to the arts and music education."</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The award recognizes the country's best creative youth development programs for using engagement in the arts and the humanities to generate a wide range of positive outcomes, such as increases in academic achievement, graduation rates, and college enrollment. The awardees—chosen from a pool of 350 nominations and 50 finalists—were also recognized for improving literacy and language abilities, communication and performance skills, and cultural awareness.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">"This award highlights what we already know, that Phoenix has an amazing arts and culture community that deserves a national stage, with programs that give students the skills to achieve their dreams," said Phoenix Vice Mayor Laura Pastor, chair of the city's Parks, Arts, Education and Equality Subcommittee. "The Phoenix Conservatory of Music provides essential support and encouragement of students' creativity and self-expression, something most young people can't get during the regular school day."</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The award is the latest recognition to highlight the Conservatory's work with students. Earlier this year, the City of Phoenix recognized the arts nonprofit's life-changing work with a $14,772 grant to support the group's operating expenses. The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture's Grants Program supports organizations that expand the availability of arts and cultural activities throughout the city of Phoenix and champion, promote, and expand cultural diversity.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">"This kind of excellent programming is why it is essential that the City of Phoenix supports arts organizations like the Phoenix Conservatory of Music. Our investment through operating grants and technical support help to make these successes possible," said Councilwoman Thelda Williams, District 1. "I hope that our residents will take the time to learn about the Conservatory and all it offers our community. It's a true gem that everyone should know about."</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">Residents who would like to watch the awards ceremony can attend a viewing party to celebrate at the Phoenix Conservatory of Music:</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;">WHEN:                                </span> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;">Thursday, November 9, 2017<br style="box-sizing:border-box;">5:30 - 7:30 p.m.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;">WHERE:</span>                             <br style="box-sizing:border-box;">Metrocenter Mall<br style="box-sizing:border-box;">9617 N. Metro Parkway West, Suite 2112, Phoenix AZ 85051</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;">SCHEDULE:</span>                         <br style="box-sizing:border-box;">5:30 p.m.  Student performances, refreshments, tours<br style="box-sizing:border-box;">6:30  p.m. Video feed of Regina Nixon, PCM Executive Director, Marcus Wolf, PCM Student Ambassador and PCM Students Lourde Childs and Michael Rodriguez performing at the awards ceremony in Washington D.C.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;">7:15 p.m. Cake and more student performances</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">For more information about the Phoenix Conservatory of Music, visit <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1353397/604673/5878/3/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">www.pcmrocks.org</a>.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;">About the Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture</span> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;"></span>The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, established by the Phoenix City Council in 1985, works to foster a sense of cultural identity, celebrate diversity and ensure an outstanding quality of community life. The Public Art Program was established in 1986 to improve the design of the city's buildings, spaces and infrastructure.  The Office is advised by the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission.  For more information on the Office of Arts and Culture, visit <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1353397/604673/20854/6/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">phoenix.gov/arts</a>or call 602-262-4637.  Follow the Office on Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1353397/604673/20855/9/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">www.facebook.com/phxofficeofartsandculture</a> and Twitter <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1353397/604673/20856/10/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">@phxarts_culture</a>.<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/artsNews
Youth Arts & Culture Council supported by Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture provides new grant opportunity for youth-led programminghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/arts-and-culture/205Arts and Culture9/13/2017 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/205/Newsroom_arts_007.jpgYouth Arts & Culture Council supported by Phoenix Office of Arts & Culture provides new grant opportunity for youth-led programming<div class="ExternalClassB5A6B6630D78483D9B364FAC9BD18D65"><html> <p>​<span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity for young artists, with an application process that is overseen by the city's recently established Youth Arts and Culture Council (YACC).<br></span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"><br>From their thoughtful work at city of Phoenix budget hearing meetings, where the Council posed the question "How are you serving the arts, your community, and young people?" Phoenix City Council members approved $20,000 in new grant funding for youth-oriented programs in this fiscal year.<br></span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"><br>The new</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;">Youth Arts+Culture Engagement Grant</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">is open until Friday, October 20, 2017. Facilitated and shaped by the Youth Arts and Culture Council members, this funding opportunity is for youth-led arts and culture advisory boards, councils, art groups, and clubs. Submissions are being accepted from groups with the desire to create projects which support the artistic and cultural work of young people, or projects which introduce youth to arts and culture in the city of Phoenix. To continue the value of accessibility, the grant application simply requires a short three-minute video submission by young artists. Visit</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347345/341392/20601/3/" style="font-size:medium;background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">www.phoenix.gov/arts/yacc</a><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">to learn more on eligibility requirements.<br></span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"><br>The YACC, composed of 15 members representing all eight council districts, convenes weekly to review issues relating to arts and culture programs and services for youth, providing the opportunity for youths to lead the development of their own arts-related programming, and develop leadership skills. Among the activities the YACC has developed are an annual city-wide gathering of all young Phoenix artists to meet and discuss ways to strengthen communities through arts and culture. The Youth Arts+Culture Engagement Grant provides the latest opportunity for young people to work directly to engage in and creatively develop Phoenix's arts and culture offerings.<br></span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"><br>For information about the 2017-2018 Youth Arts and Culture Council activities, including the grant application, visit</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><span style="font-size:medium;background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;font-weight:700;"><a target="_blank" href="file:///C:/Users/049435/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/Content.Outlook/8GOVW5JQ/phoenix.gov/arts/yacc" style="font-size:medium;background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">phoenix.gov/arts/yacc</a><br></span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"><br><b>About Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture<br></b></span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, established by the Phoenix City Council in 1985, works to foster a sense of cultural identity, celebrate diversity and ensure an outstanding quality of community life. The Public Art Program was established in 1986 to improve the design of the city's buildings, spaces and infrastructure.  The Office is advised by the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission.  For more information on the Office of Arts and Culture, visit</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347345/341392/1100/6/" style="font-size:medium;background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">phoenix.gov/arts</a><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">or call 602-262-4637.  Follow the Office on Facebook:</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347345/341392/18092/9/" style="font-size:medium;background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">www.facebook.com/phxofficeofartsandculture</a><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> and Twitter</span><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;"> </span><a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347345/341392/20594/10/" style="font-size:medium;background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">@phxarts_culture</a><span style="font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif;font-size:medium;background-color:window;color:windowtext;">.</span></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/artsNews
New Exhibition "Gems from the Burton Barr Library Art Collection" Now Openhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/arts-and-culture/191Arts and Culture9/11/2017 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/191/Newsroom_arts_003.jpgNew Exhibition "Gems from the Burton Barr Library Art Collection" Now Open<div class="ExternalClass8D138E1345014EC3BA4CEEEA5F837155"><html> <p>​<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start" aria-hidden="true"></span> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The art exhibition "Gems from the Burton Barr Library Art Collection," which highlights seventeen artworks from the Burton Barr Central Library, is now on view at The Gallery @ City Hall, 200 W. Washington Street.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;">From the majestic southwest landscapes of Ed Mell, to the vivid and groundbreaking work of Fritz Scholder, the art collection at the Burton Barr Central Library is truly stunning. Shown in one space for the first time, these works are typically hung on walls throughout the library's five floors. Together, these artistic gems accentuate the history, beauty, and grandeur of Phoenix's rich cultural landscape.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;">Artists included in the exhibition are Shonto Begay, George Elbert Burr, Marc Chagall, Ronald Cruickshank, John Farnsworth, Dale Kennington, Merrill Mahaffey, Ed Mell, Joan Miró, Gayle Novak, Howard Post, Genevieve Reckling, Pat Scheurich, and Fritz Scholder.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;">Located on the ground floor of City Hall, The Gallery @ City Hall is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The artwork will be on display until May 25, 2018.<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><br style="box-sizing:border-box;">The Gallery @ City Hall is supported and operated by the Friends of Phoenix Public Art. The Friends of Phoenix Public Art is currently looking for new Gallery volunteers.  Selected volunteers will participate in a ninety-minute training program to learn about the gallery exhibits and works in the Phoenix Municipal Art Collection.  For more information, email: <a target="_blank" href="mailto:poacvolunteer@gmail.com" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">poacvolunteer@gmail.com</a></p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;"> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;">About Friends of Phoenix Public Art</span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The mission of Friends of Phoenix Public Art, a non-profit organization, is to support the maintenance and restoration of the Municipal Art Collection of the city of Phoenix, through fundraising, education, and advocacy.  "Friends" manages the Gallery @ City Hall and presents educational programming about citywide public art projects. For more information visit <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/20592/3/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">www.friendsofphoenixpublicart<span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;">.</span>org</a></p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;"> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;">About Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture</span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, established by the Phoenix City Council in 1985, works to foster a sense of cultural identity, celebrate diversity and ensure an outstanding quality of community life. The Public Art Program was established in 1986 to improve the design of the city's buildings, spaces and infrastructure.  The Office is advised by the Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission.  For more information on the Office of Arts and Culture, visit <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/1100/6/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">phoenix.gov/arts</a>or call 602-262-4637.  Follow the Office on Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/18092/9/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">www.facebook.com/phxofficeofartsandculture</a> and Twitter <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/20594/10/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">@phxarts_culture</a>.</p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;"> <span style="font-weight:700;box-sizing:border-box;"> <br style="box-sizing:border-box;">About Phoenix Public Library</span> </p> <p style="margin-bottom:14px;word-wrap:normal;font-size:medium;box-sizing:border-box;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;line-height:18px !important;">Phoenix Public Library is a system of 16 branch libraries and the Burton Barr Central Library.  For more information, call 602-262-4636 or visit <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/2299/11/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">phoenixpubliclibrary.org</a>. Follow them on Twitter at <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/2300/12/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">twitter.com/phxlibrary</a>,Instagram at <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/15871/13/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">instagram.com/phoenixpubliclibrary </a> and "like" them on Facebook at <a target="_blank" href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1347074/341392/5411/14/" style="background:transparent;font-family:hind, sans-serif;transition:all 0.2s ease-in-out;box-sizing:border-box;">facebook.com/phoenixpubliclibrary</a>.<br></p> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end" aria-hidden="true"></span> <p> <br> </p> <p> <br> </p> <br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/artsNews


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On view at the Gallery @ City Hall

"Gems from the Burton Barr Central Library Art Collection" through May 2018

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