National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

Celebrate the start of summer at the ALL-IN Block Party

Celebrate the start of summer at the ALL-IN Block Party

Wayne County Cultural Atlas to reveal cultural trail, marker during community event
Wayne County Cultural Atlas welcomes the community to celebrate the start of summer during the ALL-IN Block Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. The ALL-IN Block Party is a free event and will be held on 10th Street, between E. Main and Sailor streets in downtown Richmond.

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Wayne County residents asked to submit photos, participate in Phantoscope

Wayne County residents asked to submit photos, participate in Phantoscope

The community is invited to submit photos of their favorite places in Wayne County and to participate in a one-day public art workshop, Phantoscope.

The workshop is presented by the Wayne County Cultural Atlas in conjunction with City Life. The Phantoscope event is intended to build awareness and support for public art in the community. Phantoscope is 11 a.m. to 5p.m. Saturday, October 3, and will be a part of City Life from 6-10 p.m. at Glen Miller Park.

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Richmond receives National Endowment for the Arts funding for cultural trail

Richmond receives National Endowment for the Arts funding for cultural trail

The city of Richmond, Richmond Art Museum and Indiana University East have received an Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Richmond is one of two cities in the state of Indiana to receive an Our Town grant this year; Indianapolis also received a grant. NEAgrant

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Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Associate professor of English receives National Endowment for the Arts fellowship

Jean Harper, associate professor of English, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for writing (prose). The fellowship will support work on her book, Horses and Divorces.

The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.

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