GetSmART! Learning Series: Everything You Want to Know about Arts in Education Grants

GetSmART! Learning Series: Everything You Want to Know about Arts in Education Grants
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Arkansas Arts Council
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Dec 03, 10:00AM
Dec 03, 12:00PM
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120 River Market Ave., Little Rock, Arkansas, US
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Scarlet Sims

Artist Services Manager

Learn what it takes to get Arts in Education grants through the Arkansas Arts Council!  

Join Matt Boyce, one of our grant managers, to learn what grants are available for teaching artists, what the grants mean, what the Arts in Education and Arts on Tour rosters are, and how we use them. Get tips for getting on the rosters and a walk-through of the grant process.  

This workshop will be held at CALS Rock It! Lab Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to noon, 120 River Market Ave. in Little Rock.

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This workshop is a hands-on learning experience where creatives can get help signing into the grant portal and navigating content. Learn why independent panelists didn’t choose you for the Arts in Education Roster; find out what panelists are looking for; and learn how creatives on the Roster use it to expand their businesses. The Arkansas Arts Council cannot edit content, but we will provide tips and services that help creatives find the skills and technology needed to apply to our programs.  

About Matt Boyce

Matt Boyce! Matt is the arts in education and Poetry Out Loud programs manager for Arkansas Arts Council. Matt has been living in Arkansas for 10 years. He is a lifelong tap dancer/musician and has run a nonprofit tap dancing company out of Little Rock since 2013. He also runs Little Rock Tap Festival with his wife Savannah.

About Brazier Watts

Brazier Watts has been in the position as grants administrator for the Arkansas Arts Council for 12 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Arkansas Little Rock and a master of arts in philosophy from the University of Illinois, Springfield.

She previously held a position as grants program manager for the Arkansas Department of Education for six years where she managed the service-learning and character education grant programs.

About Arkansas Arts Council

The Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of Arkansas Heritage, advances the arts in Arkansas by providing services and supporting arts endeavors that encourage and assist literary, performing and visual artists in achieving standards of professional excellence. In addition, the Arkansas Arts Council provides technical and financial assistance to Arkansas arts organizations and other providers of cultural and educational programs.

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