The Arts and Education Council builds appreciation, participation and support for arts and arts education through the St. Louis community. New this year is the NYSCA/ESD Arts & Cultural Facilities Improvement Program, a capital grant program offered in collaboration with Empire State Development, which will award up to $20 million in funding across the state to arts and cultural organizations.
Junior, who is a Mexican American young man recently released from prison really drives the story as much of his backstory connects us to Fred and his tragedies as well as legal decisions such as the one that caused the city to erupt as it does in the riot.
The event was in part, about sharing new ideas and innovative practice that bridges substance misuse and recovery, with the arts – moving away from cliched representations of addiction, and critically about exploring ways in which art and artists might have a part in the research agenda.
Less well-attended than the previous (non)meeting, there were nonetheless a number of arts supporters, arts leaders and other members of the public who voiced their support for public art and concerns about the ongoing debacle on the plaza – including the observation that the place, now empty except for light standards, was actually more interesting during the messy construction phase.
Not too long back, some of the people who were designing the curriculum got to sit down for coffee with Jim and Anne Mills of Creative Arts Europe Throughout three decades of service there are few, if any, who are more familiar and involved in being a witness through the arts in Europe.