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    Art Works for Virginia Conference SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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    Virginia Champion Wins 2016 National Poetry Out Loud Competition

  • Poetry Out Loud Champion Spotlight

    Poetry Out Loud 2016 Champion Spotlight

  • 2016-2017 Guidelines for Funding

Virginia Commission for the Arts | Highlights

Virginia Commission for the Arts | Arts Education

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    Teaching Artist Roster

    The Teaching Artist Roster includes contact information, fees, background, availability and description of a sample Artist Residency for the consideration of schools applying for Artists in Education grants. Teaching Artists are online, here.
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    Arists in Education Grant

    These grants provide Virginia’s preK-12 students and teachers’ opportunities to work with professional artists either in a school setting or through after-school or summer activities. Find applications and additional information, here.
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    Virginia Poetry Out Loud

    Virginia Commission for the Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation is pleased to support Poetry Out Loud. This free program offers high school students the opportunity to develop public speaking and recitation skills while learning great works of poetry from a rich anthology of over 600 works. Register your school now!
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    Artist Fellowship - Poetry

    A limited number of fellowships are available to professional artists to support activities that will advance the art form or the careers of these artists. Funding in this category is highly competitive. Specific disciplines will be eligible for support each year on a rotating basis, depending upon the amount of state and federal funding available to the Commission. In 2016-2017 the discipline is Poetry. Learn More