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NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur 2021 Program

Arts Services Inc. (ASI) is excited to partner with the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to bring the popular NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur program back to Western New York in March 2021. This professional development program will be presented free of charge to selected participants. The NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur Program is an [...]

NYSCA/NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur 2021 Program2020-12-14T09:04:50-05:00

Support WNY Arts This Holiday Season

This year has severely impacted all aspects of our economy, including the arts. This $352M Western New York industry that employees 10,000 full time equivalent staff positions has been decimated by COVID. Arts organizations are struggling to hang on to their staff, attract patrons and visitors, and provide some kind of content to stay relevant [...]

Support WNY Arts This Holiday Season2020-12-07T13:20:16-05:00

ASI Accepts Artist Proposals for Central Terminal Project

Arts Services Inc. (ASI), on behalf of the Central Terminal Restoration Corp. (CTRC), invites artists in all appropriate mediums (3-dimensional designs to be potentially movable to allow cars to pass through only when needed) from throughout Western New York to submit proposals for an outdoor placemaking and welcoming project located on the driveway entrance of [...]

ASI Accepts Artist Proposals for Central Terminal Project2020-11-16T08:03:42-05:00

Weaving Together A Vibrant Community: Q&A with Stitch Buffalo

For this month’s Accessibility in the Arts spotlight, we sat down with Dawne Hoeg, Director of the Stitch Buffalo, to learn more about the organization, they're work, and the community they serve. Stitch Buffalo, located on Niagara Street in Buffalo, advances social justice for refugee women in Buffalo, NY by creating opportunities for cross-cultural exchange [...]

Weaving Together A Vibrant Community: Q&A with Stitch Buffalo2020-11-09T12:59:53-05:00

Creative COVID Captioning: Q&A with the Irish Classical Theatre Company

For this month’s Accessibility in the Arts spotlight, we sat down with Kate LoConti Alcocer, Executive Artistic Director of the Irish Classical Theatre Company, to learn more about the organization, their programming, and how they are leading the charge to make theatre more accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing communities. The Irish Classical [...]

Creative COVID Captioning: Q&A with the Irish Classical Theatre Company2020-10-11T18:11:43-04:00

“Au-some” Aquarium: Q&A with the Aquarium of Niagara

For this month’s Accessibility in the Arts spotlight, we sat down with Gary Siddall, Executive Director of the Aquarium of Niagara, to learn more about the organization, their programming, and how they are working more closely with the WNY community. The Aquarium of Niagara in Niagara Falls, NY strives to celebrate our natural wonders and [...]

“Au-some” Aquarium: Q&A with the Aquarium of Niagara2020-09-26T10:18:29-04:00

Michelle Braswell Joins ASI’s Board of Directors

We are excited to announce that Michelle Braswell has been appointed to our board of directors after serving on various committees and panels for ASI. "Michelle's been a vital part of ASI for several years," said ASI Executive Director Jennifer Swan-Kilpatrick. "She's been a grant review panelist, a part of our Special Events Committee, and [...]

Michelle Braswell Joins ASI’s Board of Directors2020-09-04T09:21:16-04:00

Increasing Racial Diversity in Orchestra: Q&A with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Founded in 1935, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) is our region's  professional symphony orchestra. Under the artistic leadership of JoAnn Falleta, the BPO provides artistic excellence and integrity to enrich the quality of life in Western New York through the presentation of live symphonic music and other musical events which educate and entertain the broadest [...]

Increasing Racial Diversity in Orchestra: Q&A with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra2020-08-20T09:56:56-04:00

Diverse Voices: Q&A with Torn Space Theater’s Dan Shanahan

Founded by Dan Shanahan and Melissa Meola, Torn Space Theater aims to create original, aesthetically innovative performances, and to introduce internationally-renowned, contemporary performance to Western New York and the Buffalo-Niagara Region. For this month’s Accessibility in the Arts spotlight, we sat down with Torn Space's Artistic Director and Founder Dan Shanahan to learn more about [...]

Diverse Voices: Q&A with Torn Space Theater’s Dan Shanahan2020-08-20T09:57:22-04:00
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