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2017 DEC Grants for Community Arts, Arts Education, and Creation of New Art Works now available

These grants are intended to support arts and cultural programming and the creation of artworks in Erie and Niagara Counties.  Administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York, Inc. (ASI) and funded by the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). New this year: We now accept applications through a new, online grants [...]

2017 DEC Grants for Community Arts, Arts Education, and Creation of New Art Works now available 2017-02-12T01:02:30+00:00

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York awards $118,440 in “DEC” grants to artists and organizations in Erie and Niagara Counties

New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program source of funds Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI), in partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Decentralization (DEC) grant programs.  Fifty-five organizations and artists in Erie and Niagara Counties will [...]

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York awards $118,440 in “DEC” grants to artists and organizations in Erie and Niagara Counties 2016-01-20T18:20:51+00:00

Community wins grant to bring public art to Bailey Avenue

Buffalo, NY – More public art will soon be headed to Bailey Avenue thanks to a $2,000 grant from the Arts Service Initiative of Western New York awarded to the University District Community Development Association (UDCDA). The grant will help continue the work started in Fall of 2014 with a project called Bailey Fights Blight. The project, spearheaded by [...]

Community wins grant to bring public art to Bailey Avenue 2016-01-06T11:57:25+00:00

Arts Services Initiative of WNY: 2016 community arts, arts education, individual artist grants available

20 percent more funding available, no CDP requirement for 2016 Arts Services Initiative of Western New York has announced the application process for New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization regrants in Erie and Niagara counties, with a 20 percent increase in overall funding available and no cultural data project requirement. All new applicants [...]

Arts Services Initiative of WNY: 2016 community arts, arts education, individual artist grants available 2016-01-12T15:08:15+00:00

Artpark artist seeking community-created clay works for park installation

Make a piece at Artpark's Free Family Saturdays this weekend Niagara County artist Karen Sirgey will be implementing her community art installation at Artpark this August. She will explore the theme of "Contribution" by inviting the public to participate in the creation of her large-scale sculpture. This Saturday, July 25, Sirgey welcomes the community to [...]

Artpark artist seeking community-created clay works for park installation 2016-01-12T15:14:32+00:00
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