Arts Council Northeast 2013

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Working to make the arts accessible to all, Arts Council Northeast is a non-profit organization which promotes the arts in all its forms throughout Northeast Tarrant and Southern Denton Counties.

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Arts Council Northeast 2013

  1. 1. With a vision of access to the arts for all, our mission is to provide artistic, cultural, and educational opportunities to improve the quality of life in our communities. Our Mission: We believe the arts make life better.
  2. 2. City of Saginaw
  3. 3. The perpetual question: What can we do today to make the arts more vital in our communities? Dallas Black Dance Theater Ken Nelson
  4. 4. • Bring the arts to all those interested • Support local artists and arts organizations • Entertain • Educate • Raise awareness of the arts • Get people involved • Get communities involved • Impact local economic development Arts Council Northeast programs
  5. 5. Free MasterWorks Concert Series • 81 concerts scheduled for 2013 • Visual and performing arts concerts, free and open to the public, featuring local, national, and international artists, as well as new, emerging artists. • Held at 16 different venues, making the events easily accessible to all communities. • Family-friendly performances
  6. 6. from Classical to Children’s Christopher McGuire Storybook Theater
  7. 7. from Stomp to Swing Vocal Trash Les Elgart Orchestra
  8. 8. and from Russian to West African Kalinka Lannaya
  9. 9. MasterWorks entertains!
  10. 10. Summer Art Camps • Since 1995, over 4622 students have attended Summer Arts College with 1238 scholarships provided. • No child who wants to attend is turned away. • Children ages 6-16 enjoy being part of an imaginative, fun, week-long cultural experience.
  11. 11. Happy campers enjoy activities . . .
  12. 12. . . . including music, art, dance, & theater
  13. 13. K.E.Y.S. to Arts (Knowledge, Education, Youth, Success) Arts in Education after-school programs . . . 2012 Spring semester: • 19 elementary schools included • 1448 children enrolled • 43 teachers employed
  14. 14. . . . provided opportunities to make art
  15. 15. • $35,000 awarded for 2013 • 14 grant recipients • Individual artists & arts-related programs • Matching funds provided by Texas Commission for the Arts • Since 1997, Arts Council Northeast has granted over $665,000, with a match totaling over 1.4 million dollars, for the arts in North Tarrant and Southern Denton Counties. Grants Program
  16. 16. 2013 Grant Recipients Grants Award Luncheon – March 1, 2013
  17. 17. Art for Veterans program offers free art supplies to veterans. Serving those who served ―
  18. 18. • Painting and drawing • Dance • Pottery • Music • Writing • Photography Classes in the arts offered locally:
  19. 19. Since 1975 . . .

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