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Artist Contracts: What to Consider Including in Yours with Obi Umunna

Monday Sep 27th, 2021

Join us Wednesday, October 6 at 6:00 PM on Facebook live and Zoom.

When entering into a new project, it's important that your collaborators or clients know the terms and conditions under which you will perform your work. Artist contracts are a critical tool in clearly communicating expectations, timelines, deliverables, and compensation. Join Erie Arts & Culture on Wednesday, October 6 at 6:00 PM as we host a webinar by Obi Umunna about the critical points for consideration when drafting an artist contract.


Ignite Arts Grant applications are now open! Join us for an info session on Oct 5.

Monday Sep 13th, 2021

Erie Arts & Culture Ignite Arts Grants are designed to support a variety of arts activities in Erie County to help strengthen the vibrancy and vitality of the region and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors through arts and culture.

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Announcing the 54th Annual United Arts Fund

Thursday Sep 9th, 2021

Erie Arts & Culture and its Cultural Service Partners invite the public to participate in the 2021 United Arts Fund, which started on September 1 and will continue through December 31, 2021.

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Panel: Restorative Justice and the Arts Amongst Juvenile Populations

Wednesday Sep 8th, 2021

Panel: Restorative Justice and the Arts Amongst Juvenile Populations

Join us on September 16 at 6 PM at the Erie Art Museum or Facebook Live!

On September 16 at 6:00 PM, join Erie Arts & Culture at the Erie Art Museum for a live panel discussion focused on restorative justice through the arts amongst juvenile populations. The conversation will be moderated by Ken Nickson, the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Erie's Public Schools. Contributing to this important conversation are:

Tony Rodrigues - Erie Arts & Culture's visiting artist for the month of September. For more than 20 years, Tony has taught painting to youth at a Duval County pre-trial detention center.

Antonio Howard - A rostered teaching artist with Erie Arts & Culture and a community muralist. Antonio is a former juvenile lifer.

Maria Goellner - Maria is a former Federal Public Defender and now serves as the Pennsylvania State Policy Director at FAMM, a nonpartisan criminal justice reform organization that amplifies the voices of families impacted by incarceration.

The panel will be followed by an audience Q&A.

Through a partnership with Community Access Media (CAM), this discussion will be streamed through Erie Arts & Culture and CAM's digital platforms, including Facebook Live and YouTube.


Applications Open for $1.2 Million in Recovery Grants for the Humanities in Pennsylvania

Tuesday Sep 7th, 2021

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) recently announced it is now accepting applications statewide for $1.2 million in pandemic recovery grants for organizations with a humanities-based mission and organizations conducting humanities programming. Called PA SHARP (Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan), the initiative provides up to $20,000 in flexible funding to strengthen and grow the humanities in Pennsylvania.

The full press release is included in this blog post.

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