Employee Engagement at the Greater Hartford Arts Council

Americans for the Arts Written by: Ali Fernandez Posted:  October 24, 2014 One of the challenges facing employers today is attracting and retaining a talented workforce while concurrently asking employees to do more with less. Employee satisfaction is increasingly linked … Continue reading

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A Musical Fix for American Schools

The Wall Street Journal Written by:  Joanne Lipman Published:  October 10, 2014 American education is in perpetual crisis. Our students are falling ever farther behind their peers in the rest of the world. Learning disabilities have reached epidemic proportions, affecting … Continue reading

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Texans for the Arts News

Register now for Texans for the Arts Foundation’s sixth Arts Funding & Leadership Development Workshop on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Tyler Rose Garden Center.   Don’t miss this information packed Workshop for arts administrators, arts organizations’ board members, community … Continue reading

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Texas Commission on the Arts News

New Grants and Cultural Districts: At its September 4th meeting, the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) approved funding of 875 grants for its first funding round for fiscal year 2015. The grants total $4.5 million and will go to … Continue reading

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2015 Texas Medal of Arts Awards Honoree Announcement

Save the Date!  The 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Honorees will be announced on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.  It should be a very exciting afternoon celebrating Texas legends and rising stars.  Thanks to our Co-chairs … Continue reading

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Texas Women for the Arts News

Please join us in congratulating the following Texas Women members who have been chosen as Officers for 2014-2015.  The program would not be as successful without the leadership of these dynamic women: Chair:  Ginni Mithoff, Houston Membership Chairs:  Leslie Blanton, … Continue reading

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The Trust Welcomes New Board Members

Please join us in welcoming three new Board Members to the Texas Cultural Trust.  We welcome their leadership in directing the Trust’s long-term programing and initiatives. Mary Hammon Lee, Houston As a fine art advisor, Mary Hammon Lee helps identify … Continue reading

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Message from the Chair

It seems like just yesterday that I sat down to write the first newsletter of 2014, and now, September is already upon us.  As we head into the final few months of 2014, we hope that you will take the … Continue reading

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Arts and Digital Literacy Initiative Update

This year, The Trust is piloting Dance and Media Communications I in 10 schools across the state.  The Trust hosted a 2 day intensive pilot teacher training in Austin this August.  The following schools are piloting Dance and Media Communication … Continue reading

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Partner Spotlight: MINDPOP

In this month’s Partner Spotlight, we present Dr. Brent Hasty, Executive Director of MINDPOP, a solutions-based organization ensuring each and every child benefits from creative learning. MINDPOP’s innovative approach infuses creative learning experiences, professional development, and curriculum enhancements across the … Continue reading

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