Americans for the Arts is pleased to announce a generous gift of $250,000 from The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation establishing a first-of-its-kind national program, the Jorge and Darlene Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design. The program, which includes an award benefitting an artist, public art administrator, or representative from the civic design field on a rotating basis annually, seeks to celebrate and highlight the work of individuals who support, develop, and manage the incorporation of art into the design of places and spaces across the United States.
Egypt's cabinet has approved a new state award for young creators and intellectuals, as well as a bill modifying an intellectual property law which also addresses the younger generation of innovators.
El Consejo Nacional de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio, encabezado por la ministra de las Culturas Consuelo Valdés, dio a conocer ayer el nombre de las cuatro personas que -de aceptar la nominación formalmente- se integrarán al jurado que elegirá a los Premios Nacionales 2020: Se trata de Carmen Luisa Letelier y Gastón Soublette en Artes Musicales y Adriana Valdés y María Isabel Lara en Literatura. Además, se dio inicio a las postulaciones a las dos categorías que serán reconocidas este año.
The recipients of the 2020 First Nations Arts Awards will be revealed tonight during an unmissable ceremony to be held live online. This special event will be jointly hosted by Wesley Enoch AM, Chair of the Australia Council’s First Nations Arts Strategy Panel (hosting from the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation) and Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin, Deputy Chair, Australia Council for the Arts (hosting from the lands of the Kaurna people). It will include a yidaki fanfare and a performance by the Stiff Gins (Yuwaalaraay, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta Nations) live from the Sydney Opera House.
The recipients of the 2020 First Nations Arts Awards have been announced during an unforgettable live streamed ceremony. Respected elders Alison Milyika Carroll and Djon Mundine OAM were honoured with the Red Ochre Awards for Lifetime Achievement. Thea Anamara Perkins received the 2020 Dreaming Award for a young and emerging artist and Maree Clarke was the recipient of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Fellowship.
Creative New Zealand is calling for nominations for three prestigious annual awards, each recognising the valued contributions of some of our country’s most talented artists: The Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement, Ngā Taonga Toi a Te Waka Toi (Te Waka Toi Awards), and the Arts Pasifika Awards.