Missouri Arts Council News http://www.missouriartscouncil.org/rss.aspx Rx SystemsPF News en-us 2 Aug 2015 14:00:00 GMT Arts Heroes Needed https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/94 Don't let your arts heroes be invisible! Nominate Missouri artists, arts organizations, educators, leaders, philanthropists, and communities for the 2016 Missouri Arts Awards. 16 Jul 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=235 Patt Sharp: A Love for Education and the Arts http://www.dddnews.com/story/2204579.html Kennett resident Patt Ann Sharp brings a lifetime of passion and experience in the arts and education to her new position on the board of the Missouri Arts Council. 15 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=234 Michael Burke and Patt Sharp Appointed to MAC Board https://governor.mo.gov/news/archive/gov-nixon-makes-appointments-six-boards-and-commissions Missouri Department of Economic Development Mike Downing has appointed Michael Burke, of Kansas City,and Patt Ann Sharp, of Kennett, to the Missouri Arts Council board. 15 Jun 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=233 Maya Bryant Is 2015 Poetry Out Loud Missouri Champion https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/89 Maya Bryant, a senior at Holt High School in Wentzville, emerged as Missouri's 2015 state champion in the state finals for Poetry Out Loud that were held in Jefferson City on March 12. 12 Mar 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=232 Michael Donovan Named MAC Executive Director http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2015/02/19/new-executive-director-for-missouri-arts-council.html Michael Donovan, who has been on the staff of the Missouri Arts Council for 10 years, five of them as assistant director, has been appointed the Council's executive director, announced Department of Economic Development Director Mike Downing. 18 Feb 2015 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=231 MISSOURI'S FRINGE FESTS ARE FREEWHEELING ARTS FUN | The irreverent grab-bag "Fringe" festivals are annual summer treats. https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/110 10 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=230 Announcing the Honorees of the 2015 Missouri Arts Awards https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/59 The Missouri Arts Council announces the six honorees of the 2015 Missouri Arts Awards. 3 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=229 Navigate Your MAC Grant Workshops https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/111 The Missouri Arts Council's annual Grant Information Workshops take place Oct. 28 through Dec. 2 in nine cities across the state. The free workshops are designed for new applicants or those who need basic help with the Missouri Arts Council grant process. 20 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=228 Next50 MAC Listening Tour Gathering Public Input https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/133 From August through October 2014, the Missouri Arts Council is touring the state in search of public input for our next strategic plan. We are at the crossroads of our first century: 50 years of supporting and promoting art in Missouri nearly behind us, the next 50 ahead. Eight communities are being visited between August 27 and October 6: Cape Girardeau, Columbia, Hannibal, Joplin, Kansas City, St. Joseph, St. Louis, and Springfield. 27 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=227 Poetry Out Loud Registration Open Through Dec. 8 https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/page/89 Registration for the 2015 Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Competition in Missouri is now open through Monday, December 8. This nationwide program encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. The competitions start in high school classrooms and culminate in the finals in Washington, D.C. every spring. Missouri's state champion will emerge from the state finals on March 12, 2015 at the Capitol. 27 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.missouriartscouncil.com/?ID=226