The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its 2014 grants to arts organizations and some Texas groups received a good share of the $25.8 million given nationally. In addition to a large number of performing arts organizations that received NEA funding, the following arts groups received grants (for a full list of grantees, go here):
Amarillo Art Center Association (aka Amarillo Museum of Art)
$10,000 to support “Side by Side,” an exhibition of mixed-media works and a site-specific installation with associated programming.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth
$70,000 to support the exhibition “Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River.”
Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont
$10,000 to support “Beili Liu: Opposing Forces,” a site-specific installation and residency program.
Austin Creative Alliance
$25,000 to support professional development for African-American and Hispanic teaching artists who will help implement the Kennedy Center’s Any Given Child initiative in Austin.
Artpace, San Antonio
$65,000 to support the International Artist-in-Residence program.
Austin Film Society
$20,000 to support the presentation of several curated film and video series.
$20,000 to support the exhibition “Now and Then.”
Big Thought (formerly Young Audiences of Greater Dallas)
$25,000 to support DaVerse: professional writers and teachers lead a year-long, bi-weekly middle school arts program in poetry writing and presentation.
Cine Las Americas, Austin
$10,000 to support the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival.
City of Austin, Texas (aka City of Austin Cultural Arts Division)
$30,000 to support the development of cultural resource maps and associated community and economic development strategies.
City of El Paso, Texas (aka El Paso Museum of History)
$15,000 to support professional development workshops for local visual artists.
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
$40,000 to support the exhibition and catalogue “Marilyn Minter-Pretty/Dirty.”
Documentary Arts, Dallas
$40,000 to support the development of the Masters of Traditional Arts Interactive Website.
$50,000 to support the 2014 international citywide biennial of photography.
Houston Cinema Arts Society
$10,000 to support the 7th Houston Cinema Arts Festival
Menil Collection, Houston
$65,000 to support the exhibition “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary 1926-1938.”
Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin
$20,000 to support the Emerging Artists Exhibition Program.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
$60,000 to support the exhibition and catalogue “Georges Braque: A Retrospective.
$65,000 to support the Glassell School of Art’s Core Residency Program.
Project Row Houses, Houston
$60,000 to support a series of residencies for artists to undertake projects in the Third Ward.
San Anto Cultural Arts, San Antonio
$10,000 to support the creation of an anaglyph 3D mural and associated outreach activities.
SAY Sí, San Antonio
$10,000 to support the SAY Si Media Arts Studio.
University of Houston
$25,000 to support the exhibition and catalogue “Time/Image.”