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NEA to Award Over 1.6M to Texas Arts Orgs

San Antonio's Artpace will receive $55,000 to support its Artist-in-Residence program.

San Antonio’s Artpace will receive $55,000 to support its Artist-in-Residence program.

This week, the National Endowment for the Arts NEA) announced more than $30 million will be awarded to nonprofit organizations and individuals across the country for grants in the areas of Art Works, Art Works: Creativity Connects, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships. Texas organizations received a total of 53 grants totaling $1,610,000. Here is a partial list of Texas grantees (focusing on the visual arts). For a full list of awardees and descriptions of the programs, go here.

Abilene Arts Alliance
$10,000

Austin Film Society
$45,000

Center for Women & Their Work, Austin
$20,000

Fisterra Projects, Austin
$10,000

Fuse Box Austin
$40,000

MINDPOP, Austin
$30,000

Mexic-Arte, Austin
$25,000

University of Texas at Austin
$10,000

VSA arts of Texas, Austin
$10,000

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
$40,000

Aurora Picture Show, Houston
$15,000

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
$40,000

Houston Architecture Foundation
$25,000

Houston Cinema Arts Society
$20,000

The Menil Collection, Houston
$50,000

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
$60,000

Glassell School of Art, Houston
$40,000

Rice University, Houston
$30,000

Artpace San Antonio
$55,000

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio
$25,000

National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, San Antonio
$40,000

San Anto Cultural Arts, Inc., San Antonio
$20,000

Smithville Public Library
$10,000

Congrats to all and keep up the good work!

also by Paula Newton
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