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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

Austin Film Society

Center for Women & Their Work, Austin

Fisterra Projects, Austin

Fuse Box Austin


Mexic-Arte, Austin

University of Texas at Austin

VSA arts of Texas, Austin

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

Aurora Picture Show, Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Houston Architecture Foundation

Houston Cinema Arts Society

The Menil Collection, Houston

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Glassell School of Art, Houston

Rice University, Houston

Artpace San Antonio

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, San Antonio

San Anto Cultural Arts, Inc., San Antonio

Smithville Public Library

Congrats to all and keep up the good work!

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