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July Networking, Carrollwood Cultural Center

Please join the Arts Council at Carrollwood Cultural Center (CCC) in north Tampa for our July social and professional networking meetup on Tues., July 18, 6:30 pm.  If you are in the arts, this is a great opportunity to meet other artists,

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Arts Mean Business! $433 MILLION to Be Exact

Image: Chris Spires, Gasparilla Music Festival

The arts mean BUSINESS in Hillsborough County! A new economic impact study released today by the Americans for the Arts shows that Hillsborough County’s nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and their audiences generate $433 MILLION in annual economic activity.  Arts

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State Slashes Arts, Culture Funding

Here in Hillsborough, the cuts mean 32 local organizations, large and small, will have to figure out how to get by on about 30% of what they were qualified to receive …

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SURVEY: Be Part of Our Next Big Thing!

Arts Council 2.0 Survey

Yes! Be part of creating our future!  The Arts Council is getting ready to celebrate its 50th year in Hillsborough County. As we look toward that anniversary, it’s a great time to not only look at what we’ve accomplished but also

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RSVP for Grant Application Workshop

Monday, May 15, 1 pm Nonprofit Arts Organizations All grant applicants are required to attend this workshop. Sign up below.  An application workshop to explain changes to our Cultural Development Grant program and how to apply for a general program

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ALERT! Action or All Talk?

Action Alert

There are 4.8 million people employed in the arts nationwide. Why have less than one percent of that number signed a petition to save the NEA, NEH and Corporation for Public Broadcasting? Have you signed the national petition to tell President Trump to support the arts?

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Women in Art: Heidi Clapp-Temple

Heidi Clapp-Temple, Arts Council Artist Grant Recipient

“With this work, I was being direct about a lot of real issues. It’s very graphic. It’s about the objectification of women and how ‘we’ collectively sort of sell our souls to look like this ideal woman that society is trying to cram down our throats. It starts pretty much the day we get our first Barbie, and now it’s inescapable with advertisements online targeting women.” — Heidi Clapp-Temple, photographer

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Register for Session 2, Strategic Social Media Marketing

This second session of our four-part series highlights the social platforms of Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn as part of a strategic approach to marketing through social media. Limited seats available.

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Fourteen Local Artists Receive $38,000 from Arts Council

Dennis Amadeus

The Council is giving 14 local artists more than $38,000 this year. To date, more than $767,000 has been awarded by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County.

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ACTION ALERT: Your Voice Matters on this Arts Funding

Action Alert

“I believe our collective job in the arts community is to tell our story and make our case again and again at the federal, state and local levels. Here are the action steps I hope you will take as soon

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Artists! Two Weeks Left to Apply for Our Grants

Arts Council Artist Grants

Applications for the Arts Council’s Individual Artist Grants are being accepted now through Friday, Jan. 20. Since application documents are being submitted through Dropbox online, anyone thinking of applying is encouraged to start early and leave enough time in case of

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Join Us for Networking at Stageworks Theatre Jan. 18

Please join the Arts Council at Stageworks Theatre in the Channelside District for our January social and professional networking meetup on Wed., January 18, 6 pm.  If you are in the arts, this is a great opportunity to meet other artists, talk

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GQ Hours for Questions About Our Artist Grants

Get Questions Answered Before You Apply Got a question about applying for one of our Arts Council grants? Not sure about how to prepare your budget? Got a question about appropriate support documents or work samples? We’re taking questions on

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APPLY NOW: Arts Council Has $40,000 to Give Artists

Arts Council Artist Grants

The Arts Council of Hillsborough County has $40,000 to give Hillsborough County artists in 2017 as part of its annual artist grant program. The program funds grants up to $3,000 for specific purposes such as new work, residencies/ workshops, exhibitions,

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Park ‘n Ride Trolley Added to First Friday in the Heights

The monthly First Friday events in Seminole Heights and Tampa Heights have been steadily growing as more new galleries, shops, restaurants and bars have been opening along the north/south main drags of Florida and Nebraska Avenues. The event’s geographic challenge of

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