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South Arts Awards Over $500,000 in Grants Throughout Region

Last month, South Arts’ Board of Directors approved 125 grants totaling over $500,000 to support performing, film, and literary arts programming throughout the South. These grants, which are made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, support organizations presenting out-of-state artists for public performances, film screenings, readings […]


Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers Announces Venue Partners for 2014-15

Atlanta, GA – South Arts has announced the 17 screening partners participating in the 2014-2015 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Southern Circuit, the national’s original regional tour of independent films and filmmakers, coordinates multi-week tours for invited filmmakers and their work. Filmmakers participate in community screenings and audience engagement […]


South Arts Presents Mary Beth Treen Award to Ivan Sygoda as Mentor, Leader

Atlanta, Ga. – During the 2013 Performing Arts Exchange conference in Nashville, TN, South Arts announced Ivan Sygoda as this year’s recipient of the Mary Beth Treen Award. Sygoda, considered a foremost leader in the field of presenting and touring dance, serves as Founding Director of Pentacle, an organization dedicated […]


City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Joins National ArtsReady Community

Atlanta – The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is the most recent organization to become an ArtsReady partner. The municipal arts agency joins 23 other local, state, regional and national partners to bring the ArtsReady resources to local arts organizations. ArtsReady, a national initiative of South Arts, […]