State Government Press Releases

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03/07/2010
Arts Council ‘Open For Business’ Despite Possible Budget Cuts The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced it will hold a series of grant workshops throughout the state for individual artists, non-profit organizations and schools interested in submitting grant applications for...
03/04/2010
After its first month in operation, the State Arts Council's new “Big Yellow School Bus” program has awarded over $10,000 in grants to Rhode Island schools to help transport close to 4,000 students to arts and cultural events. Schools throughout the state are participating in the program, which...
02/28/2010
For the second year in a row, Classical High School student Amber Johnson took top honors at Saturday afternoon's Poetry Out Loud state finals at Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick, sponsored locally by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and VSA arts of Rhode Island. As...
02/15/2010
High school students in Rhode Island compete in national poetry recitation contest - similar to national Spelling Bee Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and VSA arts of Rhode Island announce the state finals for Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The competition,...
02/10/2010
No matter how you feel about what is contained in the recently-proposed state budget, practically everyone agrees that the document itself looks terrific. That's because this year's budget contains cover art by Rhode Island artist Stephen Mancini of North Kingstown, part of an annual...
01/28/2010
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts today applauded Governor Donald Carcieri’s appointment of J. L. “Lynn” Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center, to a three-year term on the board of Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. Randall Rosenbaum, Executive...
01/24/2010
Federal and state officials joined today with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to announce a new grant program designed to help schools transport students to arts and cultural events as an essential part of their basic education. U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Lt. Governor...
01/08/2010
Many employed, many served by Arts Council grants Over a thousand artists will be employed and over 134,000 individuals will benefit from the latest round of grants awarded by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, according to information released by the state arts agency...
01/08/2010
Many employed, many served by Arts Council grants Over a thousand artists will be employed and over 134,000 individuals will benefit from the latest round of grants awarded by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, according to information released by the state arts agency...
11/23/2009
The holiday season is here, and the musical talents of Rhode Island school musicians will be showcased as part of a month-long musical celebration of the holidays during the month of December. “This year will be our biggest celebration to date,” said Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director of the...