Arts in the Schools 2016 will begin accepting applications around mid-August. To receive updates, check back here often, or sign up for the Public Arts e-newsletter here.
2. URBANA ARTS GRANT PROGRAM
2015 Arts Grant application period has closed. Deadline to apply was January 16, 2015. Please check back in Fall 2015 to learn more about Urbana Arts Grant Program 2016.
The City of Urbana supports opportunities for all residents to engage with the arts in its many forms. The arts are essential to the vitality and development of the city and enhance the quality of life while encouraging economic development, academic performance, and social tolerance.
The Urbana Public Arts Commission, through the Urbana Arts Grants Program, supports projects in the arts that are accessible to the public, to foster an environment for established and emerging artists to thrive in Urbana, promote life-long participation and learning in the arts, and integrate art into the urban environment. The program is open to all disciplines in the arts on public display within spaces open to the public, including but not limited to creative writing, dance, film, video, music, theatre, visual arts, crafts, performing arts, spoken word, environmental arts, multimedia arts, architectural arts, landscape architecture, and emerging media.