Tag: Months

Fleisher Art Memorial’s executive director resigns months after assault arrest in New York

Late on a Friday night in January, sheriff’s deputies in Columbia County, N.Y., responded to a reported altercation at a home in the rural town of Hillsdale, near the state’s border with Massachusetts.They ended up arresting a married couple — the director of a venerable Philadelphia art school and a well-known artist who teaches at the New York Academy of Art — on a ...

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After Months Apart, Performing Art Groups Tackle In-Person Programming | News

As this year’s freshmen and sophomores processed into Tercentenary Theatre for their convocations, they may have noticed something out of the ordinary: members of the Harvard University Band playing wind instruments through holes cut in their masks.These accommodations are just one example of the ways in which this fall’s campus reopening has affected the performing arts scene at Harvard, causing groups to reimagine ways ...

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Email shows county commissioner Rodney Ellis concerned over African Art’s ownership months before KPRC 2 Investigates report

Houston – The email KPRC 2 Investigates showcased in Monday night’s report was identified after reviewing thousands of emails through a Texas Public Information Act request. In a section near the end of the email, Ellis wrote, “update agreements with Sam in case he does not own all the art. This keeps me up at night. He need(s) to sign something and notarize it. ...

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Australia Promised Arts Organizations $60 Million in Relief Six Months Ago. Many Say They Haven’t Received a Cent

Arts organizations in Australia are still waiting to receive roughly $60 million in relief funds first promised by the government six months ago. In June, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $250 million support program for arts and cultural organizations called the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand, or RISE, fund.  Last month, following numerous public inquiries into why those grants had not ...

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