www.illinois.gov

Pat Quinn, Governor

State Links Skip to Content Skip to State Links

 Government
 Business
 Employment
 Education
 Health & Safety
 Family & Home
 Visiting
 About Illinois
 Illinois.gov

Stay Informed

Your Government


Illinois Flag Honors

Inspector General


 IGNN: State/All Press Release

ILLINOIS NEWS
The State of Illinois News page provides access to the Illinois Government News Network and all state press releases.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 4, 2008

Illinois Arts Council Calls for FY09 Arts-In-Education Residency Applications
Support for Illinois artists’ residencies in schools and communities statewide

Deadline for FY09 AIE Residency Program Applications March 1, 2008

The Illinois Arts Council encourages all Illinois schools and eligible not-for-profit organizations to apply for the Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09) Arts-in-Education (AIE) Residency Program. AIE Residency Program grants provide support for Illinois artists’ residencies in schools and communities statewide. Residencies range from two weeks to six months in duration, and are available to eligible primary and secondary educational institutions, community colleges, and local arts and community organizations, as well as four-year colleges and universities if the residency involves the local K-12 student population.

At the heart of the IAC’s AIE Residency Program is the belief that an artist-in-residence can make an invaluable and unique contribution to the educational process. As a professional artist teaching and creating his or her art at the residency site, the artist-in-residence can inspire one classroom, one teacher, one school district, or one community to integrate the arts into its ongoing activities and become a vital part of everyone’s learning experience. Past grants have supported residencies sponsored by schools and school districts, libraries, park districts, churches, colleges, universities, local arts agencies, municipalities, hospitals, community centers, youth organizations, and senior centers.

The deadline for the FY09 AIE Residency Program is March 1, 2008. This cycle includes projects taking place between October 1, 2008 and August 31, 2009. Applications are reviewed by Illinois Arts Council staff or an advisory panel.

The Illinois Arts Council website (www.state.il.us/agency/iac/) now offers online versions of the Arts-in-Education Guidelines, Application, and Artists Roster. The online Artists Roster is an interactive, searchable database, providing all the information in the printed roster as well as direct links to many of the artists’ professional websites.

Note: The Illinois Arts Council does not serve as a booking agent. Please contact the AIE Roster Artists directly to discuss residency availability.

For more information regarding Illinois Arts Council programs, and to sign up for the Illinois Arts Council newsletter, please visit our website at www.state.il.us/agency/iac/, call 312/814-6750, toll-free in Illinois 800/237-6994, TTY 888/261-7957 for individuals who have hearing or voice impairments, or email iac.info@illinois.gov.

Individuals who are blind or have low vision or have learning impairments may obtain assistance regarding Illinois Arts Council applications and written materials by contacting the ADA/504 Access Coordinator at the IAC office: Encarnación Teruel, Phone: 312/814-6753, E-mail: Encarnacion.Teruel@illinois.gov



###

News Categories

 State/All
 Governor's Office
 Lt. Governor's Office
 Agriculture
 Budget/Fiscal
 Business
 Children/Families
 Culture
 Disabilities
 Economic Development
 Education
 Environment
 Flag Honors
 Health/Human Services
 History
 Infrastructure
 Opportunity Returns
 Recovery
 Safety/Security
 Technology
 Tourism/Recreation
 Transportation
 Workforce/Jobs

News Resources

 Search the News
 IIS Radio News
 RSS News Feeds
 e-News Subscriptions
 Communications Office
 Privacy Statement

Features

Sign up for an e-news subscription
Copyright © 2014 State of Illinois Site Map | Illinois Privacy Info | Kids Privacy | Web Accessibility | Contact Us