scroll down to subscribe to the eBulletin From the Executive Director Art in A Time of Crisis “Film is a critical piece of our journey...
By Jason Wyman
“What are our desired futures?” Now, more than ever, this question seems critical to our country and our democracy. This election has brought to the light the significant divides in this country across age, geography, economic class, race, gender, and political ideology.
By Myah Overstreet
When I first began working on this project, to curate an inspiring collection of media created by youth in 2016, I didn’t know where to start—I didn’t know who to contact, what artists to recruit, or what kind of media I was really going for. The only thought that truly gave me inspiration was the thought, the vision, of living in a world transformed by art that young minds created, and how much I yearned to create this world.
NAMAC Executive Director Wendy Levy participated in REMAP: Detroit and was inspired by the conviction of the communities in the rooms, the fearless examination of the challenges, and the celebration of the arts, in the broadest view, as an engine for transformation.
scroll down to subscribe to the eBulletin From the Executive Director Returning the Spirit and Building the Creative Workforce Development Movement At ReMAP Detroit last week,...
scroll down to subscribe to the eBulletin From the Executive Director Hey everyone, happy September. It’s been a memorable summer in so many ways—and even...
By Elspeth Revere
Too often in America discussions about philanthropy disproportionately focus on donors and foundations rather than on the organizations that receive the money.
By Renee Tajima-Peña
I once considered documentary to be a fallback for filmmakers of color who were shut out of the fiction universe. I was wrong. As it turns out, we may be more under-represented in nonfiction filmmaking. Sundance estimates the proportion of documentary directors of color screening at the festival to be around 15 percent. The Directors Guild of America estimates 82 percent of its narrative members are white males; it doesn't even bother to calculate documentarians.
Join us October 5-7, 2016 for ArtChangeUS REMAP: Detroit in partnership with the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures' NALAC MI Latinx Art Summit, the Arab American National Museum, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (The Wright), Complex Movements, and Creative Many.
By Wendy Levy
Dear Senator Loni Hancock,
I'm writing because "Media Arts” has been specifically excluded from consideration for new arts standards for California in AB 2862, which will delay its inclusion as a formal arts education discipline for at least another generation.