ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Arts & Leisure Atlanta (A&E Atlanta) is happy to announce the recipients of its first-ever grant program. Grants starting from $5,000-10,000 have been awarded to seven artists and humanities organizations.
A&E Atlanta grant recipients on this inaugural cycle are: C4 Atlanta, Cat Eye Inventive, Dance Canvas, Murmur Media, Ebony Blanding, Kris Pilcher, and Sara Santamaria. Extra details about the grant recipients could be discovered on A&E Atlanta’s newly launched web site, AEAtlanta.com, in addition to on this fact sheet.
“2020 has been a problem, particularly for our inventive neighborhood, and we’re particularly excited to announce our inaugural group of A&E Atlanta grant awardees,” stated Fredalyn M. Frasier, Venture Director of Planning and City Design at Central Atlanta Progress and the Atlanta Downtown Enchancment District (CAP/ADID), who oversees the Arts & Leisure Atlanta effort. “We sit up for experiencing what these artists and humanities organizations have in retailer for Downtown in 2021. Equally thrilling can be our subsequent grant cycle in Spring 2021, throughout which we may have a bigger allocation of funds to assist the Atlanta arts neighborhood.”
A&E Atlanta is a neighborhood activation and financial growth venture for Downtown Atlanta. This system fuses new out of doors media, native artwork, and promoting and funds cultural and public area programming within the metropolis’s core. The trouble is managed by the Atlanta Downtown Enchancment District (ADID) and self-funds its administration and programming by revenue-sharing agreements with media firms inside the district.
In 2020, its inaugural yr, A&E Atlanta has been in a position to:
- Current out of doors, digital reveals like In Mild, curated in partnership with Dashboard and MINT;
- Make the most of its digital indicators to function COVID-19 neighborhood PSAs and uplifting messages created by native artists and curated by Dashboard, Orange Barrel Media, Dwelling Partitions Atlanta, and the United Approach of Better Atlanta;
- Sponsor arts activations like The Juneteenth Takeover, curated by Energy Haus Inventive; and
- Help the ATL1000 mural celebration and the Atlanta Design Competition with digital shows.
A&E Atlanta will play a key function in PRISM: Winter Lights—returning to Woodruff Park for its second yr on December 5—by piloting a projection mapping effort that can showcase animated work of native artist on the park’s Worldwide Peace Fountain water wall.
For extra details about Arts & Leisure Atlanta, go to AEAtlanta.com.
Arts & Leisure Atlanta (A&E Atlanta) is a neighborhood activation and financial growth venture for Downtown Atlanta established by Atlanta Metropolis Council laws in 2017. A&E Atlanta fuses new media, native artwork, and efficiency with promoting to fund cultural and public area programming within the metropolis’s core. A&E Atlanta is managed by the Atlanta Downtown Enchancment District (ADID), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, charitable group that strives to create a livable surroundings for Downtown Atlanta. | AEAtlanta.com
SOURCE Central Atlanta Progress