Montana Poet Laureate Program

 

Montana Poet Laureate 2015

 

Nominations for the State’s next Poet Laureate

Open: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Deadline: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 5 p.m.

The Montana Arts Council encourages nominations of poets from all walks of life, and all poetry forms are welcome.  Montanans may nominate a poet for the

Poet Laureate position, or learn more about eligibility requirements, the

application process and more about the Poet Laureate Program at:

http://art.mt.gov/resources/resources_plposition.asp

For more information

please contact:

Montana Poet Laureate Program

Kim Baraby Hurtle

Khurtle@mt.gov   (406) 444-6639

Montana Poet Laureate Program

A Guide to Career Development Opportunities for Visual and Performing Artists with Disabilities

VSA TN and the Tennessee Arts Commission have just completed a series of webinars to provide a variety of tools for artists with disabilities. Below is a brief description of the content and a link to the webinars.

Arts Expedition: http://www.tn.gov/arts/arts_access_resources.htm
A Guide to Career Development Opportunities for Visual and Performing Artists with Disabilities
From Tennessee Arts Commission and VSA Tennessee

Webinar One – Introduction and Overview
Webinar Two – Exploring Career Possibilities
Webinar Three – Experience and Education
Webinar Four – Looking for Work
Webinar Five – Advocacy

Funded by the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities, a series of webinars from VSA Tennessee and the Tennessee Arts Commission focus on career development opportunities for artists. Each webinar includes inspiring stories from artists with disabilities, practical suggestions on career development, and descriptions of a wide variety of resources. Participants who complete the brief questionnaire at the end of each webinar will receive a certificate of completion.

This information is being circulated across the state of Tennessee, I just wanted to share this information with other accessibility coordinators. I know a lot of you already have something like this in place; If you have any questions or concerns please let me know.

William Coleman, CDE
Director of Arts Access

Tennessee Arts Commission
401 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37243-0780
615-532-9797
william.coleman@tn.gov

A Guide to Career Development Opportunities for Visual and Performing Artists with Disabilities