KCAIC

NEA announces federal support for Kansas arts organizations

Jan 16, 2020

The National Endowment for the Arts announced today that it has awarded grants totaling $90,000 to four arts organizations and agencies in Kansas. These federal grants support projects by some of Kansas’ major arts institutions. In announcing the grants, Chairman Mary Anne Carter said “The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support…

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Kansas Artists and Art Organizations Will Get More State Funding

Jul 23, 2019

During the 2019 Session, the Kansas Legislature approved the largest appropriation to the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) in nearly a decade. The KCAIC supports the role of the arts in economic and community development across Kansas. "We assist artists and arts organizations,” said Commission Director Peter Jasso. “We…

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Now Accepting Applications for 2018 New Dance Lab

Aug 10, 2018

TOPEKA -- The New Dance Lab, a partnership between The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and Johnson County Community College, is accepting applications for 2018. The New Dance Lab will allow a select group of established and aspiring dance professionals (age 18+) throughout the state of Kansas the opportunity to…

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Grants

Jul 13, 2018

TOPEKA -- The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission is now accepting applications for its two main grant categories, The Strategic Investment Program and The Arts Integration Program. The Strategic Investment Program recognizes the important role creative organizations play in building and sustaining cultural and economic vibrancy in Kansas. By funding…

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission adds six artists to Touring Roster

Mar 29, 2018

TOPEKA -- The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission has added six artists to the official Kansas Touring Roster, a directory of Kansas artists which helps match artists with venues. “The Kansas Touring Roster represents the best in Kansas arts and culture. If you are an artist, becoming a member of…

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Supporting the arts is easy in Kansas with “Arts Checkoff” on tax returns

Feb 28, 2018

TOPEKA – While Kansans are pulling together their W-2s and other documents to prepare their 2017 annual tax returns, the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) would like to remind Kansans they may direct all or part of their state income tax refund to support the arts. Individuals who will…

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