Press Releases

2017

Arts Council of Fairfax County Announces surcreative as Artist Team Bringing Imagine Art Here to Seven Corners in Spring 2018 (11/03/2017)
2017 Arts Awards to Recognize the Contributions of Dewberry, Todd Hitt, Daniel Sheehy, and the Washington West Film Festival in Fairfax County (10/03/2017)
Three Talented Fairfax County Students Honored with Scholarships by the Arts Council (08/22/2017)
Fairfax County's Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Generates Over $271 Million in Economic Activity and Supports More Than 6,000 Jobs Annually (07/11/2017)
Dewberry to Receive the Jinx Hazel Arts Award (06/07/2017)
Strauss Artist Grants Honor Three Remarkable Artists Working in Public Art, Painting, and Theatre Design(05/12/2017) 
2017 Creative Aging Festival Brings Over 60 Arts Activities to Fairfax Senior and Community Centers(05/03/2017)
Accomplished Teaching Artists Introduce Students to Urban Storytelling, Cultural Landscape Painting, and Blues Music(04/19/2017)

2016

Operating Support Grants Exceed $379,000 (11/21/2016)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Presents the 2016 Arts Awards (09/07/2016)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Awards Ten Project Support Grants Totaling $96,900 (08/02/2016)
Arts Council Recognized for Innovative Public Art (6/17/2016)
Dominion Resources Earns Prestigious Jinx Hazel Arts Award (6/1/2016)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Approved for $40,000 Art Works Grant from NEA (5/13/2016)
Strauss Artist Grants Recognize Dancer, Composer, and Theatre Artist (5/12/2016)
2016 Creative Aging Festival Features Diverse Line-Up (4/26/2016)
Douglas Sanderson – 25 Years of Outstanding Civic Service in the Arts (4/5/2016)
Innovative teaching artists introduce Middle School Students to STEAM concepts, intricate rhythmic patterns, and storytelling through masks. (3/15/2016)
Three Fairfax County Public School Students Honored with Uphoff Scholarships (2/26/2016)
The Arts Mean Business and Attract Cultural Tourism (2/11/2016)

2015

44 Arts Organizations Receive Operating Support Grants Exceeding $379,000 (11/11/2015)
400 Guests Joined to Celebrate 2015 Arts Awardees (11/10/2015)
NBC4 Veteran News Anchor Jim Vance to Appear at 2015 Arts Awards (10/15/2015)
Honoring Community Visionaries and Collaborators in the Arts (9/18/2015)
Arts Council Board of Directors elect new Chair and add 5 new Board Members (9/11/2015)
Arts Council of Fairfax County awards 17 Project Support Grants totaling $112,080 (07/23/2015)
You + Art Installations in Tysons (06/03/2015)
Reston, VA based Prospective, Inc. Selected for National BCA 10 Award for Outstanding Arts Support (05/12/2015)
Strauss Artist Grants Honor Contemporary Artists Working in Dance, Photography, and Sculpture (05/12/2015)
You + Art Trolley in Tysons (04/28/2015)
Fairfax Artists Offer Exciting Residencies in Music, Theatre, and Visual Art (04/14/2015)
Tysons Tiles = You + Art + Tysons (03/04/2015)
Mini-grants program yields large impact (02/05/2015)
Creative Aging Festival Comes to Fairfax County during Month of May (01/28/2015)
Board of Supervisors recognized Arts Council for new Global Arts Initiative (01/13/2015)

2014

Public-private partnership creates a new home for two mainstay arts organizations (12/11/2014)
Long-time arts radio host Robert Aubry Davis and Falls Church sculptor Evan C. Reed add flavor to the 2014 Arts Awards
(10/3/2014)
Public Art & Community Engagement comes to Tysons in 2015 (9/16/2014)
Honoring Outstanding Educators, Leaders, and Philanthropists in the Arts (9/11/2014)
Arts Council Hosts Cultural Diversity Panel Discussion (8/14/2014)
Arts Council Welcomes New Board Members (7/31/2014)
Arts Council awards ten Project Support Grants totaling $89,622 (7/10/2014)
3 Fairfax Commissioners Appointed to the Virginia Commission for the Arts (6/27/2014)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Honors Work of 3 Fairfax Artists (5/8/2014)
Fairfax County — Home to 100 Festivals (5/8/2014)
Arts Council of Fairfax County receives $40,000 for Global Arts Initiative from NEA (04-24-2014)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Receives Service Grant from Taproot Foundation  (01-02-2014)

2013

2014 Fast Track Grant Opportunity  (12-04-2013)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Awards 41 Operating Support Grants Totaling $369,897  (11-07-2013)
2014 Strauss Artist Awards Opportunity
  (10-15-2013)
22 Arts Education Performers Take the Stage (10-09-2013)
Workhouse Art Center's Dale Mahanka Creates One-of-a-Kind Artist Awards
  (09-26-2013)
Honoring Innovators, Leaders, and Philanthropists in the Arts
  (09-5-2013)
New Chairman to Lead Arts Council  (09-4-2013)
Eleven non-profit arts organizations awarded Project Support Grants from the Arts Council of Fairfax County totaling $79,243.  (07-18-2013)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Receives $50,000 Our Town Grant from NEA (07-18-2013)
Arts Council of Fairfax County Announces 3 Artist Awards  (05-31-2013)
Smart Technology Solution Powers Public Engagement Process in Fairfax County (05-30-2013)

 

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Laura Dailey, Director of Communications and Advocacy
info@artsfairfax.org
(703) 642-0862 x7.

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