FY 2007 Grant Awards: State Listings
Access to Artistic Excellence II/American Masterpieces/
Arts on Radio and Television/Learning in the Arts for Children & Youth/Partnership Agreements/Summer Schools in the Arts
Some details of the projects listed in this grant announcement are subject to change, contingent
upon prior Endowment approval.
Mississippi Action for Community Education, Inc.
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Folk and Traditional Arts
To support folk arts fieldwork in the Mississippi Delta. Folklorists will identify and document undiscovered traditional artists for future programming; restructure, authenticate, and professionalize the Delta Blues Festival; and create a database of regional traditional cultural resources.
Mississippi Arts Commission
CATEGORY: Partnership FIELD/DISCIPLINE: State & Regional
To support Partnership Agreement activities.
University of Mississippi Main Campus (on behalf of Center for the Study of Southern Culture)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support the 2008 Oxford Conference for the Book at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. The program will be dedicated to the Southern novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston.
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Inc. (aka WAMA)
Ocean Springs, MS
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Visual Arts Touring
To support a touring exhibition of the work of Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-65). Although considered by prominent art historians to be an equal among his contemporaries, Anderson's work is still relatively unknown except by museum curators and collectors.
Number of Grants: 4 Total Amount: $759,000
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