Grantees All Years

1931- by Claire and Paul Sifton

The ReGroup Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

The ReGroup presented this 80+ year old play about mass unemployment to tremendous response in Oct 2012. Originally presented by the Group Theatre, the play resonated now more than it did when opens during the Great Depression. Read More

Empowering Youth Mural Project

The Seed House~Casa de la Semilla

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Community Engaged public art project, a catalyst of cultural inquiry and relational aesthetics in Kansas, with the objective of creating interactive environments in which people come together, re-engaged as participant of their own lives. Read More

Developing Native content at the Tahawus Center

The Tahawus Center

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Tahawus Center exhibits the art and culture of Mohawk in their indigenous region of the Adirondack Mountains, which today knows little of the people and vibrant culture which existed here before. Read More

Street Theater Summer Tour of “LIBERTY Or JUST US, A City Parks Story”

Theater for the New City

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

TNC’s Street Theater productions are always a bouncy joyride through the undulations of the body politic, with astute commentary couched in satire and song. They are delightfully suited for family entertainment, with children and neighborhood people as the heroes. Read More

“Another Life”

Theater Three Collaborative

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

"Another Life", "stinging and satiric",is a poetic and surreal play based on fact about the U.S. torture program. Written and directed by Karen Malpede, starring George Bartenieff, produced with Festivals of Conscience by Theater Three Collaborative. Read More

Extreme Whether

Theater Three Collaborative

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

"Extreme Whether" is a family drama in which a famous climate scientist, John Bjornson, battles his twin sister, Jeanne, a publicist for the energy industry, over land and climate change. Read More

This is an Emergency!

This is an Emergency! A Reproductive and Gender Justice Portfolio Project

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A portfolio project combining visual art and writing about reproductive rights and gender justice. This project brings together the voices of those most affected by these issues: women, queer identified, and transgendered folks. Read More

Bad Luck, Hot Rocks

Thompson, Ryan

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

'Bad Luck, Hot Rocks' is a series of photographs of stolen and confiscated petrified wood at the Petrified Forest National Park. 'Temporary Monument' (pictured) was built with returned and confiscated petrified wood at the Petrified Forest. Read More

Shalom/Salaam: A Story of a Mystical Fraternity (2004)

Tom Block

Year Grant Awarded: 2005

The Shalom/Salaam Project highlights the strong Sufi influence on the development of Jewish mysticism, following this unfamiliar tale from 10th century in Spain, Egypt and the Holy Land, through the Kabbalah and into contemporary Jewish practice. Read More

PerspectiveS: ROBESON, PAPA DOC, THE MASK IN THE MIRROR (2014)

TRILOGY: AN OPERA COMPANY

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

THREE DISTINCT OPERATIC PRODUCTIONS - PAUL ROBESON (ARTIST/ACTIVIST), THE HAITIAN DICTATOR FRANCOIS DUVALIER (PAPA DOC), AND POET PAUL LAWRENCE DUNBAR AND HIS WIFE ALICE RUTH MOORE, IN THE OPERA "THE MASK IN THE MIRROR". DONE WITH ORCHESTRA OR PIANO. Read More

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