Metro Arts Council is a non-profit, coordinating body representing the arts and culture, organized to encourage and strengthen the cultural life of Southern Nevada, and to further the development and appreciation of the arts. It serves as an information outlet; an advocacy voice representing the arts and culture; an umbrella for arts groups or projects needing fiscal sponsorship; a convener for professional arts networking and training; and a research agency to identify needs and follow trends in the arts and culture.
What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
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3 Free Summer Workshops for Nonprofits at Clark County Library, on Flamingo
The Southern Nevada Non-Profit Information Center at the Clark County Library presents three non-profit management workshops this summer, Jun 17, July 15 & Aug 19. All workshops are two hours and are no charge. 1401 E Flamingo Rd (east of Maryland Parkway). See Flyer for more information.
2014 Love for Literacy Festival Project Report Ready to Read.
Local author Dana Satterwhite and illustrator Joseph Watson teamed up with Metro Arts to expand the Love for Literacy annual festival, held February 22, 2014. Dana and Joseph are the creators of the popular Go, Go, Greta children's book series. Love for Literacy focuses on the value of literacy and artistic expression for children. Festival attendees explored the processes and connections between literacy and creativity. Go to L4L website for more information.
Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures Art Exhibit & Free Film Festival, at UNLV's Barrick Museum
May 09, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014
Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures
Exhibit: May 9 - September 27, 2014
The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum is pleased to host PAINTED PICTURES, an exhibition of original photographs by famed actor/director/comedian/singer/ philanthropist, Jerry Lewis.
Film Festival: May 15 - September 17, 2014
To complement the exhibition Jerry Lewis: Painted Pictures the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum will host the Jerry Lewis Film Festival. The museum will present weekly screenings of films by Jerry Lewis. The Nutty Professor, commemorating the 50th Anniversary Blu-ray release, will kick-off the Festival on Thursday, May 15 at 6pm in the UNLV Barrick Museum Auditorium. Each week a different film will be viewed. The films are free to the public.
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