Idea Lab Conversation: Mini Grant Stories

Idea Lab Conversation: Mini Grant Stories
Friday, November 11 at 10 AM
Main Art Building Room S160

Join Idea Lab Mini Grant recipients and mentors for a reflective conversation about their projects. The Idea Lab Mini Grant Program is supported by Ideas for Creative Exploration, an interdisciplinary initiative for advanced research in the arts at UGA. Ideas for Creative Exploration is supported in part by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School.

This event is part of the UGA Spotlight on the Arts festival. More information on the 2022 Spotlight on the Arts festival, including a schedule of events, can be found at arts.uga.edu.

Idea Lab Conversation: Arts Funding Trends

Idea Lab Conversation: Arts Funding Trends
Friday, November 18 at 10 AM
Main Art Building Room S160

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What kinds of arts projects actually get funded? Idea Lab presents a report about trends in arts funding and shares examples of recent grants awarded by Creative Capital, South Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Idea Lab is a UGA student organization committed to providing an open, interdisciplinary platform for engagement in arts.

This event is part of the UGA Spotlight on the Arts festival. More information on the 2022 Spotlight on the Arts festival, including a schedule of events, can be found at arts.uga.edu.

Athens Hip Hop Harmonic performance

Athens Hip Hop Harmonic
Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 PM
UGA Performing Arts Center

FREE, family-friendly, no tickets required
https://www.athenshiphopharmonic.com

Launched in August 2021, the Athens Hip Hop Harmonic is a multi-year collaboration between the local Hip Hop community and the UGA Hodgson School of Music, supported by UGA’s Arts Lab. It is produced by saxophone professor Connie Frigo, who developed it in collaboration with Hip Hop impresario Montu Miller and Mariah Parker (aka Linqua Franqa), along with a team of other artists, educators, and supporters eager to create music together to explore their mutual artistic and cultural curiosities. They started with a simple question: What would happen if a Hip Hop artist and a classically-trained composer co-created a piece of music? Answer: Come to the show to find out!

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Torrance Center seminar and lecture

The Power of Narratives Across Disciplines
Wednesday, October 12 from 10 AM – 3 PM
Georgia Museum of Art

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-power-of-narratives-across-disciplines-a-creative-mini-conference-tickets-416046485237

Join leading experts from across UGA as they discuss the creative use of narratives and storytelling across their wide areas of research. Registration is required as tickets are limited. This event is free to attend and open to everyone.

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Vibrant Ecologies Reading Club

Join the Vibrant Ecologies of Research reading group to dig into a selection of peer-reviewed projects and invited commentaries that explore the ecologies where arts-based inquiries thrive. This reading group will meet three times over the course of fall 2022 to discuss arts-integrated research. All reading materials can be found at: Ground Works.

Please email Meredith Emery (meredith.emery at uga dot edu), Ideas for Creative Exploration Graduate Research Assistant, if you are interested in participating.

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Idea Lab Mini Grants CFP

Idea Lab Mini Grants
Call for Proposals
Fall 2022

No longer accepting submissions for Fall 2022. Thank you for your proposals!

Idea Lab Mini Grants support new creative interdisciplinary projects. Grant recipients are provided with a mentor and are eligible for up to $1000 in support for project expenses. Collaborative teams must include participants from multiple disciplines and include at least one student, faculty, or staff member from UGA. Proposals will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary selection committee in order of receipt, pending the availability of funds.

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