Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) today announced the participants for this year’s Spring Change Leader Institute, which is taking place April 9-11 in Colorado Springs. The Institute creates a statewide network for creative professionals and community leaders, and supports CCI's goal of enabling cultural and community leaders to work through environmental and organizational change.
Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) today announced the keynote speakers for the seventh annual Colorado Creative Industries Summit held May 10-11, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley Lincoln Park in Greeley, Colo. The annual Summit is the only statewide convening for Colorado’s creative community leaders, artists and organizations to connect, learn and get inspired.
Governor John Hickenlooper introduced Joseph Hutchison as Colorado’s most recent Poet Laureate in September of 2014. In this role, Hutchison serves as an advocate for poetry, literacy and literature in Colorado. Activities of the Poet Laureate include visiting local schools and libraries, participating in Arts & Humanities Month, and reading at literary festivals.
Hannah Alexander of Niwot High School has been named the 2018 Colorado Poetry Out Loud champion. Tyler Ramos of Windsor High School is the runner-up.
Nineteen Colorado arts organizations have been awarded more than $300,000 in grants in the latest round of funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Communities and residents in all parts of the state will benefit from programming enhanced by these grants.
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The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), Colorado Creative Industries division (CCI) and the Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) along with Boettcher Foundation, Artspace and the town of Paonia gathered yesterday at the annual Mountain Harvest Festival to announce Paonia as the community selected for Space to Create in northwest Colorado.
As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts announces its second round of funding for FY 2017. This funding round includes partnerships with state, jurisdictional, and regional arts agencies. The NEA will award 16 grants totaling over $2.8M to support Colorado organizations that employ artists and cultural workers to provide programs for thousands of people.
Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) today announced the certification of three new Creative Districts into the Colorado Creative Districts Program. The newly certified districts are Manitou Springs Creative District, Steamboat Springs Creative District and Westwood Creative District (Denver). Certification is for a five year period.
Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced that Fidelity Investments will expand its Regional Center and will hire an additional 300 associates. This expansion will increase Fidelity’s financial services presence in the state and will create hundreds of new jobs over the next few years.