民俗sharing Nevada's culture 和 heritage
的 NAC 民俗 Program supports the work of folk artists 和 organizations representing cultural communities that are resident in the state of Nevada. 民俗项目:
- Helps folk artists 和 cultural organizations to successfully navigate the NAC grant application process
- 民俗艺术家格兰特 – New grant cycle opens July 1, 2021. Review the guidelines 和 call the 民俗 Program if you are thinking about submitting an application!
- 民俗社区格兰特 – New grant cycle opens July 1, 2021. Review the guidelines 和 call the 民俗 Program if you are thinking about submitting an application!
- 民俗 Artist Fellowship Grant–CURRENTLY ON HOLD–
- 艺术学习 Express Grant–Guidelines for the FT2022 grant will be published soon–
- Documents living traditions 和 maintains 内华达州的民俗档案
- 生产 publications 和 exhibitions
- 回家意味着内华达州 和 内华达的故事 视频
Where to find folklife in Nevada…on our 事件 calendar!
Festivals, concerts, performances, 和 community events are great places to find folklife. 的 内华达艺术委员会’s folklorists keep track of these events so that we can arrange our schedules to attend, 发现, 和 document the incredible variety of folklife that is resident in our state. This listing is updated regularly, with upcoming events featured weekly in the 内华达艺术委员会’s 推特 饲料. Come on down, take a look around, snap a selfie 和 # NVFolkFAN!
“A folklorist has to travel in order to learn the l和, observe the human environment, 和 talk to people about what makes their lives meaningful. A folklorist has many interests, 从音乐到工艺品, from vernacular architecture to the traditions of working people such as cowboys 和 miners, 和 to the ways a community celebrates itself 和 its roots. 的se are things people take for granted because they are such a part of their everyday lives, but they are also the very things that make those lives worthwhile, 美丽的, 和创造性, giving people a connection to their place 和 their heritage.“从 Different Hairs on the Same Dog: 的 Work of a Public Folklorist.”
Photo exhibit showcasing Nevadans, cultural identity opens at state museum in Las Vegas
奖助金 for 民俗 Apprenticeships
1500美元的 民俗艺术家格兰特 可以支持 学徒制 在民间艺术中. A “master artist” agrees to teach a less experienced person who belongs to the same cultural community. In the grant application they explain 和 describe the folk art tradition that will be taught 和 specify what skills, 技术, 和 knowledge will be shared during the grant period.
A list of all the apprenticeship projects supported by the 内华达艺术委员会 between 1988 和 2013 was included in the “One is Silver, the Other is Gold” gallery notes, along with photographs of folk art objects produced by apprenticeship projects.
民俗 Fellowship Award 2020: Doug Groves, Rawhide Braiding
This grant was offered for the first time last year. Panelists chose Doug Groves, a “rawhider” from Elko County, as our first fellow in the Folk Arts category. Doug is a familiar face at the Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko where he teaches his craft to enthusiastic apprentices attending his h和s-on workshops. 这个视频, produced a few years back by the NAC 民俗 Program, is one of the 内华达的故事 视频 showcasing folklife 和 folk arts in the Silver State.
的 FY21 Folk Arts Fellowship Grant was not funded this year due to COVID-related budget cuts. Funding for this category in FY2022 has yet to be determined. 检查更新.
河流 和 Headwaters: Exploring Moapa Valley’s Muddy River
河流 & Headwaters was a regional folklife fieldwork project to identify 和 document tradition bearers 和 traditional activities related to rivers, 源头, 和 watersheds in the western United States. Our focus was the Muddy River, which empties into Lake Mead 和 the Colorado River. In addition to Southern Paiute 和 historic Mormon settlement, we 发现ed occupational groups whose work lives revolve around, 或与…有关, the 源头 和 Muddy River watershed. 的se two films are focused on occupations 和 traditions that are enabled by the presence of the Muddy River.
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