Do you have a “clean energy” story to tell? The RI Energy Office wants to know!


The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources is charged with leading Rhode Island to a secure, cost-effective and sustainable energy future, and they are interested in hearing how artists and arts organizations use clean energy or employ conservation efforts in their work.

If you have a story to tell, please share it with Robert Beadle (, Communications Manager at the State’s Office of Energy Resources.  Or you can share your story with the world using the Twitter address @energyri and the hashtag #1000megawatts

Webinar will help nonprofit organizations prepare applications to NEA for Media Arts support


NEA’s Media Arts staff will conduct a webinar on May 3, 2017, at 3:30 PM Eastern  which will focus on guidelines for the upcoming Art Works II: Media Arts July 13, 2017 deadline.

Participants will gain insight on crafting a compelling project proposal, eligible projects, resources, and examples of previously successful projects.

  • We accept applications from non-profit organizations of any discipline.
  • Additionally, organizations may submit more than one application to the Art Works II: Media Artscategory under the July 13, 2017, deadline.
  • Previous applicants to the Art Works I deadline in February 2017 also may submit more than one application to the Art Works II: Media Artscategory under the July 13, 2017, deadline.
  • The webinar is open to the public, the presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.
  • Register for the webinar here.

Eligible project types for this Art Works II: Media Arts deadline:

  • Production of all genres and forms of media art as an artistic medium, or a medium to broaden arts appreciation and awareness (of any discipline)
  • Artistic tool-making (hardware or software)
  • Residencies, labs, or facilities access programs for media artists
  • Intergenerational workshops and educational activities
  • Conferences, field studies, and convenings
  • Media arts publications
  • Web portals, hubs, apps, or other innovative uses of technology to provide audiences with increased access to media artists and art works
  • View the complete list of eligible activities here.

You can listen to the webinar using your computer speakers or dial-in to 1-877-685-5350, participant code: 739587

An archive will be available a few days after the webinar at

Visit our website for more details about the Art Works II: Media Arts – Deadline July 13, 2017