VisionIntoArt Receives Major Grant from Mellon Foundation

VisionIntoArt has received a $600,000 grant from the Mellon Foundation. The grant will “support capacity building for the continued development and sharing methodologies of [the organization’s] creative production model.” Per an official press release, the funding will allow for the expansion of the organization’s equity-driven approach and support such projects as Paola Prestini and Brenda Shaughnessy’s “Sensorium Ex,” which centers {…}

National Sawdust & The Met Opera Present ‘Opera Evolved: Genre Fluidity’

(Photo: Jill Steinberg) National Sawdust and The Met Opera presented “Opera Evolved: Genre Fluidity” on Thursday, February 22nd, 2024. This was the second installment of this three-part series that, according to the program, celebrates artistic convergence by investigating the intersection of innovation and tradition at National Sawdust. The evening included composer and co-founder of National Sawdust, Paola Prestini, and theater {…}