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RECENT COVERAGE


2024

City Corner interviews Dr. Ken Haller about the Arts and Healing Initiative (March 25, 2024| City Corner) 

18 Organizations awarded nearly $125,000 in the AmerenCares Equity in the Arts Grant (Jan. 29, 2024)

$100,000 announced in grants for Arts and Healing Initiative (Jan. 26, 2024) 

Bayer Fund Rural Community Arts grantees receive $25,000 (Jan. 25, 2024) 

12 area teachers receive collective total of $65,0000 in Teachers Fund (Feb. 22, 2024) 


2023

2023 Arts Awards held at Chase Park Plaza (June 1, 2023| Ladue News)

Arts and Education Council sells Centene Center for the Arts (June 1, 2023)

Jessireé Jenkins named Interim Executive Director (Feb. 1, 2023| St. Louis Business Journal) 

Lyah LeFlore-Ituen steps down (Jan. 31, 2023| Riverfront Times)


2022

Arts and Education Council names Lyah LeFlore-Ituen President and CEO (July 13, 2022| St. Louis American

Arts and Education Council seeks new leader as CEO prepares to step down (Feb. 2, 2022| St. Louis Business Journal)


2021

Arts groups receive art grants (Dec. 15, 2021| Alton Telegraph)

Arts and Education Council grants $120,000 to help heal trauma in St. Louis through the arts (Oct. 10, 2021| St. Louis Public Radio)

STL arts group announces 2022 award winners (Oct. 1, 2021| St. Louis Post Dispatch)
Arts and Education Council now accepting 2021-22 Arts and Education Fund for Teachers grant applications (Aug. 22, 2021| Lincoln News Now!)

McKay, Jr. named Arts Educator of the Year (June 16, 2021| St. Louis American)

Symphony’s Choral Director to receive top honor at St. Louis Arts Awards (April 8, 2021| STL Jewish Light)

Big News at The Big Top (March 26, 2021| Sophisticated Living) 

Washington University in St. Louis junior named 2021 Katherine Dunham Fellow (Jan. 20, 2021| HEC)


2020

Slated to end, Soul Shed University finds new life with $20,00 prize (Nov. 4, 2020| St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

SLU’s Justice Fleet ‘COVID Ready’ thanks to $8K grant from new Arts and Healing Initiative (Oct. 19. 2020| St. Louis University News) 

A&E Council awards $115K in Arts and Healing grants (Oct. 19, 2020| St. Louis American) 



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