IL Arts Council Agency: Master Apprentice Grants FY2019 – – Apply Now!


The Ethnic and Folk Arts Master/Apprentice Program (MAP) is designed to support a mentoring relationship between master artist and apprentice that concludes with a free public presentation of achievements made by the apprentice during the apprenticeship period. Illinois is home to an abundance of traditional art forms whether they are indigenous to … Read More

Grant Workshop: John A. Logan Museum, Murphysboro, IL – 11/14/2018

Company of Director, Bucky Halker, will offer a grant workshop at 4:00 pm on November 14, 2018 at John A. Logan Museum in Mursphysboro, IL.   Halker will discuss the master apprentice grants available to traditional folk and ethnic artists through the Illinois Arts Council Agency.   He will also discuss other IACA grants and funding sources available to artists. … Read More

Master Apprentice Grant Workshop: Edwardsville, IL 11/21/2017


Company of Folk:  Grant Workshop in the Arts


When: November 21, 2017


Where: Edwardsville, IL

Manny Jackson Center for the Humanities

1210 N. Main Street

Upstairs Conference Room


Time: 10 a.m. to Noon



Company of Folk Director, Bucky Halker, will join Illinois Humanities Program Officer Matt Meacham in a special grant workshop devoted to opportunities in the arts and humanities.         Halker will devote … Read More