Meet the Four African American Female Artists Who Got $50,000 from the Joyce Foundation

Joyce Awards are given artists who can balance history with fresh ideas, relevance with emotion, and imagination with diversity. To be considered for the $50,000 prizes, artists must collaborate with relevant nonprofit institutions to bring diverse audiences together and strengthen cultural understanding.
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Luna Negra Dance Theater Shuts Its Doors Despite Joyce Foundation Donation

Chicago contemporary dance company Luna Negra Dance Thater is closing its doors due to persistent financial woes, despite a recent gift of $100,000 from the Joyce Foundation. The dance troupe is the only contemporary dance company solely devoted to the works of Latino choreographers in the country.

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