2012 ARSC Awards for Music Excellence

Recorded Sound Collections is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research.

2012 ARSC Awards for Excellence
The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is pleased to announce the winners of
the 2012 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. Begun in
1991, the awards are presented to authors and publishers of books, articles, liner notes,
and monographs, to recognize outstanding published research in the field of recorded
sound. In giving these awards, ARSC recognizes outstanding contributions, encourages
high standards, and promotes awareness of superior works. Two awards may presented
annually in each category—one for best history and one for best discography. Certificates
of Merit are presented to runners-up of exceptionally high quality. The 2012 Awards for
Excellence honor works published in 2011.
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2013 National Endowment for the Arts releases funding guidelines for Our Town

guidelines for the Our Town grants program at the NEA.

Date: October 15, 2012
Program inquiries: Email OT@arts.gov to schedule a call with an NEA design program specialist
Media inquiries: Victoria Hutter, hutterv@arts.gov, 202-682-5692
National Endowment for the Arts releases funding guidelines for Our Town
Our Town staff would be interested in seeing more applications from folk arts organizations and/or from communities that might propose a project with a folk and traditional arts focus.
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