Company of Folk News

Illinois Arts Council Agency: Support for Individual Artists, Apply Now!

Company of Folk Reminder to Illinois Artists

Company of Folk wants to remind Illinois artists that important grants are available to you through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) for 2015.   Traditional folk and ethnic artists (music and material culture) may apply for support through the Master Apprentice Program.  Artists in any contemporary genre or traditional arts may also apply … Read More


Midwest Folk meeting at AFS in Santa Fe November 7th

Midwest Folklorists will be holding a breakfast meeting at 7am on Friday, November 7 at the Eldorado Hotel restaurant in Santa Fe (309 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM‎) . Everyone is welcome. We would love to have you join us to talk about the 2016 retreat in Columbus, Ohio and to keep the energy which we shared at … Read More

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Hector Duarte, Maria McCullough & Yahvi Picardo in Moline 10/16

Join Company of Folk in an evening of Mexican Traditions in Song and Art this Thursday, October 16th at Black Hawk College, Moline, IL.  Check out the presentation at 2:00 by Mural Artist, Hector Duarte, whose works are on display in the ArtSpace at Black Hawk College as part of Company of Folk’s traveling exhibit “From Generation to Generation” which … Read More