Press Releases Archive

Guam Artist Survey

During these challenging times, in an effort to better understand the community of artists on Guam, CAHA has created this survey to inform us of the capabilities, practice and needs of Guam’s artists. Please take a moment to complete and submit this short survey. Your response will help us as we plan and develop future programs and activities.

 

 


 

Guam Liberation Art Contest Exhibit


 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 15, 2019

To plan, coordinate and execute an educational and instructional literacy and visual arts workshop for fifteen (15) to twenty (20) school-aged children, ages 6-12 at the Guam Public Library in Hagåtña.

Literacy is the ability to read, write, speak and listen. It enables people to express and understand ideas and opinions, to make decisions and solve problems, to achieve their goals, and to participate fully in their community and in wider society.

The theme of this workshop is Legends of Guam. Workshop must include a storytelling sharing opportunity – an active dialogue between the presenter and workshop participants about the stories presented; a writing workshop; and a visual art component not limited to finger-painting, watercolor, acrylic, coloring, pen & ink, etc. Tabloid editions of the Legends of Guam will be produced by the workshop participants by the end of the program.  

Workshops must be conducted beginning July 01, 2019 and conclude by July 31, 2019 for a period of 68 hours total, Monday thru Thursday, and Saturdays in the afternoon; and be inclusive of supplies and materials. A minimum of one (1) tabloid per individual must be accomplished.

Request for Quotation

Project Description

In addition to the request for quotation (RFQ), please provide the following:
 

  1. A detailed narrative
    1. Of what the project will entail; and
    2. The number or workshop participants; and
    3. Timeline/ schedule of project; and
    4. Other pertinent information, etc.
  2. A detailed budget breakdown
  3. Biography 

 

The deadline to submit the RFQ and supporting documentation is by 4:00 p.m., May 31, 2019. 

 


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 26, 2019

 

Attention:  Art Teachers

Håfa Adai!  In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Guam, the Liberation Education Committee is inviting the students from Guam’s Public and Private Schools, grades 3 – 12 to participate in this year’s Liberation Art Contest. Cash prizes will be awarded to one winner in each category. The contest is broken down into 3 categories, Category 1: 3rd-5th grade; Category 2: 6th -8thgrade; and Category 3: 9th-12th Grade.  

The theme of this year’s Liberation Art Contest is “A Legacy of Peace and Friendship 1944-2019 75th Guam Liberation”.

The 75th Guam Liberation Education Committee is requesting your support by disseminating the information about the contest to your teachers, art teachers and students.   

Deadline to enter the contest is May 10, 2019.  Participating schools must submit their entries to the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities (CAHA) located at the Angela Flores Building – 3rd Floor, 243 Martyr Street in Hagåtña. Further details are included in contest rules attached.  (Click Here to the Contest Rules)

For more information, please contact me at 300-1204 to 300-1208 or jacqueline.balbas@caha.guam.gov.

Si Yu'os Ma'åse and thank you for encouraging the students to participate in this year’s contest.
 

 


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 30, 2019

 

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) is seeking quotations/ proposals from artists and organizations to plan, coordinate and execute educational and instructional art workshops for Older Adults (55+) at northern, central and southern community centers. 

Interested parties will have to submit a Request for Quotation (RFQ), a detailed narrative and budget breakdown, as well as a bio.

Please contact Brea Bailey, Program Coordinator at 300-1208 or via email at brea.bailey@caha.guam.gov for further details.

Deadline to submit the request for quotation (RFQ) and supporting documents is Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

 


 

June 22, 2018: Patrick Palomo & Tradewinds have released their first album in over 10 years titled "Hinengge." It's available wherever you get your music: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play Music, Spotify, CDBaby, Pandora, Shazam, etc. 
 


 

Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Announces the Opening of its FY 2018 Grant Cycle – Round 2 

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA), a division of the Department of Chamorro Affairs announces the opening of its FY 2018 Grant Cycle – Round 2.  Applications for grants and fellowships are currently being accepted in the following disciplines:  Arts-in-Education, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Folk Arts, Humanities, Literature, Underserved and Media Arts. Project period for the FY 2018 – Grant Cycle is March 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. 

It is MANDATORY that interested applicants attend a Grants Workshop scheduled for Saturday, November 25, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. at CAHA.  Applications and guidelines are available at the CAHA Office, via email at info@caha.guam.org or may be downloaded from the agency’s website at www.guamcaha.org

Deadline for submission of applications is 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 29, 2017.  All applications must be submitted directly to the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) located on the 1st floor of the Terlaje Professional Building, 194 Hernan Cortez Avenue in Hagåtña. CAHA will not accept any applications submitted via fax or via email or applications that are missing required documentation. 

**NOTE:  Grants are subject to continued funding by the National Endowment for the Arts. 

For further information contact CAHA at 300-1205-8, via fax at 300-1209 or via email at info@caha.guam.gov
 

 


 

FY 2017-2018 CAHA Grant Cycle

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA), a division of the Department of Chamorro Affairs announces the opening of its FY 2018 Grant Cycle.  Applications for grants and fellowships are currently being accepted in the following disciplines:  Arts-in-Education, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Folk Arts, Humanities, Literature, Underserved and Media Arts.
 
Applications and guidelines are available at the CAHA Office or may be downloaded from the agency’s website at www.guamcaha.org under Grants&Programs. 

It is MANDATORY that interested applicants attend a Grant Workshop scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 9:00am – 12:00pm at the CAHA Office.
 
Deadline for submission of applications is 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 14, 2017.  All applications must be submitted to the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency located on the 1st  floor of the Terlaje Professional Building, 194 Hernan Cortez Avenue in Hagatna.
 
**NOTE:  Grants are subject to continued funding by the National Endowment for the Arts.
 
For further information contact CAHA at 300-1204-8, via fax at 300-1209 or via email at info@caha.guam.gov .

 

 


 

View the link below to view the 3-minute video from the NEA 50th Anniversary MY ART STORY. 

http://arts.gov/50th/stories/guam-council-arts-humanities

> 2016 NASAA Board Members Press Release
 

 


 

Release Date: August 31, 2016

“JUMP START YOUR ART: Marketing, Resources and Guides” Workshops

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency (CAHA) will host “JUMP START YOUR ART: Marketing, Resources & Guides” – two workshops for artists, cultural producers and entrepreneurs.  The educational and capacity building workshops will enable artists and cultural producers to connect their entrepreneurial spirit and creative freedom to “JUMP START” their art business.   

The workshops will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016.  The morning session will be from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and will focus on marketing to include pricing, while the afternoon session is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and will focus on resources and guides for artists to include copyright.  Workshops are free and will be held at the CAHA Gallery located in the Terlaje Professional Building, 1st Floor, Hernan Cortez Avenue in Hagåtña.  Deadline to register is Friday, September 16, 2016.

The workshop is part of the “Connect Me, Create Me, Promote Me” Workshop Series sponsored by the Guam Visitors Bureau.  

For further information contact Angie Taitague or Jackie Balbas at 300-1204 to 300-1208 or send an email toangie.taitague@caha.guam.gov.  


 

 


 

Release Date: October 26, 2015

Please come out and support the following events!!

The Guam Council of Women’s Club will be presenting an evening of Cultural Demonstrations, Exhibits & Performances to benefit the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts on Guam in 2016.  

Tickets are $50 per person.  

Event will be held at the Crystal Ballroom of the Lotte Hotel Guam on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  

Attire:  Island Wear

Support the Festival of Pacific Art’s Floral Art Committee by joining them on November 13, 2015 at the Elk’s Lounge in Agana Heights.

Events begin at 7:00 p.m. to Midnight with raffle drawing throughout the evening.  

Tickets are $10 per person.  This event is in preparation to host 27 island nations at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam.   
 

 


 

July 24, 2015

 

The Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities Agency, 12th Festival of Pacific Arts Forums, Workshops and Seminars Committee, and the Guam Visitors Bureau presents
 

INDIGENOUS CHILDREN’S BOOKS WORKSHOP
(“Connect Me, Create Me, Promote Me” Workshop Series)
 

FREE - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE!

 

WHAT:
In preparation for the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts 2016, the Forums, Workshops and Seminars Committee will conduct a five-day workshop to develop children’s books in indigenous languages. The purpose of the workshop is to have these stories published before the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts.

WHEN:
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., every Saturday in August (August 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2015)

WHERE:
CAHA Gallery, 1st Floor Terlaje Professional Building, 194 Hernan Cortez Avenue, Hagåtña

TARGET GROUP:
Teachers and individuals who have an idea for a children’s story in Pacific indigenous languages.

Limited Seating • Participants MUST attend all 5 workshops.

For further information contact Rosa Salas Palomo at kailee.rosapalomo@gmail.com or 727-5522

Deadline to register:  July 29, 2015

> Click here for FLYER and REGISTRATION FORM