A - Arts, Culture, & Humanities

Longleaf Press

Longleaf Press is the literary press at Methodist University. Each year, our writers are featured guests at Methodist University's Southern Writers Symposium. We are a non-profit press and depend upon grants, book sales, and our annual contests to support our publishing efforts.

Each year, Longleaf Press sponsors a poetry chapbook contest open to writers from the southeastern United States who have not yet published a full-length poetry collection.

Alamance Battleground Friends, Inc.

The Alamance Battlegrounds Friends, Inc is a North Carolina nonprofit corporation formed under the North Carolina Nonprofit Corporation Act. The mission of the Alamance Battleground Friends, Inc. is to support, enhance, and promote education, interpretation, and preservation at the Alamance Battleground Historic Site. Alamance Battleground Friends, Inc. carries out this mission by:
• providing support and guidance to the site coordinators
• securing financial donations and grants to support site programs, and

ItaliArt Inc

Italiart is an American nonprofit organization whose primary objectives are to preserve, restore and celebrate masterpieces by Italian Renaissance and Dutch Golden Age female painters.
The people who make Italiart possible share the common goal of enhancing the too-often overlooked rich cultural heritage that women brought to these two most fundamental artistic currents in Western culture. We have an inexhaustible passion for art and art preservation, as well as the experience necessary to select and supervise projects that will ensure the artistic legacy these artists deserve.

ShaLeigh Dance Works

ShaLeigh Dance Works is a dance-theatre company dedicated to creating work for social change. Our mission is to inspire people of all social backgrounds, cultures, and generations with the transformative power of dance through socially conscious performances, engagement programs, and our healing movement language ShaGa. Under the direction of Founder, Creator and Artistic Director, ShaLeigh Comerford, we aim to provide a concrete example of how dance can transform people’s lives and enrich society.