Dry and Warmer from Today into Early Next Week
Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »
Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies
One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please follow this link. More »
weaving; cotton, wool, rayon, silk yarns and textile paint
Grand Canyon's Artist-in-Residence program will be using the WESTAF CaFe on-line application system this year. This system allows artists to submit electronic files of all requested information, including digitized work samples. This system will be ready for your review on or before February 1st, 2012. This season we will be asking for the following work samples:
Visual artists: digital files (.jpg or .tif) of 6 different images
Media artists: digital files of 3 productions not to exceed 10 minutes total
Writers: digital files of writing samples not to exceed a total of 6 pages
Musicians, composers: digital files of compositions/work not to exceed 10 minutes
Performing artists: ditigal files of 2 - 3 performances not to exceed 10 minutes
Please confirm that your files are able to be accessed. If the jury panel is unable to open the files, the application can not be considered.
Did You Know?
The elk found within Grand Canyon National Park weigh as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg), and have been known to injure people who approach them. Never approach wild animals. It is dangerous, and illegal, to feed the wild animals in a national park. Violators will be fined.